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Posted on March 22nd, 2017


Posted on March 22nd, 2017


Posted on March 20th, 2017

​Blackstone Library April 2017 Events
All events are free & open to the public


Discovering Opera

BRANFORD: Charlotte D’Aniello discusses scenes of murder and mayhem in great operas. Takes place at Blackstone Library, 758 Main St. on Saturday, April 1 at 1:00 p.m. To RSVP, call 203-488-1441 x 318.
Intro to Excel
BRANFORD: Learn the basics of Excel in this intro class. Takes place at Blackstone Library, 758 Main St. on Thursday, April 6 at 2:00 p.m. To RSVP call 203-488-1441 x 318.
 
Rave On! Concert

BRANFORD: RAVE ON! plays the music of Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, and other legends of early rock-n-roll. To RSVP, visit www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441 x 318. Takes place at Blackstone Library, 758 Main St. on Sunday, April 9 at 2:00 p.m.
Intermediate 3D Printing
BRANFORD: Improve your skills with 123Design, from the makers of AutoCAD, to design and 3D print your very own creations. For all ages. To RSVP, visit www.blackstonelibrary.org or call 203-488-1441 x 318. Takes place at Blackstone Library, 758 Main St. on Tuesday, April 11 at 6:00 p.m.

Uncover Branford
BRANFORD: We’re bringing you and your neighbors together to share your favorite Branford places and stories, and uncover new places as group! Along the way, you’ll make new friends, have lots of fun, and discover the hidden gems of Branford. Document your adventures along the way, and we'll help you include them in a community exhibit at our Uncover Branford Open House & Reception on May 23, so even more people can uncover Branford together. To RSVP call 203-488-1441 x 318. Takes place at Blackstone Library, 758 Main St. on Sat., April 22 at 1:00 p.m.
 
Fashion in Fiction
BRANFORD: A show-and-tell on the clothing of Regency England as reflected in Jane Austen’s fiction. Includes dressing ‘Elizabeth Bennet’ & ‘Mr. Darcy,’ and readings from Miss Austen’s letters and novels. Presented by Kandie Carle. To RSVP call 203-488-1441 x 318. Takes place at Blackstone Library, 758 Main St. on Sunday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m.
 


Posted on March 20th, 2017

​Joel Galvin, Pearce Commercial Pro, Represents Landlord in 10 Year Lease Agreement in Branford
 
3,748 Square Foot Building Located at 471 East Main Street

Barbara L. Pearce, CEO and President of Pearce Real Estate, recently announced that Joel Galvin,  GRI, CCS and a Commercial Associate at the Company’s North Haven Commercial Office, has represented the landlord, 2DOGS, LLC, in a ten year lease agreement for 3,748 SQFT at 471 East Main Street, Branford, CT. The tenant is Bluepoint Apothecary, LLC, a licensed dispensary, and was represented by its attorney.  
“Joel Galvin was recently named 2016 Top Producer for the North Haven Commercial Office, a distinction he has won many times during his long tenure with us,” said Ms. Pearce. ”He is an experienced veteran of the industry and is absolutely passionate about his clients’ needs and his profession,” she added.
 
Mr. Galvin joined the Pearce Real Estate in 1989 after a lengthy career owning and operating a major retail/construction business. He specializes in the sales and leasing of office, industrial, commercial and investment properties in New Haven County and the Shoreline. He also often acts as a buyer/tenant representative, where he covers all of Connecticut, assisting clients in their search for particular properties. He is a member of the Connecticut Association of REALTORS®, past President of the Commercial, Industrial Division of the New Haven Board of REALTORS® where he was a member of the Professional Standards Committee, chairman of the By-laws committee and member of the Education Committee of the Shoreline Board of Realtors. Mr. Galvin has been a director of the Guilford Chamber of Commerce for nine years and is currently an Ambassador with the New Haven Chamber of Commerce.
 
