Latest Local News

Oct 19, 2021

North Main Street Site Sells, Possible Future Home Of Car Wash

​Geenty Group says the 3.3 acre site at 54-60 N. Main St., sold for $450,000. Nicholas Magnotta​ hopes to put in an "express" car wash.

Oct 17, 2021

Connecticut scenic Shoreline drive meander through quaint, historic towns

Great Fall 2021 Family Fun along the Shoreline. Scenic drive in Connecticut will take you through a postcard world of rolling hills, parks, town greens, steepled churches, and family farms. Along the Long Island Sound shoreline, you will trip across beautiful seascape and nice places for a seafood lunch or dinner.

Oct 13, 2021

Branford-Area Unemployment Rate Decreases In August

Branford area unemployment rate continues to be lower than it was the beginning of the pandemic.

Oct 1, 2021

IsoPlexis Proposes Terms For $125 Million IPO

IsoPlexis is seeking public capital market investment to fund its continued ramp up of commercializing its cell analysis platform.

Sep 23, 2021

Location, 'hometown' feel attracts apartment developers to Branford

Some residents may be surprised to learn that between 350 and 450 additional multifamily residential units will be coming to town.

Sep 22, 2021

Branford Earns 'B+' Grade In National School Rankings Report

The district earned As and Bs in all categories including academics, teachers, college prep, clubs, health and safety and diversity.

Sep 15, 2021

Amazon Wants To Build Distribution Center In Branford

BRANFORD, CT - Amazon is eyeing exit 53 in Branford for its next area distribution center.

Sep 15, 2021

Avelo announces 5th Florida destination from Tweed New Haven

Avelo will initiate service from Tweed — its first East Coast base — to Florida

Aug 9, 2021

DeLauro Celebrates House Passage of Spending Package Including $2.25M for Branford's East Industrial Road

The full reconstruction will provide access to a supermarket, numerous restaurants, retailers, breweries and vineyards, the local YMCA, farms, medical facilities, manufacturing and biotech facilities, distribution hubs, hotels, local shellfish processing facilities, public trails, and the Stony Creek Quarry featuring their distinctive pink granite.

Jul 22, 2021

Branford company developing cancer-fighting therapy seeks $100 million public stock offering

IsoPlexis, a Branford-based biotech that is developing cancer-fighting therapies

Jul 20, 2021

IsoPlexis aims to steer its 'barcodes' to Nasdaq as Asia-focused SPAC launches merger efforts

The biotech IPO train continues steadily chugging along, with a new passenger punching their ticket late Tuesday.

Jun 21, 2021

Why Butterfly Network Stock Flew Higher Today

Jennings is forecasting strong adoption of Butterfly iQ and believes that recurring software-as-a-service (SaaS) revenue can grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 60%. Jennings is the first major Wall Street analyst to cover Butterfly Network.

May 28, 2021

Bio-Tech Company Signs New Lease At Business Park Drive

O,R&L Commercial said the new tenant in the 5,000 sf space is life science industry company Abbratch, Inc., founded in Branford in 2020.

May 20, 2021

Cosgrove: Branford building department takes in $200,000 in fees in 3 months

From new businesses to a budget described as sensitive to taxpayers, Cosgrove said economic development in the town remains strong. “I look with optimism to the future,” Cosgrove said.

Apr 29, 2021

Historic Theater Space In Branford Begins New Chapter

Now, after decades of neglect, a newly renovated building in Branford has begun a new chapter as the Legacy Theatre.

The state-of-the-art transformation took 10 years in total, according to Legacy Theatre’s artistic director and co-founder Keely Baisden Knudsen, from conducting a feasibility study to buying the building, finding the right architects and builders, and securing the funding needed to complete the project.

Mar 29, 2021

Branford’s IsoPlexis is on forefront of boosting jobs in Connecticut’s bioscience industry, crucial to state’s future economic growth

Jobs in bioscience are showing signs of a comeback

Mar 16, 2021

Branford Launches Business Energy Efficiency, Savings Program

Branford First Selectman Jamie Cosgrove said there's a "great opportunity here for Branford businesses to save energy and money."

Jan 4, 2021

5 Branford Eateries Make CT Magazine Best Of 2021

Two Branford restaurants were named the best in their category by culinary experts and 3 got honorable mentions in the CT Magazine contest.