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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: Butchers and Bakers in Farmington

    FARMINGTON — If you like fresh food and are in Farmington, look for further than Butchers & Bakers. This new hot spot offers made from scratch dishes using fresh ingredients in just about every menu item. The meat and seafood are custom butchered which means you will be getting the freshest entrees that executive chef Luis Vazquez and his staff make every day. Whether it’s steaks, pork chops, chicken or fish, there is plenty to choose from. The baker side […]

  • Foodie Friday: The Copper Skillet in Killingworth

    KILLINGWORTH — The Copper Skillet is the gold standard in Killingworth serving up hearty meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner Whether it’s an overflowing omelet or pancakes early in the morning, hot or cold subs for lunch, wings, appetizers or a succulent lobster roll, everything is made fresh, to order and consistent. The Greek salad is one of the popular dishes that is topped with homemade goodness. According to one of the owners, Bill Panagopoulos, “the special is, our Greek […]

  • Foodie Friday: Two Wrasslin’ Cats

    EAST HADDAM — If you like cats, this is your place. If you like good sandwiches, breakfast & pastries, this is your place. If you like coffee, this is your place & if you like good people and fantastic atmosphere, this is definitely YOUR place! Two Wrasslin’ Cats a is considered by many in East Haddam to be the hub of the town, which is exactly what owner Mark Thiede wanted. A molecular biologist turned barista, Thiede left a job […]

  • Foodie Friday: Kamp Dog in New London

    NEW LONDON — If you have a hankering for a hot dog and are in New London, look no further than Kamp Dog. This true hidden gem, serves up breakfast and lunch, and it all starts with their weeny topped with the special “dynamite” sauce. “The absolute best hot dog in Connecticut, maybe the country, possibly the world,” said Lori C. in a social media review. This meat sauce (not chili) is both sweet and spicy and will have you coming […]

  • Police: Bridgeport man faces murder charges after stabbing niece to death

    BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport man is facing murder charges after police said he stabbed his 16-year-old niece to death. Police said that on Monday night at around 10:15, Richard Segabiro, 31, called police dispatch and said that he just killed his 16-year-old daughter. Police rushed to the scene at 2292 Fairfield Avenue. When officers arrived, they found Segabiro covered in blood. His daughter was actually his niece, Francine Nyanzanika, who he raised as his daughter. She was found dead in […]

  • Foodie Friday: Fire Engine Pizza Company

    BRIDGEPORT — Pizza is the name of the game on this week’s Foodie Friday…because it’s in the name, literally. The Fire Engine Pizza Co. in Bridgeport serves up specialty pies that will knock your socks off. While there is more on the menu, let me tell you – the pizza is awesome!!! How about a full garden salad right on top of a pizza or a some Chinese food on one that is topped with Ramen noodles? Oh – and […]

  • Foodie Friday: Mattei’s Deli and Catering in Derby

    DERBY — It seems like every town in Connecticut has a popular family deli and Derby is no different. Mattei’s Deli & Catering has served the valley for more than three decades and is still going strong. The Italian joint serves up over-flowing sandwiches that ooze with flavor from family recipes dating back some 70-plus years. From homemade meatballs, chicken cutlets and their famous eggplant Parmigiano, Mattei’s is a staple for good food and service. Owned by a husband and […]

  • Foodie Friday: Westbrook’s Turtle Cafe

    WESTBROOK — If variety is the spice of life, then you will love the Turtle Cafe in Westbrook. The menu is a melting pot for different cuisines. From Thai or French, to Mediterranean or Middle Eastern, there is something for everyone. Their specialty is crepes and frittatas. The creative choices is what separates this hidden gem from the rest. The Nutella crepe is filled with flavor, including bananas and baked apples and topped with shaved chocolate, whipped cream and a […]

  • Foodie Friday: Hometown Kitchen in Somers

    SOMERS —  If you like restaurants that feel like home, look no further than Hometown Kitchen in Somers. Serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner, new owners Colleen and Fernando Ceballos have taken this popular hot spot to a whole new level. While they continue to make comfort food like roasted turkey and gravy over mashed potatoes and prime rib, the Ceballos’ have added fresh seafood to an already too-notch menu. Salmon over salad or as an entree, coconut shrimp with […]

  • Foodie Friday: Marlborough Pizza and Restaurant

    MARLBOROUGH — If variety is the spice of life for you – and – your palate enjoys different flavors, then look no further than Marlborough Pizza & Restaurant. The popular hot spot offers a little something for everyone and it all starts with breakfast. The early morning menu, started about three years ago, features everything from hearty omelets filled with your choice of ingredients to pancakes that are the size of hub caps. If you happen to come for lunch, […]