Pearce Real Estate is a full-service real estate company with more than 100 agents and eight branch offices in greater New Haven and the Shoreline. Residential offices are located in New Haven, Wallingford, Branford, Guilford,and Clinton. Commercial Real Estate offices are located in North Haven, Milford and Rocky Hill.  All listings are available in color on the web site at: www.hpearce.com

Posted on March 20th, 2017

​Pearce Realtors Win 2017 Five Star Recognition in Connecticut Magazine
Independent Poll Cites Service, Professionalism and Trust

A total of 13 Pearce Real Estate Realtors are among the 2017 Five Star Award winners in a survey conducted by Five Star Professional and published in the March issue of Connecticut Magazine. Barbara L. Pearce, CEO and President of Pearce Real Estate, announced the results to all staff and extended her congratulations to the winners.
 
“The Five Star Professional team interviewed thousands of recent homebuyers in Connecticut, and based their findings on client service, professionalism, and whether or not the consumer would personally recommend the professional,” said Ms. Pearce.  “We are proud of the Pearce winners, and are glad to see that service, professionalism and the trust to recommend are what clients value and provide,” she added. 
 
Pearce Real Estate agents who received the 2017 Five Star Award are:
 
Branford Office:                   
Mary Beth Canavan          
 
Clinton Office:
Sher Monte-Thornton                                                                                                                                          
Guilford Office:
Debbie Cangiano
Sue Popplewell – The Popplewell Team
David Mayhew
                       
New Haven Office:
Mary Jane Burt
Ray Baldelli – Edgehill Realtors Team:
Judith Normandin - Edgehill Realtors Team
 
Wallingford Regional Office:         
Kim Fenlon                                                 
Eileen Smith
Judi Starno
Linda Teixeira-Ohr
Sue Walton
 
 
Five Star Professional was founded in 2003, is based in Eagan, MN., and conducts research to help consumers with selecting a service professional. Methodology allows no more than 7% of professionals in each category to receive the awards. The Five Star award is presented to wealth managers, real estate agents, mortgage professionals, home/auto insurance professionals and dentists in more than 45 markets in the U.S. and Canada.  It recognizes service professionals who provide quality services to their clients. For more information about Five Star Professional, go to www.fivestarprofessional.com
 
Pearce Real Estate is a full-service real estate company with more than 100 agents and eight branch offices in greater New Haven and along the Shoreline. Residential offices are located in New Haven, Wallingford, Branford, Guilford, and Clinton. Commercial Real Estate offices are located in North Haven, Milford and Rocky Hill.  All listings may be found in color on the web at: www.hpearce.com
 

Posted on March 20th, 2017

​ 
Pearce ‘s Rob Curry of Guilford and Jorge Gil of New Haven Named 2017 Rising Stars by Five Star Professional in Partnership with Connecticut Magazine 
Exceptional Service to Clients Plus Peer Nomination Place
Young, Dynamic Pair in in Elite Real Estate Group
 
North Haven (March 16, 2017) – Rob Curry and Jorge Gil, two young, dynamic realtors at Pearce Real Estate, have been named 2017 Rising Star Real Estate Agents  in a survey conducted by Five Star Professional in partnership with  Connecticut Magazine.  Barbara L. Pearce, CEO and President of Pearce Real Estate, made the announcement  which is published in the March issue of Connecticut Magazine, and extended her congratulations to Mr. Curry, a Sales Associate in the Company’s Shoreline Guilford office, and to Mr. Gil, a Sales Associate in the New Haven office and a member of the Edgehill Realtors team. 
 
“The Five Star Professional team interviewed thousands of recent homebuyers in Connecticut, and surveyed them on client service, professionalism, and whether or not the consumer would personally recommend the professional,” said Ms. Pearce.  “In addition to consumer feedback, the Team queried established industry professionals who nominated up-and-coming agents that embody professional excellence, superior customer service and show great potential.  These attributes clearly define Rob and Jorge and we are delighted with their well-earned distinction,” she added. 
 
