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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 19, 2019 02:46 a.m.

Gladwin Leads the Indians with Passion

Ava Gladwin put together a great campaign with the Guilford softball team last spring. Now a senior, Ava is looking to follow up last year’s success by having another excellent season,...

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Person of the Week • Published April 17, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Write On: ESL Writers Inspire ERACE Educator Carla Cerino

Every semester, adult students from across the globe take Carla Cerino’s class to learn English academic reading and writing skills, but by the time they leave, they always manage to teach...

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Local News • Published April 16, 2019 01:51 p.m.

Guilford High School 2nd Marking Period Honors

The following students were named to the Honor Roll at Guilford High School in Guilford for the second marking period, 2018. Grade 9High Honors: Anika L. Accomando, Kylie M....

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Local News • Published April 16, 2019 01:51 p.m.

Shoreline Arts Alliance Facilitates $1.74 Million in Art Student Scholarships

Shoreline Arts Alliance is proud to announce that the University of Hartford, Hartford Art School awarded $1.74 million in scholarship monies to 21 high school juniors and seniors whose work was...

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Local News • Published April 17, 2019 07 a.m.

Lakeside Feed Holds Chick Day

Lakeside Feed held its Chick Day on April 13 featuring Easter egg hunts, the Easter Bunny, hay rides, animals, food, and baby chicks. Here, Nolan Lakomski is not too sure what to do with his eggs....

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Local News • Published April 18, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Barbara Katz Publishes Instructional Text For Improvement Within The Healthcare System

VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice Vice President of Clinical Program Development Barbara Katz recently celebrated the publishing of her second book. A book launch party was held March 6 at La ...

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Local News • Published April 17, 2019 08 a.m.

Guilford Police Join Regional Mutual Aid Compacts

During big events or complicated cases, it helps to be able to rely on the support of your neighbors. On April 15, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) formally approved two mutual aid agreements between...

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Local News • Published April 16, 2019 02:43 p.m.

Guilford Considers Developers for Potential Affordable Housing Project

With five developers offering proposals for an affordable housing on town property, town officials have interviewed the companies and anticipate recommending a candidate to take the project...

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Local News • Published April 16, 2019 01:51 p.m.

Guilford Signs Water Main Construction Contract

After years of struggling with poor water quality, project hiccups, and financial road blocks, the residents of Mulberry Point, Tuttles Point, and Long Cove can now see the starting line for the...

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Local News • Published April 18, 2019 12:01 a.m.

GHS Junior Kenney Achieves Top ACT Score

Delaney Kenney, a junior at Guilford High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. Only about two-tenths of one percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the...

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Obituaries • Published April 16, 2019 01:26 p.m.

James F. Ward, Sr.

James F. Ward, Sr., passed away peacefully on April 10 at the age of 88. He was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, on June 15, 1930, to Edmund and Alice (Burns) Ward. He is survived by his wife of ...

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Letters • Published April 17, 2019 08 a.m.

A Great Start

The Guilford Garden Club would like to thank all those who donated to the club’s Tree Fund in response to the Feb. 21 article in the Guilford Courier, “Donations Needed to...

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Sports • Published April 14, 2019 03:02 p.m.

Guilford Girls’ Tennis Looking to Gain Through Growth

The Guilford girls’ tennis squad parted ways with a collection of talented athletes from a team that went on another playoff run last spring. Despite these key losses, the Indians are...

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Sports • Published April 14, 2019 01:36 p.m.

Guilford Baseball, Softball Get First Wins; Lacrosse Squads Improve to 4-0

BaseballThe Guilford baseball team nabbed its first victory of the season when the Indians defeated Hamden last week. Guilford has a record of 1-5 on the year following...

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Local News • Published April 14, 2019 10:18 a.m.

Soundview Y Director Doug Shaw Leaving to Take on New Challenge

After 17 years of leadership and remarkable milestone moments, Doug Shaw will step down as Executive Director of Soundview YMCA at the end of April, to take on a new challenge, as president of the ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 12, 2019 02:24 a.m.

Fridell Paces Her Way Past the Setbacks

Tessa Fridell has experienced some setbacks by enduring a few injuries during her career as a runner at Guilford High School. However, Tessa persisted through the pain and overcame the adversity,...

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Obituaries • Published April 11, 2019 03:59 p.m.

Walter W. Yorzinski

Walter W. Yorzinski, 92, of Guilford passed away on Monday afternoon, April 8, at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was surrounded by the love and support of his family.Walter was born Sept. 28,...

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Obituaries • Published April 10, 2019 05:07 p.m.

Jean (Davis) Haas

Jean (Davis) Haas, age 73, longtime resident of Guilford, beloved wife of James Haas (predeceased) for more than 45 years, passed away peacefully on April 7. Born in Monticello, Minnesota, to...

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Local News • Published April 09, 2019 09:11 p.m.

Guilford Budget Approved at Referendum

The Guilford fiscal year 2019-’20 budget was approved at referendum on April 9 by one of the largest victory margins in recent memory. The total vote count was 1,832 “Yes”...

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Obituaries • Published April 09, 2019 02:15 p.m.

Robert Lewis ‘Bob’ Butler

Robert Lewis “Bob” Butler, 84, of Guilford, formerly of Waterbury and Harrington, Delaware, beloved father and grandfather, passed away on March 25 at the Connecticut Hospice in...

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Local News • Published April 09, 2019 04:20 p.m.

Baldwin Students Participate in National Geographic GeoChallenge

Young people are leading the charge on climate change around the globe and in Guilford as well. Six students from Baldwin Middle School recently participated in the National Geographic...

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Local News • Published April 09, 2019 12:54 p.m.

Guilford Officials Achieve Flood Insurance Discounts with FEMA

There are many perks to living in a coastal town, but most residents will likely tell you that paying for flood insurance is not one of them. However, the Town of Guilford is taking steps to help...

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Local News • Published April 10, 2019 08:20 a.m.

Guilford Preservation Alliance Receives Highest State Preservation Award

Guilford is a town that values its history—and now has the accolades to prove it. On April 4, the State Historic Preservation Office and the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation...

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Local News • Published April 10, 2019 07 a.m.

Finders Keepers: Dudley Farm Holds Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt and Farmers’ Market

Harlan Marchaj, 3, finds an egg on the porch of the Dudley Farm during its Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt held on April 6. Eggs were scattered around the farm among seven different stations and each...

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Person of the Week • Published April 10, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Noe Encourages All to Join The Big Sleepout 2019

Last spring, Laura Noe was taking her favorite drive into Guilford along scenic Route 146 when she saw a sign that made her stop and turn around.“It was a sign on the St. George...

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