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Marc Romero of Colorado Prairie CBD Outlet Photo courtesy of Marc Romero

In Business: Colorado Prairie CBD Outlet

Published Jan. 23, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Colorado Prairie CBD Outlet offers cannabidiol (CBD) oil infused products for retail and wholesale, as well as other CBD and hemp products that come straight from the hemp farm and seed to sale operation in Colorado, in its new North Branford location.

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Photo courtesy of Christine Magistro

In Business: Bella Lisa Pizzeria

Published Dec. 26, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Bella Lisa Pizzeria is celebrating 30 successful years in business in North Branford.

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Attendees and honorees at the 2018 Shoreline Chamber of Commerce annual Dinner and Awards Celebration included (from left) WFSB meteorologist Mark Dixon, Branford First Selectman Jamie Cosgrove, Guilford First Selectman Matt Hoey, Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter Executive Director Laura Burban (award winner), John Saville of John Saville Entertainment (award winner); East River Energy CEO Don Herzog (award winner), Shoreline Chamber Chair Camille Murphy of Murphy & CO CPAs, Rich Cobb of Pressed and Dressed (award winner), Shoreline Chamber of Commerce President Sheri Cote, Peter Sikes of Shoreline Pixels (award winner), Town of Guilford Economic Develiopment Coordinator Brian McGlone (award winner), Jackie Salg of Pressed and Dressed (award winner), and East River Energy President Jesse Herzog (award winner). Photo courtesy of Sheri Cote

The Shoreline Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Award Winners

Published March 07, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Winners of the 2018 Shoreline Chamber of Commerce awards were recognized on Feb. 21 at the organization’s annual Dinner and Awards Celebration held at Amarante’s Sea Cliff in New Haven.

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Permit drawings include these rendered views of the building design for a professional medical office park being proposed at 28 Branford Road/Route 139 in North Branford.

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North Branford Medical Office Park Proposed on Route 139 Near Branford Town Line

Published Feb. 11, 2019 07:29 a.m.

A brief overview of plans to develop a substantial professional medical office park in North Branford, on property which falls within 500 of the Branford town line, were introduced to North Branford’s Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) on Feb. 7.

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State of The Town Shared at North Branford Business Breakfast

Published Jan. 28, 2019 10:00 a.m.

The news shared with local business owners and representatives pointed to a reinvigorated, revitalized economic community that's poised for some diversified growth and has the benefit of a fiscally responsibile town government.

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On Jan. 25, Local and state town leaders and members of the board of Totoket TV look on as Station Manager Walter Mann cuts the ribbon on the new home of North Branford's community access television station.

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North Branford's Totoket TV Cuts Ribbon on New Home

Published Jan. 28, 2019 10:01 a.m.

Totoket TV has built it; now the community is invited to come on in. On January 25, North Branford's community television station cut the ribbon at its new home at 1675 Foxon Road.

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Newly-approved at 418 Forest Road, Stewards of the Land Farm Brewery will be based out of a former farmhouse (set to be renovated and expanded) on a total of more than 16 acres of farm land in North Branford.

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Plans for North Branford's First Farm Brewery Approved

Published Jan. 05, 2019 05:15 p.m.

Its official: North Branford's first farm brewery operation and retail patron site will be established at 418 Forest Road, the future home of Stewards of the Land Farm Brewery.

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Businesses Warned About 'Official' Reporting Scam

Published Jan. 04, 2019 05:03 p.m.

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and Attorney General George Jepsen are warning businesses across Connecticut about a mailing being sent by "Workplace Compliance Services" purporting to be an official "Annual Report Instruction Form," alleging that payment is required by Connecticut law.

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Court Upholds North Branford’s Decision to Block Bulk Propane Storage

Published Jan. 02, 2019 10:51 a.m.

The battle over bulk propane storage at 40 Ciro Road has been raging for more than four years, but, pending an appeal, a Dec. 18 Superior Court ruling means the Town of North Branford’s most recent zoning regulations prohibiting the storage of bulk propane will stand and there will be no bulk propane storage at 40 Ciro Road or any other location in town.

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Business in Brief

Published Dec. 13, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Awards and RecognitionsThe American Academy of Hospitality Sciences has recognized Lenny’s...

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North Branford Sets Nov. 15 Public Hearings on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Production Facilities

Published Nov. 08, 2018 04:56 p.m.

On Thursday, Nov. 15, North Branford’s Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) will open public hearings on two text amendments pertaining to allowing marijuana dispensaries and production facilities in town. The hearings will take place as part of the regular PZC meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at North Branford Town Hall, 909 Foxon Road.

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Concept plan for Notch Hill Village in North Branford submitted to the North Branford Planning and Zoning Commission.

Image from North Branford Planning and Zoning Dept.

Applications for 216-Unit ‘Notch Hill Village’ Concept Under North Branford Zoning Review

Published Oct. 01, 2018 07:25 a.m.

On Thurs. Oct. 4, a public hearing will continue on two applications impacting a proposed “active lifestyle community” of 216 units off Notch Hill Road, to be called “Notch Hill Village.” The hearing will be part of the Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) regular meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Foxon Road.

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Michelle Cicarella Photo courtesy of Lucky Dog Grooming

In Business: Lucky Dog Grooming

Published Feb. 16, 2017 12:01 a.m.

Lucky Dog Grooming, formerly located in Branford, has moved into the former Branford Clip & Dip facility located at 1211 Foxon Road in North Branford. It has been in business since 2007 and is owned and operated by Michelle Cicarella.

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