Five Star Professional was founded in 2003, is based in Eagan, MN., and conducts research to help consumers with selecting a service professional. Methodology allows no more than 7% of professionals in each category to receive the awards. The Five Star award is presented to wealth managers, real estate agents, mortgage professionals, home/auto insurance professionals and dentists in more than 45 markets in the U.S. and Canada.  It recognizes service professionals who provide quality services to their clients. For more information about Five Star Professional, and for expanded research methodology on Rising Star Agents, go to www.fivestarprofessional.com  
Pearce Real Estate is a full-service real estate company with more than 100 agents and eight branch offices in greater New Haven and along the Shoreline. Residential offices are located in New Haven, Wallingford, Branford, Guilford and Clinton.  Commercial Real Estate offices are located in North Haven, Milford and Rocky Hill.  All listings can be found in color on the web at: www.hpearce.com
Jorge Gil
Rob Curry

Posted on March 16th, 2017

​Shanna Dickinson Joins Pearce Real Estate
As Sales Associate in Guilford Shoreline Office
Newest Associate Member of The Popplewell Team

 
North Haven, CT. (March 16, 2017) - Barbara L. Pearce, CEO and President of Pearce Real Estate, announced that Shanna Dickinson has joined the Company as Residential Sales Associate in the Shoreline Guilford office and  is a member of the Popplewell Team, consisting of Sue and Amanda Popplewell.
 
“We are happy to welcome Shanna Dickinson as our newest agent ,” said Ms. Pearce. “She is tech-savvy, energetic and personable, and knows the Shoreline area very well.  She’ll be an asset for us – and our clients,” she added.
 
Ms. Dickinson is a life-long Branford resident and currently lives there with her husband Chris and four young children.  She has a BS in Business from Albertus Magnus College, and a diploma in software and business administration.  She previously worked as an administrative assistant in private industry.  She cited Pearce as an ideal employer based on its welcoming environment and its reputation for training and mentoring. The Popplewell Team, named 2016 Top Producing team for the Guilford office, also played a significant role in her joining the Company.  Using them as her own agents to buy her first home a number of years ago, Ms. Dickinson indicted that she continues to be impressed by their comprehensive approach to real estate and their work ethic on behalf of clients.
 
Pearce Real Estate is a full-service real estate company with more than 100 agents and 8 branch offices in greater New Haven and the Shoreline. Residential offices are located in New Haven, Wallingford.  Branford, Guilford and Clinton. Commercial Real Estate offices are located in North Haven, Milford and Rocky Hill.  All listings are available in color on the web site at: www.hpearce.com

Posted on March 15th, 2017

As you probably know, Branford High School Performing Arts presentation of Titanic runs March 22 - March 26, 2017. 
 
Show us how YOU are welcoming the “Ship of dreams” to town - perhaps a store window display? A special cocktail? A discount for ticket holders? 
 
Post a pic of your “Titanic” promotion to our Facebook page @BHS.Titanic.   Most LIKES wins 2 tickets to the show!!
 
Email any questions to polejarczyk@comcast.net!
 
But hurry! Titanic sets sail March 22!

Posted on March 15th, 2017


Posted on March 13th, 2017

​EVENT PAGE - https://www.facebook.com/events/411612229187210/

Come join our Camp Rising Sun Team for the Branford Road Race! Sunday June 18, 2017 Race Features 5-Mile Race: 10:15 am Join the tradition and run one of the CT’s best 5-mile races on Father’s Day! 2- Mile Health Walk: 10:10 am Join hundreds of others in a non-competitive health walk. Fun Run: 9:30 am (1 mile, USATF certified and timed) Join hundreds of children and adults. Ribbons and times given to all finishers. Those who donate or fundraise $250 or more receive a complimentary entry to the Branford Road Race on June 18th, 2017. Please email jody@jbsports.com once you have hit $250 for the coupon code to register

Join our team on crowdrise, raise $250 and get a complimentary entrance to the race!
https://www.crowdrise.com/camp-rising-sun-team-branford-road-race/fundraiser/camprisingsuncharita