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Bioscience in Branford

 July 29, 2014

The Branford Economic Development Commission [EDC] recently partnered with CURE, Connecticut’s bioscience association, to host one of CURE’s "bioscience clubhouse" events, which are designed to support the cultivation and retention of...

Pot Sales To Begin in September in Branford

 July 28, 2014

A Branford marijuana dispensary plans to begin selling pot in September.

Arrest Made in June Motel 6 Robbery

 July 25, 2014

Branford police have located and arrested a man who they say was involved in the June 17 robbery of Motel 6, 320 East Main Street. 

Officer Escapes Serious Injuries Following Crash

 July 25, 2014

A Branford Motorcycle Officer avoided serious injuries Friday afternoon when his police motorcycle was struck by another vehicle.

Camp Rising Sun Receives Donation from North Haven Rotary Club

 July 25, 2014

 North Haven Rotary Club Delivers A Check To Camp Rising Sun  According to their website, the mission of the Camp Rising Sun Charitable Foundation ( www.camprisingsun.com) in Branford is "to provide a safe nurturing environment to kids who...

Pull Up a Chair for the Branford Jazz Fest

 July 23, 2014

David Newsam & Fred Haas showcased their musical talents along with drummer Tim Gilmore and bassist Dick Clark as part of the Branford Summer Jazz Series last Thursday. Jazz Fest on the Branford Green every Thursday night at 6 p.m. has been drawing dedicated...

Stony Creek Brewery Celebrates Groundbreaking

 July 23, 2014

A small army of dignitaries, including Governor Dannel P. Malloy, dug in with spades painted gold to officially break ground at the Stony Creek Brewery site along the Branford River on July 17.

Stars Aligning for New Arts Commission

 July 23, 2014

With last week's vote by the Rules & Ordinances (R&O) committee to recommend a new ordinance, the stars are aligning for the final go-ahead to establish Branford's first Arts and Culture Commission.

Halfway to Goal for New Town Dog Park

 July 23, 2014

NORTH BRANFORD - Raise the "woof"-North Branford Unleashed (NBU) has reined in its first $10,000 in donations to help the town make its next move toward creating a dog park. The money has been raised by the all-volunteer group through...

Exchange Club Thanks Cosgrove

 July 23, 2014

The Branford Exchange Club presented First Selectman Jamie Cosgrove with an award for his contribution to further awareness of child abuse prevention in Branford during Child Abuse Prevention Month 2014. Pictured are (from left) Exchange Club Secretary Jack...

Road Closures in Branford Tomorrow for Tree Removal

 July 23, 2014

Branford Public Works will be removing a tree at 14 Grove Street at the intersection of Grove/Burr/Stone on Thursday, July 24 starting at 8 a.m. It is expected that the work will last between five and six hours.

SARAH Helps Beautify Green; Talks on Green Commission Continue

 July 18, 2014

While a push to form a Branford Town Green Commission is being re-referred to allow for on-going discussions between stakeholders, plans to keep the green beautiful this summer involve a new partnership with SARAH, Inc.

Gov. Malloy Joins Stony Creek Brewery Groundbreaking

 July 18, 2014

A small army of dignitaries, including Governor Dannel P. Malloy, dug in with spades painted gold to officially break ground at the Stony Creek Brewery site on the Branford River today.

Just In: 'American Idol's' Phillips is July 31 PoCo Headliner

 July 17, 2014

This just in – "American Idol" and Nashville country singer Kendall Phillips will headline opening night at North Branford's 2014 Potato & Corn (PoCo) Festival, Thurs. July 31.

Cruise Night Comes to North Branford

 July 16, 2014

Classic car cruise night in North Branford brings area enthusiasts to the parking lots of McDonald's and Dairy Queen Friday nights to meet and admire meticulously maintained automobiles. From left, Ted Aub, John Mangini, and Ed Makuck, owner of this 1956 crocus...

Officer Johnson Recognized at Statewide Event

 July 16, 2014

The Branford Police Department submitted the nomination of Police Officer James Johnson III to the Branford Exchange Club for recognition for outstanding police work at the Exchange Club's 20th annual statewide event at Aqua Turf Banquet Facility in Plantsville...

Is this Bulldog Neighbor a Bully or Buddy?

 July 16, 2014

In June, Yale revealed a plan to its Short Beach neighbors to expand the Yale Corinthian Yacht Club (YCYC) on Clark Avenue. For many reasons, area residents don't want the expansion to take place.

