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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.

New paid internship program aims to develop bioscience 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.

Rothberg’s ground-breaking Detect COVID-19 test to go on sale in December

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.

AT-HOME COVID TEST COMING SOON FROM CONNECTICUT BASED COMPANY

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.

Branford Inland Wetlands Reviewing Amazon 'Last Mile' Facility 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.”

Branford Refinances Debt at 1.7%, Saves $1.6 Million

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.

Companies looking to attract and retain top talent need to start with prioritizing well-being — here's how

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!

Worth The Wait Wings: Archie Moore's Finally Opens In Branford

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.

Avelo Airlines begins low fare, non-stop service from New Haven to Florida

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.”

Cosgrove swamps Brockett, wins fifth term as Branford first selectman

Nov 2, 2021

2 CT Colleges Among Best Universities In The World: U.S. News

U.S. News this week released its annual list ranking 1,750 universities throughout the world.

2 CT Colleges Among Best Universities In The World: U.S. 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.

North Main Street Site Sells, Possible Future Home Of 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.

Connecticut scenic Shoreline drive meander through quaint, historic towns

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.

Branford-Area Unemployment Rate Decreases In August

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.

IsoPlexis Proposes Terms For $125 Million IPO

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.

Location, 'hometown' feel attracts apartment developers to Branford

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.

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

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.

Amazon Wants To Build Distribution Center In Branford

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

Avelo announces 5th Florida destination from Tweed New Haven

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.

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

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

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