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Here's How You Can Help The Madison Food Pantry

MADISON, CT - Madison Community Services will be conducting a food drive to benefit the Madison Food Pantry on Election Day November 7, 2017. Food bins will be in place at the polling locations of Madison Senior Center and Dr. Robert H. Brown Middle School between the hours of 6:00am-8:00pm for the

PATCH - 2017-10-19 14:30:00

Madison Resident's Gubernatorial Campaign Raising Cash Quickly

MADISON, CT - Madison resident Bob Stefanowski, Republican candidate for governor of Connecticut, announced last Friday a strong and diverse set of donors and supporters. "With $64,000 raised in two weeks and a growing base of supporters signing up online, my campaign is gaining momentum that I hope

PATCH - 2017-10-19 13:00:00

Island Avenue School's Future Decided By Madison School Board

MADISON, CT - Island Avenue Elementary School will close. The Board of Education voted by unanimous vote Tuesday night to shut its doors. The closing could be as soon as June of 2019. The vote comes despite the recent overwhelming defeat of a referendum plan to rebuild Ryerson Elementary School. The

PATCH - 2017-10-18 12:46:09

Madison gallery features works by Vincen Giarrano

MADISON - Susan Powell Fine Art presents new paintings by Vincent Giaranno in his 9th solo show, through Nov. 11 at the gallery in Madison. Giaranno's city women, New York street scenes and interiors, have become a focal point for collectors. His powerful, unique images capture the many sides of th


Madison Baseball Field Project Now Likely On Hold

MADISON, CT - Count the Jaycee Field renovation project to be another potential victim of the state budget mess. There is $75,000 budgeted to fix up the field in this year's budget. At the most recent Board of Selectmen meeting, First Selectman Tom Banisch said he is "starting to have second thought


Guilford Woman Killed In I-95 Crash In Old Lyme

She was one of two victims who were killed in the multi-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon between exits 70 and 71. OLD LYME, CT - Connecticut State Police have released the identities of the two women who were killed Wednesday afternoon in a multi-vehicle crash that shut down a portion

PATCH - 2017-10-19 14:04:55

Area of Double Fatal Crash on I-95 Busy Spot for First Responders

Two 71-year-old women were killed in a fiery crash Wednesday on Interstate 95 North in Old Lyme. It's a stretch of highway that first responders said is prone to backups and accidents. "Truckers that we see out on the road say, 'Oh we know that stretch of road. That's terrible. We avoid it at all co

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-10-20 00:39:24

Time To Buy: Mortgage Rates Sink To Lowest Levels In Weeks

Mortgage rates have slid to their lowest levels in a few weeks, giving borrowers a good opportunity to lock in a low rate before expected rate increases. The average for the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped for the first time in three weeks in Bankrate's weekly survey. Markets believe t

PATCH - 2017-10-19 14:51:22

Lawmakers look to make dangerous stretch of I-95 safer

More information was released regarding a deadly crash that happened on I-95 north in Old Lyme on Wednesday afternoon. Two people were killed in the three-car crash, and the highway was shut down for several hours, finally reopening around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The two people who died were identif

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-10-19 22:44:00

Branford Resident Wins Lottery Prize

BRANFORD, CT - A local resident has won a lottery prize. According to Connecticut Lottery, Albert Michaud, of Branford, won $15,000 Oct. 10. Michaud won playing the Play4Night and purchased the lucky ticket at the Stop & Shop in Branford. BRANFORD, CT - A local resident has won a lottery prize. Acco

PATCH - 2017-10-19 13:00:00

Miles Teller's perfect proposal

Miles Teller's proposal to fiancee Keleigh Sperry was "perfect". The 30-year-old actor popped the question to his girlfriend of four years in August this year whilst on an African safari, and the 25-year-old model thinks the romantic moment couldn't have been any better. For his proposal, Miles led

BRANFORDSEVEN.COM - 2017-10-19 20:11:48

Unpopular Tax May Be Eliminated In Connecticut: Patch PM

Unpopular Tax May Be Eliminated In ConnecticutLegislators are talking about eliminating this significant tax, while also increasing other taxes as part of the budget deal.>>>Read More. The fatal multi-vehicle crash occurred Wednesday afternoon resulting in the highway being shut down for more than s

PATCH - 2017-10-19 19:47:05

"Ballet Spooktacular" comes to the Kate

While ballet is often thought to pair best with frilly tutus, pink pointed shoes, flowers and sugar plums, it so, too, pairs well the supernatural, magical and bizarre. This weekend, the Eastern Connecticut Ballet will dance with that idea at the Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybroo

THEDAY - 2017-10-19 17:51:00

Branford Residents Raise Concerns About Pedestrian Safety Near Train Station

BRANFORD, CT - A good portion of Tuesday's Transit Oriented Development meeting was spent talking about not development but traffic and how to slow down the drivers who frequent the train station, and waterfront area. Planners for BFJ Planning, who were hired by the town with a state grant to propos

PATCH - 2017-10-19 14:30:00

Branford KeyBank Location To Host Food Drive

BRANFORD, CT - Key Bank's Super-Size-Me Food Drive features drop boxes for non-perishable food items at bank locations around the state. The boxes will be available at nine KeyBank locations until Oct. 28. For those unable to bring in food items, KeyBank has also organized an online fund drive. The

PATCH - 2017-10-19 13:00:00

Hotel Duncan Renovation Sparks Vote For Hearing

The City Plan Commission voted to host a discussion on how to preserve and encourage the development of affordable housing - but only if the Hotel Duncan needs its site plans reviewed. The redevelopment of the Hotel Duncan-formerly operated as a quasi-hotel and boarding house - into a "boutique" ho

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-10-19 16:09:24

Blumenthal pushes for stricter laws to end human trafficking

NORTH HAVEN - Human trafficking is known as an issue overseas, but is prevalent in Connecticut, as well. At Quinnipiac University Monday, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., gathered with victim advocates, students, attorneys, survivors and hotel representatives to discuss efforts to combat sex traffi

WESTHARTFORDNEWS.COM - 2017-10-19 10:53:58

State Police identify 2 women killed in fiery I-95 crash in Old Lyme

(Photo: Connecticut Department of Transportation) OLD LYME, Conn. (WTNH)- State Police have identified the two women who were killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on I-95 north in Old Lyme Wednesday afternoon. Police say just before 2 p.m., a tractor trailer truck, driven by 58-year-old Francis C

WTNH.COM - 2017-10-19 13:12:57

Truck involved in Old Lyme fatal had been cited for brake violation

Old Lyme - The dump truck involved in Wednesday's double-fatal crash on a notorious stretch of Interstate 95 was cited less than two months ago for a brake-related violation, federal records show. According to a state police report, the crash killed two 71-year-old women at 1:55 p.m. near Exit 71. I

THEDAY - 2017-10-19 23:58:26

East Haven And Developer To Rehabilitate Former High School as Community Center and Age-Restricted Housing

EAST HAVEN, CT - Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. announced this week that the Town of East Haven and Boston-based Winn Development have teamed up and will be submitting a joint re-application for the redevelopment of 200 Tyler Street as a "flagship" community center and age-restricted housing, according to

PATCH - 2017-10-19 13:00:00