Latest Local News
Nov 24, 2021
New paid internship program aims to develop bioscience talent
Area bioscience companies have joined forces to launch an internship program with a goal of developing and attracting new talent.
Nov 22, 2021
Rothberg’s ground-breaking Detect COVID-19 test to go on sale in December
A new test for COVID-19 made by Guilford bioscience company Detect will come to market early in December, the company announced Friday.
Nov 19, 2021
AT-HOME COVID TEST COMING SOON FROM CONNECTICUT BASED COMPANY
A Connecticut based company known as Detect is laying the groundwork for distribution of an at-home COVID-19 test that promises precise results within minutes.
Nov 18, 2021
Branford Inland Wetlands Reviewing Amazon 'Last Mile' Facility Application
If the application is approved by the IWC, the next step would be to bring a site plan application to the Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) for review. Several issues which don't arise in an IWC review, such as a traffic study, would be considered during the PZC review. The PZC would set a public hearing as part of its review of the application.
Nov 12, 2021
Branford Refinances Debt at 1.7%, Saves $1.6 Million
Finance Director James Finch stated “I am pleased with the sale and the significant savings it will provide to the town”. He also thanked the First Selectman, Board of Finance and RTM for their support in moving forward with the refunding.”
Nov 8, 2021
Companies looking to attract and retain top talent need to start with prioritizing well-being — here's how
"Most people have had to grapple with some form of trauma over this past year, which is a sort of prolonged experience of distress that impacts your wellbeing," Shanna Tiayon, founder and chief practitioner of consulting firm Wellbeing Works, said during the event, which was moderated by Insider senior correspondent Rebecca Knight.
Nov 8, 2021
Worth The Wait Wings: Archie Moore's Finally Opens In Branford
After myriad delays, most attributed to the pandemic, the New Haven-based restaurant chain opened its Main Street location, and it was busy!
Nov 5, 2021
Avelo Airlines begins low fare, non-stop service from New Haven to Florida
Avelo's service will be available five days a week, providing nonstop service to four Florida destinations: Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers and Tampa.
Nov 3, 2021
Cosgrove swamps Brockett, wins fifth term as Branford first selectman
“We take pride in the campaign that we ran,” Cosgrove said. “We ran on our record, we ran on a positive campaign for Branford and we ran on our vision.”
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.
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.
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.