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Sports • Published April 20, 2018 07:14 p.m.

Let’s Go FLUTES Hits High Note at OSPR Tourney

Old Saybrook Parks and Recreation (OSPR) held is annual Co-ed 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on March 23. A total of six teams made up of 6th-, 7th-, and 8th-graders from Old Saybrook participated...

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Sports • Published April 20, 2018 07:06 p.m.

Landino Takes First Place in State Free-Throw Contest

Westbrook resident Anna Landino finished in first place for the 9 year-old division in the Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Contest final on April 8. Landino made 15 of her 25 free-throw...

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Sports • Published April 20, 2018 07:05 p.m.

Astra Studio Brings its Best Moves to the BravO! Talent Competition

On the weekend of April 13-15, dancers from Astra Studio of Dance and Performing Arts in Old Saybrook attended the BravO! Talent Competition at North Branford High School. The dancers competed...

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Local News • Published April 20, 2018 05:05 p.m.

Don't Miss 'A Night at the Cabaret' In Branford May 4

On Friday May 4, entertainers found in the hottest piano bars in New York City (NYC) will recreate the experience in Branford for "A Night at the Cabaret." All proceeds from the...

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Local News • Published April 20, 2018 08:11 a.m.

New Indian Neck/Pine Orchard Co. 9 Firehouse Clears Final Branford Zoning Hurdle

With unanimous approval by Branford's Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC), a long process to replace Branford Fire Volunteer Co. 9's aging Indian Neck/Pine Orchard firehouse on Linden Avenue...

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Local News • Published April 20, 2018 12:08 p.m.

Students March in Madison Protesting Gun Violence

Around 10 a.m., a group of several dozen students gathered on the Madison town green and then marched downtown, protesting gun violence on the anniversary of the Columbine massacre.The...

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Local News • Published April 19, 2018 08:42 p.m.

Tabor Arts Branford Offers 'Peter Pan Jr.'; 'Disney Magic Carpet' Cabaret

With musical theatre performances of "Peter Pan Jr." coming to Branford April 27, 28 and 29; followed by June performances of a new "Disney Magic Carpet" kids' cabaret; non-profit Tabor Arts...

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Obituaries • Published April 19, 2018 06:10 p.m.

Mary Alice ‘Pepper’ Brogden

Mary Alice “Pepper” Brogden, 92, passed away peacefully on April 14, surrounded by family.Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Pepper graduated from Saint Ursula Academy and...

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Obituaries • Published April 19, 2018 05:56 p.m.

Bruce Thain

Bruce Thain was born in Brooklyn to Lawrence and Ruth Thain. He died at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford on April 14 with his beloved wife Vivian by his side, singing his favorite folk tunes....

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Obituaries • Published April 19, 2018 05:35 p.m.

Donald F. Allen, Jr.

Donald F. Allen, Jr., 66, of North Haven passed away on April 17 at the Smilow Hospital with his family at his side after a brief illness. Don was born in New Haven on June 1, 1951, the son of Rev....

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Obituaries • Published April 19, 2018 05:17 p.m.

Thereon Ramsdell

Thereon Ramsdell (Buster), 76, passed away peacefully on April 17 at home with family. Born in Bar Harbor, Maine, June 28, 1941, to Thereon and Pauline Ramsdell, he lived most of his life in...

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Obituaries • Published April 19, 2018 04:41 p.m.

Connie Filardi

Connie Filardi, longtime resident of Guilford, passed away peacefully April 14 into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus at Apple Rehab in Guilford, surrounded by her loving family. She...

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Obituaries • Published April 19, 2018 02:01 p.m.

George Omer Gelinas III

George Omer Gelinas III, of Furlong, Pennsylvania, passed peacefully from this life on March 19 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 59 years old. He was the beloved husband of Helen Kay...

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Obituaries • Published April 19, 2018 01:14 p.m.

Raymond S. Michalowski

Raymond S. Michalowski, “Ray,” of Branford died April 9 at his home in Branford. He was the loving husband of the late Estelle Makowski Michalowski for 55 years. Ray was born Sept....

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Obituaries • Published April 19, 2018 12:39 p.m.

Judith Anne Hunter

Judith Anne Hunter, 69, a lifelong resident of Branford, passed away on March 29 in her South Carolina home and ranch. Judith was the daughter of the late Louie and Helen Nemeth, and sister to the ...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2018 12:20 p.m.

Shoreline Sharks U-16 Wins USA Hockey Girls’ National Championship

The Shoreline Sharks U-16 Black (AA) team won the USA Girls’ Ice Hockey 2018 Tier II National Championship title by defeating the Vermont Shamrocks 1-0 in the final at the New England...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2018 12:19 p.m.

Mammele Redrawing the Record Books for Fairfield University Women’s Lacrosse

Former Daniel Hand High School field hockey and girls’ lacrosse player Erin Mammele recently set the Fairfield University women’s lacrosse team’s career record with 176 draw...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2018 12:19 p.m.

Hand Baseball Holds Preseason Pasta Dinner

The Hand baseball team recently held a preseason pasta dinner that was donated by Dave Donahue from Donahue’s of Madison prior to the team’s season opener against East Haven on March ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 19, 2018 12:18 p.m.

Milardo Back at H-K as JV Baseball Coach

Dan Milardo’s passion for baseball helped him have quite a successful career when he played at Haddam-Killingworth. Now, Dan is using his desire on the diamond to help the Cougars’...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 19, 2018 12:18 p.m.

Coppola’s Switch to Goalkeeper Paying Dividends

Luigi Coppola started off his lacrosse career as a defender, but this year, he made the move to the net to become the starting goalie for the North Haven boys’ lacrosse team. Luigi, a...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 19, 2018 12:18 p.m.

Teasdale Sees Tremendous Success in Equestrian

Kennedy Teasdale made up her mind pretty quickly when it came to becoming a horseback rider. Kennedy has been participating in the sport since the age of six, and she’s achieved a high...

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Obituaries • Published April 19, 2018 12:18 p.m.

Norbert William Church

Norbert William Church of Branford passed away peacefully at his home on April 8. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Margaret (Peggy) Byrne Church. He was born in Brooklyn, New York,...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 19, 2018 12:18 p.m.

Graves Named State’s Assistant Coach of the Year

For the past several years, Bill Graves has played an instrumental role in the unprecedented success of the Guilford boys’ ice hockey squad. The Branford resident recently received some big-...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 19, 2018 12:18 p.m.

Carlo Feels Lucky to Play One Year of High-School Hockey

Charlie Carlo loves ice hockey, and he grew up playing the sport, while competing for various travel teams in the state. However, Charlie felt a little uncertain about what direction his career...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 19, 2018 12:18 p.m.

Carlo Feels Lucky to Play One Year of High-School Hockey

Charlie Carlo loves ice hockey, and he grew up playing the sport, while competing for various travel teams in the state. However, Charlie felt a little uncertain about what direction his career...

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