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Local News • Published April 12, 2021 12:13 p.m.

Branford Jazz Suspends 2021 Summer Series

It's going to have to be another summer without the community's beloved Branford Jazz on the green. Due continuing risks and challenges created by the pandemic, the 2021 Branford Summer Jazz...

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Sports • Published April 12, 2021 09:40 a.m.

Warriors Happy to be Back in the Swing

The Valley Regional softball squad opened up the 2021 season this past week. This marked the first time the Warriors were able to step on the diamond since 2019, and the team looks much different. ...

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Sports • Published April 12, 2021 09:38 a.m.

Huskies Deliver Big with 11-1 Win on Opening Day

The Morgan softball squad claimed their first win in almost two years last week as the Huskies took the field for the first time since 2019. Head Coach Scott Chidsey’s squad claimed a...

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Local News • Published April 12, 2021 08:16 a.m.

Branford Public Schools Pre-K and K-12 Registration Now Open for 2021-22 School Year

Branford Public Schools Pre-K and K-12 Registration Now Open for 2021-22 School YearRegistration for the Branford Public Schools (BPS) 2021-2022 school year is now open. Families of Pre-K-...

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Local News • Published April 12, 2021 08:03 a.m.

Schools' Chief Shares News of North Branford Summer Camp: 'The Future!'

Another school year has almost passed and it is hard to believe it is time to prepare and plan for summer camp. The summer of 2021 marks the 19th year of the North Branford Summer Camp program....

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Sports • Published April 12, 2021 03:51 a.m.

Valley Boys’ Lacrosse Claims Win in Season Opener; Tennis Teams Earn Victories

Boys’ LacrosseThe Valley Regional boys’ lacrosse squad played its home opener of the 2021 season last week. The Warriors claimed a victory over North Branford,...

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Sports • Published April 12, 2021 03:42 a.m.

Old Saybrook Baseball Claims Lopsided Win in First Contest; Tennis Teams Take Defeats

BaseballThe Old Saybrook baseball team opened up the season with a decisive road victory over Westbrook last week. The Rams started the 2021 season off with a 1-0 record....

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Sports • Published April 12, 2021 03:38 a.m.

Morgan Girls’ Tennis Wins Close One in Opener; Baseball Takes Loss to East Hampton

Girls’ TennisThe Morgan girls’ tennis team commenced its campaign with a road match against North Branford last week. The Huskies came away with a victory and ...

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Sports • Published April 12, 2021 03:37 a.m.

Westbrook Tennis Teams Begin Season with Victories; Baseball Drops First Game

Boys’ TennisThe Westbrook boys’ tennis team opened the 2021 season on the road with a match against Cromwell. Westbrook earned a decisive victory over the...

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Sports • Published April 12, 2021 01:47 a.m.

North Branford Baseball Wins Opener Over Valley; Boys’ Lacrosse Takes Loss to the Warriors

BaseballThe North Branford baseball team opened up the 2021 season by playing a road game versus Valley Regional last week. On April 10, the Thunderbirds traveled to Deep...

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Sports • Published April 12, 2021 01:45 a.m.

East Haven Girls’ Tennis Begins with a Win; Co-op Lacrosse Squad Drops Opener

Girls’ TennisThe East Haven girls’ tennis team kicked off its spring season by playing a home match against West Haven last week. On April 10, the...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 11:53 p.m.

Hand Baseball Wins Big in Season Opener; Boys’ Lacrosse, Tennis Also Prevail

BaseballThe Hand baseball team started off its season by earning a resounding victory versus Wilbur Cross last week. On April 10, the Tigers hosted the Governors and won...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 11:04 p.m.

North Branford Softball Pumped Up for 2021 Season

The North Branford softball team was riding a streak of five-straight Shoreline Conference titles when 2020 season was canceled due to COVID-19. One year later, Head Coach Nick DeLizio feels happy ...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 10:11 p.m.

North Haven Teams Take a Few Defeats in First Week of Spring Season

Girls’ LacrosseAfter waiting for a full year to make his debut as head coach of North Haven girls’ lacrosse, Bernie Pellegrino finally got that opportunity...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 10:11 p.m.

Hornets Drop a Few Contests During First Week of Spring Season

BaseballThe Branford baseball team started off the 2021 winter season by hosting Amity for a game on April 10. Head Coach Stephen Malafronte’s team took a 12-1 loss...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 09:30 p.m.

Guilford Girls’ Lacrosse Wins Big in Season Opener; Girls’ Tennis Posts a Shutout

Girls’ LacrosseThe Guilford girls’ lacrosse team kicked off its season by earning a convincing win last week. On April 10, Grizzlies hit the road to face...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 08:33 p.m.

H-K Softball Earns Win Versus Cromwell in Opener; Tennis Teams Take Defeats

SoftballThe Haddam-Killingworth softball team kicked off its season by earning a win versus Cromwell last week. On April 10, the Cougars hosted Cromwell and edged out the...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 08:04 p.m.

Easties Ready to Shine on the Diamond This Spring

For the first time in two years, the athletes on the East Haven softball team were able to put on the blue and gold and hit the diamond for some high school competition last week. Entering his...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 03:40 p.m.

Guilford Softball Eager to Compete in 2021

When the Guilford softball team hit the diamond last week, it marked the first time that the Grizzlies had seen live competition in more than a year. Last year, the entire 2020 season was canceled ...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 01:50 p.m.

H-K Returns to the Field with 4-2 Win Versus Cromwell

After seeing the 2020 season get canceled as a result of COVID-19, Mark Brookes is excited to begin his 45th year as head coach of the Haddam-Killingworth baseball team in 2021. Coach...

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Local News • Published April 11, 2021 10:24 a.m.

With Majority 'Under Protest,' Branford PZC Unanimously Approves Parkside Court-Ordered Modifications

With four of five members voting in the affirmative but "under protest," Branford's Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) has unanimously approved a resolution containing court-ordered...

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Sports • Published April 10, 2021 05:49 p.m.

DeMayo and the Boys are Back on the Ballfield

After the 2020 spring season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, North Haven baseball Head Coach Bob DeMayo wanted nothing more than to see his athletes get a chance to take the field in...

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Local News • Published April 09, 2021 03:56 p.m.

COVID Case at Valley Regional High School Affects 19 Others

A case of COVID-19 at Valley Regional High School (VRHS) moved operations online on April 5, so that local health departments could conduct contract tracing, according to the Regional 4 School...

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Local News • Published April 09, 2021 01:31 p.m.

DeLauro Visits Downtown Branford Merchants to Gauge Recovery Efforts

U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) came to Main Street on April 8 to check in with Branford small business owners working to recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic. The House...

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Sports • Published April 08, 2021 12:45 p.m.

Reynolds Makes His Mark While Following in Family Footsteps

Ian Reynolds grew up in a basketball household and, when it was his turn to hit the court, he took the ball and ran with it. Ian went on to have a solid career for the East Haven boys’...

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