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Local News • Published July 20, 2018 07:50 a.m.

A 'Hard Decision:' Branford Town Engineer Plaziak Exits for New Guilford Post

After nearly two decades dedicated to creating the best possible engineering outcomes for the town's infrastructure and building projects, Branford Town Engineer Janice Plaziak wrapped up her...

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Obituaries • Published July 18, 2018 04:05 p.m.

Donald N. Hentz

Donald N. Hentz, 93, died on July 8 at Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford. He was the husband of the late Audrey Starbranch Hentz for 66 years, living most of his life in West Haven. He was...

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Local News • Published July 18, 2018 11:30 a.m.

Woman Finds Deadly Spider in Grapes from Branford Grocery Store

A Connecticut woman says she found a black widow spider in a package of grapes from the grocery store.The woman says she bought the organic grapes from a Stop & Shop in Branford Monday...

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Local News • Published July 17, 2018 02:21 p.m.

Orchard House Seniors to Assist Community Dining Room Homebound

July 17, 2018: Seniors everywhere are facing an epidemic of loneliness. Orchard House Medical Adult Day Center and the Community Dining Room of Branford are on a mission to battle that...

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Local News • Published July 18, 2018 07 a.m.

Hometown Harmonies Benefits Branford Community Foundation

Hometown Harmonies, a fundraiser for the Branford Community Foundation, was held at the Owenego on July 13 with many musical numbers performed by kids from the local musicals, as well as Greg...

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Local News • Published July 19, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Meet Officer Tom Powers

The Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter has joined with The Sound/Zip06.com and photographer Kathryn Schauer for the month of July to honor those who serve in our communities by recognizing their work...

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Person of the Week • Published July 18, 2018 08:30 a.m.

A New Mission for Sister Carolyn

After a lifetime in religion, including 57 years as a nun, 10 years with St. Mary’s Church, and also serving with the new St. Bosco Parish, Sister Carolyn Severino is...not retiring....

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Local News • Published July 15, 2018 10:14 a.m.

Branford PZC Approves 250 North Main St. Retail Site Use

Following extensive public meetings and several modifications to the original plan, the owners of 250 North Main St. have the Planning and Zoning Commission's (PZC) go-ahead to develop...

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Local News • Published July 15, 2018 11:39 a.m.

Shoreline Greenway Trail's Tabor Link on the Brink of Completion

Branford's improved link on the Shoreline Greenway Trail (SGT) is on the brink of completion at the town's Tabor property.The final phase, chipsealing to allow for comfortable travel...

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Sports • Published July 15, 2018 10:02 p.m.

Kmietek Tosses Two Gems for Branford Senior Legion; Prep Legion Takes Series Against North Haven

Senior Legion BaseballThe Branford Senior American Legion baseball team is in third place in the Zone 2 standings with a record of 12-5 in zone play entering the last week...

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Local News • Published July 15, 2018 10:59 a.m.

Branford Welcomes Police Deputy Chief Mulhern

On July 9, with his family looking on, Branford's new Deputy Chief of Police, Jonathan Mulhern, was officially sworn in at Branford Police Headquarters. Mulhern came to Branford from a strong...

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Sports • Published July 13, 2018 09:30 p.m.

Nearly 3,000 Participated in Branford Road Race, Including Race Founders

The 39th annual Branford Road Race took place on Father’s Day on June 17. The race featured nearly 3,000 participants who took part in the five-mile road race, two-mile fitness walk, and...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published July 12, 2018 03:14 p.m.

Suppa Proud to Man the Mound for Branford

After helping the Branford Hornets’ baseball team have a great season in the spring, Alphonse Suppa is off to a hot start with the Branford Senior American Legion baseball squad this summer....

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Obituaries • Published July 11, 2018 04:55 p.m.

David B. Lonergan

David B. Lonergan, 69, of Cheshire, formerly of Branford, passed away on June 10 after a brief illness. David was born in New Haven on March 28, 1949, the beloved son of the late William F. and...

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Obituaries • Published July 11, 2018 04:40 p.m.

Michael W. Milles

Michael W. Milles of Branford died suddenly July 3 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Tracey Sayers Milles. Mike was born in New Haven Aug. 7, 1959, son of Norman...

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Obituaries • Published July 11, 2018 04:06 p.m.

Helen (Kaliszewski) Mullen

Helen (Kaliszewski) Mullen of Branford died peacefully on July 3, surrounded by her family and friends. She was the beloved wife of Peter Francis Mullen, retired fire chief of Branford. He was the ...

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Obituaries • Published July 10, 2018 04:38 p.m.

Helen Morse Kelsey

Helen Morse Kelsey, 92, of Branford passed away on June 14 at Connecticut Hospice. Helen was born in New Haven to Shirley and Helen “Woodward” Morse.She was an energetic...

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Local News • Published July 11, 2018 07 a.m.

A Family Affair at the Branford Jazz Concert Series

Rich Goldstein & The Gratitude Ensemble performed on July 5 as part of the Branford Jazz on the Green series—here, Addie Gaston, age 5, finds a comfortable place to rest with her mother ...

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Local News • Published July 12, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Branford EDC Honors American Polyfilm, Inc.

At its May 24 meeting, the Branford Economic Development Commission presented American Polyfilm, Inc., with its Business Recognition Award.Founded in 1998 in Branford by town resident...

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Local News • Published July 12, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Heroes Helping Homeless Pets: Meet Mackenzie and Co.

The Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter has joined with The Sound and photographer Kathryn Schauer for the month of July to honor those who serve us in our communities by recognizing their work...

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Local News • Published July 12, 2018 12:01 a.m.

People in the News

Dean’s List for Fall 2017The following residents were named to the dean’s, president’s, and/or merit lists at their respective colleges and universities for...

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Person of the Week • Published July 11, 2018 08:30 a.m.

Denise Isaac: A Model Volunteer for GAC

If the creative minds at Guilford Art Center (GAC) could craft a model volunteer to help the non-profit inspire and promote community participation in the visual arts, they’d design someone ...

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Sports • Published July 07, 2018 03:02 p.m.

Branford Senior Legion Moves to 9-2 in Zone 2; Juniors at 6-6

Senior Legion BaseballThe Branford Senior American Legion baseball team recorded a pair of victories versus West Haven to go with a win against East Haven in Zone 2 play...

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Sports • Published July 05, 2018 07:26 p.m.

North Haven Girls’ Tennis Running Four-Week Clinic for Autistic Children

The North Haven High School girls’ tennis team is running a four-week clinic session in which the Indians’ athletes will assist with the teaching of tennis to children who have...

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Obituaries • Published July 05, 2018 10:31 a.m.

Robert C. Shanoff

Robert C. Shanoff of Branford died July 1 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Valerie Rogers Shanoff. Bob was born June 4, 1934, in New Haven, son of the late Francis and...

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