Thursday, September 24, 2020

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PeterþÄôs Rock Association put out a call to help clean up the downed trees on Saturday 19th from 8:30am to noon.  The group set out to clear the downed trees blocking parts of the red trail. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Clearing a Path at Peter’s Rock

Published Sep. 22, 2020 03:20 p.m. • 15 Photos
The town came out on a sunny, but, cool Sunday afternoon for the Rock Bottom band. The Clinton Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Sept 20th concert on the Abraham Pierson Elementary School lawn, a part of the  2020 Michael B. Ierardi Memorial, Jr. Concert Series.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/Harbor News

The Sounds of Summer in Clinton

Published Sep. 22, 2020 03:21 p.m. • 16 Photos
The 6th annual Chester Dog Fair took place September 19th at the Chester Fairgrounds, from 9:30am to 4:30pm. COVID-19 safety protocols were used, with attendees having temperatures and phone numbers taken to keep track of all those attending, masks were worn at all times, except when eating.   Music, and Doggy Olympic Events, vendors, food, a raffle and the Lure Course were some of the fun activities for attendees. Richard Raport  found a sunny spot for lunch with Josh, and  talked with Kate Holthausen.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Chester Holds Sixth Annual Dog Fair

Published Sep. 22, 2020 03:21 p.m. • 17 Photos
A massive tag sale was held on Sunday  from noon to 4pm at the Dudley Farm in Guilford. John Termine looks over a book for sale. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Finding a Bargain at Dudley Farm

Published Sep. 22, 2020 03:22 p.m. • 12 Photos
Screams will be heard through the woods, Friday and Saturday nights until October 30th. The Haunted Isle opened a weekend earlier then usual; with the new social distancing COVID-19 protocols in place limited visitors, and masks being worn by actors and attendees. Tickets are available on line and are time slotted to make it safe during the pandemic. Amara Stone adds a bit of blood to her sister Alaini's face and neck.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

The Haunted Isle is Back at Shore Line Trolley Museum

Published Sep. 22, 2020 03:20 p.m. • 22 Photos
The Chester Rotary Club held a Take-out Lobster Dinner Fundraiser at the Chester Fairgrounds on Saturday night, with 2 hot lobster dinners,corn on the cob, baked potato, butter rolls and coleslaw,  packed up to go for a drive through pick up. Over 200 meals were ordered. Angela Jones, Greg Jones, Kaitlin Sarsfield and Ted Taigen pack up the lobsters. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Chester Rotary Club Holds Take-Out Lobster Dinner Fundraiser

Published Sep. 15, 2020 04:19 p.m. • 19 Photos
The Town of Madison in co-ordination with civic organizations, honored those individuals lost on 9/11 with a public ceremony  Friday evening at 6 p.m., September 11th at Memorial Town Hall, marking the 19th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attack on our nation. Pam McKinnon welcomed everyone gathered, joined by Rev. Todd Vetter from the First Congregational Church, Madison, State Senator Christine Cohen, State Representative Noreen Kokoruda, and First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Source

Madison Remembers 9/11 with Special Ceremony

Published Sep. 15, 2020 03:31 p.m. • 17 Photos
Musical Folk held a safe distanced outdoor family hootenanny concert on the lawn of the North Haven Congregational Church Saturday morning at 9:30am. Liz McNicholl (white t-shirt) the Director/Owner of Musical Folk welcomed the families encouraging them to move and sing along with her other teachers playing and singing along. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Musical Folk Host Family Concert at NHCC

Published Sep. 15, 2020 03:13 p.m. • 11 Photos
Dennis Johnson, Director of Health for the Town of Guilford had a surprise multi vehicle parade outside of his Health Department office at Town Hall South Friday afternoon.   Dennis Johnson will be retiring after 20 years of service to the Town of Guilford. First Selectman Matt Hoey, Darka Lindgren, Administrative Assistant, and Dennis's wife Sharon react to Dennis's hands in the air as the Guilford Police sirens  blare. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Director of Health Gets Retirement Car Parade

Published Sep. 11, 2020 12:01 a.m. • 13 Photos
Friday August 28th, 2020: 

A home on Pleasant Drive sustained severe damage from Thursday's storm.


Photo by Susan Lambert/The Courier

Aug. 27 Tornado Tears Through North Haven

Published Sep. 01, 2020 03:22 p.m. • 21 Photos
Currie Bloom, 3rd L, of New York City, returns a serve during a game of beach volleyball on August 30, 2020 at the Madison Surf Club as Luke Dermody, L, of Plymouth Mass and Reilly Bloom, 2nd L, of Madison CT look on. Photo by Wesley Bunnell / The Source

A Day at the Beach in Madison

Published Sep. 01, 2020 03:23 p.m. • 12 Photos
Kripalu Yoga teacher Erin Schuster leads a yoga session in the garden at the Copper Beech Inn.  The class was followed by a prix fixe brunch and mimosa served by the historic Inn.


