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North Guilford Congregational Church held an Old Fashioned Country Emporium on Saturday August 15th behind the North Guilford Congredational Church which included book, penny candy, estate sale, plants, honey, country crafts, tag sale, and homemade peach shortcake. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

North Guilford Congregational Holds Old Fashioned Country Emporium

Published Aug. 18, 2020 03:10 p.m. • 11 Photos
Tropical Storm Isaias damage on the East Haven Town Green.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Isaias Rips Through the Shoreline

Published Aug. 11, 2020 10:41 a.m. • 112 Photos
Guilford Parks and Recreation held a pop up sand castle competition Friday at 1:00pm at Jacobs Beach. Lauren (Mom) Faith and Luke Testani work on building a sand castle.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Parks & Rec Holds Pop-Up Sand Castle Competition

Published July 28, 2020 02:34 p.m. • 20 Photos
Maddie Epke(1)
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Seahawks Get a Win Against the Sting

Published July 28, 2020 03:24 p.m. • 29 Photos
The Guilford Seahawks beat the Monroe Panthers 17-10  in the Dream League Girls Lacrosse opener at Guilford High School on Monday night. Maddie Epke(1)
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Seahawks Beat Monroe in Dream League Opener

Published July 17, 2020 12:01 a.m. • 40 Photos
The Dudley Farm FarmersþÄô Market was a bit more spread out this year with vendors set with a bit of space between them, allowing for visitors a safe distance to shop for honey, handmade crafts, jewelry, breads flowers, plants, vegetables  The Summer Market is open Saturdays 9am to 12:30pm and closes Oct. 31st at Dudley Farm, Guilford. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Dudley Summer Farmers’ Market is Open for the Season

Published July 07, 2020 02:27 p.m. • 20 Photos
Guilford High School Class of 2020 drove with cars decorated,  from Guilford High School to the Guilford Fairgrounds and had a drive-in style  Commencement on Wednesday, June 17th.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

GHS Grads Move Forward Despite the Challenges

Published June 24, 2020 08:39 a.m. • 113 Photos
The Guilford Fairgrounds had a beautiful weekend to host a drive-through food truck festival. Christina Geremia picks up a corn dog from from Debbie Alduini and Jack Gregory.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Festival Fare at Guilford Fairgrounds

Published June 16, 2020 05:13 p.m. • 11 Photos

A Special Farewell for Retiring Guilford Teacher

Published June 09, 2020 02:02 p.m. • 29 Photos
A peaceful demonstration took place on Sunday on the Guilford Green, with people standing along the green holding signs to express solidarity with the Black community and support a discourse about racial oppression, systemic racial injustice and police brutality after the death of George Floyd.  The group was hoping to raise money to help fight this injustice with links to donate to NAACP, Black Lives Matter, Connecticut Bail Fund, Communities United Against Police Brutality and Minnesota Freedom Fund. Demonstrators hold up signs and get some support from a biker riding by. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Demonstrators Take to Green to Protest Police Violence

Published June 02, 2020 03:02 p.m. • 42 Photos
The Guilford VFW Post 7666 lead by Commander Larry Santamaria and Guilford  American Legion Post 48 lead by Commander Ron DeMartino   held  a small Memorial Day ceremony at Alder Brook Cemetery on Monday morning. American Legion Post 48 l  Commander Ron DeMartino added his reflections, Tim Flood and Bruce Pentland Post 48 Color Guard
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

A Day to Remember in Guilford

Published May 26, 2020 04:38 p.m. • 17 Photos
Artis Senior Living and local Fire and Police as well as health care providers, first selectmen, and people from the community celebrated  the  Shoreline Area Nurses with a Car Parade that traveled through Branford, Guilford and Madison on Wednesday,  May 6th, National Nurses Day. Here the staff from the The Guilford House wave and clap as the parade arrives.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Showing Some Love for Nurses in Guilford

Published May 12, 2020 02:09 p.m. • 17 Photos
The Town of Guilford, set up a mask distribution site at the Guilford High School on Tuesday April 28th at 10am with volunteers handing out pre packaged masks in envelopes containing 2 or 5 masks to a steady stream of  people driving through. Jennifer Mullett and daughters Emma and Riley work together to distribute masks. 

Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Distributes Masks to Residents

Published May 05, 2020 01:36 p.m. • 19 Photos
Guilford Lakes Elementary SchoolþÄôs 4th grade teacher Kevin Flanagan got a surprise drive by from his students on Wednesday morning. The cars moved slowly by as the kids cheered and waved signs that they made to show how much they appreciate him.  Carter Mikolay (driving Jamie Mikolay) say thanks to Kevin Flanagan, daughters Ella and Leah and dog Shamrock. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Motorcade to Show Appreciation for Guilford 4th Grade Teacher

Published May 01, 2020 02:15 p.m. • 12 Photos
Connecticut WaterþÄôs  Clapboard Hill Water Storage Tank, built in 1914 on Tanner Marsh Road in Guilford,  was being dismantled, on Wednesday March 11th.  
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

End of an Era: Guilford Water Tank Comes Down

Published March 17, 2020 01:17 p.m. • 16 Photos
The Guilford Art Center hosted a Liquid Art: Cocktail and Gallery Party at the Art Center on Friday, March 6, 2020. The event featured tastings of creative craft beverages from some of ConnecticutþÄôs newest breweries, cideries, and distilleries. There was also the Art CenterþÄôs Student Art Exhibition on display, live music by the Wiley Bartels Trio, a silent auction, and food. Proceeds went to the Guilford Art CenterþÄôs educational and community programs which also includes their scholarship fund. Bob Schulten (Fifth State Distillery in Bridgeport) tells Louise Harter (GAC Pottery Teacher) and Ted Mankovich what there is to try. Photo by Meglin Bodner/The Courier

Guilford Art Center Hosts Liquid Art: Cocktail and Gallery Party

Published March 10, 2020 02:15 p.m. • 34 Photos
Guilford Girls Hockey beat C-NH-A 5-3.  Christina Garofalo  (21)
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Notches States Victory Over Amity-North Haven-Cheshire

Published March 10, 2020 11:01 a.m. • 37 Photos
Norman Thomas Marshall performs a one man play John Brown: Trumpet of Freedom that illustrates the story of one of the most famous abolitionists of the 1800's. Emily McColl/The Courier

Remembering John Brown at Guilford Library

Published March 03, 2020 01:42 p.m. • 27 Photos
Hethon Foster  s 400 Meter Relay
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Warriors Clinch SCC Division II Title in Win Over Sheehan

Published March 03, 2020 02:31 p.m. • 51 Photos
Guilford girls basketball lost to East Haven 29-39 in the first round of the SCC Tournament. Moira Kellaher  (1)
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Girls’ Basketball Loses to East Haven in SCCs

Published Feb. 25, 2020 12:48 p.m. • 37 Photos
þÄúProject: Music Heals UsþÄù held a chamber music concert Friday February 14th at the First Congregational Church.  The theme of the program was Legends and Folklore III þÄúParadise LostþÄù.

Vicki Powell performs on the viola.

The next concert will be held Friday May 15th at St. George Catholic Church, Guilford. Proceeds benefit healing concerts played in local nursing homes, hospitals, hospices, homeless shelters, and prisons. For info or tickets, visit

Photo by Susan Lambert/The Courier

Project: Music Heals Us Holds Chamber Music Concert at FCC

Published Feb. 18, 2020 02:14 p.m. • 12 Photos
Ella Esposito
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Esposito Represents Guilford at SCC Gymnastics Championship

Published Feb. 18, 2020 03:13 p.m. • 12 Photos
Justin Shiffrin 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Girls' and Boys' Track Squads Compete at State Championships

Published Feb. 18, 2020 03:13 p.m. • 8 Photos
Jack Greiner 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Battles Cheshire Academy

Published Feb. 11, 2020 02:37 p.m. • 55 Photos
John Petonito (3)
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Indians’ Boys’ Hoops Defeats Coginchaug

Published Feb. 11, 2020 02:36 p.m. • 43 Photos
The 45th anniversary concert to benefit Guilford ABC was held Saturday night at Guilford High School featuring Morris Mo Pleasure and friends with select GHS students. Mo Pleasure, David Livolsi, base, Trever Sommerville, Drums, Rohn Lawrence, Guitar. 
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Mo Pleasure Performs in Guilford

Published Feb. 04, 2020 02:12 p.m. • 28 Photos
SCC Indoor Track East Sectional Meet at Floyd Little Athletic Center. Boys 1600 Meter Run Benjamin Crair
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Track Competes at West Sectional Championship

Published Feb. 04, 2020 03:23 p.m. • 46 Photos
Kat Baseggio (25)
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

Guilford Girls’ Hoops Drops Contest to Hand

Published Jan. 28, 2020 12:46 p.m. • 27 Photos
Guilford High School once again hosted the Greater New Haven Chinese CommunityþÄôs Chinese New Year Celebration for the Year of the Rat; with Chinese food potluck from participating families, games, kid activities,  a Chinese calligraphy station with music and dancing performances in the theater. Ping Wang holds little Alice Deng as she watches Dr. Guan as he creates good luck sayings in Chinese calligraphy.
Photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

GHS Welcomes Year of the Rat with Greater New Haven Chinese Community

Published Jan. 22, 2020 11:03 a.m. • 35 Photos
January 16, 2020 Guilford Boys Basketball vs Xavier High School, Guilford lost the match 58 to 62.

John Petonito,  #3

Photo by Susan Lambert/The Courier

Guilford Boys’ Hoops Drops Contest to Xavier

Published Jan. 22, 2020 12:26 p.m. • 23 Photos