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Obituaries • Published July 19, 2018 02:29 p.m.

Arthur Frank Borrelli

Arthur Frank Borrelli, 91, peacefully entered into eternal rest on July 10 at Apple Rehab of Guilford with his wife, daughter, and compassionate caregivers by his side. He was born and raised in...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published July 19, 2018 01:39 p.m.

Dacey Enjoys Solid Sophomore Year on the Attack

Jack Dacey loves the competition and the camaraderie that comes with playing lacrosse. Only halfway through his high-school career, Jack is emerging as a prolific player on the attack for the...

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Obituaries • Published July 18, 2018 06:13 p.m.

Edward E. Perkins, Sr.

Edward E. Perkins, Sr., 85, loving husband of Maureen (Curry) Perkins, passed away at Masonicare Hospice, Wallingford, on July 11 surrounded by his loving family. Ed was the son of Clarence and...

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Obituaries • Published July 18, 2018 05:50 p.m.

Josephine Kurkulonis Sleivis

Josephine (Josie) Kurkulonis Sleivis, 100, entered into eternal rest on June 21. Josephine was born in Branford on Sept. 28, 1917, the daughter of the late George and Anna Kurkulonis. She was...

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Obituaries • Published July 18, 2018 05:31 p.m.

Mark Michael Barber

Mark Michael Barber, 58, a Guilford resident for the past 22 years, husband to Dawn (Chouinard) Barber and father to Nick, Emily, and Chris Barber, passed away on June 30 at Connecticut Hospice...

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

Treasures Aplenty at the Guilford Art Center Craft Expo

The Guilford Art Center’s annual Craft Expo had more than 180 nationally recognized craft artisans from many states around the country on the Guilford Green for a three-day event that...

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Local News • Published July 17, 2018 02:45 p.m.

Guilford Summer Concerts Kick Off July 22

Starting this Sunday, July 22, music returns to the Guilford Green. The popular annual Concert on the Green summer series kicks-off this week and continues each Sunday until kids get ready to head ...

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

Guilford Foundation Awards Guilford Interact Youth Advisory Group Grants

The Guilford Foundation recently awarded Guilford Interact Youth Advisory Group grants to organizations and individuals at Guilford High School (GHS) to strengthen and empower the positive values...

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

Call Her Senator: Mariam Kish Represents CT at Girls Nation

At 17, Mariam Kish has already served as mayor of Grasso City and is now a state senator. On July 21, she heads to Washington, D.C., where she’s pretty sure she’ll run for president....

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Letters • Published July 18, 2018 07 a.m.

Doesn’t Go Far Enough

On July 9, the Board of Education voted to change the start times for Guilford schools. This is the culmination of a five-year process driven by the recognition that our high school start time of...

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Letters • Published July 18, 2018 07 a.m.

Necessary to a Fair Government

I am writing to implore Guilford’s Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) to not change its format of two public meetings before a vote is taken to approve an application. We have seen in...

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Local News • Published July 17, 2018 10:17 a.m.

Neighbors Move to Appeal Neighbors Move to Appeal

During discussions about the recent U-Haul application, Town Attorney Chuck Andres told the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) to be confident in its decision because both options are likely...

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Sports • Published July 14, 2018 05:23 p.m.

Guilford Senior Legion Grabs Two Wins Versus East Haddam

The Guilford Senior American Legion baseball team is now 14-13 overall and sits tied for fourth place with Meriden in Zone 3 after winning two of its four contests last week. Post 48 will conclude ...

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Sports • Published July 14, 2018 04:25 p.m.

Guilford Youth Lacrosse Presents Annual Awards

The Guilford Youth Lacrosse Association (GYLA) presented its annual awards to four student-athletes who participate in the program. The awards were handed out at the GYLA’s recent...

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Sports • Published July 14, 2018 02:42 p.m.

Guilford Girls’ Track Peaked During the Postseason This Spring

The Guilford girls’ outdoor track squad featured an eclectic group of athletes who brought various levels of experience to the team this spring. Although it took some time for the Indians...

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

Strand Put the Pedal to the Metal in Last Two Years of Track

The sport of track challenges runners to push through the pain as they try to reach the finish line. Elissa Strand embraced that challenge as a member of the Guilford track program, while proving...

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Obituaries • Published July 12, 2018 02:41 p.m.

Geraldine Carlson Jenkins

Geraldine Carlson Jenkins, 86, of Madison, beloved wife of the late Arthur R. Jenkins, passed away unexpectedly on July 2. Born on Dec. 8, 1931, in New Britain, she was the daughter of Harold O.V. ...

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Obituaries • Published July 12, 2018 12:27 p.m.

Kathleen R. Mann Olovson

Kathleen R. Mann Olovson, 65, of Guilford died suddenly on July 3 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She leaves behind a son and daughter and two sisters. No services will be held as was her wish....

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Obituaries • Published July 12, 2018 10:14 a.m.

Dennis C. Marden, Sr.

Dennis C. Marden, Sr., of Guilford, passed to his eternal rest on June 30 at the age of 77 after a brief illness, with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Patricia A. Marden. He...

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Local News • Published July 10, 2018 05:28 p.m.

Guilford BOE Approves Later High School Start Time

Bill Bloss has been on the Board of Education (BOE) since 1999, nearly 20 years and a good percentage of them as board chair. So at the BOE meeting on July 9 when Bloss (D) said the issue of...

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Local News • Published July 10, 2018 04:30 p.m.

Guilford Receives State Funding for Housing Improvements

In late June, the Town of Guilford received some good news from the state: The town has been selected to receive $400,000 in funding through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Small...

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Local News • Published July 11, 2018 08 a.m.

Guilford Applies for Neglected Cemetery Grant

It may come as a surprise to some, but there are roughly 15 cemeteries scattered across Guilford. A few big ones instantly come to mind, but there are numerous small family cemeteries around town, ...

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Local News • Published July 10, 2018 02:14 p.m.

Police Investigation Shows Safety Concerns Ahead of Dredging Death at Guilford Yacht Club

Nearly four months after the death of James “Jim” Willard, a 32 year-old father of two, at the Guilford Yacht Club (GYC) as a result of a dredging project gone awry, the Guilford...

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

GHS Senior Builds Electric Guitar for Capstone Project

In his Capstone Project, Guilford High School (GHS) senior Joran Nelson incorporated his learning from Electronics and Engineering Design, AP Physics, Jazz Band, and math courses, particularly...

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

People in the News

Academic and Extracurricular Activities• Claire Weil graduated from Tulane University with a bachelor of arts degree.• Courtland Chapman graduated cum laude...

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