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My Hometown: Remembering Dodie’s

 August 13, 2014

I recently interviewed an old friend, fellow writer, and former employee of Dodie's restaurant in Branford. Back in the 1970s, my friend worked several summers as a cook at Dodie's and fondly recalled the owners, Paul and Dodie Criscuolo. As he puts it, "They...

Summer Preparations at Branford Public Schools

 July 30, 2014

With summer in high gear and the last school year a fading memory, the district is preparing for the next school year. Typically, the public does not associate July and August as a busy time for the school system. Rather, families find their children keeping...

My Hometown: Hot Lunch

 July 2, 2014

Having gone through grades 1 to 8 at St. Mary's School, I saw a small evolution of lunch time changes during those years. Very early on, we would be prompted by our teachers to bring in our "milk money." We would pay some miniscule amount to get a small daily...

An Overview of Our Schools

 June 18, 2014

The Branford school district is starting a monthly column in The Sound so we can increase awareness about topics of interest to the community. This month's column simply gives an overview of the district. I am often asked questions about our school...

Ed Meyer: The Fixation of Property Taxes

 June 11, 2014

Our state and town governments have long been fixated on property taxes. We collect more property taxes than any other state in the country, partly because we impose these taxes not only on real property but also on personal property. Property taxes were an...

Ed Meyer: The Fixation of Property Taxes

 June 4, 2014

Our state and town governments have long been fixated on property taxes. We collect more property taxes than any other state in the country, partly because we impose these taxes not only on real property but also on personal property. Property taxes were an...

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