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Driver Sentenced to 14 Years in Triple Fatal DUI Wrong-Way Crash

 August 29, 2014

Frank J. Sundstrom, who was drunk and driving the wrong way on Interstate 95 on Dec. 11, 2012, when he caused a head-on collision that killed three women, offered a weepy apology to the victims’ survivors Friday as he was sentenced in New London Superior Court to...

SWAT Mutual Aid Won't Include MRAP

 August 27, 2014

NORTH BRANFORD - A local police enforcement SWAT Team compact that began as an agreement between North Branford, North Haven, and then East Haven has now grown into a six-town proposition with Branford, Guilford, and Madison joining in.

Federal Grant to Benefit Parkside Villages

 August 27, 2014

Two of Branford's affordable senior and assisted living residences, Parkside Village One and Parkside Village Two, will receive upgrades thanks to $448,500 in funding coming from a federal grant given through U.S. Department of Housing.

Businesses in Brief

 August 27, 2014

Business and Organization Updates

Ice-Cold Buckets of ALS Support at BHS

 August 21, 2014

That’s ice cube-cold water dousing (l-r) Branford High School (BHS) Assistant Principal Joseph Briganti, Principal Lee Panagoulias, Assistant Principal Anna Puglia and Dean of Students Dianne Dadio, as they simultaneously take the ALS Ice Bucket challenge on the...

Woofstock returns to the Branford Green

 August 20, 2014

It was a good day to be a dog: Aug. 16 brought Branford's second annual free Woofstock Music Festival to the Branford Green. Woofstock is a non-profit fundraiser created to assist the Branford/North Branford Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter. Hector the greyhound...

Tate's Play Date Helps Pay Pet Cancer Bills

 August 20, 2014

Branford professional Carrie Potoff helps children by day as a child therapist. But, for the second year in a row, Potoff is also working to help families in need pay medical bills of pets undergoing cancer treatment.

One Step Forward, No Lease Yet

 August 20, 2014

NORTH BRANFORD - On Aug. 12, Town Council members aired concerns while also making a small step toward allowing Food Pantry of North Branford (FPNB) to operate from a portion of town-owned North Branford Hall.

North Branford Police Ask for Help to Stop Quad Damage

 August 20, 2014

NORTH BRANFORD - The mayor and police chief are seeking the public's help in curbing ATV riders who are tearing up private and public property.

North Branford Goes Back to School Aug. 28

 August 20, 2014

North Branford Public Schools will welcome students back Thursday, Aug. 28 for a full day of school, followed by a full day on Friday, Aug. 29. There will be no school on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1.

Ed Meyer: The Common Core Will Help

 August 20, 2014

Do you remember when our nation panicked after Russia put the first man in space? We responded with the world's greatest and most effective space program. Now, there is the new challenge of falling academic achievement in our public schools, as demonstrated by...

Branford 2.0: New Town Website Launched

 August 20, 2014

Branford's town website has made a dramatic change with the launch of its newly redesigned web page two weeks ago. On Monday, Aug. 25, more technological fireworks will arrive when the town launches MyBranfordCT, its first mobile app.

Aug. 28 is Back to School in Branford

 August 20, 2014

Branford Public Schools (BPS) will welcome students back Thursday, Aug. 28 for a full day of school, followed by a full day on Friday, Aug. 29. There will be no school on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1.

A Surprise Engagement

 August 20, 2014

Branford-North Branford Animal Control Officer and Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter Director Laura Selvaggio Burban can now say that rescuing dogs truly runs in the family. Her brother, Joe Selvaggio of Branford, was walking his rescued pup, Nikita, at Branford's...

Arrests Made in Early Morning Auto Theft

 August 18, 2014

An early morning tire theft from a vehicle at Branford auto dealership led police to recover an un-reported stolen car just before 4 a.m. this morning; and the arrest of three suspects.

Branford School Bus Routes, Start Times Posted

 August 18, 2014

Back to school in Branford on Aug. 28 means school buses will be out and about picking up kids first thing in the morning.

Curbing ATV's: NB Citizens Can Help

 August 18, 2014

The mayor and police chief are seeking the public’s help in curbing ATV riders who are tearing up private and public property.

