Welcome to Zip06.com!

If you have an account, please login! If you don't have an account you can create one. If you had an account with the old Zip06.com you will have to create a new one. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Login

Sign-Up!

A Zip06 account will allow you to post to the online calendar, contribute to News From You, and interact with the Zip06 community. It's free to sign-up!

Click here to get started!
×

Register for Zip06

We're happy you've decided to join the Zip06 community. Please fill out this short registration form to begin sharing content with your neighbors.

You must enter your first name.
You must enter your last name.
You must enter a username
You must enter a valid email address
Show password
You must enter a valid zip code
×

Submit to Zip06

×

Help

Have some questions? Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions for quick answers.

What is Zip06?

Zip06 is the digital news division of Shore Publishing covering the towns along the CT shoreline between New Haven and the Connecticut River. It is a community news platform that aims to not only provide up to the minute local news and information but also provides a platform for community engagement where registered users can share opinions, photos and information with their neighbors. Join in the conversation!

Are you connected to my weekly newspaper: the East Haven Courier, the North Haven Courier, The Sound, The Source, Harbor News, or the Valley Courier?

Yes! The newspaper that arrives free each Thursday in your mailbox is created by the same staff that runs Zip06!

Do you publish the Shore Line Times?

No. The Shore Line Times is published by the New Haven Register. You can contact them at 203-789-5200.

Will you publish my stories, photos, or events?

Yes! Registered members of the Zip06 community can contribute stories, photos, and events.

If I submit through Zip06 will my story, photo, or event be printed in my local newspaper?

Not yet! We're still working on making this happen. For now, if you want something to appear both online and in print you should submit to the website and also email news@shorepublishing.com

How do I submit a story or announcement?

If you are a registered user of Zip06, please click here to submit. If you have not yet registered, please click here to do so and then submit away!

How do I submit an item to the events calendar?

If you are a registered user of Zip06, please click here to submit. If you have not yet registered, please click here to do so and then submit away!

What is 'News From You'?

'News From You' is exactly what it sounds like: It's news from you!

This is the special place on Zip06 where all of the news submitted by members of the community winds up. Do you have an article you want to publish? Are you getting married? Did your child make the honor roll? Those are all examples of news from you!

Do I need to create an account?

No. Creating an account with Zip06 is completely optional. You can read all of our stories, browse calendar items, watch videos, and browse photos without ever creating an account.

Some users, however, will want to create an account to submit events to the calendar, post stories and announcements, participate in some online contests, and comment on stories.

The choice is completely yours.

How much does it cost to sign-up for an account?

Zip06 accounts are 100% free. Signing up will only cost you a few moments of your time.

How do I register for an account?

It's easy to register for an account. Just click here and fill out the short form. After that you will need to check the email account you register with for a confirmation email. Click the link in the email and you'll be all set!

There's a photo or story that ran in the newspaper that I would like a copy of.

For a story, use the Search box in the navigation bar on this page to enter the words related to the headline of the article or contents. The story you are looking for should be found in the search results. If you cannot find the story, please email news@shorepublishing.com.

How can I get a copy of a photograph?

All staff photos that ran in the newspaper or on Zip06 are available for purchase via this website by clicking the Buy Photo link under the photograph. Simply put your keyword into the Search box on the navigation bar to look for your photo. If you still cannot find the photo, please email news@shorepublishing.com.

I want to share a story that ran. How can I do that?

You can use the Share icons on the page that the article appears on to email or post the article link to your social media page.

Can I get a copy of an old issue?

If the issue is within the last three weeks, we should still have copies of it in the office. Just send an email to shorecirculation@shorepublishing.com, and we will check for you. Past that timeframe, we keep very limited copies of the newspaper in archives. We recommend using the Search box on this website to find your story, and you can share the link via email or social media. If you want the page from the printed newspaper, contact us at shorecirculation@shorepublishing.com and we might be able to pull a pdf page for you out of the electronic archive.

I'm having a problem receiving the paper at my home.

Oh no! We are sorry. Please email your issue to shorecirculation@shorepublishing.com and we will troubleshoot the issue for you.

I have never received a newspaper at my address and would like a free subscription.

Please click here to fill out our Delivery Request Form, and we will commence delivery to your home within 1-2 weeks.

I no longer wish to receive this newspaper. How do I unsubscribe?

Please email your cancellation to shorecirculation@shorepublishing.com and we will remove your address from the list.

How do I contact someone at the newspaper or this website?

We would love to hear from you! Please visit our Contact Us page for a full list of departments, email addresses, mailing address and phone numbers.

How do I advertise?

Are you hiring? Do you accept interns?

We are always on the look out for talent to add to our team! If you feel you can help make our organization a better place with your contributions, we would love to hear from you! Email your resume and interest to miksis@shorepublishing.com.

I have a question that isn't answered here.

If you have a question about the website, please contact our Digital Media Manager Laura Robida at l.robida@shorepublishing.com.
For other questions, please call 203-245-1877.

×

My Account

To make updates to your Zip06 account or request changes to your newspaper delivery, please choose an option below.

×

Like us on Facebook!

Your hometown newspaper is on Facebook. Stay up-to-date with all of your town's news by liking us on Facebook!

East Haven Courier:

North Haven Courier:

The Sound:

Guilford Courier:

The Source:

Harbor News:

Valley Courier:

×

Follow us on Facebook!

Your hometown newspaper is on Twitter. Stay up-to-date with all of your town's news by following us on Twitter!