Food Pantry of North Branford Coming Together Quickly

 July 16, 2014

NORTH BRANFORD - Things are moving forward quickly for the Food Pantry of North Branford (FPNB), which plans to operate as a non-profit out of a portion of the historic North Branford Hall building as soon as Christmas 2014.

Branford Fest Recognizes Collins

 July 16, 2014

The Branford Festival board and committee recently held a sponsor's reception to recognize those companies that supported the 30th annual festival held on Fathers Day Weekend. The reception was held at The Owenego Inn and was attended by many of this year's...

R&O Recommends New Branford Arts Commission

 July 16, 2014

With last night’s vote by the Rules & Ordinances (R&O) commitee to recommend a new ordinance, the stars are aligning for the final go-ahead to establish Branford's first Arts and Culture Commission.

Yale Withdraws First Pass at Short Beach YCYC Expansion

 July 15, 2014

Opposition from about 200 neighbors turning up at last night’s meeting, combined with concerns that plans sumbitted don’t comply with zoning needs, resulted in Yale’s decision to pull its current expansion plan in favor of resubmitting new proposals to...

$215K Bonded for Burban Drive, Averill Place Fixes

 July 14, 2014

Branford is authorizing $215,000 in bonding to pay for much-needed drainage fixes on Burban Drive and Averill Place.

Consumers: Electricity Market 'Bill of Rights' Laws in Effect

 July 11, 2014

Press Release (Hartford): State Representative Lonnie Reed (D-Branford) announced that as of July 1st, several changes to laws concerning Connecticut’s electricity market will have gone into effect, creating greater transparency and increasing protections for...

Short Beach vs. Yale: Public Hearing Continues July 14

 July 10, 2014

Back on June 12, Yale revealed a plan to its Short Beach neighbors expand the Yale Corinthian Yacht Club (YCYC) on Clark Avenue in Short Beach. Suffice it to say, residents in the Civic Association of Short Beach (CASB) don't want the expansion to take place,

True Brew

 July 9, 2014

Mike Fawcett, brewmaster of Thimble Island Brewing Company, gave a presentation July 5 at the Blackstone Library about craft beer and the history of his company. SBC Restaurant & Brewery seems to have established Branford as something of a beer-brewer's...

State Plans Boat Launch Upgrade

 July 9, 2014

Notorious for draining to unusable at low tide, Branford's state-owned boat launch on the Branford River is due for a state-of-the-art upgrade that should get underway this fall and be completed by spring 2015.

North Branford Student Law Essays First in State, County

 July 9, 2014

NORTH BRANFORD - Ask 13 year-old Zelda Galdenzi if the government should ban sugary drinks, and you'll get a reply that's been judged to be the best in the state.

Meyer: Connecticut Closes Its Door to Toxic Fracking Waste

 July 9, 2014

A new law went into effect July 1 that will protect environmental and human health in Connecticut by imposing a mandatory, three-year moratorium on fracking waste. State Senator Ed Meyer brought this issue to the floor of the Senate earlier this year, and led it...

EDC Recognizes Branford Book & Card Shoppe

 July 9, 2014

At its June 18 meeting, Branford Economic Development Commission (EDC) presented Branford Book & Card Shoppe with the EDC Business Recognition Award. Branford EDC periodically presents the award to a Branford business that is a leader in its field and that...

Branford Lions’ Youth of the Year

 July 9, 2014

Branford High School graduated senior Elena Perito was named the Branford Lions Club 2013-2014 Youth of the Year. A presentation ceremony and dinner in her honor was held at La Luna Ristorante in Branford. The award recognizes a student who gives of himself or...

Two Arrested for Daytime Burglary

 July 8, 2014

Branford Police quickly solved a daytime burglary on Monday, July 7, shortly after it was reported by the homeowner.

Deep River Man Identified in Branford Motel Death, Suspect Arrest Pending

 July 7, 2014

Branford Police have issued an arrest warrant and have an arrest pending for a Middletown woman who they say is responsible for the death of a man found in the Branford Motel on Thursday, July 3. 

NB Students Win State, County Law Day Contests

 July 7, 2014

Ask 13 year-old Zelda Galdenzi if the government should ban sugary drinks and you’ll get a reply that’s been judged to be the best in the state.

Untimely Death Investigated at Branford Motel

 July 3, 2014

Branford Police are investigating an untimely death of a middle-aged black male at the Branford Motel, 470 East Main Street.Police were notified by motel staff at about 2 p.m. when the male didn't check out of the room as anticipated.

