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Inland Wetlands Commission To Review More Restrictive Regulations for Development

Costco may have pulled its application, and the two others attached to it, from consideration, but that is not stopping the Inland Wetlands Commission from working to pass a set on new regulations that would make any future application significantly more difficult.

  • icon Updated: April 27

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Wednesday 04/27/2016
Inland Wetlands Commission To Review More Restrictive Regulations for Development
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 5:44 pm

Costco may have pulled its application, and the two others attached to it, from consideration, but that is not stopping the Inland Wetlands Commission from working to pass a set on new regulations that would make any future application significantly more difficult.

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High End Appliance Bus at Page Hardware Friday
Updated: April 27, 2016 - 12:50 pm

Ever wondered what it would be like to have your kitchen outfitted with a Sub-Zero or Wolf Range?

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Tuesday 04/26/2016
Sanders Gets Close Win, Trump Dominates Branford Presidential Preference Voting
Posted: April 26, 2016

Almost 52% of eligible voters cast a ballot on Tuesday, with Democrats feeling the Bern, at least slightly so, and Republicans leaning towards Donald Trump to make America great again.  

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BCRD Slams Costco, Praises Inland Wetland Commission After Costco Pulls Out
Updated: April 26, 2016 - 6:37 pm

The Branford Citizens for Responsible Development responded today to Costco pulling their application, stating they will continue to watch the process, and expect Costco to reapply after May, but praised Daniel Shapiro and the Inland Wetland Commission, calling them “the model of propriety in the face of some of the most bizarre antics I have yet witnessed in agency work.”

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Cosgrove: I Remain Committed in Bringing Costco to Branford
Updated: April 26, 2016 - 4:35 pm

Branford town hall released the following statement from first selectman Jamie Cosgrove on Costco’s decision to pull their application to build off of exit 56 today:

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Costco Withdraws Branford Application
Updated: April 26, 2016 - 12:42 pm

Costco has pulled its Branford application. Costco’s attorney, Tom Cody, informed the Inland Wetlands Department Tuesday morning.

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Monday 04/25/2016
Report: Bomb Threat Called in to Texas Wal-Mart Originates With Branford Teens
Posted: April 25, 2016

A report out of Lampasas Texas states that phone records from a bomb threat called in to a Texas Wal-Mart originated from two teenagers from Branford, CT.

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VIDEO: Heroin and Opioid Abuse Forum
Updated: April 25, 2016 - 3:44 pm

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Friday 04/22/2016
Wallingford Man dies in Leetes Island Road Crash, Police Looking for Witnesses
Updated: April 26, 2016 - 4:34 pm

Leetes Island Road was closed today while Branford Police and members of the South Central Connecticut Traffic Unit investigated a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred just after 12:45pm. 

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Wednesday 04/20/2016
Branford Voter Registration Jumps Prior to Presidential Primary
Updated: April 20, 2016 - 11:48 am

Branford voters are less than a week away from sharing their thoughts about the Presidential election.

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Tuesday 04/19/2016
Malloy Retorts Dem Leadership on Budget Battle
Posted: April 19, 2016

(HARTFORD, CT) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement:

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Premier Subaru Donates Close to 50K for Camp Rising Sun
Posted: April 19, 2016

Robert J. Alvine, President, Premier Subaru, presented Shaun Heffernan, Director, Camp Rising Sun, with a check for $49,788 this afternoon at the dealership's showroom in Branford, CT.

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Monday 04/18/2016
The Sunday Essay: Time to Clean House
Updated: April 21, 2016 - 9:07 am

There existed no need for the standard introductory remarks. For the chairman, there was the very real danger the room would erupt in laughter anyway.

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Friday 04/15/2016
Guilford Family Donates to Support Seatbelt Enforcement in Branford
Updated: April 15, 2016 - 12:20 pm

Mrs. Rose Mason of Guilford Connecticut recently attended the April 11, 2016 Police Commission Meeting on behalf of her family and presented the Department with a $1500 donation to strengthen the Department’s Seatbelt Awareness and Enforcement Program.

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Thursday 04/14/2016
Costco, Inland Wetland Preview April 14
Updated: April 14, 2016 - 1:36 pm

Thursday night is expected to be the final night of the lengthy public hearing process for the proposed Costco development, which will take place at the Branford firehouse. Since the last meeting, there have been significant developments, including a detailed report on collusion between the chairman, a town employee and the peer reviewers, Costco refusing to pay for further reports after the altered peer review, and the BCRD actually attempting to state the actions taken were normal, followed by a list of claims that Costco has shown to be false.

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Tuesday 04/12/2016
Daniel Cosgrove 1917-2016
Posted: April 12, 2016

Daniel Patrick Cosgrove passed away Tuesday, April 12 at his home in Branford. He was 98 years old.

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Daniel P. Cosgrove 1917-2016
Updated: April 12, 2016 - 6:18 pm

Cosgrove managed to live multiple lifetimes in those 98 years on earth, living as a boxer, as a businessman, as a politician and father, all while giving back to the Branford community he loved so dearly.

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Dan Cosgrove - 1917-2016
Updated: April 12, 2016 - 3:11 pm

In 2001, Dan Cosgrove was inducted into the Branford Sports Hall of Fame. Following is the biography read that evening. Cosgrove passed away April 12, 2016.

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Dan Cosgrove, Branford Legend, Passes at 98
Updated: April 14, 2016 - 10:40 am

We have sad news to announce. Dan Cosgrove, one of the most influential figures in Branford's history, has passed away at 98. Relatives stated this morning that he "lived a full life," and his legacy is one that will continue in Branford and in the state. We will update with more shortly. Our condolences are extended to his entire Cosgrove and Branford family.

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Monday 04/11/2016
Branford Man Calls Police to Report Robbery, The Arrested for Drug Charges
Updated: April 11, 2016 - 8:51 am

Taylor Sapiente (DOB 12/27/1993) of 675 East Main Street, Apt. 2B, Branford, was arrested on Saturday, April 9th. just after 8:30 pm when he called police to report a burglary to his apartment.

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