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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 advised...

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.

Family Caregiver School to Start Up

 August 13, 2014

After reviewing a 2012 research study of family caregivers that showed that more than half of 1,677 caregivers were expected to perform medical/nursing tasks, Guilford-based VNA Community Healthcare has decided to launch a Family Caregiver School.

Bilcheck Wins GOP Probate Judge Primary

 August 12, 2014

William Bilcheck defeated Gail Kotowski by a 2-1 margin Tuesday night in the Republican primary for Madison/Guilford probate judge.Unofficial results showed that Bilcheck pulled in 988 votes to Kotowski's 475.

Cops, Firefighters Receive Lifesaver Training

 August 12, 2014

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

Shakesperience Brings 'Lear' to Guilford

 August 6, 2014

Shoreline Arts Alliance and Shakesperience Productions, Inc., are bringing King Lear to the Guilford Green-performances started Aug. 6 and run through Sunday, Aug. 10; the shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The Courier took an advance look behind the scenes (literally)...

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.

Two Appointed to Police Board

 August 6, 2014

The Board of Selectmen has appointed two residents to fill vacancies on the Board of Police Commissioners.

Legal Expenses Exceed Projections

 August 6, 2014

While the town's finances are in "very good shape," according to officials, one area in which the Guilford budget has been hit hard this year is legal expenses.

Guilford Target of Recycling Campaign

 August 6, 2014

In recent weeks, campaigners from Toxics Action Center have been going door-to-door in Guilford as part of their annual membership drive to build support to convince Governor Dannel Malloy to move Connecticut toward more recycling.

Guilford Primary Details

 August 6, 2014

Tuesday, Aug. 12, is primary voting day in Guilford. The polls will be open to registered Republicans only from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. The town's five polling places are at Calvin Leete School, Melissa Jones School, Guilford Fire Headquarters, Baldwin Middle School,...

Greenway Trail Meeting Slated for August

 August 6, 2014

After a decade of preparation and watching the successes of neighboring towns in adding to the Shoreline Greenway Trail (SGT), Guilford has something to add to the conversation. A public information session updating progress on the SGT will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Adams School to Get New Band, Storage Rooms

 August 6, 2014

The Board of Selectmen recently approved spending $51,769 to replace cubbies and cabinets in the Adams Middle School band and storage rooms.

Shoreline Wine Fest Aug. 16, 17 at Bishop's in Guilford

 August 5, 2014

The 8th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival, August 16 and 17, is being hosted by Bishop’s Orchards Farm Market and Winery in Guilford. 

Shoreline Jewish Festival Slated in Guilford

 July 31, 2014

The annual Shoreline Jewish Festival, a celebration of Jewish life, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday August 10th, on the Guilford Green. 

Where Robots Meet Classic Cars

 July 30, 2014

Apple Pi Robotics team member Emily Yale, left, interviews Paul Criscuolo about his 1941 Cadillac LaSalle at the Apple Pi Robotics Cruise Night at Bishop's Orchard on July 24. The team holds five cruise nights this summer, with the next two slated for Thursday...

Almost There

 July 30, 2014

An adult osprey lands in its nest at Daniel Avenue Beach in Guilford, where its two almost fully grown chicks wait last week. The young had not ventured from the nest. 

Propane Plans Proceeding, Though No Set Timetable

 July 30, 2014

The co-owner of J.J. Sullivan Fuel Oil said while his company is continuing the "necessary steps" to build two, 30,000-gallon propane tanks at the corner of Moose Hill and Boston Post roads, there is no timetable for construction.

Propane Issue Shakes Up Town Planning

 July 30, 2014

The issue of propane has been the dominant topic and a lightning rod recently for two different Town of Guilford committees.

Guilford Surplus Continues

 July 30, 2014

For the fifth year in a row, Guilford concluded the 2013-2014 fiscal year with a surplus in its town budget, according to First Selectman Joseph S. Mazza.

For Wine Fest, Wines Are Just the Start

 July 30, 2014

Like wine? Get your wine glasses ready for the eighth annual Shoreline Wine Festival to be held on Saturday, Aug. 16 from noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 17 from noon to 6 p.m. at Bishop's Orchard Farm Market & Winery located at 1355 Boston Post Road in...

Propane Tanks for Guilford Proceeds

 July 29, 2014

The co-owner of J.J. Sullivan Fuel Oil said his company is continuing the "necessary steps’’ to build two 30,000-gallon propane tanks at the corner of Moose Hill and Boston Post roads. 

Cars Take Visitors Back in Time

 July 28, 2014

Although the weather was a little less than ideal for the 36th Annual Time Machine Antique Car Show, which was held on Sunday, July 27, at the Guilford Fairgrounds, car enthusiasts from all over New England still showed up to show off their unique...

An Eyeful of Art in Guilford

 July 23, 2014

The Guilford Art Center's annual Craft Expo featured almost 200 artisans from around the country. Here, the wire sculpture of Champlain, New York artist Ron Stattner plays against a background of visitors' shadows.

Resurrecting the Rockpile Project

 July 23, 2014

Back in 2008, just before the economy took a major turn for the worst, the Guilford Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) approved plans for a 149,000-square-foot shopping center to be constructed on the Rockpile, the 26-acre parcel known as Guilford Commons at...

Mossman Joins Jazz Collective July 27

 July 23, 2014

On Sunday, July 27, Grammy-nominated (2013) and Academy Award-nominated (2012) musician, composer, and arranger Michael Philip Mossman brings his trumpet-and his Latin Jazz style-to the Guilford Green to perform with the Shoreline Jazz Collective (SJC).

A British Invasion in Guilford this Summer

 July 23, 2014

A four pack of fantastic concerts is coming to the Guilford Green this summer. While the next concert to grace the Green centers on the American (and Latin American) jazz style, things will take a decidedly British turn as the season proceeds.

Guilford Craft Expo Brings Artists from Around the Country to the Shoreline

 July 23, 2014

The Guilford Art Center’s 57th annual Craft Expo, ran from July 18 to 20 and brought crowds to the usually quiet Guilford Green this past weekend. Artists from both coasts and places in between came to sell their works. There were demonstrations, as well as a...

Guilford Ends Fiscal Year with Surplus

 July 22, 2014

For the fifth consecutive year, the town of Guilford has ended the fiscal year with a surplus, according to First Selectman Joseph Mazza.

P&Z to Review Propane Regulations Tonight

 July 21, 2014

The Guilford Planning and Zoning Commission Zoning Committee meeting, to be held on Monday, July 21, at 5 p.m. has the technical review of propane regulations in similar Connecticut towns on the agenda as well as discussion of "area, location and bulk...

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Coast Guard Band performs at Fort Trumbull — 3:00 pm; Sun., Aug. 31

Meet the Artists and Artisans — ; Sun., Aug. 31

Nutmeg Fife and Drum Muster — 11:00 am; Sun., Aug. 31

Rhythm & Roots Festival — ; Sun., Aug. 31

Weekend Flea Market — 9:00 am; Sun., Aug. 31

Meet the Artists and Artisans — ; Mon., Sep. 1

Saybrook Point Inn Labor Day Car Show — 12:00 pm; Mon., Sep. 1

Ledyard Fair — ; Sat., Sep. 6


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