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Obituaries • Published Jan. 17, 2019 05:59 p.m.

Beatrice E. (Wolfe) Armstead

Beatrice E. (Wolfe) Armstead, 91, longtime resident of Guilford, passed away peacefully Jan. 10 surrounded by her loving family at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was the wife of the late George F....

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 17, 2019 05:35 p.m.

Marion Matheson Johnson DuBosque

Marion Matheson Johnson (“Johnny”) DuBosque, 97, died peacefully at home in Essex on Jan. 7. Born in New York City on Nov. 7, 1921, Marion grew up in Garden City, Huntington Bay, and ...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 17, 2019 05:10 p.m.

Frank Mendillo

Frank Mendillo, 93, husband of Carmel of Clinton, passed away peacefully on Jan. 13. His family and close friends were by his side. Frank was born on Dec. 7, 1925, in New Haven, to the late...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 17, 2019 03:32 p.m.

Stephen J. Lengel

Stephen J. Lengel, 96, of Branford passed away on Jan. 11 in Yale-New Haven Hospital St. Raphael Campus.He was the loving uncle of JoAnn Corder of Hallandale Beach, Florida, and Gregory...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 17, 2019 03:07 p.m.

Antoinette Elefante Porto

Antoinette Elefante Porto, 85, of Branford, beloved wife of 56 years to Michael A. Porto, passed away on Jan. 13 in Connecticut Hospice.She was the loving mother of Andrew M. (Lorena) Porto ...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 17, 2019 02:50 p.m.

Irene J. Smith

Irene J. Smith of Cornfield Point, Old Saybrook, died on Jan. 10 at the age of 94. She was the widow of Howard F. Smith and was predeceased by her son James. She is survived by her son Stephen,...

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Local News • Published Jan. 17, 2019 12:45 p.m.

Smile Anyway: Feb. 5 Info Session to Help Branford Build a Recovery Friendly Community

Did you know that opioids are the number one cause of preventable deaths in the U.S. today ahead of car crashes and gunshot wounds combined? And it's not just in big cities; there's a 110...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 17, 2019 12:39 p.m.

Douglas Cargill Ryan

Douglas Ryan of Old Saybrook and Essex quietly passed away at Apple Rehab in Old Saybrook on Jan. 11. He was born in 1924.He was a graduate of the Coast Guard Academy, and after his service ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:21 a.m.

LaRose Makes an Impact on the Mat and Beyond

Keldon LaRose pinned down a big-time milestone in his final season as a member of the Guilford wrestling team. The senior captain is also proving a tremendous leader who’s competing for a...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:21 a.m.

Knibbs Nets Major Gains as Stalwart Stopper

The power of perseverance is a key component of any high school athlete’s four-year journey. One person who can certainly attest to that is Clayton Knibbs, who bounced back from an injury...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:21 a.m.

Moore-Markey Makes the Most of Her Senior Season

Kaitlyn Moore-Markey joined the Branford girls’ swimming and diving team when she was looking to try something new as a freshman. Kaitlyn had always loved the water and decided that she...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:21 a.m.

Borrelli Makes Huge Progress in the Pool

Stephen Borrelli had zero experience as a competitive swimmer when he joined the North Haven boys’ swimming and diving team in his freshman year. On his first day of practice, Head Coach...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:21 a.m.

Cordova Makes All-SCC for the Resurgent Easties

Ryan Cordova had a special senior season for the East Haven football team. A senior captain, Ryan made huge contributions on both sides of the ball to help the Yellowjackets launch a major...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:21 a.m.

Perras Proud to Join the Shoreline as Old Saybrook’s JV Coach

While coaching and competing in the Eastern Connecticut Conference, Chris Perras was always eager to travel westward to see the scope of the Shoreline Conference circuit. Now, Chris has his chance ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:21 a.m.

Perras Proud to Join the Shoreline as Old Saybrook’s JV Coach

While coaching and competing in the Eastern Connecticut Conference, Chris Perras was always eager to travel westward to see the scope of the Shoreline Conference circuit. Now, Chris has his chance ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:21 a.m.

Five North Haven Athletes Sign On to Play in College

Five senior student-athletes who attend North Haven High School recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. The Indians’ athletes ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:21 a.m.

Four Warriors Sign On to Compete in College

The Valley Regional High School athletic department recently held a ceremony at which several Warriors’ athletes signed a National Letter of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level....

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Sports • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:20 a.m.

Guilford Senior Athletes Announce College Choices

Five senior student-athletes from Guilford High School recently made their commitment to play sports at the collegiate level. The Indians’ athletes who announced their college selections...

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Sports • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:20 a.m.

Marshall to Play Division I Basketball at Sacred Heart University

Westbrook High School senior Savannah Marshall has committed to play for the Division I women’s basketball team at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield. Marshall has been a starter on the...

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Sports • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:20 a.m.

Sensational Senior Six Sees Three State Titles with Hand Boys’ Soccer

The Hand boys’ soccer team won its third consecutive Class L state title during the 2018 fall season. Six of the senior athletes who competed for the Tigers were on the squad for each of...

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Sports • Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:20 a.m.

Hand Unified Soccer Has a Good Time on the Golf Course

The Unified Soccer team at Daniel Hand High School took a break from soccer to work on its golf game at Kleins’ Golf Range in Madison. The students who took to the links for Hand were Regan ...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 16, 2019 03:49 p.m.

Emma LaMonica

Emma LaMonica, 95, of East Haven died on Nov. 17 at Connecticut Hospice. She was born in New Haven on May 25, 1923, to the late Joseph and Cristina LaMonica.She worked as an assembler and...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 16, 2019 03:38 p.m.

Anthony Manzi

Anthony Manzi, 90, of Branford, died on Nov. 15 at Watrous Nursing Home, Madison. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Torre Manzi. He was born in New Haven on May 15, 1928, to the late Peter...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 16, 2019 02:34 p.m.

Paul Francis Boileau

Paul Francis Boileau of Branford died on Jan. 14 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Manola Schiavo of Branford.He was the father of Ethan Paul Boileau and Alayna...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 16, 2019 02:15 p.m.

Paul R. Tomasello

Paul R. Tomasello, 42, of Wallingford died on Nov. 16 at his home. He was the husband of Kelly Garneau Tomasello. Paul was born in New Haven on May 29, 1976.Paul worked as a financial...

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