Thursday, May 13, 2021

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Obituaries • Published May 11, 2021 05:06 p.m.

Audrey M. Clement Boudreau

Audrey M. Clement Boudreau, 86, passed away peacefully at her home in Guilford, surrounded by the love of family, and cat Minnie on April 28. She was a lifetime resident of Guilford.Audrey...

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Local News • Published May 12, 2021 07 a.m.

Sage Advice Found at Leete’s Island Garden Club Sale

Kay Claiborn of the Leete’s Island Garden Club (left) assists Pam Besse at the club’s annual plant sale on the Guilford Green on May 8. Proceeds benefited the garden club´s...

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Local News • Published May 12, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Guilford Foundation Doubles Grant Money Paid But Sees Needs Increasing

Last week, after months going through dozens of applications, the Guilford Foundation finished its first traditional grant review process in almost two years, paying out just under $140,000 to...

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Local News • Published May 11, 2021 04:50 p.m.

Guilford Approves Long-Term Investment in Retirement Benefit

In what is being called a long-view investment, Guilford made a significant change in how it funds certain retiree benefits for town and school employees with the establishment of an Other Post...

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Local News • Published May 11, 2021 02:45 p.m.

Guilford VFW Offers Chance to Remember Those Lost to Pandemic

It was more than a year ago that the new, highly infectious and deadly COVID-19 virus first took a life in the Guilford community. Since then, more than 30 residents have died after contracting...

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Local News • Published May 13, 2021 12:01 a.m.

GHS Students Named All-State Musicians at CMEA Festival

Fourteen students from Guilford High School have been named all-state musicians at the Connecticut Music Educators Association Southern Region Festival. The students submitted audition material...

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Local News • Published May 13, 2021 12:01 a.m.

National Classroom Grant Awarded to Guilford Teacher

Rachel Daniels, an early childhood educator with Community Nursery School in Guilford, has been awarded a classroom grant by The Association of American Educators Foundation (AAEF). The grant...

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Local News • Published May 13, 2021 12:01 a.m.

ESCA Rockin Robots Team Receives Award

Archdiocese of Hartford Office of Education, Evangelization, and Catechesis Interim Superintendent Valerie Mara and Advisor to Vicar for Finance and Technology Laura McCaffrey visited East...

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Local News • Published May 11, 2021 10:47 a.m.

GHS Unveils Grizzlies Branding

Late last week, just under a year after choosing to retire the “Indians” as a mascot and moniker, Guilford High School (GHS) finally unveiled what the new Grizzlies mascot and logo...

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Letters • Published May 12, 2021 08 a.m.

Paddle for a Purpose

May 2 was a beautiful day for the inaugural Men’s Paddle for a Purpose Platform Tennis Tournament to benefit Guilford Meals on Wheels. Great paddle was played and fun was had by all....

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Letters • Published May 12, 2021 08 a.m.

Heading for Trouble

It’s been reported that Guilford’s school system is planning to recruit a person of color to fill a newly created position at the high school. Of course, there is nothing wrong with...

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Sports • Published May 09, 2021 06:41 p.m.

Guilford Girls’ Lacrosse, Boys’ Tennis Each Notch Two Victories

Girls’ LacrosseThe Guilford girls’ lacrosse team won two out of its three contests last week to improve its overall record to 9-2 on the year. Guilford earned ...

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Sports • Published May 09, 2021 05:40 p.m.

Guilford Boys’ Lacrosse Nets First Two Wins of the Season

The Guilford boys’ lacrosse team is proving one of the most resilient squads in the Southern Connecticut Conference this spring. The Grizzlies lost their first six games of the year, but...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 06, 2021 04 p.m.

Filley and the Grizzlies Are Flying This Spring

The Guilford girls’ lacrosse team is off to one of its best starts in school history, and senior captain defender Jordan Filley has been one the biggest contributors for the Grizzlies this...

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

The Lunch Bunch: Guilford Seniors Return for Food and Fellowship

Hot meals are back on the menu at the Guilford Senior Center/Nathaniel Greene Community Center—here, Dean Smith enjoys his dessert. After a long hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, the center ...

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

Off the Sidelines: McGlone Helping Guilford Sideliners’ Annual Golf Tourney Return June 25

Although Guilford Sideliners had to sideline its annual fundraising event in 2020, luckily, they have Brian McGlone to help bring it back on-line in 2021. The retired Guilford economic development ...

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Local News • Published May 04, 2021 04:30 p.m.

Guilford Art Center Hopes Residents Step Out for Pop-Up Shows

Even as state restrictions are lifted, Guilford Art Center (GAC) Executive Director Maureen Belden explains that it is simply too complex to put on large events like the perennially popular Craft...

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Local News • Published May 04, 2021 02:46 p.m.

Town Gives Final Approval for GHS Field Replacement

With the Board of Selectmen (BOS) officially approving a contract, the town is now fully ready to move forward with an approximately $2 million replacement of the Guilford High School (GHS)...

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Local News • Published May 05, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Guilford BOE Approves Statement in Support of Equity Initiatives

Reaffirming support for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paul Freeman’s work over the last year in the realm of racial equity and social justice, the Board of Education (BOE) also explicitly...

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Local News • Published May 04, 2021 02:46 p.m.

Safe Streets Workshops Drill Down on Specific Solutions

As the town moves forward with its latest plans to improve traffic and pedestrian safety, it’s clear some lessons learned the hard way have stuck.In 2017, town officials were accused ...

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Letters • Published May 05, 2021 08 a.m.

A Historic Date

April 3, 2006, is a historic Guilford date. At the Board of Selectmen meeting, a special town meeting was considered and rejected. Prior to this meeting, a group of residents had collected...

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Sports • Published May 03, 2021 03:05 a.m.

Guilford Girls’ Tennis Nets Three Victories; Girls’ Lacrosse Takes First Loss, Bounces Back with Win

Girls’ TennisThe Guilford girls’ tennis team was victorious in all three of its matches last week and is now sporting a record of 6-3 in the spring season....

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Sports • Published May 02, 2021 04:53 p.m.

Grizzlies Feel Happy to be Hitting the Links

The Guilford boys’ golf team features plenty of new faces on the course after missing last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that’s not stopping Head Coach Dave Esteban’s ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 29, 2021 12:07 p.m.

Palmer’s Always Working Hard on the Ballfield

Jack Palmer appreciates the sport of baseball beyond the aspect of winning games. Jack, a senior, has learned several life lessons from playing baseball at Guilford High School, particularly the...

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Obituaries • Published April 28, 2021 04:54 p.m.

Joanne Catherine Mace

Joanne Catherine Mace of Guilford passed peacefully on April 24, at home surrounded by the love of her family.Joanne was born in Milford on Oct. 7, 1936, the only child of the late Stanley...

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