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  1. Environmentalists, Grocers Urge 5-Cent Tax on Plastic and Paper Shopping BagsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    ... plastic bag is used for 12 minutes, but the damage it causes lasts for decades," he said. Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr., D-Branford, told the legislature's Environment Committee the proposed tax could result in $20 million in new state revenue that could be ...


  2. Small plane crash reported near New Haven airportRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... property in East Haven, in a swamp area north of Roses Farm Road. Crews battled water and mud to gain access; Branford crews arrived to provide ATV assistance after the passengers had been removed from the crash. We will add details as they become ...


  3. Ice hockey: Milford chasing playoff berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Milford Mirror

    ... record. "It's never good spotting a team two goals," said Larry Vieira, whose coaching career has taken him from Branford to Darien and now on to NFI. Over 34 years of coaching has netted Vieira more than 400 wins. "What you're doing is giving ...


  4. Corine W. Lipscomb, 100, New Canaan ResidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New Canaan Daily Voice

    ... ry. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Corine's memory can be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, Conn. 06405.


  5. Campaign urges recycling of grocery bags, plastic wrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Connecticut Post

    ... plastic cling film should be returned to grocery or retail stores for proper recycling, state Sen. Ted Kennedy , D-Branford, who co-chairs the Legislature's environmental committee. The items could damage the municipal recycling equipment if left ...


  6. FORMA Awarded Grant From The Michael Stern Parkinson's Research FoundationRead the original story

    Monday | BioSpace

    ... in Watertown, MA near the epicenter of the Cambridge Life Sciences cluster, with additional chemistry operations in Branford, CT.


  7. Researcher unveils tool for a cleaner long island soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Branford photo shows seaweed collected by reaching down to the bottom and pulling up the rake. The branching red seaweed and the amount collected in just one pass indicate a... view more A new model released today at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science by UConn ecologist Jamie Vaudrey pinpoints sources of nitrogen pollution along Long Island Sound, and shows municipalities what they might do to alleviate it.


  8. Obituary: Lorraine Warren Trueman, 91, of MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Milford Mirror

    ... flowers, the family requests that donations in Lorraine's memory be made to the CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405 or First United Church of Christ Congregational at .


  9. Costco Backs Out of Plans to Open in BranfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | NBC Connecticut

    Branford residents will still have to travel out of town to buy their bulk paper towels and mayonnaise by the gallon at Costco. The wholesale giant its backing out of plans to build a new location off Interstate 95 after almost two years of planning.


  10. Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WTNH

    The brewery is really a community effort, built by almost all Branford contractors, and employed with many people who live in the town. We average three to four brews every day.


  11. Paula Maria Wyche TookesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... was also a member of the Links. During retirement, Paula split her time between her homes in Palm Beach Gardens, Branford, Conn., and Martha's Vineyard. She continued serving others wherever she was. She served on the vestry of Grace Episcopal ...


  12. Police identify 17-year-old injured snowmobile accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WTNH

    According to officials, Anthony Rienzo of North Branford was involved in an accident at the intersection of Gerrish Avenue and Main Street when his snowmobile hit a private plow truck. As a result of the accident, Rienzo suffered a broken femur that required surgery.


  13. Driver idling near Garden busted in fake bomb threatRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Boston Herald

    ... the man to get out of the car and he was arrested by SWAT officers. The man, identified only as a 22-year-old Branford, Conn., man, was taken to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation while the BPD bomb squad blew up his backpack with a ...


  14. Tense moments near TD Garden after man falsely claims to have a explosive deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 |

    ... officer to reach through the driver's side window and shut off the idling car. "The driver, a 22-year old male from Branford Conn., became alert and handed the officer a note which indicated that he had an explosive device on his person,'' police ...


  15. Boston police: Man in custody, backpack blown up after fake bomb threatRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Boston Herald

    ... of the car and he was arrested by members of the SWAT team, police said. Identified only as a 22-year-old man from Branford, Connecticut, the suspect was taken to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation while the BPD bomb squad performed a ...


  16. Stocking up ahead of snow stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | WTNH

    For Genua Kariotis and her two daughters, their storm survival kit includes mini baked pretzels, ice cream and cheese strudels. At the Stop and Shop in Branford, managers said the big pre-storm rush came early in the afternoon.


  17. Now OccNowRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Business New Haven

    HAMDEN: Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists has opened an occupational medicine program, OccNow, to provide more immediate walk-in style "services to employers across multiple industries; providing services such as pre-employment exams, CDL testing, injury care management and many more." The facilities are currently located in the practice's OrthoNOW suite located at 2416 Whitney Ave., Hamden, but is expected to expand to its OrthoNow locations in Branford and Orange.


  18. Branford man arrested in East Haven drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WTNH

    East Haven Police Department arrested a Branford man on Sunday night after a police canine team located a large amount of drugs in his car. According to police, an officer was working routine patrol in the parking lot of the McDonald's on 687 Main Street where he located a suspicious vehicle backed into a parking space.


  19. Sachem Capital (SACH) Announces February 10th IPORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | IntersportsWire

    ... or sale. ". Sachem Capital was founded in 2010 and has 2 employees. The company is located at 23 Laurel Street, Branford, CT 06405, US and can be reached via phone at (203) 433-4736 or on the web at Receive ...


  20. Hearings Approved for Women's Health Issues in General AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | NBC Connecticut

    ... in a precarious position and that's one that we can probably get behind," Wolfgang said. Amy Farotti, from North Branford, had one breast bump not covered by insurance for one of her children, but her second child she did have coverage for. The ...


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