Fast Progress for St. Mary's Fife & Drum Corps

 August 15, 2014

Aug. 2014: Organized in Oct. 2012 under the inspiration of Father Christopher Ford, Pastor of St. Mary Church and School in Branford, the St. Mary Fife & Drum Corps made its first public appearance nine months later in Branford's 2013 Memorial Day...

STW Lot Closed Aug. 18 and Aug. 19

 August 15, 2014

Big changes to the parking lot at Stanley T. Williams Community Center mean the lot will be closed on Mon. Aug. 18 and Tues. Aug. 19, said North Branford Public Works Director Fran Merola.

Reed: $448,500 Grant to Fund Parkside Village Upgrades

 August 14, 2014

Branford's affordable senior/assisted living residences Parkside Village One and Parkside Village Two will receive upgrades thanks to $448,500 in funding from a federal grant given through U.S. Department of Housing.

Summer’s Last Sail

 August 13, 2014

Joseph Coyne brings his mom, Beth, back to shore, safe and sound (and dry), during the final day of the Yale Corinthian Yacht Club Summer Sailing Program. The program participants celebrated by taking their parents out for a cruise and then gathering for a...

Reed Receives Perfect Rating from Environmental Group

 August 13, 2014

The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) recently awarded State Representative Lonnie Reed (D-Branford) a 100 percent rating for her support and advocacy of environmental and energy initiatives in its 2014 Environmental Scorecard.

Creekers Making Waves over Legacy Theatre

 August 13, 2014

With questions about the Legacy Theatre's operating hours, facility uses, parking issues, and more, the Stony Creek Association (SCA) met Aug. 5 to rally residents of the village.

Almost Here: Medical Marijuana in Branford

 August 13, 2014

A plain black canopy over a windowed entrance with white lettering is the public's only view of Bluepoint Wellness of Connecticut.

NB Food Pantry: One Step Forward, No Lease Yet

 August 13, 2014

During a sometimes tense two-hour discussion last night, the Town Council aired concerns and took a small step forward toward allowing Food Pantry of North Branford (FPNB)to operate from a portion of North Branford Hall.

Branford 2.0: New Design for Town Website

 August 12, 2014

Branford's town website has made a dramatic change with the launch of it's newly redesigned web page. On Aug. 25, more technological fireworks will arrive when the town launches MyBranfordCT, its first mobile app. '

Celebrating Another Successful Summer Camp Season

 August 11, 2014

The Branford Recreation Department 64th consecutive summer camp came to a close last week. Just under 300 youngsters attended the camp for the past seven weeks at Hammer Field, Veteran's Park, Stony Creek and Foote Park. All campers came together this week and Vet's Park...

STEAP Grant Funding Green's Sidewalk Work

 August 11, 2014

Excavation underway got underway last week at the edge of the Branford green from a point on Montowese Street to one continuing along South Main Streets.

Stony Creek Association Rallying to Appeal Legacy Theater Use

 August 8, 2014

With questions about operating hours, facility uses, parking issues and more, Stony Creek Association (SCA) met Aug. 5 to rally residents of the village.

Police Make ATV Arrests

 August 8, 2014

Two individuals have been arrested for their involvement with reports of erratic operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATV) in the area of Main Street and Forbes Place in the center of East Haven on Thursday, Aug. 7.

Branford Launches New Town Website Today, Mobile App Soon

 August 8, 2014

"Branford" -- there's an app for that. Or that's what residents will be able to say beginning Aug. 25, when the town launches it's first mobile app for the town's newly designed town website, which is launched sometime today, Aug. 8, according to this Town of Branford...

North Branford's Potato and Corn Fest a Whirlwind Weekend

 August 6, 2014

Last weekend's North Branford Potato and Corn Festival may have caught a few bad breaks, weather-wise, but happy crowds still came for corn, potatoes, fried dough, rides, music, games, and more fried dough. What started as a North Branford day of fun has become...

Beacon Winners to be Honored Oct. 8

 August 6, 2014

Exceeding expectations: That's one way to describe the winners of the 2014 Beacon Awards. It's also the way to describe the event itself, which for its second year honors shoreline Samaritans nominated by their peers.

