Thursday, May 06, 2021

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

North Haven Welcomes Ferraro’s Market

Ferraro’s Market officially opened April 28 at 8 a.m. in its new location at 210 Universal Drive, next to Target in the Target Plaza. People started arriving around 7:30 a.m. and Ann White...

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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 06, 2021 12:01 a.m.

People in the News

Honor Roll• Lily Pollard was named to the Mercy High School Second Quarter Honor Roll for the 2020-2021 school year.• The following students were named ...

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

North Haven Girl Scout Troop Celebrates Bronze Awards

The girl scouts from North Haven Troop 60387 were recently presented with their Bronze Award pins and a certificate at the North Haven Town Green after a short ceremony. The girls had brainstormed,...

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Local News • Published May 04, 2021 04:09 p.m.

Indian Imagery Vote Goes Before BOE

The Board of Education will vote Thursday, May 13 on a motion to retire new use of the Indians caricature from North Haven High School team imagery. The board has over the course of more than a...

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Sports • Published May 03, 2021 08:59 a.m.

ACEing Autism Hosting Spring/Summer Tennis Clinic

The Connecticut chapter of the ACEing Autism program is hosting a session of tennis clinics every Saturday from May 8 through June 12. ACEing Autism is a national non-profit organization that...

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Sports • Published May 02, 2021 09:03 p.m.

North Haven Girls’ Lacrosse Striving to Improve Every Day

Bernie Pellegrino wants to see the North Haven girls’ lacrosse team get better every time that it takes the field in his first season as the program’s head coach. Pellegrino said...

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Sports • Published May 02, 2021 04:57 p.m.

Mazzaro’s Gem Pushes North Haven Past Foran; Girls’ Tennis Edges Out Cheshire

BaseballThe North Haven baseball team stands with a record of 4-4 on the year after gaining a split of two recent home games. North Haven took a loss to Fairfield Prep, but ...

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Local News • Published April 30, 2021 02:46 p.m.

North Haven Garden Club’s May Market Fundraiser Returns on May 8

After being forced to take a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the North Haven Garden Club (NHGC) is looking forward to bring its annual May Market back to the North Haven Green on Saturday, May 8...

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

Higgins Focused on Development with North Haven Boys’ Tennis

John Higgins has a goal above all others for his athletes: improvement. John took on the head coaching position for the North Haven boys’ tennis team this spring, and he’s been...

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

Out and About: Legion Walkathon Benefits Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

The American Legion Second District held its annual Walkathon on April 24 along the North Haven Green with 100 percent of the proceeds going to benefit the Connecticut Children’s Medical...

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

Kathy Farrelly Ready to Ride as Team Captain for Closer to Free

Kathy Farrelly knew she wanted to be a nurse from a young age. She was inspired by the stories her grandmother told about the people she took care of in her days as a nurse’s aid. Kathy has ...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 03:52 p.m.

Anthony Sommo

Anthony Sommo, 90, of Daytona, Florida, formerly of North Haven for many years, passed away peacefully on April 20 at Halifax Health Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Florida.He was the...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 10:57 a.m.

Achille Vincenzo ‘Vinny’ DiVirgilio

Achille Vincenzo “Vinny” DiVirgilio, 76, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on April 15 at Yale New Haven Hospital/St. Raphael campus. He was the beloved husband of Adriana Mosca ...

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Local News • Published April 28, 2021 08 a.m.

North Haven Budget Referendum May 18

The North Haven Budget Referendum will be held on Tuesday, May 18. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. All North Haven referenda voting takes place at the Mildred A. Wakeley Community and...

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Local News • Published April 27, 2021 04:16 p.m.

NHHS Presents Virtual Performances of ‘The Theory of Relativity’ This Weekend

While the show may not be performed live with a live audience, Jacqlyn Giordano is excited for the cast of The Theory of Relativity to showcase its production with a weekend of available...

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Sports • Published April 25, 2021 03:51 p.m.

North Haven Girls’ Tennis, Boys’ Track Notch Two Victories on the Week

Girls’ TennisThe North Haven girls’ tennis team improved to 4-2 on the year after winning both of its matchups last week. North Haven claimed a narrow victory ...

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Sports • Published April 25, 2021 03:36 p.m.

North Haven Baseball Takes Two of Three in Wild Week

The North Haven baseball team had a dramatic week that featured a wild win against Cheshire, an extra-inning loss to Amity, and a victory versus Jonathan Law. Head Coach Bob DeMayo’s team...

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Sports • Published April 24, 2021 06:02 p.m.

North Haven Girls’ Rugby Striving for Growth in 2021

The North Haven High School girls’ rugby squad was founded in 2016 and has been competing as a club team for past several years. Last week, Head Coach Kristin Cataldo’s team started...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:59 p.m.

Mauro J. Suraci

Mauro J. Suraci, 89, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on April 16 at the Meadow Mills, Hamden with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 65 years to Barbara Ford Suraci....

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:58 p.m.

Joan Larkin Pierson

Joan Larkin Pierson, 84, of North Haven, wife of 55 years to the late Kenneth C. Pierson who passed in 2014, passed away April 11 at home surrounded by her loving family and her beloved dog Tucker,...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 22, 2021 11:49 a.m.

Kavgaci Stepping into Big Roles as a Senior

After growing up as a soccer player, Nadia Kavgaci decided to try her hand on the tennis court in her freshman year of high school. Nadia has come a long way as a member of the North Haven...

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Local News • Published April 21, 2021 07 a.m.

Music Theory: NHHS to Perform ‘The Theory of Relativity’

North Haven High School performers are rehearsing and recording in the North Haven High School Theater for the spring musical The Theory of Relativity, which will be streamed on Friday,...

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

Joanne Chvisuk: Sharing Her Love of the Great Outdoors

Joanne Chvisuk grew up in New Haven. Since she moved to North Haven almost 20 years ago, this active outdoors lover has found plenty of ways to enjoy and preserve nature in the area....

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