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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
  • Pop’s Pizza a Cheshire institution

    CHESHIRE — For more than three decades, Pop’s Pizza has served the Cheshire community with quality food and a down home environment. It all started in 1986 with owner Pete DeBisschop and his grandfather and has been an institution in town ever since. The menu has grown from just a couple of items to more mouth-watering choices than one can handle. From an original New York style pepperoni pizza cooked to perfection, specialty pies like the spicy buffalo chicken, to […]

  • ‘Distracted walking’ ban proposed in Stamford

    STAMFORD — Drivers aren’t the only ones to pay the price for texting or talking. A new proposal in Stamford could mean a fine for using an electronic device while crossing the street. It’s aimed at stopping distracted walking. If the bill is passed, it would be illegal to talk, text or even use headphones on a mobile device while crossing the street. Stamford would become one of the first cities in the U.S. with this kind of law. A […]

  • Murphy walks across state to Newtown Wednesday

    HARTFORD – Democratic Senator Chris Murphy will host a town hall meeting in Newtown following his fourth day of walking acros sthe state Wednesday. Murphy plans to make it to Edmond Town Hall in Newtown by 6:30 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend the town hall meeting. On Wednesday, Murphy is walking through Waterbury, Middlebury, and Southbury before ending in Newtown. The senator began his trek near the Rhode Island border on Sunday, walking approximately 25 miles per day […]

  • Concern for public school students grows, as state budget stall continues

    MERIDEN — As kids all across the state gear up for the new school year, the Department of Education is holding its annual back-to-school meeting today in Meriden, but without a state budget there is concern as classes are set to begin. Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell is expected to give the annual address at Maloney High School at 9 a.m. Following the address, members of the What Will Our Children Lose Coalition will come together as a “show of concern” […]

  • Foodie Friday: Goodies Family Restaurant serves up breakfast in North Stonington

    NORTH STONINGTON — Foodie Friday hits the road to North Stonington to try out the only breakfast in town. Goodies Family Restaurant serves up hearty, homemade dishes that are reminiscent of something cooked up in your own kitchen. Piled high eggs with all the fixins, pancakes that are the size of hub caps and made-from-scratch hash is a crowd pleaser. The menu is extensive and is filled with flavor. Owner Cheryl Pelchat and her staff treat everyone like family. “We […]

  • Foodie Friday: Laurel Diner in Southbury

    SOUTHBURY — If you want a quality meal and a friendly atmosphere, look no further than the Laurel Diner in Southbury. The staple along Main Street has been serving up breakfast and lunch favorites since 1949, where everything is homemade. Owner Pete Homick is the only cook in the kitchen and he’s been filling plates since buying the place back in 1997. “Everything is made fresh,” said Homick. “I touch all the food because I want to make sure each […]

  • Police investigating fatal shooting in New Britain

    NEW BRITAIN —  A shooting in New Britain Tuesday night has left one person dead and police trying to piece together what exactly happened. Police said one person was shot around 9 p.m., where he later died at the hospital. “On scene officers located an adult male near the front door of that address (396 Park Street) suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  The victim, whose identity is not being disclosed at this time, was transported to area trauma center […]

  • Funeral set for teen who may have been ‘targeted’ in New Haven shooting

    NEW HAVEN — On Tuesday morning, a mother will bury her 14-year-old son who was shot and killed last week in New Haven. It’s just another reminder about gun violence on city streets. The family and friends of Tyreik Keyes will attend a funeral to pay final respects to the teenager who died after police say he was the target of a shooting in the Elm City. The New Haven Police Department continues to investigate the shootings, two of which […]

  • Commuter train service to start in May 2018 in New Haven – Springfield, Mass. line

    WALLINGFORD–  On Monday afternoon, Governor Dannel P. Malloy, along with Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker, announced the company operating trains on the New Haven – Springfield. line. Service will be a joint venture of TransitAmerica Services and Alternate Concepts . The company will operate and manage service on the CTrail Hartford Line. Service will begin in May 2018. The project costs is expected to cost about $770 million and long-term plans are to build more stations in North Haven, Newington, West Hartford […]

  • Mirabelle’s Restaurant offers a taste of Italy in Prospect

    PROSPECT — Mirabelle’s Restaurant serves up authentic Italian dishes like veal parmesan, broccoli rabe and sausage and deep-fried meatballs using a family recipe that dates back more than 100 years. It’s owned by Dom Mirabelle and his three sons help him run the popular establishment. Louis, who trained in Italy, is the main chef. He works alongside his brother Rocky in the kitchen. His other brother, Anthony, patrols the dining room. It’s a true family affair. “I enjoy working with […]