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Something Extra for This Year's Guilford Fair

 September 17, 2014

Not that it needed it, but this year's Guilford Fair has a little something extra, as it marks the culmination of the celebration of the town's 375th anniversary.

For Beach Renovation, it Takes a Village

 September 17, 2014

The improvements at Jacobs Beach are continuing. One of the recent touches is the placing of seven Adirondack chairs and three benches donated in memory of Guilford citizens.

Working at Wellness

 September 17, 2014

The Town of Guilford held its third annual Wellness Fair on Sept. 13 on the Guilford Green. The event included the Kids' Fun Run, the Red Cross Blood Check Mobile Unit, a child safety seat check, demonstrations, and these displays of products and services.

Muster Ensures 375th Goes Out with a Boom

 September 17, 2014

Throughout 2014, Guilford was-and still is-celebrating its 375th anniversary. While most of the celebration is in the rearview mirror, there is one significant event left-the Fife and Drum Muster.

Guilford Residents Appointed to Boards

 September 17, 2014

Five different town residents were recently appointed to various Guilford commissions by the Board of Selectmen.

Christmas Tree to be Lit Dec. 5

 September 17, 2014

If you need any more evidence that summer is really (almost) over, the Board of Selectmen recently approved the annual Guilford Christmas tree lighting ceremony on the Town Green.

Chair Stolen from Jacobs Beach

 September 17, 2014

One of the Adirondack chairs at Jacobs Beach donated in memory of a loved family member in Guilford was stolen over the weekend.

Honoring 12 Shoreline Heroes

 September 17, 2014

The skirl of bagpipes will resonate and bright voices will sing as a crowd gathers to honor 12 local fire and police heroes from Branford, North Branford, and Guilford on Tuesday, Sept. 23.

Jacobs Beach Chair Stolen

 September 16, 2014

One of the Adirondack chairs at Jacobs Beach donated in memory of a loved family member in Guilford was stolen over the weekend.

375th Celebration Wrapping Up

 September 15, 2014

Connecticut towns have spent the past several years celebrating significant milestones. 

Starship Dance Theater Auditions for The Magic Toyshop

 September 10, 2014

Sydney Feinberg, Meg Rebuzzini, and Hannah Bridge await instructions from Rehearsal Director Marissa Behuniak. Starship Dance Theater held auditions for The Magic Toyshop on Sept. 7. The always-anticipated production will be staged to coincide with Guilford's...

Women & Family Life Center Offers Budgeting Coaching

 September 10, 2014

Women & Family Life Center (WFLC) in Guilford is once again partnering with the United Way of Greater New Haven to offer a budget-coaching program for shoreline families.

Sustainability Project has Banner Year

 September 10, 2014

As the farming season nears an end, organizers of the Sustainability Project are looking back with pride at the first year of the Guilford program designed to help feed those in need.

Safe Homes Discussed at Back to School Nights

 September 10, 2014

The Safe Homes program, recently started in Guilford, will be a centerpiece of two upcoming Back-to-School nights.

New Dealers Added to GKS Antiques Sale

 September 10, 2014

The 53rd annual Guilford Keeping Society antiques sale will sprawl across the grassy field adjoining the Society's Thomas Griswold House Museum on Sunday, Oct. 5. From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., visitors can examine the wares of more than 50 dealers.

Judge of Probate Race has 3rd Candidate

 September 10, 2014

The two major parties have a third local lawyer contesting them in the race to replace the retiring Joel Helander this November as the Madison/Guilford probate judge.

Guilford Moves to Curb Insurance Costs

 September 10, 2014

Driven by a spike in town and school employees' insurance claims, Guilford has made adjustments to its coverages in an effort to control costs.

It's Almost Time for Guilford Fair

 September 10, 2014

In a few short days, it will be time for the town's biggest event - the Guilford Fair.

Chairs and Benches Dedicated at Jacobs Beach

 September 9, 2014

The improvements at Jacobs Beach are continuing. One of the recent touches is the placing of seven Adirondack chairs and three benches donated in memory of Guilford citizens.

Premium Content Lobster fishermen taking enforced break

 September 8, 2014

As another lobster fishery closure begins today, the state's few remaining lobstermen say catches continue to dramatically decline, something they attribute to pollution and rising water temperatures.

Honoring Shoreline Heroes: First Responders

 September 8, 2014

The skirl of bagpipes will resonate and bright voices sing as a crowd gathers to honor 12 local fire and police heroes from Branford, North Branford and Guilford on Sept. 23.

Man Acquitted of Clam Poaching Sues Police

 September 4, 2014

A Connecticut man acquitted of a clam poaching charge is suing two state environmental police officers and the person who complained to authorities about him.

A Warm Welcome

 September 3, 2014

Calvin Leete School Principal William Grimm extends a greeting to his students on Aug. 28, the first day of school. Classes are back in session in all Guilford schools. 

Tasting on Tap at Medad Stone Tavern

 September 3, 2014

Medad Stone thought he had the perfect plan. In the early 1800s, the Guilford business owner believed the Boston Post Road was being rerouted past his property on the west side of town. Although he was already the proprietor of a tavern on the Green, he thought...

Superintendent: Teachers Need to Teach

 September 3, 2014

Another school year starting means, inevitably, more discussion about the always-controversial national standards called Common Core. In Guilford, Superintendent of Schools Paul Freeman said Common Core seems to always be a part of the conversation, "whether I'm...

Safe Homes Aims to Curb Teen Partying

 September 3, 2014

As the school year gets underway, a new program is being launched in Guilford to curb students' alcohol and other drug use.