East Haven Courier:

North Haven Courier:

The Sound:

Guilford Courier:

The Source:

Harbor News:

Valley Courier:

×

Use an RSS Reader?

Bookmark our RSS feeds to stay on top of breaking news in your hometown.

RSS Feeds TK ×

Zip06

×

Boys’ Soccer Ties Undefeated SCC Housatonic Champ Shelton, 1-1

Gary Komoroski/The Guilford Courier

Sophomore Brendan Thompson scored with 25:10 left for Guilford boys’ soccer in its 1-1 tie against unbeaten SCC Housatonic Division-champion Shelton on Oct. 20 at home.

The Guilford boys’ soccer team has taken on some of the toughest competition in the SCC and given each squad a run for their money and its Oct. 20 home Senior Night matchup against unbeaten SCC Housatonic Division-champion Shelton at Bittner Park was no exception.

Joe Maher’s club entered the evening with a mark of 8-3-3 with Guilford’s only losses coming at the hands of SCC division winners Fairfield Prep, Hammonasset champion Hand, and those same Gaels by a one-goal margin back on Sept. 15. In the rematch, though Guilford didn’t come away with the same result, as the Indians tied Shelton 1-1 in a contest that saw sophomore Brendan Thompson head in a corner kick by junior Ben Rattet with 25:10 to play before the Gaels earned the equalizer 10 minutes later.

“I was originally going to go far post and look for the ball there, but I saw the ball didn’t get very high when Ben first kicked it,” said Thompson. “I knew it was going near-pole, so I just made a run right inside to the near post, went in there, and the ball just bounced off of my head.”

The Indians also made it a close battle in the shots department with the Gaels putting a dozen on net to Guilford’s 10. The Indians’ defense, which has allowed more than two scores in a single outing only once this fall, stood tall against the Gaels’ offensive storm with junior netminder Colin Brocksieper posting 10 saves.

“We knew in our last game versus them we took a kind of blowing defeat, 1-0, and we knew this game meant a lot for the SCC Tournament, so I was just trying to do everything I could to make sure we got it,” said Brocksieper. “We just try to take it one game at a time. A lot of these teams are top teams, so we always try to mix our formations around and find the best 11 players for whichever team, and every game is its own battle.”

Shelton (10-0-5) took the contest’s first shot 5:06 into it, but it sailed over the crossbar before Brocksieper made a catch save three minutes after that on a lob just outside the Guilford (8-3-4) box.

Midway through the opening half, junior Chris Barber came through with a cross-pass opportunity following a Gaels’ corner, yet he was turned aside by a Shelton defender. On the next Guilford sequence, another cross was created, although there was no one on the left side of the goal to receive it. With 16:20 to go before intermission, sophomore Sean Miller had a look at a 1-0 Indians’ lead, but the rebound opportunity off his shoulder was over the net.

“Our kids play hard, and we try to put them in the best position to be successful,” said Head Coach Joe Maher, who is assisted by Andy Raucci and Curtis Gullette. “We put ourselves in different formations versus different opponents and just want our kids to go out and play hard. We’ve only had one situation where we were totally dominated and that was the Prep game [a 3-0 loss on Oct. 2 following a 2-1 win over the Jesuits on Sept. 12], but other than that, we’ve been there in every game.”

Entering the final 13 minutes of the first, Shelton housed a series of shots inside its offensive zone, yet Guilford got out of it unscathed. The Gaels had a last-second kick, yet again it was scooped up by Brocksieper and remained a 0-0 score at the break.

“Colin has come a long way, and we’ve worked very hard with him.  He started the year as an inexperienced keeper unaware of when to either stay or come out of the net,” said Maher on his goaltender’s efforts. “But he’s worked extremely hard on everything.”

The initial 15 minutes of the second period saw both sides exchange drives to the net, but with right around 25:30 remaining, Guilford hustled down the field and worked its way into a corner-kick scenario, and it was there that Rattet bent the ball just right to Thompson, who leapt up for the head-in and crucial first tally for the Indians.

Shelton responded immediately on its next possession with a blast to the top-right corner of the net that was reeled in by Brocksieper. The Gaels’ efforts finally came to fruition as 15:13 remained when sophomore Isajiah Robles maneuvered his way into the box and beat Brocksieper to his left to even the score.

For the final six minutes, each squad tried to break the deadlock, but to no avail. The final shot went to Guilford after it was awarded a free kick following a Shelton foul with three seconds left, yet it was no good.

Maher added that the Indians’ stacked August schedule paves the way to their preparation against stellar league foes come September and October.

“It all comes from the preseason, because we have a scrimmage schedule with teams like Glastonbury, Staples, and E.O. Smith,” said Maher. “So we play against some of those elite programs to help get us ready for the SCC teams in the regular season.”

Also recognized on Senior Night were seniors Chris Ciocca, co-captains Sawyer Geelan and Noah Rattet, Max Platia, Dan Mahoney, Patrick Koloseus, Ned Gresham, and Colin Beesley.

The Indians close out the regular season on Oct. 22 at Xavier at 3:45 p.m., and a win there would greatly increase Guilford’s chances of returning to the SCC Tournament, which has six teams set for the eight-squad field entering play for Oct. 21. Yet no matter what happens for Guilford with the conference draw, a performance like this versus a Class LL opponent is a positive sign heading into the Class L State Tournament.

“This game boosts our confidence crazy going into the postseason, because we knew coming in that they didn’t have a loss yet,” said Thompson. “Coming to Bittner, we don’t let teams trash us, and we just defend our field.”


Reader Comments

More from Zip06