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Sports • Published Oct. 13, 2019 11:50 p.m.

Madison Youth Cheer Ready to Compete in Big Meets

With the 2019 Madison Youth Football and Cheer (MYFC) season in full swing, the Madison youth competition cheerleading team continues to work hard in preparation for its upcoming meets, while...

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Sports • Published Oct. 13, 2019 11:08 p.m.

Three Tigers’ Teams Punch Their State Tourney Tickets

Girls’ VolleyballThe Hand girls’ volleyball team qualified for the Class L State Tournament by winning two of its three contests last week. Hand earned a 3-0...

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Sports • Published Oct. 13, 2019 01:52 a.m.

Russo Defends His Crown at the Founders Cup

Dave Russo of Clinton successfully defended his title when the Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) held its annual Founders Cup Championship at the Farms Country Club in Wallingford.Russo won the...

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Sports • Published Oct. 13, 2019 01:52 a.m.

Madison Hall of Fame Inducts 10 All-Time Greats

The Madison Athletic Hall of Fame (MAHOF) inducted 10 new members as part of its Class of 2019 during a ceremony that was held in front of 120 attendees at the Madison Beach Hotel on Sept. 12. The ...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 10, 2019 10:57 a.m.

John James Gould

John James Gould of Madison passed away peacefully at his home, The Hearth in Madison, on Sept. 12 at age 84. John was the son of Anna Siem Gould and James Gould of Waltham, Massachusetts, where...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 10, 2019 10:40 a.m.

Laurie Ruth Humphries (Thomas)

Laurie Ruth Humphries (Thomas), 64, of Madison, passed away on Sept. 30 from pancreatic cancer. Laurie was born in Waterbury on Dec. 28, 1954. She was a member of the first class to graduate from...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 09, 2019 06:10 p.m.

Ronald J. Santry, Sr.

Ronald J. Santry, Sr., longtime resident of Guilford, passed away on Oct. 3 at the Branford Connecticut Hospice after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth F. (Yager) Santry,...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 09, 2019 05:29 p.m.

Richard E. Duer

Richard E. Duer, 90, died on Aug. 15 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford after a short illness. He is survived by his wife Anne (née von Boetticher) as well as his brother Gregory and (Paula)...

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Local News • Published Oct. 09, 2019 12:50 p.m.

Rep. Kokoruda Teams Up with Bare Necessities, Inc., for Diaper & Wipe Drive

From now until Saturday, Oct. 12, State Representative Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) is teaming up with Bare Necessities, Inc., for a Diaper & Wipe Drive. Consider helping a neighbor in need by...

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Local News • Published Oct. 09, 2019 07 a.m.

Sharing the Love: FCC in Madison Holds Blessing of the Animals

People arrived at the First Congregational Church in Madison on Oct. 4 with their dogs and cats for a blessing of the animals given by the Reverends Todd and Sarah Vetter. Here, Lynne, Jennie, and ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 08, 2019 04:15 p.m.

Solar Carport Project Suspended at Madison Schools

The Board of Selectmen (BOS) indefinitely suspended a project to build two solar carports in the parking lots of Polson Middle School and Daniel Hand High School after several delays and numerous...

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Local News • Published Oct. 08, 2019 02:21 p.m.

A Closer Look at Madison’s Selectman Candidates

Ahead of the Nov. 5 municipal elections, The Source reached out to the four candidates for Board of Selectman.The four selectmen candidates will compete with the unsuccessful first ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 08, 2019 02:21 p.m.

Madison Voters Have Many Options for 2019 Municipal Elections

Less than a month before the municipal elections, Madison has a handful of races to watch, with a hotly contested bid for first selectman that pits incumbent Tom Banisch (R) against Peggy Lyons...

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Local News • Published Oct. 09, 2019 09 a.m.

Madison Art Society Selects New Leader, Aims for Togetherness at New Show

With a new president at the helm, the Madison Art Society is kicking off a new era with a show at the Guilford Free Library running through Wednesday, Oct. 30, with a reception at the library on...

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Person of the Week • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Joan O’Neill: Giving Nature and Future Generations a Chance

Joan O’Neill shuns the spotlight.An unassuming, soft-spoken woman, she prefers to stay in the background and let others take the attention and the credit. But what people close to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Stall, Confuse, and Obstruct

In response to strong public opposition to the sale of Academy and high-density development in our historic district, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) established a plan to determine residents’ ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

A Consensus Builder

These days we hear a lot about soft skills, those skills necessary for success and which are different from hard skills, the competencies acquired through education, training, and experience. How...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Effectiveness and Experience

I enthusiastically support Seth Klaskin for Madison Board of Finance (BOF). Having served on town commissions and as Madison’s Shoreline Greenway Trail chair, I know how important it is to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Support Our Library

The Scranton Library Friends held the first of three one-day book sales on Sept. 20 at the cottage behind the closed laundromat on Bradley Road. There will be two more one-day book sales, on...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

A Critical Time

I’m writing in support of Erin Duques and Bruce Wilson for the Board of Selectmen.Although a newcomer to the Madison political scene, Erin is no stranger to government. Her interest...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

The Admirable Job

It’s time for another election to determine who will lead Madison as first selectman, and as usual the contest is filled with hyperbole and exaggeration. What is not an exaggeration,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Need to Help Ourselves

This is a very important election for Madison. As our state struggles with the consequences of decades of poor decisions, small towns like ours are being penalized. Our seniors and families are...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

A New, Positive Attitude

I met Peggy Lyons in St. Margaret’s Mommy & Me program in 2010. We were both new moms struggling with the challenges of parenting small children and figuring out the right mix of love,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Fighting Once Again

Last year, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), I worked with other mayors and first selectmen and the CCM administration to defeat efforts...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Kind, Fair, and Honest

This letter is to state my support for John Picard as a member of the Board of Finance for Madison. I have been friends and colleagues with John for five years, and during that time I have never...

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