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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: The Sweet Beet

    GRANBY — If you are looking to eat clean and are in Granby, The Sweet Beet is the place to be. 100% vegan, gluten-free, organic/non-gmo, soy and peanut free, this restaurant and market offers an array of homemade items that will surely tickle any tastebuds. The No-Egg salad sandwich is chickpea based that is served with onions, dill, tomato relish, lettuce and a soy free veganaise. Another popular item is the Mac No Cheese. A gooey dish served with a […]

  • Brutal cold moves in after blizzard hammers Connecticut

    HARTFORD — A one-two punch of dangerously frigid temperatures and gusty winds will wallop parts of the Northeast and Midwest on Friday and Saturday after a major storm left piles of snow and thousands of power outages along the East Coast. Millions in these regions will bundle up against temperatures in the single digits and teens during the day and near or below zero at night. Wind chills will make it feel far colder: as low as 20 to 40 […]

  • Foodie Friday: The Soup Girl

    HAMDEN  — With temperatures below freezing, Foodie Friday has the perfect thing to warm you up: Homemade soup! The Soup Girl on Whitney Avenue in Hamden offers a menu filled with plenty of options to tickle your tastebuds. Using fresh ingredients, sourced locally as much as she can, Jessica Hazen’s takeout business is heating up. The flavors, dozens of them, are rotated on a weekly basis. And, each day four hot soups are available. Those soups include a vegetable option, […]

  • Foodie Friday: Morning Glory Cafe

    OLD LYME — American cuisine with a Laotian flare in Old Lyme is on the menu for Foodie Friday. Morning Glory Cafe serves up typical breakfast and lunch options but also has unique flavors from the owner’s Far Eastern roots. Sichanh Patana is originally from Laos and offers up the very dishes that he grew up eating. Pho and pad Thai are staples for this hidden gem along with egg rolls that are made from a decades-old recipe that only […]

  • Deadlines approaching fast for Christmas mail delivery

    GUILFORD — Holiday mailing deadlines for the United States Postal Service are fast approaching so if you are planning to send packages for the Christmas holiday, today is an important day Wednesday is the deadline for priority mail and Thursday is the last day for priority mail express to arrive in time to make it under the tree. Nearly 70 people are putting in extra hours in the Guilford sorting center to make sure mail and packages get where they […]

  • Foodie Friday: 121 Restaurant

    OXFORD — Lunch or dinner with a view is the order of the day at 121 Restaurant. Located at the Oxford Airport, this cozy joint has been serving up more than just creative American cuisine. “A real hidden gem,” said Dave S. in a Facebook review. “Fantastic pizza and if your into aviation, best seat in the house.” Perched atop a hill and along the runway, owner Michele Savino and her team offer spectacular sights and a menu filled with […]

  • Foodie Friday: Donovan’s Reef

    BRANFORD — Donovan’s Reef Restaurant in Branford is a household name along the shoreline that has been serving up creative American dishes for more than 25 years. The menu is filled with specialty items including signature steak tips that are house marinated with a secret recipe. The burgers are a unique blend of top quality meats that come from a local butcher shop. Other favorites at the Reef are the Italian egg rolls that are stuffed with broccoli rabe and sausage […]

  • Foodie Friday: Wicked Slice

    COVENTRY — You can argue that Connecticut has some of the best pizza in country. Thin crust, brick oven New Haven style is a favorite for people of all ages. Well, you don’t have to be in a big city to find big time pizza and the small town of Coventry is proof of that. Foodie Friday visited Wicked Slice to find out what the hype is all about. Owner James Donahue and his staff pump out creative pies with over-the-top […]

  • Foodie Friday: Stir the Pot in East Windsor

    EAST WINDSOR — On this Black Friday, it is all about the food at Stir The Pot in East Windsor. The menu is filled with mouth-watering items but it is the weekend specials that customers just keep coming back for more. “This is the best breakfast place anywhere,” said regular Jeanne Daniels from Enfield. This week, Meatloaf Benedict is the chart-topper. It has two slices of homemade meatloaf over a grilled roll with two poached eggs that is topped with hollandaise […]

  • Nation’s longest-running powder puff game draws out huge crowds in Wallingford for 46th year

    WALLINGFORD — Thanksgiving Day involves high school football for many families in Connecticut. But more importantly in Wallingford, the day before Thanksgiving also means the first and longest-running powder puff football game in the nation. It’s been 46 years since the girls at Sheehan High School took the field against crosstown rival Lyman Hall, and the high schoolers did it again in 2016. In 1972, Sheehan High athletic director Judy Samaha wanted to create more athletic opportunities for girls in Wallingford, but she […]