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Dual Champions Keep Tee Shop Busy

 April 16, 2014

Zuse Printing of Guilford had a busy week screenprinting T-shirts commemorating the UConn men's and women's basketball teams' victories in the NCAA tournament. Screen printer Zach Schmidt prepares plates to print another batch of shirts last week.

No Decision on Propane Storage

 April 16, 2014

Once again approximately 100 seats were filled with concerned Guilford residents at the April 9 Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) meeting. Most were hoping to hear a decision from the commission, in regard to the proposed application for a propane bulk storage...

Happy Birthday, Larry

 April 16, 2014

Family and friends came out to celebrate Larry Proctor's 50th birthday at the Guilford Community center on April 12. Marie Walker Ethel Luysterborghs, Larry, and Juliet Calabrese enjoy a moment with the "mayor."

Chick Day at Lakeside Feed

 April 16, 2014

Piglets and chicks and donkeys, oh my! Lakeside Feed's Chick Day was a huge success. It was a beautiful spring day enjoyed by families and chicken enthusiasts of all ages.

And the Budget Passed

 April 16, 2014

The "Yes"es won by 370 votes, so it's official: the $88 million-plus Guilford budget, a 3.09 percent increase over last year's budget of $85,369,284, has passed, which means there will be full-day kindergarten starting in September.

Kennedy Launches Senate Bid in Branford

 April 16, 2014

Branford made headlines last week as launching pad of resident Edward "Ted" Kennedy, Jr.'s first official foray into the world of politics.Twenty years a Branford resident, Kennedy, 52, announced his intent to be on the...

Spring Sprang at Lakeside Feed

 April 14, 2014

 

Early Morning Arson Arrest in Madison

 April 10, 2014

At approximately 2:30 a.m. this morning, the Madison Police Department arrested Adil Koummal, 28, of 28 King Street, Bridgeport, for a violation of Connecticut General Statutes §§53a-111: Arson in the First Degree; 53a-116: Criminal Mischief in the Second...

Meeting Art and Artist at IMAGES 2014

 April 9, 2014

Peter Cooperman gets a good look at one of the IMAGES 2014 First Honor selections in the Mill Gallery of Guilford Art Center (Ray Lenox and Susan Bender are taking in a wider view). The Shoreline Arts Alliance held an artists' reception on April 6 for its 33rd...

Businesses in Brief

 April 9, 2014

 

TV for the Town, by the Town

 April 9, 2014

For the past 30 years, Guilford Community Television (GCTV) has been operating as a non-profit providing the town with pertinent programming helping citizens exercise their First Amendment right to free speech. Showcasing tapings of town meetings as well...

Thirty-Year Parks & Recreation Veteran Retires

 April 9, 2014

Celebrating his 57th birthday this week will be a bit bittersweet for Phil DeMond, since it will be the first time in more than 31 years that he will be celebrating the special day while not a part of the Guilford Parks & Recreation Department. DeMond, due...

Spreading Musical Wings

 April 9, 2014

Speaking the universal language of music, 80 students who are part of the Guilford High School Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra are embarking on a trip of a lifetime. Departing on April 9, the group is traveling to Salzburg, Vienna, Prague, and Bamberg to...

People in the News

 April 9, 2014

 

Guilford Rotary Sponsors Guilford Clean Up The Earth Day Extravaganza

 April 9, 2014

The annual Guilford Clean Up the Earth Day will take place on Saturday, May 3 (rain date is Sunday, May 4). After a tremendous effort by event co-chairs Carol McCormick and Betty Mannes, the Guilford Rotary has taken up the role of sponsoring and running this...

GPD Awarded Highest Accreditation

 April 9, 2014

On March 22, the Guilford Police Department received the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation Award with Excellence. This is the fourth accreditation award for the Guilford Police Department,...

Denison Co-Chairs GFFE Adult Spelling Bee April 25

 April 9, 2014

When the Guilford Fund for Education (GFFE) Adult Spelling Bee swarms into town on Friday, April 25, co-chair Janet Denison will be one of the reasons the event will be "buzzing" with excitement, energy, and educational support.