Photo by Susan Lambert/The Courier

Yoga at the Copper Beech Inn

Published Sep. 01, 2020 03:23 p.m. • 8 Photos
08/18/2020 :: REGION  :: STANDALONE :: Lucy Moore, 9, of Woodbridge attaches flowers to a hat Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, during a celebration of the 100th anniversary of Women's Suffrage in Mystic. The event, organized by the League of Women Voters of Southeastern Connecticut, celebrated the ratification of the 19th Amendment and featured performances of historic speeches as well as hat decorating and poster making. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Branford Celebrates 19th Amendment Centennail

Published Sep. 01, 2020 03:22 p.m. • 21 Photos
The East Haven High School track and football field were severely damaged in last Thursdays August 27 2020 storm.  A metal walkway is shown which was carried by the high winds and landed on top of a tractor.  Photo by Wesley Bunnell  / Courier

East Haven Field Wrecked by Microburst

Published Sep. 01, 2020 03:23 p.m. • 9 Photos
The Chester Sunday Market was back on Main St. in downtown Chester and will run every Sunday through October 11th from 10am to 1pm. Jamie Adametz picks up her fresh greens and Little Gene carring the box of mushrooms waves bye to Quinn (Ryan Quinn) from Long Table Farms.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Fresh from the Farm at Chester Sunday Market

Published Aug. 25, 2020 01:52 p.m. • 20 Photos
Volunteer with All The KingþÄôs Horses Equine Rescue, Amanda Hughart was teaching Abigail Scott horsemanship lessons at 1250 Long Hill Road, Guilford, part of a six week course. Abigail Scott lead Bugsy, who was an Amish Carting Horse, cheaning the horses shoes, brushing, and walking the horse. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Taking the Lead in Guilford

Published Aug. 25, 2020 03:14 p.m. • 12 Photos
The Madison FarmersþÄô Market had lines forming early, socially distanced, for the vendors on the town Green Friday, at 3pm. The FarmersþÄô Market runs through Thanksgiving, 3pm - 6pm on Fridays. David Zemelsky and Jen Hill from Star Light Gardens were busy helping customers. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Source

Pick of the Harvest at Madison Farmers’ Market

Published Aug. 25, 2020 03:18 p.m. • 15 Photos
North Haven High School alumni and current students as well as North Haven community members held a Black Lives Matter protest on the North Haven Town Green. The protest which had over 100 people gathered, had speakers share their stories, poetry and then group took to the streets with their message marching down Washington Ave. There were a few trucks that circled the Green with Blue Lives Matter flags, and other that stood on the edges of the Green observing, and some drivers passing by honking in support as they passed the Green.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Keeping the Momentum for BLM in North Haven

Published Aug. 25, 2020 03:02 p.m. • 44 Photos
It was Blues at the Beach! on Saturday afternoon at the East Haven Town Beach, when The Cobalt Rhythm Kings performed under the porch of the Beachhouse. Performers included,  Greg Benn on guitar, (filling in for Tom Smith), former long time drummer for the band Gil Hawkins, Wendell Jones on bass guitar and vocals, and Mark Zaretsky, vocals and harmonica. Haley and Jay Bodner enjoyed  the blues at the beach.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Background Music at East Haven Town Beach

Published Aug. 18, 2020 03:09 p.m. • 10 Photos
North HavenþÄôs Music Under the Stars on Tuesday nights might not be on the Town Green this year, but is still rocking at the North Haven Fairgrounds. This past week The PopRocks took the stage at 7pm.   
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Music Under the Stars is Still Rocking at North Haven Fairgrounds

Published Aug. 18, 2020 03:09 p.m. • 12 Photos
North Guilford Congregational Church held an Old Fashioned Country Emporium on Saturday August 15th behind the North Guilford Congredational Church which included book, penny candy, estate sale, plants, honey, country crafts, tag sale, and homemade peach shortcake. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

North Guilford Congregational Holds Old Fashioned Country Emporium

Published Aug. 18, 2020 03:10 p.m. • 11 Photos
Night Shift played in front of a good sized crowd on  the Westbrook Green, Friday night as a part of the towns free Summer Concert Series. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/Harbor News

Free Summer Concert Series Returns to Westbrook Green

Published Aug. 18, 2020 03:11 p.m. • 17 Photos
Tropical Storm Isaias damage on the East Haven Town Green.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Isaias Rips Through the Shoreline

Published Aug. 11, 2020 10:41 a.m. • 112 Photos
Claddagh Ridge Equestrian Center held an open house in Clinton Saturday from 12-4pm with food trucks, tours, $15 pony rides. Alana Martinez greets Icy London one of the horses in the stable.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/Harbor News

Out for a Ride in Clinton

Published Aug. 04, 2020 11:42 a.m. • 19 Photos
The Yo-Yo Guy! (John Higby) came to the Deep River Public Library and put on a high energy comedy show for campers and families on the libraryþÄôs front lawn.  
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Fooling Around at Deep River Library

Published Aug. 04, 2020 11:44 a.m. • 12 Photos
Families came out to Bauer Park to discover what critters live in the ponds, using nets and buckets Sunday morning at the Pond Dipping for Families class lead by Donna Dione, a Bauer Park instructor. Lindsie and Seth Winetrout look at the muddy net with Averie and Eli.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Source

Gone Dipping at Bauer Park

Published Aug. 04, 2020 02:08 p.m. • 20 Photos
The  Comet C/2020 F3 discovered by  NASAþÄôs Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE)mission  in March 2020, was visible over Ecology Park, in Branford on Monday night.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Sound

Viewing Comet NEOWISE

Published July 31, 2020 10:07 a.m. • 14 Photos
Madison Beach and Recreation held the Sunday Summer Concert Series on the Town Green from 6:00pm - 8:00 pm featuring The Larry Stevens Band.Cliff and Debbi Collins were the first up dancing on the Green.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Source

Madison Holds Sunday Summer Concert Series on the Town Green

Published July 28, 2020 02:42 p.m. • 16 Photos
Guilford Parks and Recreation held a pop up sand castle competition Friday at 1:00pm at Jacobs Beach. Lauren (Mom) Faith and Luke Testani work on building a sand castle.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Parks & Rec Holds Pop-Up Sand Castle Competition

Published July 28, 2020 02:34 p.m. • 20 Photos