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Sean Pragano joined FOX61 in October 2016 as a morning reporter and weekend morning anchor.

You can catch Sean’s fun Foodie Friday reports every Friday all around the state.

Pragano has been working for the past fifteen years in Charlotte, North Carolina for both FOX Sports Net and Hendricks Motorsports as a reporter, producer, anchor and digital media producer.

A Wallingford native, Pragano graduated from the University of New Haven with a BA in Communication. He has previously worked for the NFL network, TNN Sports, WXAA in Albany, WFSB-TV in Hartford and WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte.

He coaches baseball in Cheshire.


Recent Articles
  • Foodie Friday meets golf at the Travelers Championship

    CROMWELL — With the Travelers Championship in full swing, hitting some food hot spots in between the action will no doubt keep you full. From cheesesteaks to burritos or fresh deli sandwiches to Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ, the options are aplenty. Golf enthusiasts can find it right smack dab in the middle of the Fan Zone. “The entire Fan Zone this year is totally re-laid out and I think it’s gonna be a little more conducive to getting people in and […]

  • Cilantro’s Speciality Foods and Coffee Roasters in Guilford ahead of its time

    GUILFORD — In this day and age of coffee shops on every corner, Cilantro’s Speciality Foods & Coffee Roasters in Guilford is ahead of its time. Before most of the chains and for the last 27 years, Cilantro’s has been serving up more than two dozen varietals and unique house blends that are roasted each week from top-notch beans. Owners Jon and Cindy Wallace are pouring high quality coffee everyday, specializing in American Roast, Full-City Roast and French Roast. According […]

  • The Country Diner in Enfield is ‘often imitated, never duplicated’

    ENFIELD — The Country Diner in Enfield is all about good food, good friends and a down home atmosphere. It’s a place where you are not just a customer, you are part of the family. “I think the trick to success is to give people what you would take home to your family, nothing less,” said owner Joe Ravalese. “We’re known as place where people come to meet and eat.” The menu is vast, one of the largest in the area […]

  • There is history in every bite at Harry’s Place in Colchester

    COLCHESTER — There is history in every bite at Harry’s Place. The iconic Colchester seasonal roadside drive-in has been serving comfort food for 97 years and there’s no signs of slowing down. The white-washed shack on Broadway is on the National Register of Historic Places. “We just get to continue the tradition every year,” said owner John Garet, who’s family took over the business in 1978. “We pretty much serve the same stuff as when it first opened and our […]

  • Lawmakers hit the brakes on vote to bring tolls to Connecticut

    HARTFORD — A vote on whether to move forward on adding tolls to Connecticut roadways is on hold due to a lack of support in the House. Government leaders are now in the process of changing the bill in hopes to win more votes. An amendment is currently being written and the House could vote on the updated proposal as early as today. The original bill had authorized the Department of Transportation to install electronic tolls around the state, but according […]

  • New England’s first 4D free-fly coaster now open at Six Flags New England

    AGAWAM, Mass. — Six Flags New England in Agawam, Massachusetts, is showing of their brand new ride Wednesday morning – the Joker 4D Free Fly coaster. The new coaster is the first of its kind in New England and will flip riders forward and backward, regardless of which direction the coaster is moving. The “wing” vehicles seat up to eight, where riders sit with nothing above or below them to the side of the track. Riders will be brought up 12 stories […]

  • OC Kitchen and Bar in Rocky Hill features northern Italian cuisine with a modern twist

    ROCKY HILL — Hand-rolled, cranked and knife-cut, the made-from-scratch pasta highlights a new menu at OC Kitchen & Bar in in Rocky Hill. “That’s what this whole type of cuisine is about,” said executive chef Kevin Daley. “It’s simple, but homemade and awesome.” Chef Daley and Sous Chef Nick Hurwitz Goodman work side-by-side, plating northern Italian dishes which are different from the traditional sauce covered pasta. “The more delicate flavor of our northern cooking where it’s going to be lighter, […]

  • There’s rotisserie chicken, then there is The Rockin Chicken in Hartford

    HARTFORD — There is rotisserie chicken and then there is the popular plate at The Rockin Chicken in Hartford. Cooked over charcoals in an oven made in Peru, owners Miguel and Kate Colan use a secret family recipe of more than 15 ingredients as a marinade resulting in unique flavors ranging from smokey (from the charcoal) to sweet and savory all in one. The chickens start at around 3-1/2 pounds and can be served in quarter, half or whole plates. […]

  • Montville students hopeful for a meeting with President Trump

    MONTVILLE — A civics class, taught by George Dawe, invited President Donald Trump by sending him letters and tweeting at him to stop by while on his visit to Connecticut Wednesday for the commencement ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Dawe said so far he hasn’t heard from the President and while he is still holding out hope, he isn’t expecting a visit. For Dawe and his students, the exercise has brought the class together, despite differing opinions which is […]

  • Bart’s goes old-school for breakfast and lunch in Windsor

    WINDSOR — As soon as you drive up to Bart’s in Windsor, it will take you back to the 40s or 50s. Opened in 1946, the old-school restaurant has been around for 71 years and is still slinging breakfast and lunch for breakfast and lunch favorites to this day. Whether it’s a traditional bacon, egg and cheese on hard roll, a “belly-busting” hot dog or a plain ole burger, everything that comes off the “magic grill” just seem to taste better. […]