Covenant Point in Fundraising Crunch

 April 9, 2014

A final fundraising push is on to raise $25,000 to establish Covenant Point with a special monument unveiling and dedication ceremony planned for June 7.As part of Guilford's all-volunteer 375th birthday celebration, the...

Widlitz Announces Retirement, Endorses Scanlon

 April 9, 2014

Guilford native Sean Scanlon announced April 4 he will run for the 98th District State Representative seat being vacated by State Representative Patricia Widlitz (D-Guilford). Widlitz, who has served 10 terms in the General Assembly, announced her retirement on...

Man Charged with Enticing Teen via Internet

 April 9, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Apri1 9, 2014: On this date the Guilford Police Department Detective Unit with assistance from the Norwalk Detective Unit served an arrest warrant on James Cardamone, 56, of 5 Larkspur Ln., Norwalk.The warrant...

Police Make Child Pornography Arrest

 April 9, 2014

A Guilford man was arrested on Monday after police discovered over 100 images of suspected child pornography on his personal computer.

Kennedy Announces State Senate Run

 April 9, 2014

Twenty years a Branford resident, Edward "Ted" Kennedy Jr. has announced his first foray to win a political office will be a run for the State Senate this November.

Budget Passes, Full-Day K on the Way

 April 8, 2014

The polls closed promptly at 8 p.m. and the numbers are in: The $88,008,456 budget for the 2014-'15 fiscal year, with an overall 3.09 percent increase over last year's town budget, has been approved by Guilford residents by a margin of 1,358 to 995.

Budget Passes

 April 8, 2014

 The polls closed promptly at 8 p.m. and the numbers are in; the $88,008,456 budget for the 2014-'15 fiscal year, with an overall 3.09 percent increase over last year's town budget has been voted in by the Guilford residents, 1358 to 995.

Apple Pi Wins Hartford District Chairman's Award

 April 8, 2014

Press Release: Apple Pi, FIRST Robotics Team Wins Chairman's Award at Hartford District Competition!The path for winning the award began with community outreach and continues through strong mentoring in and out of the organization.

Today is the Day, Get Out and Vote

 April 8, 2014

 

Judge: No Probation in Teen Drinking Case

 April 8, 2014

A judge has rejected a probation program for a Guilford mother accused of hosting a party where several teens drank alcohol and one of them had to be hospitalized.

Ted Kennedy Jr. to Run for Connecticut Senate

 April 7, 2014

Ted Kennedy Jr. is planning to run for the state Senate in Connecticut in his first bid for public office, two people briefed on the decision told The Associated Press on Monday.The son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts will announce Tuesday...

A Big Week in Guilford

 April 7, 2014

 

Premium Content Drill will test response to bioterroism event

 April 6, 2014

A drill will test the ability of 25 local health departments to respond to a bioterrorism event.

Police Warn of Thefts from Vehicles

 April 4, 2014

The Guilford Police Department has been receiving numerous reports of car being entered and valuables taken during the hours of darkness over the past several weeks.

On News of Widlitz Retiring; Scanlon to Run for State Rep.

 April 4, 2014

GUILFORD – Guilford native Sean Scanlon announced today he will run for the 98th District State Representative seat being vacated by Rep. Patricia Widlitz (D-Guilford). Widlitz, who has served 10...

Happy Birthday, Guilford

 April 3, 2014

Guilford 375th Committee Chair Veronica Wallace displays the cake at the center of The Crystal Ball, Guilford's 375th birthday celebration, on March 29 at the Pine Orchard Yacht & Country Club. The elegant evening was only the most recent of the many...

On Display at the Antiques Show

 April 3, 2014

Antiques dealer Holly Kahn of Boston arranges her booth at the Dorothy Whitfield Historic Society annual Guilford Antiques Show last weekend. The two-day affair brought notable antiques to town as a major fundraiser for the museum.

Whistling Past the Graveyard

 April 3, 2014

Guilford historian Joel Helander and French and Indian War historian Lyle Cubberly led a guided hike to the Smallpox Cemetery and circa 1765 Guilford Pest House on March 29. Participants in the Madison Historical Society walk learned of the local impact of the...

