Friday, October 30, 2020

RSD #17 Board of Education: Summary of Sept. 2020 Meetings

Submitted by Jennifer Favalora, RSD #17 BOE. Cougar Pride: The Board of Education and Superintendent Hageman recognized and thanked Amy Perry and Sharon Timek for coordinating...

HKMS: Cougar Celebrations September 2020

By Dolores Bates, HKMS Principal. We recognize students and their achievements  and want to share these celebrations with you too. Our Cougar Core Value Awards are...

Haddam-Killingworth Facemask Project Update/Thank You

By Kathy Brown. In June, we helped put out the call for mask makers to help Amy Perry and Sharon Timek make masks for all...

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HKYFS: Holiday Giving, Pumpkin Run, Drug Take Back & More!

Submitted by Laura Shipman, HKYFS.  Youth & Family Services Holiday Giving Program 2020 The holiday giving program facilitated by HK Youth & Family Services, Inc. is...

The Helping Hands Food Pantry Providing Food For Killingworth

Submitted by Genie Dethloff. (October 8, 2020) -- Killingworth residents can pick up food curbside at the pantry on Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00...

Need Childcare Oct. 9, 2020?

Submitted by Josselyn Salafia, HK Rec Dept. Haddam Killingworth Recreation Department is offering childcare on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 when Regional School District #17 has...

Free School Meals Program Extended for Haddam & Killingworth Children

Submitted by Holly Hageman, RSD #17 Superintendent of Schools. Regional School District 17 FREE School Meals Program effective Thursday, September 17, 2020 (through December 31st, subject to USDA...

Nine year old Haddam Twins Climb the Highest Summit in Each New England State

Submitted by Nicole Stevens. Jagger and Cody Stevens, nine-year-old twin brothers from Haddam, have been hiking in some capacity ever since they were born. As...

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On the Road with HHS: The Hobbammacko Club

Submitted by Elizabeth Malloy, Executive Director, Haddam Historical Society. (Oct. 14, 2020) -- The Hobbammacko (sometimes spelled Hobbomoco) Club building was erected in 1897 on...

History: Colonel Daniel Brainerd House in Higganum Center

By Alessio Gallarotti. (August 27, 2020) -- An interview with Sam and Pamela Crum, Stewards of the Colonel Daniel Brainerd House (built 1780). The Colonel Daniel...

Op Ed: In Defense of Washington and Jefferson: The Foolhardiness of Destroying Their Statues (Pt. 2)

By Philip R. Devlin. Part One of this two-part series can be found HERE. It was published last week and focused on Thomas Jefferson; this...

Op Ed: In Defense of Washington and Jefferson: The Foolhardiness of Destroying Their Statues (Pt. 1)

By Philip R. Devlin. (June 25, 2020) -- Context matters. When re-examining American history in light of today’s very legitimate concerns about racial equity, a...

Are Drive-In Theaters Making a Comeback?

By Philip R. Devlin. A chemical company executive named Richard Holingshead opened the first-ever drive-in theater in America 87 years ago this year in Camden,...

Who Were the Brooks Brothers from Haddam Who Served in the Civil War?

By Connie Harris Farrington. In the Shailerville Tylerville Cemetery, there is an impressive brownstone obelisk commemorating the small family of George and Abigail Brooks and...

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Food for Thought: See What’s Sprouting

By Janet Verney. (October 29, 2020) -- As the weather gets chilly here in the northeast and we spend more time indoors, a fun project...

Eversource is Preparing to Respond to Expected Snow and Wind

Submitted by Mitch Gross, Eversource. BERLIN, Conn. (October 29, 2020) – As a storm makes its way to New England that is expected to bring snow...

Find a Fur Baby: Rebel, a German Shepherd

Submitted by Judith Levin. Published Oct. 29, 2020. What a Handsome Guy!  My name is Rebel! He was a real hit with everyone at a recent...

Letter to the Editor: Palm Defends Mailer

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Received Oct. 29, 2020....

Jacquelyn (Rupert) Crysler

According to Legacy.com and The Hartford Courant, Jacquelyn (Rupert) Crysler, 79, of Haddam, passed away on Saturday October 24, 2020. For more information and...

Letter to the Editor: Bob Siegrist Responds to Opponent’s Claims

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Received Oct. 28, 2020. Hello...

Drive Thru Trick or Treat Sponsored by Four Local Businesses

By Olivia Drake, HVFC Public Information Officer. Four Higganum-based businesses are sponsoring a drive-thru Trick-or-Treat event on Halloween. On Halloween from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. employees...

Letter to the Editor: Bob McGarry Endorses Bob Siegrist for State Rep.

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Received Oct. 28, 2020. I’m...

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Food for Thought: See What’s Sprouting

By Janet Verney. (October 29, 2020) -- As the weather gets chilly here in the northeast and we spend more time indoors, a fun project...

Eversource is Preparing to Respond to Expected Snow and Wind

Submitted by Mitch Gross, Eversource. BERLIN, Conn. (October 29, 2020) – As a storm makes its way to New England that is expected to bring snow...

Find a Fur Baby: Rebel, a German Shepherd

Submitted by Judith Levin. Published Oct. 29, 2020. What a Handsome Guy!  My name is Rebel! He was a real hit with everyone at a recent...

Letter to the Editor: Palm Defends Mailer

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Received Oct. 29, 2020....

Jacquelyn (Rupert) Crysler

According to Legacy.com and The Hartford Courant, Jacquelyn (Rupert) Crysler, 79, of Haddam, passed away on Saturday October 24, 2020. For more information and...