36 min ago
Branford Senior Living - A New Beginning
As the days of summer begin shorten, it is natural to start thinking about winter, snow and all that has to be done to prepare the home for colder weather. Among the millions of baby boomers in America who were born between 1946 and 1964, that urge gets stronger every day as they turn retirement age in droves.
14 hrs ago
One last 'View' at AvS gallery
Why is everything that's "last" always "not least"? Maybe because it's true? That's certainly the case with "Latin Views 2014: The Final Biennial," an art exhibition that opens with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, Branford House, the University of Connecticut at Avery Point. The show, featuring more than 70 pieces by 43 Latin artists from 18 countries, is indeed the last biennial international exhibition by the Latin Network for the Visual Arts.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Branford Traffic Stop Data Report
There are 2.54 million Connecticut residents who are of driving age or older. And during that time frame there were 366,000 traffic stops across the state.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Bud Frye may be retiring, but his molds and products continue
After 35 years in the plastics industry, Bud Frye thinks it is time for someone else to sell his food storage and housewares products. That's why he's getting ready to retire and putting the 100-plus molds from Frye International Corp. on the auction block.
Johnson Girls to the rescue Saturday in Branford
The show is at for children. For more information, call 203 -488 -7715 or go to http://folknotes.org/branfordfolk/ .
Finest Kind opens concert series Saturday night
Canadian folk trio Finest Kind will weave harmonies that can transform old songs into new when it opens the for children 12 and under. For more information, call 203-488-7715 or go to http://folknotes.org/branfordfolk .
Thu Sep 11, 2014
North Branford Councilman Says He Was Cyberbullied After Voting Against New Food Pantry
One of the North Branford town council members who voted to reject plans for a new food pantry said he was cyberbullied by the project's organizers, the New Haven Register reports. Councilman Al Rose said community members posted nasty comments about the council online, trying to bully the council into voting for the pantry.
Branford Schools Focus on School Security
Superintendent of Schools Hamlet M. Hernandez, according to school board meeting minutes, said all district staff are required to wear ID badges at all times while inside school buildings.
Vote on Branford Arts Commission Unlikely
A vote on the the proposal to make an Arts Commission is not likely to happen Wednesday night, as the town attorney has not weighed in on the measure, the Branford Seven reports. The commission would be a new government entity that would oversee arts events in Branford.
Damage of 9/11 Memorial Blamed on Skateboarders
The monument is scarred by black veins. Some of the names on the pink granite cannot be read.
The Hartford Courant
Faulkner's Island Light a " A Lonely Outpost Full Of History Off The Shores Of Guilford
A terrible gale lashed Long Island Sound on a winter's night in 1805. Faulkner's Island lighthouse keeper Joseph Griffing woke the next morning to survey the damage and glanced out to the west to Goose Island where he saw a ship wrecked on the rocks.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
United Girls' Choir of Clinton Announces Auditions for Upcoming Season
The United Girls' Choir of Clinton has announced that auditions are being held on September 19th for girls, ages 6-17, throughout the region. All interested girls are eligible to audition and no experience is necessary.
East Haven Takes the Solar Challenge
CT Solar Challenge, a grassroots initiative to bring simple and affordable solar power to Connecticut homeowners, announced today that it will partner with East Haven beginning this month to promote clean energy. The non-profit has already brought affordable solar power to the residents of Bethany, Chester, Clinton, Madison, North Branford and Hamden.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Rowland lawyers work to derail feds'
For the past two days, Brian Foley testified about a secret deal he made to pay convicted former Gov. John G. Rowland $5,000 a month to work on the witness's wife's 5th District Congressional campaign in 2011-12. On Tuesday, Foley also admitted he never told federal prosecutors about $500,000 in checks he wrote his wife, Lisa Wilson-Foley, to use for her congressional bid.
Branford's Medical Marijuana Dispensary Tough on Security
Approximately 2,000 state residents are certified to purchase medical marijuana in the state. Patients can choose to purchase marijuana from one of six dispensaries in the state but can only be registered at one.
Branford Compassion Club in Need of Donations
The Branford Compassion Club is asking for donations to help the cats and kittens that have been taken in this season, the organization announced on its Facebook page. The felines accepted by the shelter face significant medical problems like blood pressure issues, upper respiratory infections and severe injuries.
Reward Offered For Missing Dog in Branford
Thomas Fischer is charged with violation of a protective order in connection with the suspicious death of Jennifer Sredzinski of Monroe. Naugatuck police officer John Julian was off duty when he observed an armed robbery suspect and helped spearhead his arrest without incident The wife of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice spoke out Tuesday, saying the attention over the assault is horrific.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Branford Police Arrests Incude Threatening and Drug Possession
Janelle M. Canada, 43, of Orchard Hill Road, was charged with disobeying the signal of an officer, evading responsibility, DUI, failure to drive right, following too closely. James Thomas Murray, 32, of Briarwood Lane, is charged with use and possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal cultivation of marijuana, possession of narcotics, and illegal possession of a controlled substance and weapons in motor vehicle.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Boat Stolen from Branford Marina
According to the news channel, the men are seen leaving the dock and then returning with a cart and bolt cutters before walking away with a Yamaha motor.