Tuesday, December 07, 2021

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 01, 2021 04:54 p.m.

Bernice E. Woliver

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the sudden passing of Bernice E. Woliver on Nov. 29, at the age of 86. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard A. Woliver (Tiny). Bernice...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 01, 2021 04:53 p.m.

Amy J. Lentz

Amy J. Lentz, born on a sunny June 11, in the year of her choosing, peacefully slipped away into the hands of God on Nov. 26 after a brief illness. Amy was surrounded by the love of her family,...

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Local News • Published Dec. 01, 2021 02:34 p.m.

Branford Land Trust and Local Environmental Groups Join Forces to Protect Jarvis Creek Salt Marsh

The Branford Land Trust (BLT), in partnership with the Guilford Land Conservation Trust, the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP), and the Seedlings Foundation,...

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Local News • Published Dec. 01, 2021 02:06 p.m.

Chester’s Gone Celestial Again—Starry Night Public Art Installation Starts Dec. 3

Starting Friday, Dec. 3, at 5:45 p.m., Chester Center will illuminate the sky with a special two-month-long public art installation featuring 200, 3 ½- and 7-foot hand-fabricated stars. The...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 01, 2021 12:09 p.m.

Brian Webster

Brian Webster, longtime resident of Hamden and most recently of Branford, passed away on Nov. 26 at his home after a brief illness.Mr. Webster was born in New Haven on Oct. 31, 1950, son of ...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 01, 2021 12:09 p.m.

Janet (Maginniss) Moffat

Janet (Maginniss) Moffat, longtime resident of Guilford, passed away peacefully on Nov. 28 at Guilford House. The beloved wife of the late John Hugh Moffat, Mrs. Moffat was born in West Haven on...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 01, 2021 10:52 a.m.

Barbara M. Feiner

Barbara M. Feiner died peacefully on Nov. 22 after 95 wonderful years, now resting in a well-deserved heavenly peace. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Class of 1944 ...

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Local News • Published Dec. 01, 2021 09:45 a.m.

Gister Steps Down from Chester First Selectman Office

In an email sent late on Nov, 30, recently re-elected Chester First Selectwoman Lauren Gister announced that she will step down from her post in early January, 2022, to take a job as a town...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:49 p.m.

William B. McGeorge, Jr.

William B. McGeorge, Jr., 90, passed away peacefully on Nov. 12 at his home in Old Saybrook. Bill was born in Greenwich Hospital on June 7, 1931, to the late William Brimble McGeorge and Margaret...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:48 p.m.

Michael P. ‘Mike’ Long

Michael P. Long, “Mike” as he liked to be called, of Essex passed away on Nov. 21 from complications due to a stroke. Mike was born July 28, 1953, to Robert P. and Mary (Mills) Long...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:48 p.m.

Myles Allen Melillo

Myles Allen Melillo, 66, of North Haven passed away peacefully on Nov. 26 at Yale New Haven Hospital/St. Raphael Campus with his family by his side. Born in New Haven on Oct. 21, 1955, he was the...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:48 p.m.

Anthony F. Mulone

Anthony F. Mulone of East Haven, formerly of Branford, died on Nov. 28, at Branford Hills Health Care. He was the husband of the late Carol Cheeseman Mulone. He was the father of Linda Cyr (Glen)...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:48 p.m.

Thomas S. Cox

Thomas S. Cox, 57, of East Haven passed away at home on Nov. 24, surrounded by his family. He was born June 27, 1964, in New Haven to the late Elwood “Babe” Cox and Joan (Toohey) Cox....

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:47 p.m.

Theresa Ann ‘Nonnie’ Adams

Theresa Ann “Nonnie” Adams, 76, of Branford died on Nov. 22 at Yale New Haven Hospital with her family by her side. She was the beloved mother of Pamela Fusco (Anthony) and Angela...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:46 p.m.

Emily E. Dauenhauer

Emily E. Dauenhauer, 37, of Norwalk, formerly of North Haven, passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 24. Born in New Haven on July 13, 1984, she was the beloved daughter of Richard and Mary...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:46 p.m.

Richard Allen ‘Ric’ Burgess

Richard Allen “Ric” Burgess, 66, of Clinton, formerly of Somers, passed away on Nov. 22. Born in Montreal, Canada, Ric was the son of the late James and Alvina (Cormier) Burgess. He...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:46 p.m.

Guilford

Barbara Elizabeth Hartmann, 86, of Madison, passed away on Nov. 19 at home after a brief illness. Barbara was born April 2, 1935, in Shelton to the late Elizabeth Prislopsky. Barbara grew up in...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:45 p.m.

Edith ‘Edie’ Orleans Shay

Edith “Edie” Orleans Shay, 76, of Guilford passed away on Nov. 23, peacefully at her home with her loving husband by her side after a long battle with cancer. The beloved wife of...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:44 p.m.

Eleanor A. Ruotolo

Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, Eleanor A. Ruotolo, 99, longtime resident of Guilford passed away peacefully at Apple Rehabilitation of Guilford.Eleanor was born in New Haven on Oct. 7, 1922,...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:44 p.m.

Jason Leon Schaefer

Jason Leon Schaefer, 33, of Deep River died tragically in Longmont, Colorado. Jason was born July 1, 1988, in Connecticut where he grew up. Jason worked at the USPS in Deep River and in Longmont,...

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Person of the Week • Published Dec. 01, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Terry Shaw: Safe Landings

Connecticut’s shoreline has seen a fortunate improvement in the health of a number of animal species in the last few decades. Marine mammals, fish stocks, birds, and other mammal have all...

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Person of the Week • Published Dec. 01, 2021 08:30 a.m.

‘Ever a Scout’: John Zane Celebrates 75 Years in Scouting

Now in his 75th year in scouting, John Karl Zane has made quite an impact on scouts along the shoreline, and beyond. His journey started in March 1946 in New Haven when he mustered in with his...

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Person of the Week • Published Dec. 01, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Steve Bruce: Sing, Sing, Sing

Steve Bruce has done the same thing at Christmas for the last 25 years. It’s goes beyond the obvious—decorating the tree, opening presents, enjoying a holiday meal. For the past...

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Person of the Week • Published Dec. 01, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Suxiao Yang Looks to Knit Together Crafters to Give Back to Community

One year ago, Suxiao Yang and her husband, Augustine Hadelich, were on his family’s farm in Italy when the country again went into a pandemic lockdown. Little did Suxiao know that she would ...

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Person of the Week • Published Dec. 01, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Peter Nye: Teaching, Learning, and Leading

Not many teachers can say their start actually began at training camp for the New York Giants, but Peter Nye can. It’s a path that’s led him to become a very recognizable face around ...

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