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Local News • Published June 30, 2020 05:46 p.m.

Clinton Town Historian Position Now Official

On June 17, the Clinton Town Council officially created the position of town historian. The historian will serve a five-year term and make annual reports to the council.The Town Council...

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Local News • Published July 02, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Baxter Needs a Backer

Baxter is all dressed up in his tuxedo, but right now he has no place to go. This handsome boy is playful, sweet-natured, friendly, and looking for someone to offer him a place in their hearts...

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Local News • Published July 01, 2020 09:30 a.m.

Youth Activism Yet to Be Reflected at the Polls

As the November election looms closer and with young voters in particular once again being encouraged to vote, the Harbor News took a look to see just how many young voters actually do...

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Local News • Published July 01, 2020 08:55 a.m.

Water Issues Remain on Clinton’s Rocky Ledge—and Elsewhere

In 1997 Clinton was ordered by the state to fix water contamination issues in town, including the Rocky Ledge area. More than 20 years later, there is still no resolution in sight for that...

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Local News • Published July 01, 2020 09 a.m.

North Madison Firefighters Drive 800 Miles to Donate Truck to Tiny Indiana Town

The camaraderie and solidarity of firefighters transcends differences in geography—something the North Madison Volunteer Fire Company (NMVFC) proved last month as members drove more than...

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Local News • Published June 30, 2020 05:44 p.m.

Madison Continues Moving Toward Reopening With Summer Concert Return, Town Campus Access

As Connecticut continues to see a positive response from its efforts to control the COVID pandemic, Madison is looking ahead to further reopening, with town properties and programs slowly phasing...

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Local News • Published July 01, 2020 08:15 a.m.

Madison Ambulance Association Still Struggling

The town is still on-track to conduct a long-planned study to assess new operating models for the Madison Ambulance Association (MAA) this year, according to First Selectman Peggy Lyons, as the...

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Local News • Published June 30, 2020 05:43 p.m.

Madison Planning & Zoning Commission Deadlocked on Addiction Rehab Center Proposal

The Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) failed to reach a consensus on a highly contentious application for an alcohol and drug rehab center in North Madison, with the denial or approval...

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Local News • Published July 02, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Lyons: Our Journey Continues

As we enter the height of the summer season, we can all be grateful for a return to some level of normalcy in our town. I am excited to see more businesses opening their doors, and children...

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Local News • Published June 30, 2020 05:40 p.m.

GPD Warns New Scams Target People with Personal Information, Simulated Phone Numbers

Guilford residents are encountering new tactics and new types of harassment from scammers, according to Guilford Police Department (GPD) Sergeant Martina Jakober, using publicly gleaned...

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Local News • Published June 30, 2020 05:40 p.m.

Guilford Board of Education Votes to End Use of ‘Indians’ at GHS, Will Begin Search for New Mascot

The Board of Education (BOE) voted on June 29 to end the use of “Indians” as the Guilford High School (GHS) mascot and moniker effective immediately, based on its offensiveness to...

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Local News • Published July 01, 2020 08:32 a.m.

Guilford Takes First Step in Adopting Policies for Non-English Speakers

In June, the Guilford Board of Selectmen (BOS) voted to adopt an official Title VI Limited English Proficiency (LEP) policy that will ensure that all town agencies and departments have procedures...

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Obituaries • Published June 30, 2020 03:53 p.m.

Anthony Bernard Donlan

Anthony Donlan died June 25. He was born on June 6, 1929, in New Haven to the late Clara Soreca and Bernard Donlan. Anthony lived in New Haven the majority of his childhood and graduated from...

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Obituaries • Published June 30, 2020 03:28 p.m.

Chris Helland

Chris Helland, 45, of New Haven passed away June 25 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was born on June 8, 1975, in New Haven to Arne and Regina (Esposito) Helland of East Haven, and leaves four...

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Local News • Published July 02, 2020 12:01 a.m.

North Haven RTC Treats National Guard Troops to Lunch

On June 16, the North Haven Republican Town Committee supplied lunch to the men and women of the Connecticut Air National Guard. The troops have been working a detail providing personal protective ...

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Local News • Published June 30, 2020 02:59 p.m.

End of an Era for QChamber: Dee Prior Nesti Retires

After a lengthy career with the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce including serving as its executive director, Dee Prior Nesti has retired from the chamber.To celebrate her retirement, the...

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Local News • Published July 02, 2020 12:01 a.m.

East Haven Beach Update from the Mayor’s Office

This year has implemented many changes due to COVID 19. Currently, Mayor Joseph Carfora’s emergency ordinance is in place restricting our Town Beach to East Haven residents only. This...

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Local News • Published June 30, 2020 02:54 p.m.

EHHS Class of 2020 Will Graduate In Person

The East Haven High School Class of 2020 will have its moment in the sun. A modified graduation ceremony will be held starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 11 on the grounds of the high school....

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Person of the Week • Published July 01, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Mike Long: The Long and Short of It

When Mike Long learned about Sustainable Essex, he had no hesitation. He knew he wanted to be involved.“It immediately resonated,” he says.He was drawn to the...

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Person of the Week • Published July 01, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Keeping Kids Safe & Happy at Camp Menunkatuck 2020

While Megan Wallace has led Guilford Parks & Recreation’s Camp Menunkatuck for many years, this summer, Megan, together with her assistant director Matt Landry-McWilliams and a team of...

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Person of the Week • Published July 01, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Jamie Torello: Fundraising for Cancer in Mom’s Memory

Not a day goes by in which East Haven native Jamie Torello doesn’t think about her mom, who passed in July of last year from lung cancer. That love for family prompted Jamie to begin...

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Person of the Week • Published July 01, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Shauna DeStefano: Meet the New Assistant Director

Earlier this year—shortly before word of the COVID pandemic began hitting the news—positive changes were quietly taking place at the North Haven Memorial Library. In January, Shauna...

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Person of the Week • Published July 01, 2020 08:30 a.m.

June Hansen Brings ‘People Person’ Skills to Registrars’ Office

Every time there’s an election or referendum in Clinton, people pack into the Town Hall Green Room as polls close and spend the night excitedly talking until the moment the results are...

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Person of the Week • Published July 01, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Vigliotti Hopes Many will Rise to the Summer Breeze Challenge for SARAH

With some major fundraisers set aside due to COVID-19 this year, SARAH Foundation’s Kim Vigliotti is hoping the shoreline will rise to the challenge—the virtual Summer Breeze...

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Person of the Week • Published July 01, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Cynthia Barker: Sewing Up Friendships

When Cynthia Barker, a part-time staffer at the Madison Senior Center, began sewing protective face masks at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, she quickly realized that the effort can...

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