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The SoundPublished July 15, 2020 08:30 a.m.
If you’re looking for Natalia Imperato, you’ll probably find her doing everything she can to help Orchard House Adult Medical Day Care in Branford.
The SoundPublished July 08, 2020 08:30 a.m.
At a peaceful protest in Madison, Venice Garner Moore—a therapist, life coach, author, and motivational speaker—met an editor from the Courier, and Venice suggested a story highlighting Minority Mental Health Awareness.
The SoundPublished July 01, 2020 08:30 a.m.
With some major fundraisers set aside due to COVID-19 this year, SARAH Foundation’s Kim Vigliotti is hoping the shoreline will rise to the challenge—the virtual Summer Breeze Challenge, that is.
The SoundPublished June 17, 2020 08:30 a.m.
No one could have predicted the pandemic, but those who know Ava Galdenzi can tell you that this exceptional young woman would find a way to help the North Branford High School (NBHS) Class of 2020 graduate on a positive note during a challenging time.
The SoundPublished June 10, 2020 08:30 a.m.
A powerful new film, Justice on Trial: The Movie will feature local attorney John Gesmonde as a civil rights lawyer fighting for reparations to disrupt systemic, unfair issues facing black Americans. The film’s virtual world premiere on Saturday, July 4 will include distribution on Amazon Prime.
The SoundPublished June 03, 2020 08:30 a.m.
A community project idea born March 17 as #TheFrontStepsProject quickly spread from its Needham, Massachusetts origins and became The Front Porch Project, inspiring local photographers around the country, including Jessica Ingarra of North Branford.
The SoundPublished May 27, 2020 08:30 a.m.
Like most who work or volunteer at an animal shelter, Amber Fearnley has adopted quite a tribe of rescues (to date, it includes a turtle, a guinea pig, and two dogs).
The SoundPublished May 20, 2020 08:30 a.m.
“Monday, March 23, was my first official day. That was the day that the governor shut down non-essential businesses like the YMCA, because it’s considered a gym. But the Y is so much more than that.”
The SoundPublished May 06, 2020 08:30 a.m.
When the pandemic closed the doors of the Branford Community House in March, Erica McNamara opened a digital window to her toddler classroom by creating Miss Erica’s Toddler Videos on YouTube.
The SoundPublished April 29, 2020 08:30 a.m.
Ever since she started working in emergency preparedness, Daisy Hernandez’s main focus has been mostly training to prepare for natural disasters like hurricanes, floods, and blizzards.
The SoundPublished April 22, 2020 08:30 a.m.
COVID-19 has temporarily stamped out an annual food drive that usually brings Branford Food Pantry (BFP) up to 8,000 pounds of donations in just one day.
The SoundPublished April 15, 2020 08:30 a.m.
When Tim Barry and his team started working on a hospital interior renovation project in January, their goal was to be finished in under a year.
The SoundPublished April 08, 2020 08:30 a.m.
She didn’t plan it this way, but Debbie DeLillo is now a leader of a mask-making village of sewers, pattern cutters, and others helping her to donate hundreds of the protective face coverings to those who need them most.
The SoundPublished April 01, 2020 08:30 a.m.
When Governor Ned Lamont ordered all gyms closed as of March 16 to help slow community spread of COVID-19, Lisa...
The SoundPublished March 25, 2020 08:30 a.m.
As local schools were announcing shutting buildings down in response to COVID-19, Jim Woodworth was coordinating an emergency plan for 3,000 to 4,000 baby brown trout, or “fry,” being fostered in Trout in the Classroom (TIC) tanks, including those in four tanks spread out at public schools in North Branford and Branford.
The SoundPublished March 18, 2020 08:30 a.m.
With Luminous Instruments, Harold Shapiro marries his remarkable musicianship, passion for photography, and love of light. The result? Breathtaking images of instruments captured in a dance of light and dynamic motion.
The SoundPublished March 11, 2020 08:30 a.m.
If anyone understands the empowerment of the ages and stages of Girls Coach, Girls Run (GCGR), it’s Tara Henry.
The SoundPublished March 04, 2020 08:30 a.m.
As an individual who served in the U.S. military, had an extensive career in law enforcement and is now a school resource officer in North Branford, Ronald “Ron” DeNuzzo understands what it means to put the larger goals of an organization before his own interests.
The SoundPublished Feb. 26, 2020 08:30 a.m.
With seemingly boundless energy and a special talent as a watercolor and sketch artist, Jean Polka has been very generous in giving back to her hometown of Branford.
The SoundPublished Feb. 19, 2020 08:30 a.m.
To benefit and support the artistic talents of students from Branford, North Branford, and 22 other shoreline towns between East Haven and Lyme, Steve Kops will happily don the king’s crown and join his krewe and many revelers at this year’s Shoreline Arts Alliance (SAA) Mardi Gras Gala on Saturday, Feb. 29.
The SoundPublished Feb. 12, 2020 08:30 a.m.
By offering him a variety of vocational training, some local groups and businesses have made a huge difference in Sky Bussey’s ability to nail down a great job.
The SoundPublished Feb. 05, 2020 08:30 a.m.
Melanie Whitcher's career path to become Daniel Hand High School's new assistant principal began in a rather unusual place—in college as a business major with a focus on accounting.
The SoundPublished Jan. 22, 2020 08:30 a.m.
With a great track record of helping his hometown and helping others, Dan Armin is the perfect person to spearhead the expansion of the North Branford homebound home meals delivery program for Branford-based Community Dining Room (CDR).
The SoundPublished Jan. 15, 2020 08:30 a.m.
Long before opening Stewards of the Land Brewery in North Branford on Nov. 1, 2019, Alex DeFrancesco was brewing up ideas to bring a “true Connecticut farm brewery” to his hometown, while also serving up a special place to create community.
The SoundPublished Jan. 08, 2020 08:30 a.m.
Just as he has done for several years, every night during Chanukah (celebrated Dec. 22 to 29 in 2019), Rabbi Yossi Yaffe of Chabad of the Shoreline successively lit the candles of large, public menorahs on the Branford, Guilford, and East Haven town greens
The SoundPublished Dec. 25, 2019 08:30 a.m.
When Branford Police Officer Robert Iovanna joined the force about three years ago, he brought 17 years of big-city law enforcement experience and his reputation as “The Singing Hartford Cop.”
The SoundPublished Dec. 18, 2019 08:30 a.m.
Sal Annunziato hopes those missing a loved one this holiday season will gather for Holiday Memories to help one another heal.