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Obituaries • Published May 22, 2019 03:10 p.m.

Kathy (Lord) Brangi

Kathy (Lord) Brangi, longtime resident of Guilford, passed away peacefully May 18, surrounded by her family and closest friends at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was the wife of John J. Brangi, Jr....

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Obituaries • Published May 22, 2019 02:20 p.m.

Edward Francis Mahon

Edward Francis Mahon, 95, of North Haven passed away peacefully on May 17 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Lucille Stimpson Mahon. Ed was born in New...

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Obituaries • Published May 22, 2019 12:30 p.m.

Andrew Fierlit, Sr.

Andrew Fierlit, Sr., 74, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on May 16 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 52 years to Donna Jean Hallal...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2019 02:56 a.m.

Valley Boys’ Lacrosse Posts Eight Wins for Regular Season; Softball and Girls’ Tennis Take First Defeats

Boys’ LacrosseThe Valley Regional boys’ lacrosse squad played a pair of games last week and came away with a split. The Warriors record moved to 8-8 to finish ...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2019 02:55 a.m.

Warriors Notch a Big Victory in Postseason Push

The Valley Regional girls’ lacrosse team is making one final push to reach the Class S State Tournament after picking up a win against Haddam-Killingworth last week. The Warriors record...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2019 02:54 a.m.

Rams Stay in Playoff Chase Following Three-Win Week

The Old Saybrook softball team is making a final push to qualify for the postseason after turning in its best week of results this year. The Rams played games against Portland, Northwest Catholic, ...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2019 02:53 a.m.

Old Saybrook Baseball, Girls’ Lacrosse Finish Regular Season Strong

BaseballThe Old Saybrook boys’ baseball team had a full plate last week with four games on the slate. The Rams took home three wins and finished the regular season...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2019 02:52 a.m.

Westbrook’s Tennis Teams Notch Four Wins Apiece; Baseball and Softball Each Grab a Victory

Girls’ TennisThe Westbrook girls’ tennis team finished up the regular season with the tall task of playing four matches in three days. The Knights won each...

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Obituaries • Published May 21, 2019 04:44 p.m.

William Joseph Lavin, MD

William Joseph Lavin, MD, of Guilford passed away peacefully on May 15 at Yale-New Haven Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Mary Anne (Knox) Lavin. Bill was born in...

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Obituaries • Published May 21, 2019 04:33 p.m.

Barbara F. Johnston

Barbara F. Johnston died following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease on May 9 at Gladeview Rehabilitation & Health Center. She was born July 10, 1932, in Waterbury, the daughter of ...

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Obituaries • Published May 21, 2019 03:08 p.m.

Ruth S. Taylor

Ruth S. Taylor of Killingworth and longtime resident of Guilford passed away peacefully at home on May 18. Ruth was born on Sept. 9, 1926, at Yale-New Haven Hospital to her late parents Hazel and...

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Obituaries • Published May 21, 2019 02:47 p.m.

Richard Byron Morron

Richard Byron Morron, 90, passed away peacefully on April 18 in Guilford with his family at his side. He had lived in Connecticut (Wilton, Greenwich, and Madison) since 1966.Richard...

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Local News • Published May 21, 2019 02:46 p.m.

Accidental Fentanyl Exposure Feared for Old Saybrook Police Officer

During an investigation of a suspicious person this morning, Old Saybrook Police Officer Christopher Palmieri was accidentally exposed to a drug suspected to be fentanyl. He was hospitalized and...

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Obituaries • Published May 21, 2019 02:26 p.m.

Cynthia Anne (Johnson) Dooley

Cynthia Anne (Johnson) Dooley, of Lake City, Florida, passed away on April 30. She was born at St. Raphael’s Hospital in New Haven on March 5, 1964.She lived in Guilford for the...

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Local News • Published May 21, 2019 02:30 p.m.

Barberry Hill Farm Up for Sale

After more than 100 years as a working farm in Madison, the Barberry Hill Farm is up for sale. Farm owners and operators Kelly and Kingsley Goddard recently made the tough decision to sell in...

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Local News • Published May 21, 2019 04:30 p.m.

Rising Waters: Madison Officials Discuss Coastal Resiliency Actions

While there are a lot of perks to living on the shoreline, increasingly frequent and damaging flooding isn’t one of them. As sea level continues to rise, Madison officials are discussing...

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Local News • Published May 21, 2019 02:53 p.m.

Madison’s Electronic Beach Pass Program Delayed

Not so fast. Last week town officials had announced that a new electronic beach pass system would be ready to go for Memorial Day, but plans have changed.Because the new system is not ready ...

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Local News • Published May 22, 2019 07:53 a.m.

Madison Nationally Recognized for Complete Streets Policy

Thanks to some hard working volunteers, Madison now has another award to its name. The town recently placed fifth in the nation in a Complete Streets competition, a competition honoring towns...

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Local News • Published May 21, 2019 02:13 p.m.

Madison Budgets Approved at Referendum

On May 14, residents came out to the polls in small numbers but still overwhelmingly approved both the town and school budgets for fiscal year 2019-’20. The town budget was approved with 1,...

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Local News • Published May 22, 2019 07 a.m.

Hope for Huntington’s: Chatfield Hollow State Park Hosts Connecticut Team Hope Walk

The Connecticut Team Hope Walk was held at Chatfield Hollow State Park the morning of May 19 to raise money for the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. The walk drew more than 100...

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Local News • Published May 22, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Madison’s Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies

The Madison Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 27. The organizers are counting on the usual participants to be there and to show their usual patriotism, so boy scouts, girl scouts,...

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Local News • Published May 23, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Madison Chamber Antique Show This Weekend

The Madison Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an outdoor Vintage, Repurposed Goods, and Antiques Show on Saturday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Madison Town Green. Dealers from throughout...

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Local News • Published May 22, 2019 08 a.m.

Killingworth Memorial Day Parade Information

The annual Killingworth Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m. This year’s parade will follow a slightly different route due to construction at the Route 81 traffic ...

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Local News • Published May 23, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Banisch: The Things We Need to Fear

I’ve had a number of people ask me why I don’t address the budget situation at the state level in more detail and more often in my column. Because the situation is very fluid,...

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Local News • Published May 23, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Madison Scouts Tour Gettysburg

Madison Boy Scouts of America Troop 490 spent the first weekend in May hiking and camping in Gettysburg National Military Park, learning the history of the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place...

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