Surveying the Jazz Scene in Southeast Connecticut

...second set. She and Carabello are students at the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford. Terzakis is from Guilford. Moro lives in Brookfield. They travel some distance to get together and play. Each plays other forms of music — gospel, shout, R&B, funk, jazz-fusion — but Moro...

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Clare Byrne Tonight at Nightingale’s Cafe

Guilford-based musician and songwriter Clare Byrne will be appearing this Friday at Nightingale’s Acoustic Cafe in Old Lyme. Take a look at our interview with Byrne — now a regular arts columnist for CT Examiner — earlier this summer. Byrne will be appearing solo, with a guitar, a piano, and...

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Seven Cups of Hot Cocoa and Hot Chocolate

...like it on the shoreline, but Hen & Heifer in Guilford surprised me. With a side of their most-popular salted caramel toffee cookie, the small cup of chocolate was a perfect reminder of home during the holidays. And unlike L.A. Burdick, chef Whang Suh at Hen & Heifer understands that...

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Finding a Turkey for the Thanksgiving Holiday

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...hundred pounds of four different kinds of stuffing, including country sage sausage stuffing, cornbread stuffing. “It’s amazing how much goes into Thanksgiving,” Crosby said. Walt’s is located at 178 Main Street in Old Saybrook. Scott’s Meats & Deli in East Lyme sells turkeys sourced locally from Gozzi Farms in Guilford....

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Sound View Water Upgrade Adds Modest Rate Increase to Connecticut Water Customers

...Connecticut Water Services (CWS), which serves about 325,000 residents across 56 towns statewide. According to its website, the company currently has WICA projects in Coventry, Ellington, Enfield, Essex, Farmington, Griswold, Guilford, Killingly, Mansfield, Naugatuck, Tolland and Vernon-Rockwell. Contingent on merger, not on sewers The Sound View upgrades are contingent on...

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Leadership Changes for Hope Partnership, Tony Lyons Steps Away

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...Partnership announced that Dave Carswell would become President, Pam Days-Luketich, Vice President, and Bill Attridge, Treasurer. Larry Freundlich will continue to serve as Secretary. Carswell is Branch Manager & Mortgage Loan Originator at Guilford Savings Bank. The email also confirms intentions to abandon efforts to build a 37-unit housing development...

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Connecticut Port Authority Retains $4.77 Million of Legacy Funds — Reallocations On Hold

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...Mianus River $486,633.23 out of $1.7m: Clinton, Clinton Harbor $85,436.62 out of $2.2m: Guilford, Guilford Harbor $116,993.48 out of $944,000: Wethersfield, Wethersfield Cove $256,577.04 of of $1.6m: Old Lyme, Black Hall and Four Mile Rivers $2,742,000.00 out of $4.2m: Old Saybrook, North Cove “The Port Authority has not acted on...

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Bufalina — Neapolitan Pizza Worth the Drive

There is enough conflict in the world without needlessly proclaiming any one place the very best pizza on the shoreline, but I suppose it says something that my two companions sparked to the idea on a Friday of a 20-mile trek on I-95 from Old Lyme to Guilford to sit...

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Sonny the Police Dog Changes Attitudes in Clinton

...of 25 officers, DeMaio said. Several of the surrounding towns including Madison, Guilford and Branford also have K-9 units, while smaller neighboring towns may rely on these units for assistance. “In a big altercation, if only two officers are going — trying to get that whole crowd compliant may lead...

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The Best Strawberries in Southeast Connecticut…

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Three weeks ago we asked CT Examiner summer intern Oliver Falla to help locate the best strawberries from small farms across southeast Connecticut. Falla asked the advice of local farmers. He asked Guilford-based James-Beard-nominated pastry chef Whang Suh, who uses local strawberries in his strawberry, vanilla, citrus, pistachio “Frasier.” He...

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Mentoring Lyme-Old Lyme Children

...previously a teacher and assistant principal in the Guilford Public Schools. “I had seen how much good it did for students in Guilford and wanted to bring that here,” Neviaser said. The mentor is not meant to be a tutor, advisor, teacher or counselor to the student. The role is...

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James Beard Nominee “Extraordinarily Gifted”

...owns Hen & Heifer, a little blue shop tucked behind the town green in Guilford. His shop is filled with exquisitely crafted pastries, crème puffs, macarons, tarts, cakes, cookies and confections I have never seen elsewhere. Pistachio Délice, Hen & Heifer (Credit: Hen & Heifer) “When I walked in and...

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