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Rolling Through Town

 April 23, 2014

Moshe Hirsch, left, and Zev Ungar spin through the Guilford Marina parking lot near the end of a tour run by Shoreline Segway.

Sharing Art

 April 23, 2014

Three Guilford artists-Joan Handschumacher, William Seekamp, and Ava Orphanoudakis-had their works chosen to be part of the 113th annual juried art exhibition of the New Haven Paint & Clay Club at the John Slade Ely House in New Haven.

National Day of Prayer May 1

 April 23, 2014

During the Thursday, May 1 Day of Prayer gathering in Guilford, a special honor is in store for those actively serving in the military.The annual Christian expression event will be coordinated once again by National Day of...

Help Keep Guilford Green

 April 23, 2014

Calling all environmental warriors-your help and your heart are needed. You are being called to duty to celebrate Earth Day by aiding the Guilford Land Conservation Trust and the Guilford Rotary Club to help clean up the town and keep Guilford green and...

Going Green and Taking Others Along for the Ride

 April 23, 2014

The Guilford Energy Task Force, with the support from the Board of Selectmen, is seeking out the right location for an electrical vehicle (EV) charging station along the Green. Thanks to a supportive neighbor, the task force won't have to search for the funding...

Celebrating 60 Years Guilford Rotary Still Going Strong

 April 23, 2014

While the Guilford Rotary Club is this year celebrating six decades of dedication to Guilford and the regianl and global community, that doesn't mean the club's taking a year of self-congratulation. In fact, members are picking up the pace with the Guilford...

Businesses in Brief

 April 23, 2014

Business and Organization Updates• Germania Toledo and Bill Abbagnaro, both of Guilford, have joined Pearce Real Estate's Guilford Regional office as residential sales associates. Germania, originally...

Autism Awareness Month Comes to an End

 April 23, 2014

Roses for Autism is wrapping up Autism Awareness month with its first April Open House event on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests are invited to visit the 150,000 square feet of historic greenhouses complete with 12 different varieties of roses,...

Tip-A-Cop

 April 22, 2014

  The Guilford Police Department Tip-A-Cop to Benefit the Special Olympics will be held on Tuesday, April 29 from 4:30-9 p.m. at Anthony's of Guilford.

Madison-Guilford Probate Judge Helander Will Retire

 April 22, 2014

Madison-Guilford Probate Judge Joel Helander has announced he will retire at the end of this term and will not run for another term in the November, 2014 election.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

 April 21, 2014

   

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...

Rotary Club Now Accepting Reservations for Tables at Lobsterfest

 April 16, 2014

With spring in the air The Guilford Rotary Club LobsterFest committee is now takingreservations for group (reserved) seating at tables of 8, and in tents that will accommodate 32people. The popular event will be held on Saturday, June 21st, from 4:30 to...

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...

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