Project Lifesaver Can Benefit Many in Need

 September 3, 2014

The officer coordinating Project Lifesaver is working hard to get the word out that there are many people, not just autistic children, who can reap benefits from the program, which allows emergency personnel to use handheld equipment to locate missing persons...

Guilford Schools Honor Town’s 375th Anniversary Committee

 September 3, 2014

The Friend of Education Award recognizes individuals and organizations who enhance life and learning for the Guilford Public Schools community.

Privy to History

 August 27, 2014

The Guilford Keeping Society held the self-guided outhouse tour "Privies to Porta-Potties" last Saturday, an event that featured historic outhouses and even some elements with a design twist. Here, Fran Swetlicki closes the door on the Hyland House. Tour-goers...

Guilford Rolls Out Full-Day K

 August 27, 2014

There's a little extra excitement to the start of a new school year, as Guilford implements, for the first time ever, a full-day kindergarten program.

Guilford Ready for a New School Year

 August 27, 2014

As another school year kicks off, new Guilford teachers, social workers, and administrators are looking forward to working in the public school system.

Guilford Gets Ready for Citizens Day Parade

 August 27, 2014

On Saturday, Sept. 20, the town of Guilford will hold its annual Guilford Citizens Day Parade, its biggest ever and the traditional kickoff to the Guilford Fair.

Guilford Gets Increased Cell Services

 August 27, 2014

Verizon Wireless has increased its 4G LTE network along several new areas in the town of Guilford.

Traffic Signal Work to Cause Delays

 August 26, 2014

Due to anticipated construction to update traffic signals in Guilford on Boston Post Rd (Rt 1) in the 1000 block, at its intersections with Church St (Rt 77) and with State St, today through Thursday from 9am to 3pm, and possibly into next week, motorists are...

Full-day Kindergarten to Start

 August 25, 2014

There’s a little extra excitement to the start of a new school year, as Guilford implements, for the first time ever, a full-day kindergarten program.

Good Weekend for Wine in Guilford

 August 20, 2014

Margaret and Brenda Ruggiero from Paradise Hills Vineyard in Wallingford offered samples of their wine to Gabby D'Amico and Audrey Palmieri at the eighth annual Shoreline Wine Festival last weekend at Bishop's Orchards Farm Market and Winery. Festival-goers...

Propane Storage Nixed in Clinton

 August 20, 2014

A plan for a propane storage and distribution facility in Clinton 10 times the size of one proposed in Guilford was rejected by Clinton's Planning & Zoning Commission on Aug. 11, by a 7-1 vote.

Project Lifesaver Grows in Guilford

 August 20, 2014

Twelve police officers and supervisors and 75 Guilford Fire Department personnel recently received training in the Project Lifesaver program.

Outhouse Tour Back in Guilford

 August 20, 2014

Tired of all the fairs, crafts shows, and usual summertime events that are popular in Guilford? Then you might be a prime candidate to check out the Guilford Keeping Society's self-guided "Privies to Porta-Potties: An Outhouse Tour" on Saturday, Aug. 23.

Guilford Goes Back to School Aug. 28

 August 20, 2014

Guilford students return to the classroom on Thursday, Aug. 28. Guilford Public Schools has provided the Courier with important information ranging from anti-discrimination to weather delay policies. For even more information, check back next week for...

GPA Receives Grant for Interactive Information Kiosk

 August 20, 2014

The Guilford Preservation Alliance (GPA) recently received a $60,000 grant from the State Bond Commission to assist in the building of a new Interactive Information kiosk. Russell Campaigne, of local firm CK Architects, has designed the kiosk, which will be...

Bilcheck is Republicans' Probate Candidate

 August 20, 2014

William Bilcheck defeated Gail Kotowski by a 2-1 margin Aug. 12 in the Republican primary for Madison/Guilford probate judge.

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...

Guilford Cops Get Special Training

 August 18, 2014

Twelve police officers and supervisors and 75 Guilford Fire Department personnel recently received training in the Project Lifesaver program.

UPDATE: Road Reopens After Gas Leak

 August 14, 2014

Following the securing of a natural gas leak by gas comapny employees at a construction site near the intersection of Boston Post Rd (Rt 1) and Church St, Boston Post Rd is now open, police said.

Wacky Waterslide Day

 August 13, 2014

Guilford Parks & Recreation held its third annual Wacky Waterslide Day at Baldwin Middle School on Aug. 8. Organizers unrolled a 150-foot slide for campers and flooded it with hoses borrowed from the Fire Department. Here Bryan McNamara Supermans his way...

Jewish Festival Celebrates on the Guilford Green

 August 13, 2014

With the theme "A Celebration of Jewish Life!," the ninth annual Shoreline Jewish Festival delivered, bringing music, food, culture, and festivities to the Green on Aug. 10. The event is offered each year by Chabad-Lubavitch of the Shoreline. Here, visitors...

Work, Funding on New High School Progressing

 August 13, 2014

While officials, teachers, parents, and children are looking forward to the start of a new school year in a few weeks, everyone also seems to have thoughts about 2015.

Wine Fest This Weekend

 August 13, 2014

The eighth annual Shoreline Wine Festival hosted by Bishop's Orchards Farm Market and Winery returns to the market's grounds on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17.

GSB Sponsors New ‘Sarah Recycles’ Trailer

 August 13, 2014

Everyone deserves a chance to work. That's the idea behind SARAH Recycles, a work program run by SARAH, Inc., that enables people with disabilities to earn a paycheck by collecting and recycling bottles and cans.

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