Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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Sports • Published May 10, 2021 04 a.m.

Yellowjackets’ Track Has Small Squad with Big Heart

Between its boys’ and girls’ teams, the East Haven outdoor track program has just 29 total athletes competing this season. However, despite the small numbers, girls’ coach...

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Sports • Published May 09, 2021 11:25 p.m.

East Haven Boys’ Tennis Nets Three Victories; Heaphy Gets 100th Hit as Softball Team Sweeps Week

Boys’ TennisThe East Haven boys’ tennis team played a trio of matches last week and won all three of them to improve their record to 6-5 on the year. The...

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Sports • Published May 06, 2021 04:01 p.m.

Roach Making a Great Debut with East Haven Golf

After growing up as a hockey and baseball player, Ethan Roach decided that he wanted to take his shot at playing golf as a junior at East Haven High School this spring. While this is only his...

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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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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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Person of the Week • Published May 05, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Jill Anderson Perez Prepares to Bring a Taste of Fairs to Summer

Jill Anderson Perez would have never imagined that the local fair and festival scene would become a big part of her life. Now the lifelong East Haven resident is not only coordinating the Fair...

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Local News • Published May 04, 2021 01 p.m.

East Haven Seeks New Assessor After Milici’s Retirement Following Administrative Leave

Mike Milici, who had served as the assessor for the Town of the East Haven for the past 30 years, has retired after being placed on administrative leave while the town conducted an investigation...

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

A Command Performance at the Hagaman Library

Musician Robert Messore (of Cool Tunes with Mr. Rob) performed the first live outdoor concert on the lawn of Hagaman Library last week. Diane Iacovelli danced and sang along with daughter Ivy as...

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

People in the News

Honor Roll• The following students were named to the Mercy High School Second Quarter Honor Roll for the 2020-’21 school year: Allison Morris, 2022-High...

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Sports • Published May 03, 2021 01:07 a.m.

East Haven’s Track Teams Defeat Career; Baseball Squad Goes into Quarantine

Girls’ Outdoor TrackThe Yellowjackets’ girls’ outdoor track squad hosted Career for its third meet of the season on April 30. East Haven defeated the...

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Sports • Published May 02, 2021 07:18 p.m.

Yellowjackets Pile Up the Runs During Perfect Week

After seeing his team get no-hit by Cheshire for its first loss of the season on April 20, East Haven softball Head Coach Ed Crisafi said that the Yellowjackets entered last week’s action...

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Local News • Published April 29, 2021 02:41 p.m.

East Haven Announces Memorial Day Procession and Ceremonies

This year on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, the East Haven Veteran’s Council in conjunction with Mayor Joseph Carfora will honor all those who made the ultimate sacrifice. The Town of East...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 29, 2021 12:08 p.m.

Curran Was Always on Point for the Easties

Erin Curran helped the East Haven girls’ basketball team win a Class M state title during her freshman year of high school. After contributing to that major moment in Yellowjackets’...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 05:31 p.m.

Sharon Dube

Sharon Dube, 73, of New Haven passed away on April 22 at Connecticut Hospice surrounded by her family. She was born on March 27, 1948, in New Haven to the late William and Anna (Laine) Galligan....

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Person of the Week • Published April 28, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Lisa Selmquist to Ride in Closer to Free for Dad, Joe Esposito

Though this is the third year that Lisa Selmquist, née Lisa Esposito, has participated in Closer to Free, this year’s event hits closer to home as she will ride in honor of her father, ...

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Letters • Published April 28, 2021 08 a.m.

Something to Think About

As a District Two member of the Town Council, I would like to recommend converting the vacant D.C. Moore School into a community center. This would actually be the first of its kind in East Haven....

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Letters • Published April 28, 2021 08 a.m.

Looking Forward to 2022

Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) 484 had provided our community with a day of entertainment, culminating with a fireworks display, to celebrate...

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Local News • Published April 28, 2021 07 a.m.

Improvements to Roll Forward at Shore Line Trolley

The Shore Line Trolley Museum held a groundbreaking for the museum’s Vision 20/20 capital improvement project launch on April 24. With the aid of state funding, the project will bring fire...

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Local News • Published April 27, 2021 12:30 p.m.

Hagaman Memorial Library Prepares for Great Give on May 4 and 5

For the past five years, the Board of Trustees of the East Haven Public Library, the Hagaman Memorial Library has participated in the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s annual...

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Local News • Published April 27, 2021 01:13 p.m.

East Haven Budget Adoption Meeting Rescheduled to May 3

Due to an error posting a legal notice in another newspaper, the Town of East Haven has rescheduled its public hearings on the budget. The April 15 Board of Education budget public hearing was...

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Sports • Published April 26, 2021 12:16 a.m.

Yellowjackets’ Softball Improves to 5-1; Girls’ Track Defeats North Haven

SoftballThe East Haven softball team played three road games last week and won two of them, improving its record to 5-1 on the season. East Haven defeated Lauralton Hall 14-...

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Sports • Published April 25, 2021 09:32 p.m.

Easties Off to Solid Start on the Links

Ricky Narracci was named head coach of the East Haven boys’ golf team last year, but his Yellowjackets were unable to compete after the season was canceled due to COVID-19. Now that the...

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Sports • Published April 22, 2021 11:49 a.m.

Barthel’s a Fixture at the Dish

Two years ago, Magdalena Barthel stormed on the scene by earning All-SCC honors as a freshman catcher with the East Haven softball team. Two years later, Magdalena is back in action for her junior ...

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Local News • Published April 21, 2021 04:29 p.m.

CT State Boating Safe Operator Course Online April 28-29 and May 1

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Milford Flotilla is offering an online, 3-session course from its training center, 1 Helwig Street, Milford CT.  About Boating Safely (ABS) will be offered on...

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Person of the Week • Published April 21, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Barbara Brow: A Picture of Patience and Perseverance

Barbara Brow of East Haven has been involved with the Shoreline Greenway Trail (SGT) since the group behind it formed in 2002.“I was a younger person then,” she says with a...

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