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May 31, 2020
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Sports • Published May 30, 2020 07:26 p.m.

New League Forms with Hopes of Playing Summer Baseball

Even though there isn’t going to be any American Legion baseball this year, there still may be a chance for players in that age group to take the field during the summer of 2020. Last week, ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 29, 2020 01:44 p.m.

Lang Doubles Her Fun with the Tigers

Winning seems to be the only thing that Anna Lang knows how to do on the tennis court. Anna, a senior captain for the Hand girls’ tennis team, has never lost a regular-season match and has...

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Local News • Published May 28, 2020 02:54 p.m.

With Diaper Need Greater Than Ever, Ducky Dash Goes Virtual

Bare Necessities is a non-profit organization that provides diapers and wipes to families in need along the shoreline between Guilford and Old Saybrook. The number of families having a diaper need ...

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Local News • Published May 28, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Sen. Cohen Shares District 12 COVID-19 Update; Reviews 'Reopen CT' Report

A note from Zip06 -- On Tuesday, May 26, Governor Ned Lamont issued his Reopen Connecticut report developed with recommendations from the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group. On Wednesday...

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Obituaries • Published May 28, 2020 09:57 a.m.

Carol Holroyd Minor

Carol Holroyd Minor, 82, of Madison passed away at her home on May 23.Carol was predeceased by her father George; her mother Marian; her sister Faye; and her longtime partner, Al Poirier....

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Local News • Published May 27, 2020 09:39 a.m.

Shore Publishing/Zip06 Journalists Win Top Honors in CT SPJ Awards

Amidst the upheaval of delivering stories about the coronavirus pandemic, the writing, photography, and design staff here at the Shore Publishing/ received some good news on May 21 with...

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Local News • Published May 27, 2020 07 a.m.

A Day to Remember in Madison

A small Memorial Day ceremony, led by outgoing American Legion Post 79 Commander Donna Farrell, was held on the Madison Green on May 25. The event was live-streamed by Abigail White and Steve...

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Local News • Published May 27, 2020 08:59 a.m.

Neighbors Say ‘No’ to Planned North Madison Addiction Treatment Center

A proposed treatment center for addicts in North Madison is drawing an outcry from neighbors with almost two dozen banding together to oppose the new facility, mostly on the belief that its...

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Local News • Published May 26, 2020 01:20 p.m.

Madison PZC Approves Demolition, Redevelopment of General’s Residence Property

The Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) conditionally approved a modified application to demolish the house know as the General’s Residence and replace it with a replica, as well as...

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Local News • Published May 26, 2020 02:39 p.m.

Madison Farmer’s Market Hits Some Bumps on Opening

The Madison Farmer’s Market kicked off its season with pre-ordered, pre-paid curbside pickup offerings last Friday, May 22, experiencing something of a mixed success on its initial outing,...

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Person of the Week • Published May 27, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Adam Coppola: Focused on Photography

What young child hasn’t dreamt of saving the world as Superman or Batman or Wonder Woman?Such visions were captured by Adam Coppola, a professional photographer, who snapped pictures ...

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Letters • Published May 27, 2020 08 a.m.

Palpable, Even from a Distance

I am a parent of a 2nd- and 3rd grader at Jeffrey Elementary School. On March 13, the kids in Madison had their last day of school in their classrooms at their school with their friends and...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 23, 2020 12:41 p.m.

Lowy’s a Key Piece of the Tigers’ Future

It was the first day of the 2019 Class L Boys’ Tennis State Championship at Wesleyan University. The event featured several players who had previously competed at the meet, but also a...

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Obituaries • Published May 22, 2020 04:32 p.m.

Richard Eugene Pettitt

Richard Eugene Pettitt, 70, passed away suddenly on May 17. It was sunny. He was in his favorite spot on his favorite beach with one of his best friends.The day before he sat in the same...

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Obituaries • Published May 22, 2020 03:45 p.m.

Valerie J. Parcells

Valerie J. Parcells, 74, of Madison, died May 19 after a lengthy illness with complications from the COVID-19 virus. Valerie was born on Sept. 25, 1945, in New Haven to Edwin and Irene Johnson....

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Local News • Published May 20, 2020 07 a.m.

Mercy by the Sea Offers Socially-Distanced Tai Chi by the Sea Class

Mercy by the Sea is offering Tai Chi by the Sea, a socially distanced class held on Saturdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The class is led by Dennis McCann, director of spiritual care and The Center for...

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Local News • Published May 19, 2020 01:59 p.m.

Madison Company Committed to Making Masks as Long as People Need Them

Though many states, including Connecticut, are beginning to talk about the reopening process during the coronavirus outbreak, public health experts are warning that some restrictions—and...

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Local News • Published May 19, 2020 03:30 p.m.

Developer Plans to Demolish General’s Residence, Replace with Replica

The house known as the General’s Residence has for many years been conspicuous to Madison residents, with some viewing the aging structure that sits on the well-traveled section of Boston...

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Local News • Published May 21, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Madison School District in Early Stages of Superintendent Search

Amid unprecedented uncertainty around what classes will look like in the fall, and with the district still facing unanswered questions around its aging facilities, the Board of Education (BOE) is...

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Local News • Published May 19, 2020 01:59 p.m.

Madison Beach Hotel Donates 300 Pounds of Fresh Produce to Local Food Bank

Madison Beach Hotel recently donated more than 300 pounds of fresh produce to Branford’s Community Dining Room. Fresh onions, carrots, turnips, potatoes, squash, lemons, and watercress were ...

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Local News • Published May 21, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Country School Student Donates 500 Masks to Yale New Haven Hospital

International student Rongjiang (Stoney) Xu spent his 8th grade year at The Country School, graduating last June, and his ties remain strong. During this time of COVID-19, Xu and his mother were...

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Obituaries • Published May 19, 2020 12:19 p.m.

Gloria Peragine

Gloria Peragine, 94, passed away on May 11 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. A resident of Madison House in Madison, Gloria died of Covid-19.Born in the Bronx and a graduate of James Monroe High...

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Local News • Published May 19, 2020 11:07 a.m.

Restaurants, Retail Stores Headed for Gradual Reopening

This week the State of Connecticut is allowing retail stores and restaurants to begin opening in a limited capacity, and many local businesses that were forced to close down at the beginning of...

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Letters • Published May 20, 2020 08 a.m.

A Brilliant Night Sky

Have you seen the vivid banner/public art hanging over Route 79? The banner’s message, “Stars Up, Lights Down” and “,” is part of an collaboration ...

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Letters • Published May 20, 2020 08 a.m.

Potential Safety Hazard

As a proponent of the statements hear something, say something, see something, do something, I would like to point out a potential safety hazard at night.Driving north on Wall Street from...

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