Tuesday, December 07, 2021

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Sports • Published Dec. 04, 2021 04:52 p.m.

Hand Takes 21-20 OT Loss to St. Joseph in Playoffs

Hand football Head Coach Erik Becker keeps replaying the events of his team’s Class L State Playoff game against St. Joseph. After the Tigers saw their season end with a one-point overtime...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Dec. 02, 2021 11:33 a.m.

Sweeney Helps the Tigers Swim to State Gold

Grace Sweeney proved one of the most dependable athletes for the Hand girls’ swimming and diving squad this fall. In her first season with the team, Grace, a senior, earned All-State honors ...

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


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

Deb Milardo: Focusing on the Human Factor

“There are going to be some big shoes to fill”—that was the quote from last week’s Board of Selectman meeting by First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons when announcing the...

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Local News • Published Dec. 01, 2021 07 a.m.

It’s the Holiday Season in Madison

Downtown Madison featured hay rides, firetrucks, hot cider, shopping specials, and a visit from Santa as part of the Holiday Celebration and Small Business Saturday on Nov. 27 organized by the...

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Local News • Published Dec. 01, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Madison Senior Center Adds to Exercise Programming

Exercise classes have long been a part of the Senior Center curriculum since its inception and with some recent additions, the center’s programs are now offering an array of offerings for...

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Local News • Published Nov. 30, 2021 02:14 p.m.

Youth Board Brings New Initiatives to Madison Arts Barn

The Madison Arts Barn (MAB) has been a vital part of the town’s youth outreach since 2000, promoting and developing the artistic skills of shoreline youth, and has recently renewed its...

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Local News • Published Dec. 02, 2021 12:01 a.m.

The Country School Offering $15,000 in Merit Scholarships

In celebration of The Country School’s 65th anniversary, the Board of Trustees is offering merit scholarships to students applying for admission to grades 4 to 8 for fall 2022.The...

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Local News • Published Dec. 02, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Shoreline Arts Alliance Receives $50,000 Grant from CT Humanities Council

Shoreline Arts Alliance is the proud recipient of a $50,000 grant from the Connecticut Humanities Council, recognizing its commitment to transforming lives through the arts. Throughout the...

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Letters • Published Dec. 01, 2021 08 a.m.

Their Good Work is Evident

When Bob MacDonald created the Advisory Council on Community Appearance (ACCA) more than 30 years ago, it was in response to the near-instant construction of the Henny Penny on Route 1. I write to ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 29, 2021 03:31 p.m.

Hand Defeats Guilford 43-18, Qualifies for Playoffs

The Daniel Hand High School football team is headed back to the postseason. After earning a 43-18 win versus Guilford on Thanksgiving Eve and getting some help from a few other teams in the state, ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 29, 2021 02:08 a.m.

Cougars Take 22-17 Loss to Warriors in Principal’s Cup Battle

The Haddam-Killingworth football team had a 17-point lead at halftime when it faced Valley Regional-Old Lyme (VR-OL) in the battle for the Principal’s Cup last week. However, the Warriors...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 23, 2021 04:51 p.m.

Bruce Graham Clinton

After a long and courageous battle with interstitial lung disease, an onset attributed to autoimmune disease, Bruce Clinton passed away Nov. 15, at home surrounded by his loving family at the age...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 23, 2021 04:50 p.m.

Eileen Cunningham Russell

Eileen Cunningham Russell, born Nov. 18, 1927, has passed away Nov. 18, after a courageous, four-year battle with cancer while surrounded by family at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown. Born on...

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Person of the Week • Published Nov. 24, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Oakley Walker: Fostering Pride in Madison

Of the many reasons for residents to feel Madison pride, such as the town’s history or its parks and shoreline, another is Oakley Walker. This recent graduate has been an important voice in ...

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Local News • Published Nov. 24, 2021 07 a.m.

Books, Hugs, and Happiness at the Scranton Library

Rachel Grasso is all smiles giving a hug to Joan Talman during Lydia Holland’s Cuddlers and Crawlers Storytime at the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library on Nov. 22. The class meets on Mondays...

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Local News • Published Nov. 24, 2021 08:48 a.m.

Madison Celebrates with Native Tree Planting

Mad for Trees is a grassroots local group concerned with the loss of trees due to the increase in severe storms, drought, and invasive pests. To celebrate Madison’s 200th anniversary, the...

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Local News • Published Nov. 23, 2021 03:49 p.m.

Madison Newcomers Program Looking for Members

The Madison Newcomers Club was created in 1968 to welcome new residents to town and provide valuable information to make transitions to the shoreline as smooth as possible. This group continues to ...

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Local News • Published Nov. 23, 2021 02:46 p.m.

Starry Nights Predicted in Madison

As the holidays approach, local businesses are coordinating efforts to add an extra layer of holiday cheer and fun to Madison. This community and business collaboration is bringing brightly lit...

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Local News • Published Nov. 25, 2021 12:01 a.m.

A Letter of Thanksgiving from Guilford/Madison Interfaith Clergy

We, members of the clergy and other spiritual leaders in Guilford and Madison, extend our heartfelt wishes for a blessed Thanksgiving. We pray that this season of abundance also be a season of...

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Local News • Published Nov. 23, 2021 11:19 a.m.

Crafts, Cookies, and Karen’s Café Coming for NMCC Fair

The North Madison Congregational Church Holiday Craft Fair returns on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. As the church celebrates more than 25 years of crafts, cookies, and Karen’s...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 22, 2021 03:38 p.m.

Suzanne Candace ‘Candy’ (Minear) Laragy

Suzanne Candace “Candy” (Minear) Laragy was a loving wife, mother, sister, Mimi, friend, and teacher. She was 76 years old when she passed away at home in Madison on Nov. 17. She was ...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 22, 2021 03:33 p.m.

Theresa Marie Rooney

On Nov. 17, Theresa Marie Rooney passed away peacefully. Theresa was a resident of Madison and formerly a longtime resident of the Bronx, New York.Theresa was born in the Bronx, New York on ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 22, 2021 12 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Swimming Claims Class M State Crown

Head Coach Jen Lyman had big expectations for the Hand girls’ swimming and diving team coming into the 2021 season. The Tigers fulfilled their coach’s goals when they took first...

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