July 23, 2014
As festival coordinator for North Branford's Potato and Corn (PoCo) Festival, Rosanne Krajewski recently received news as thrilling as any ride rising from the midway at Augur's Field July 31 to Aug. 3.
July 16, 2014
Motivated by a loving mom who fostered her joy of all things funny-and by dour elementary school teachers who did not-Sharon MacKinnel just may be the favorite teacher of every young student lucky enough to have entered her Branford classroom.
July 9, 2014
Branford native Jill Nesi has launched a local singing competition benefiting kids with cancer, and it's gaining momentum. Jill is the force behind Can U Sing USA, which started in Connecticut and has since added more states, including Florida, South Carolina, and...
July 2, 2014
From the brilliant purple stone holding a heartfelt message at the football field, to the press box that will soon carry his name, Joey Stone's presence can definitely be felt at North Branford High School (NBHS), even 12 years after his tragic death at 18.
June 25, 2014
On June 19, Branford High School (BHS) Class of 2014 valedictorian David Eaton got a standing ovation from his classmates, but he didn't get to give a speech.
June 18, 2014
When North Branford High School (NBHS) Class of 2014 Valedictorian Kevin Sullivan gives his commencement speech June 23, it won't take the audience long to ascertain this guy is charming, enigmatic, and gifted (no pressure, Kevin).
June 11, 2014
If you see something amazing that's been fixed, built, or otherwise created at Branford Public Schools (BPS), it's probably the work of Joe Kobylanksi, who goes by "Joe K."
June 4, 2014
When the 30th annual Branford Festival opens on the Town Green with a powerhouse night of music on Friday, June 13, Festival Chairman Dennis Nardella should take a moment to enjoy the show-because the next night, he'll be in one of the bands.
May 28, 2014
Debbie Verrillo, known as "Mrs. Debbie" to young library patrons, is understandably excited about the children's programming at North Branford's Edward Smith Library this summer.
May 21, 2014
At North Branford's Stanley T. Williams Community Center (STW), artist Helene Kuruc Zichichi is creating the butterfly (and bubbles) effect, and inviting residents to help.
May 14, 2014
Singer, actress, and voice teacher Karen Wagner-Iovanna's dad, Alan Wagner, is an actor, and when he found out his daughter had a superb singing voice, he dragged her kicking and screaming to an audition at 15 years old.
May 7, 2014
Gather the gang for Fashion's Night Out…Shop the Runway this Thursday, May 8, when you can catch a live runway show, discover (and shop) amazing shoreline boutique finds, enjoy appetizers, desserts, and a cash bar-and just have a great night out.Organized by the...
May 7, 2014
Gather the gang for Fashion's Night Out…Shop the Runway this Thursday, May 8, when you can catch a live runway show, discover (and shop) amazing shoreline boutique finds, enjoy appetizers, desserts, and a cash bar-and just have a great night out.
April 30, 2014
Many years before his unique beliefs and practices became embraced, Dr. Bernie Siegel was a surgeon at Yale-New Haven Hospital who commuted to work from his family home in Branford.On Friday, May 9, Bernie returns to town to...