September 17, 2014
When a frantic momma cat brought her two kittens to Deb Frano's door during Hurricane Irene, luck was on that cat's side.
September 10, 2014
Enter Branford's First Congregational Church offices to meet Rev. John David Heeckt, Sr. Minister, and it's likely you'll first be greeted by Mango, John's gorgeous Labrador "church dog" and nearly constant companion. Listen to one of John's sermons in the...
September 3, 2014
Mary Lou Asher's career has brought her full circle in life. She grew up in Branford, attending Harbor Street School, and after graduating from high school, she got a job in a dentist's office and has worked in the wellness field ever since.
August 27, 2014
From discussing TED talks to talking opera, exploring Egyptology to joining the proprietor of the Griswold Inn for an unforgettable inn art tour and luncheon, to feeding many other interests for mind, body, and spirit, there's no shortage of fascinating things...
August 20, 2014
As soon as Sarah Hilliard finished her spring semester at college, she packed her bags and headed to Kenya to spend three months volunteering with rescued "street boys."
August 13, 2014
With her career backgrounds in the medical field and manufacturing management, you might not expect Kristin "Kris" Judd to be too excited about applying to clean kennels at the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter.
August 6, 2014
Eight years ago, when Maryrose Hoffman first heard about Life Haven's Summer on the Sound, she wanted to help out and donated a raffle gift basket. Now, she's in her third year co-chairing the annual barbecue buffet by the sea.
July 30, 2014
Sometimes life sidetracks you and the best-laid plans of youth are not so easily attained in adulthood. Then, somehow, the universe conspires to bring all the disparate elements of your past together to suddenly deliver you into a life you both enjoy immensely...
July 23, 2014
As festival coordinator for North Branford's Potato and Corn (PoCo) Festival, Rosanne Krajewski recently received news as thrilling as any ride rising from the midway at Augur's Field July 31 to Aug. 3.
July 16, 2014
Motivated by a loving mom who fostered her joy of all things funny-and by dour elementary school teachers who did not-Sharon MacKinnel just may be the favorite teacher of every young student lucky enough to have entered her Branford classroom.
July 9, 2014
Branford native Jill Nesi has launched a local singing competition benefiting kids with cancer, and it's gaining momentum. Jill is the force behind Can U Sing USA, which started in Connecticut and has since added more states, including Florida, South Carolina, and...
July 2, 2014
From the brilliant purple stone holding a heartfelt message at the football field, to the press box that will soon carry his name, Joey Stone's presence can definitely be felt at North Branford High School (NBHS), even 12 years after his tragic death at 18.