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Obituaries • Published Sep. 19, 2018 06:07 p.m.

Virginia Stanlake

Virginia Stanlake of Branford died Sept. 12 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of Leo J. Stanlake. She was born July 25, 1940, in East Hartford,...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 19, 2018 05:59 p.m.

Sophie Struzinski

Sophie Struzinski of Branford passed away peacefully on Sept. 12. She was the wife of the late Joseph Struzinski. Mrs. Struzinski was born in Branford May 15, 1915, daughter of the late Joseph and ...

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Local News • Published Sep. 18, 2018 03:37 p.m.

Archbishop Blair Visits East Shoreline Catholic Academy in Branford

The Most Reverend Leonard P. Blair, S.T.D., Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Hartford, visited East Shoreline Catholic Academy (ESCA) on Wednesday, Sept. 12.Archbishop Blair was...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08:30 a.m.

No ‘Mystery’ to Why Stewart Helps Feed Branford Kids

She may be a college professor by day, but on the evening of Friday, Sept. 28, Carol Stewart will put on a flapper outfit and pull out all the stops to help Feed Branford Kids (FBK).For...

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Letters • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08 a.m.

A Strong, Bipartisan Approach

I’m writing to proudly support Christine Cohen for state senator representing the 12th District.I am a clinical social worker at Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, and I know all...

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Letters • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08 a.m.

Understanding the Realities

Election Day is approaching and I look forward to enthusiastically casting my vote for Christine Cohen for 12th District State Senate.The largest single budget item in each shoreline town...

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Letters • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08 a.m.

Passionate and Energized

It’s time for a change in Hartford. If your readers are not happy with the way the state has been run with the Democrats controlling the legislative process in Hartford, then they need to...

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Letters • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08 a.m.

Attuned to the Needs

I write in support of Robin Comey to represent the citizens of Branford’s 102nd District in the State Legislature. Robin has been a tireless advocate for our community for many years....

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Letters • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08 a.m.

Proven, Passionate, and Tireless

I’m writing to express my support for Robin Comey’s candidacy for state representative to the 102nd District. I have had the privilege of working with Robin in her role as director...

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Letters • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08 a.m.

A Tireless Advocate

I write to encourage my neighbors and friends in Branford to vote for Robin Comey as our next state representative from the 102nd District.Robin is a passionate advocate for...

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Letters • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08 a.m.

Experience, Knowledge, and Leadership

I am enthusiastically writing in support of Robert Imperato for state representative in the 102nd District. I have had the pleasure of knowing Bob since grammar school and find him to be a...

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Letters • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08 a.m.

Drive and Determination

I write today to express my enthusiastic support for Robin Comey to be our next state representative from the 102nd District.I first met Robin more than 10 years ago at a meeting of the...

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Local News • Published Sep. 12, 2018 02:16 p.m.

More Than Just Books: Branford Friends' of Blackstone Library Book Sale Sept. 27 - 30

Where can you dig up rare book finds, bags of book bargains, your favorite storybook character created from a pumpkin, some great eats and activities, events and happenings? At the Sept. ...

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Local News • Published Sep. 17, 2018 02:58 p.m.

New Date: Sept. 19 Start for Branford Road Improvement Work

Branford road milling and paving work that was set to begin the week of September 7 will instead get underway beginning Wednesday, Sept. 19, weather permitting, according to information released...

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Sports • Published Sep. 16, 2018 04:28 p.m.

Hornets’ Football Grinds Out 8-2 Win Over Stonington; Field Hockey, Cross Country Teams Get Splits

FootballThe Branford football team improved to 2-0 on the year by earning a hard-fought, 8-2 victory at Stonington in a non-conference matchup on Sept. 13.Junior...

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Sports • Published Sep. 16, 2018 01:42 p.m.

Branford Boys’ Soccer Off to Fast Start with Savvy Pack of Veterans

The Branford boys’ soccer squad is primed to have another solid season after returning a wealth of experience from last year’s team that won 13 games and advanced to the Class L...

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Local News • Published Sep. 14, 2018 08:41 a.m.

Branford Community/Senior Center Building Completion Pushed into 2019

Work is progressing, but due to some common delays and issues tied to expanding and renovating a building that's been standing for over half a century, the completion date for the Branford's...

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Sports • Published Sep. 14, 2018 04:17 p.m.

ACEing Autism Tennis Program to Hold Eight-Week Fall Program

The ACEing Autism program, a national non-profit organization that specializes in tennis training programs tailored to meet the unique needs of children with an autism diagnosis, will be...

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Sports • Published Sep. 14, 2018 01:56 p.m.

Shoreline Golf Society Holds Two Championship Events

The Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) recently held is Club Championship and its Stableford Championship at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield.The Club Championship is a 36-hole gross score event...

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Local News • Published Sep. 14, 2018 08:39 a.m.

Branford OK's Major Manpower Increase for Fire Department

After 13 years without a significant manpower increase, Branford Fire Department (BFD) will be adding eight new firefighter/paramedic positions, with costs initially assisted by a federal grant....

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Local News • Published Sep. 13, 2018 05:13 p.m.

Branford Chair 'Rocks' Bradley International Airport

A Branford chair is currently "rocking" Bradley International Airport, and offering travelers a tempting place to rest in the terminal.Painted with inviting images celebrating the...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 12, 2018 06:53 p.m.

Anita Rose Falcone Shanoff

Anita Rose Falcone Shanoff of North Branford returned home to the Lord on Sept. 1 at Connecticut Hospice, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Francis J. Shanoff, Jr., for nearly...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 12, 2018 06:34 p.m.

Mary Ann (Demers) True

Mary Ann (Demers) True of Branford entered into eternal rest on Aug. 29. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 64 years, Richard True. Mary was born in Gardiner, Maine, on Feb. 12,...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 12, 2018 05:44 p.m.

Traci Hall Szydlik

Traci Hall Szydlik, 54, of Charlotte, North Carolina, formerly of Branford, loving wife of Ted Szydlik, died peacefully on Sept. 5 after a courageous fight with breast cancer, at home with her...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 12, 2018 05:25 p.m.

Nancy Wheeler

Nancy Wheeler died Sept. 8. She was born on Sept. 16, 1923, in Orange, the daughter of the late Hazel Carmichael Monks and the late Stiles Dennison Woodruff, and was raised on the S.D. Woodruff...

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