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Local News • Published May 06, 2021 02:17 p.m.

$100M Tweed Project and Partnership Announced

On May 6, officials from Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN) and current airport operator Avports LLC announced a “major agreement” to move the airport forward. The $100 million project...

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Local News • Published May 06, 2021 12:01 p.m.

North Branford's Pearson Recognized for PSAT Performance

May 5, 2021: North Branford High School junior Blake Pearson has been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program for his performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Qualifying ...

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Local News • Published May 06, 2021 11:28 a.m.

Branford Friends of Blackstone Library Donate $30,000 in Honor of Librarians' Pandemic Efforts

May 5, 2021: The Friends of the Blackstone Library were able to present the library with a special gift of $30,000. This contribution is being made in honor of the Blackstone librarians and the...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:12 a.m.

Robert J. Wojciechowski

Robert J. Wojciechowski, 65, of North Haven passed away peacefully on May 3 at his home with his family by his side, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer for more than eight years. He...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:04 a.m.

Marie C. Delano Notaro

Marie C. Delano Notaro, 102, formerly of North Haven, passed away peacefully on May 3 at the Montowese Health & Rehabilitation Center, North Haven. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:04 a.m.

Kathy Adelyn Paduano

Kathy Adelyn Paduano, 72, of Guilford died peacefully on May 1, after a seven-year battle with kidney disease and other ailments. Kathy was born in Niagara Falls, New York on Nov. 29, 1948. She...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:03 a.m.

Michele ‘Shelley’ Ciardiello

Michele “Shelley” Ciardiello, 68, of Branford passed away on May 3 at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was born on Jan. 15, 1953, in Brookline, Massachusetts, to the late Edmund and...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:03 a.m.

Mark P. Santoro

Mark P. Santoro, 59, of North Haven passed away peacefully on April 30 with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 28 years to Page St. John Santoro and devoted father of Maxwell...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:02 a.m.

Caitlin Jean Paisley

Our dear sweet daughter, Caitlin Jean Paisley, passed away unexpectedly on April 23, at the age of 36.She is survived by her parents Jane and James Paisley, sister Sarah Paisley, stepmother ...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:02 a.m.

Lamont ‘Monty’ Bavin

Lamont “Monty” Bavin, longtime resident of Madison since 1963 and raised in Guilford, born April 30, 1939, passed away peacefully at Yale New Haven Hospital on May 3, with his loving ...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:02 a.m.

Joanne (Babor) Bombardier

Joanne (Babor) Bombardier, 70, formerly of Chester, passed away peacefully on April 10 at Capital Regional Hospital, in Tallahassee, Florida. She was born on Sept. 26, 1950, in Middletown....

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:01 a.m.

Harry L. Hampton Jr.

Harry L. Hampton Jr., 97, devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and resident of The Ridge at RiverWoods, Exeter, New Hampshire, died of natural causes on April 20.He was...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:01 a.m.

Craig Leigh Levesh

Craig Leigh Levesh, 65, of Branford, passed away on April 24. He was the beloved husband of Terri Gentile Levesh, with whom he shared his life for 48 years, and loving father to Jarrett Leigh and...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:01 a.m.

James John Eastland, Jr.

James John Eastland, Jr. died peacefully on April 19. Jim was born July 6, 1934, in Middletown, the son of James John Eastland and Ruth Evelyn Dahlstrom Eastland. Jim grew up in Westbrook and was...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11 a.m.

Mary Jane ‘MJ’ Gardner

Mary Jane “MJ” Gardner, 80, of Madison passed away peacefully on April 29 at Artis Senior Living of Branford. She was born on Jan. 4, 1941 in Stamford. She was the third born child...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11 a.m.

James Dauda, Jr.

James “Jimmy” Dauda, Jr., 88, of Groton gained his wings and passed away May 15, 2020, at home. He was born on Nov. 6, 1931, in Trenton, New Jersey, to the late Mary and James Dauda, ...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11 a.m.

Cherie Oest Thibodeau

Cherie Oest Thibodeau, beloved wife of Arthur Thibodeau, daughter of Virginia Russell and the late Ronald Oest, died in Florida on Dec. 23, 2020, at the age of 65. She was raised in Deep River by...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 10:59 a.m.

Sheila Berniere DeMartino

Sheila Berniere DeMartino, 79, of North Haven entered into rest peacefully on May 2 at Yale-New Haven Hospital/St. Raphael campus with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 54 years...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 10:59 a.m.

Kathleen McLean Bannister

A visitation and graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 22 for Kathleen McLean Bannister who passed away peacefully on Feb. 23, 2021.Kathleen was the mother of Beth-Ann A. Hull of...

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Obituaries • Published May 05, 2021 12:17 p.m.

Frances Patricia LaRocque

Frances Patricia LaRocque, 71, of North Haven, passed away at her home on May 2, 2021. Frances was born in New Haven on Aug. 8, 1949, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Helen Ford....

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Obituaries • Published May 05, 2021 12:16 p.m.

Thomas Mott

Thomas Mott of Branford died May 2 at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family.He was the loving husband of the late Ellen Wilson Mott. He was the beloved father of Laura...

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Obituaries • Published May 05, 2021 12:15 p.m.

Janet M. Ahern

Janet M. Ahern of East Haven passed away May 2 at Connecticut Hospice. She was born on Nov. 4, 1932, in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, to the late Margaret E. and Leonard Wyatt.Janet is survived by...

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Local News • Published May 05, 2021 12:04 p.m.

A Hand Up: Branford Microfund Increases No-Interest Loan Limits to $3,000

Non-profit Branford Microfund (BMF) is excited to announce an increase in the amount of the no interest loans we provide. We are now allowing Branford residents to borrow up to $3,000...

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Local News • Published May 05, 2021 11:29 a.m.

North Branford Bereavement Support Group Starting May 13

North Branford Congregational Church will again be offering a bereavement support group for anyone struggling with the loss of a loved one. The group will meet on Thursdays, 7 - 8:30 p.m.,...

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Local News • Published May 05, 2021 07 a.m.

Applause, Applause: Two Casts Perform BHS ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

With two casts set to perform three shows each; and rehearsals done in about half the time it usually takes, Branford High School (BHS) Performing Arts has pulled off a modern miracle to put on a...

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