What's the Story with Branford's Rail Station?

 August 6, 2014

Work on Branford's "up and over" Shore Line East Railroad station is progressing with the recent delivery of some crane-worthy infrastructure last week.

Republican Primary Aug. 12

 August 6, 2014

Registered Republicans can vote in the Tuesday, Aug. 12 Republican state primary race between two contenders vying to become the GOP's 2014 candidate for governor and three competing for the lieutenant governor's slot on the Republican ticket. There are no...

From 'Summer Survivor' to U.S. Air Force

 August 6, 2014

On July 24, counselors and kids of North Branford Public Schools Survivor Summer Camp program said goodbye to one of its longtime counselors, Michael Angeloni (foreground). Angeloni has enlisted into the U.S. Air Force. A former camper himself, Angeloni has been...

Food Pantry on Hold at North Branford Hall

 August 6, 2014

NORTH BRANFORD - After a whirlwind start, the town is pumping the brakes on initial plans to assist a pending non-profit program, Food Pantry of North Branford (FPNB), until more information can be reviewed.

Five Guys in Branford

 August 6, 2014

Five Guys Burgers and Fries opened its doors on West Main Street (a.k.a "Hamburger Hill") in Branford in July. The shoreline locale is part of a burgeoning burger empire that currently totals more than 1,000 locations in 47 states and six Canadian provinces,...

Paralegal sentenced to Federal Prison for Mortgage Fraud

 August 6, 2014

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Jacqueline Polverari, 47, of Branford, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to 12 months and one day of imprisonment, followed by three years of...

GOP Primary Aug. 12, Vote in North Branford

 August 4, 2014

Registered Republicans can vote in the Aug. 12 Republican state primary race between two contenders vying to become the GOP’s 2014 candidate for governor and three competing for the lieutenant governor’s slot on the Republican ticket.

Republican Primary Aug. 12, Vote in Branford

 August 4, 2014

Registered Republicans can vote in the Aug. 12 Republican state primary race between two contenders vying to become the GOP’s 2014 candidate for governor and three competing for the lieutenant governor’s slot on the Republican ticket.

New Infrastructure Arrives at Branford's 'Up and Over' Rail Station

 July 31, 2014

Work on Branford's "up and over" Shoreline East Railroad station is progressing with the recent delivery of some crane-worthy infrastructure.

Army Training Center Coming to Branford

 July 30, 2014

Construction is underway for a new, 37,000-square-foot Army training facility in Branford. The current work at site of the former Bittersweet Farm along East Main Street is just roadway preparation-the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $13.5-plus million...

SARAH Summer Help Beautifies Branford Green

 July 30, 2014

While a push to form a Branford Town Green Commission is being re-referred to allow for on-going discussions between stakeholders, plans to keep the Green beautiful this summer involve a new partnership with SARAH, Inc.

PoCo This Weekend

 July 30, 2014

It's on-North Branford's Potato and Corn (PoCo) Festival returns to Augur's Field today, Thursday, July 31 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 3.

At Local Library, a Galaxy Far, Far Away

 July 30, 2014

The Blackstone Memorial Library hosted a Star Wars Party on July 24, inviting fans in to make origami Star Wars characters, take part in a scavanger hunt and trivia games, and enjoy pizza while taking in the first Star Wars film. Here Liam...

Bioscience in Branford

 July 29, 2014

The Branford Economic Development Commission [EDC] recently partnered with CURE, Connecticut’s bioscience association, to host one of CURE’s "bioscience clubhouse" events, which are designed to support the cultivation and retention of...

Pot Sales To Begin in September in Branford

 July 28, 2014

A Branford marijuana dispensary plans to begin selling pot in September.

Arrest Made in June Motel 6 Robbery

 July 25, 2014

Branford police have located and arrested a man who they say was involved in the June 17 robbery of Motel 6, 320 East Main Street. 

Officer Escapes Serious Injuries Following Crash

 July 25, 2014

A Branford Motorcycle Officer avoided serious injuries Friday afternoon when his police motorcycle was struck by another vehicle.

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