Land Trust Pays It Off

 April 3, 2014

The end of March marked a significant occasion for the Guilford Land Conservation Trust (GLCT): The group made its final, $100,000 payment on the 17-acre parcel of land located in the center of Westwoods.For more than four...

New Democratic Town Committee Chair Seated

 April 3, 2014

Guilford native Attorney Walter Corbiere was recently named the new chairman of the Democratic Town Committee. Corbiere is looking forward to his new position and said he'll first be working to bring voter involvement to a new level in town.

Propane is Still a Pain for Guilford

 April 3, 2014

More than 100 people attended the last Inland Wetlands Commission public hearing; none spoke in support of the proposed application for a propane bulk storage facility on property located at 2772 Boston Post Road."It is...

Want to Meet Some Chicks?

 April 3, 2014

Baby animals, raffles, hot dogs, hamburgers, kettle corn, hay rides, pony rides, Easter egg hunts, and hundreds of soft, yellow, chirping chicks: What else would you want on a Saturday in April?From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on...

State Allows 1 of 6 Medical Marijuana Dispensary Facilities in Branford

 April 3, 2014

Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein announced today the names and locations of the first six dispensary facilities that will be authorized by the state’s Medical Marijuana Program, including a Branford facility at 469...

Sen. Ed Meyer Announces Retirement

 April 2, 2014

On March 24, State Senator Ed Meyer (D-District 12), a Guilford resident, announced he will retire from public service, issuing the following statement:"I will not be seeking re-election to the State Senate this November and...

Ted Kennedy, Jr. for District 12?

 April 2, 2014

As of press time, the clock was still ticking on whether Edward "Ted" Kennedy, Jr., will run for the District 12 Senate seat in November, representing Branford, North Branford, Guilford, Madison, Killingworth, and Durham (updates will be posted at Zip06.com).

Chambers Help Navigate Health Insurance Changes

 April 2, 2014

The Clinton, Madison, and Shoreline Chambers of Commerce invite the public to a panel discussion "Health Insurance for the Small Business Today" on Thursday, April 10 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Mercy Center, 167 Neck Road, Madison.

Home Invasion Suspect in Custody

 April 2, 2014

Joseph Lachat, 36, of 1314 Quinnipiac Court Unit #27 in New Haven, the suspect in a March 29 home invasion/domestic violence incident, has turned himself in to Guilford police this morning.

Fish Fry Friday

 April 1, 2014

The April 4th Family Fish Fry Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council #3928 will benefit the Community Nursery School. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. at 390 South Union Street. Dinner choices include; Fried Fish Dinner $12, Macaroni and Cheese $6...

Driscoll to Give Free Internet Safety Talk April 7

 April 1, 2014

On April 7, Internet Safety Concept founder Scott Driscoll will give a free presentation to youth in grades 7-12, and their parents, to empower smart online choices when faced with sometimes dubious decisions.

Sex Assault Arrest; Home Assault Incident; Hydrants Vandalized

 April 1, 2014

Between March 23 and March 29 Guilford police made an arrest in a sexual assault case involving a 13 year-old victim, responded to an early morning home assault resulting in injuries and fielded calls regarding vandals uncapping five fire hydrants in town, flooding areas...

Silver Alert for Madison Woman Headed to Branford

 March 31, 2014

The Madison Police Department is currently searching for Lynne Caprio, 79, of 152 Flintlock Road, Madison. Caprio is the subject of a Silver Alert. Caprio is a white female with white hair, 4 feet 9 inches tall, and weighing 120 pounds. She was last seen wearing a blue...

Don't Forget

 March 31, 2014

 Tuesday, April 1st the Annual Budget Meeting will be held at the Community Center at 7:30 p.m. and the Budget Referendum has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 8th. Be sure to get out and vote!

All Shook Up on the GHS Stage

 March 26, 2014

The songs of Elvis Presley and story line of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night combine in Guilford High School Theatre Arts' 2014 spring musical All Shook Up! The show runs March 28 and 29 and April 3 to 5 on the Guilford High School stage. Tickets ($15) are...

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