Bfd Medical Marijuana Dispensary 'On Track' for Late Summer/Fall Opening

 July 3, 2014

The CT Dept. of Consumer Protection has just issued a Medical Marijuana Program E-Alert Update on Program Progress showing that all dispensaries, including one which will open in a side entrance shop behind Planet Fitness on East Main Street in Branford, are on track to...

NBHS Class of 2014 Defines 'Generation Z'

 July 2, 2014

NORTH BRANFORD - Clad in Thunderbird purple and white, the North Branford High School (NBHS) Class of 2014 exceeded expectations and joined the first high school graduates of "Generation Z," as described by valedictorian Kevin Sullivan as...

What's the Story with…the Progress at Stony Creek Brewery?

 July 2, 2014

The new Stony Creek Brewery is expected to be producing its own craft brews and welcoming the public to its brand new facility by Christmas 2014.

Volunteering at PoCo has 'A-Peel'

 July 2, 2014

NORTH BRANFORD - Without sounding too corny, consider the "a-peel" of volunteering at the Potato and Corn (PoCo) Festival, which comes to town July 31 to Aug. 4 this year.

Two Priests, 100 Years of Service

 July 2, 2014

Branford has the distinction of having not one, but two priests being celebrated by their parishes on this, the 50th year of their ordination to the priesthood. Both men were ordained on May 7, 1964 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph by Archbishop Henry J. O'Brien.

Free Summer Meals for Branford Kids 18 & Under

 July 2, 2014

On June 30, Branford launched a free summer breakfast and lunch program for kids 18 and younger, thanks to a cooperative effort forming The End Hunger Initiative of Branford, CT.

'Atlantic Wharf' Could Revitalize Atlantic Wire Site

 July 2, 2014

The principals behind a proposal to transform the former Atlantic Wire into Atlantic Wharf, a multi-use property with 205 rental apartments and space for a restaurant, professional offices, and boutiques in the mix, described their plans with Branford's Planning...

Meyer: CT Toxic Fracking Waste Moratorium Begins July 1

 July 1, 2014

HARTFORD, CT - July 1 2014: A new law goes into effect today that will protect environmental and human health in Connecticut by imposing a mandatory three year moratorium on fracking waste. Senator Ed Meyer brought this issue to the floor of the Senate earlier this year,...

Post 83 Juniors Remain in First

 June 30, 2014

The Branford Junior Legion baseball team added three more wins to its Zone 2 total, improving to 11-2 in league play this summer. Post 83 scrapped away to get their wins early on, but the bats have finally come alive. At week’s end, Branford was in first place in...

TV Reality Show at Home in Thimbles

 June 30, 2014

Call it A&E Island. A new reality show is being filmed on Beldon Island in Stony Creek this summer.

Peace, Paws & Music Aug. 16 at 'Woofstock'

 June 27, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Branford's 2nd Annual free "Woofstock" Music Festival will be held Saturday August 16th (12 noon to 8pm) on the Branford Green.  

You’re Invited to ‘A Gardener’s Wedding’

 June 25, 2014

A year in the planning, "A Gardener's Wedding" fills both floors and spills outdoors at Branford Community House on Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, hosted by Branford Garden Club (BGC).

Get In on the Fun July 1

 June 25, 2014

Mark your calendars and ready your sneakers for Family Fun, Food, & Games on the Branford Town Green. On the first Tuesday in July and August (July 1 and Aug. 5) beginning at 5:30 p.m., the Community Dining Room (CDR) and East Shore Health Department will...

Mixed-Use 'Atlantic Wharf' Proposed at Atlantic Wire Brownfield

 June 25, 2014

The principals behind a proposal to transform the former Atlantic Wire into "Atlantic Wharf," a multi-use property with 205 rental apartments and space for a restaurant, professional offices and boutiques in the mix, have described their progress with...

Exceeding Expectations: NBHS Class of 2014

 June 24, 2014

Clad in Thunderbird purple and white, the North Branford High School Class of 2014 exceeded expectations and joined the first high school graduates of "Generation Z," as described by Valedictorian Kevin Sullivan as "…our class passion; our...

Free Summer Meals for 18 & Under at BHS, Tisko

 June 24, 2014

Branford Superintendent of Schools Hamlet Hernandez has just announced that free summer breakfast and lunches will be served weekdays at Tisko Elementary School and Branford High School to any child age 18 and under in the district, "no strings attached." The meals...

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