Saturday, May 15, 2021

RSD #17 BOE: Summary of April 2021 Meetings

Submitted by Jen Favalora, RSD #17 BOE. Class of 2021 Graduation:   The Board of Education set the Graduation Date, and last day of school for...

Middlesex Chamber: 2021 Middletown Youth Employment Program Deadline Approaching

By Sierra Lopez. (Middletown, CT.)  Tom Byrne, Chairman of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce has announced that applications for the 2021 Middletown Summer Youth...

RSD #17 Superintendent, Holly Hageman, to step down at end of 2020-21 school year

Message to Community. This is to inform you that Dr. Holly Hageman has tendered her resignation as RSD17 Superintendent, effective June 30, 2021. As many of...

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Goodspeed Announces Spring 2021 Virtual Education Programs

Submitted by Elisa Hale. Kids Company PRIVATE STUDIO and VIRTUAL ENSEMBLES Now Enrolling - SPRING SESSION BEGINS APRIL 19 – PLUS Exclusive Online GOODSPEED CLASSROOM Programs for Schools JUST ADDED: Goodspeed’s Kids Company Master Class Series for...

The HK Mentoring Program Needs You!

Submitted by Patty Coletti, HK Mentoring Program Coordinator. Ever wondered what you could do to impact the life of a child in a positive way? Do...

Haddam Co-Operative Nursery School Fall 2021 Registration Info. 

Submitted by Kristi Boothroyd. HCNS is very excited to announce that registration for the 2021-2022 school year is open & ongoing! We hope that you’ll...

Oddfellows Playhouse Offers Classes & Performance Opportunities

Submitted by Doc Wheeler. Registration is now open for Spring classes and performance opportunities at Oddfellows Playhouse in Middletown. Spring 2021 at Oddfellows Playhouse in...

New Recreational Venue to Open in Middletown – March 27, 2021  

Submitted by Sierra Lopez, MCCC. King Pong to Offer Ping Pong Tables, Billiards and Gathering Space for Up to 30 People Middletown, Conn March 2021 –...

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Brainerd Library: Conn. Connections to WWII with Phil Devlin on Zoom

Submitted by Tom Piezzo, Brainerd Memorial Library. Connecticut Connections to World War II with Phil Devlin This presentation focuses on stories related to Connecticut residents who fought...

The Time When the Great Zeppelins Visited Connecticut

by Philip R. Devlin. (May 6, 2021) -- Few events inspired more awe and wonder in the state than the zeppelin flyovers from 1923 to...

Happy Birthday Albert Einstein: Sailing the CT Coast

By Phil Devlin. In the month of September, 1905, Einstein's paper on the special theory of relativity is published in the Annalen der Physik.The renowned physicist,...

Part 2: Horatio Strother’s Pioneering Work – “The Underground Railroad in Connecticut”

By Philip R. Devlin Last week's column dealt principally with the life of scholar, athlete, and author Horatio Strother. Though born in New York City,...

Connecticut Black History Month: Remarkable Work of Horatio T. Strother of Higganum

By Philip R. Devlin. The former resident of both Middletown and Higganum — and history teacher at Hale-Ray High School in East Haddam — published...

Native American Stone Structures in Killingworth

Submitted by Marjorie Tietjen. (Jan. 4, 2021) -- New England is well known for its miles upon miles of stone walls spreading across the countryside....

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Letter to the Editor: Urge Legislators to vote in support of SB 326 to end flavored tobacco products

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Received May 13,...

Haddam: Board of Selectmen Meeting Notes for May 10, 2021

By Ed Munster. This regular meeting of Haddam’s Board of Selectmen on May 10, 2021, via GoToMeeting.com, was called to order by First Selectman Bob...

Valley Bible to Host Family Fun Day June 5

Submitted by Lisa Swanson. Valley Bible Church is hosting a Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. It's...

Find a Fur Baby: Saibo, a Lab/Staffordshire Terrier Mix

Submitted by Judith Levin. (May 13, 2021) -- Some key facts about this hunk of love….This guy is a Labrador Retriever/American Staffordshire Terrier mix.  He...

RSD #17 BOE: Summary of April 2021 Meetings

Submitted by Jen Favalora, RSD #17 BOE. Class of 2021 Graduation:   The Board of Education set the Graduation Date, and last day of school for...

Matthew Duval of Haddam inducted into Phi Alpha Theta history honor society

Merit Pages News. WILLIMANTIC, CT (05/13/2021)-- Eastern Connecticut State University's History Department inducted 19 students into Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society for history...

Aleksandra Glynn, of Higganum, Graduates from The University of Tampa

Merit Pages News. TAMPA, FL (05/13/2021)-- Aleksandra Glynn, of Higganum, graduated from The University of Tampa on Saturday, May 8. Glynn graduated with a Bachelor of...

Girls Tennis 2021: HKHS Defeats East Hampton and Coginchaug

Submitted by Donna Clark. The Haddam Killingworth High School Girls Tennis team defeated East Hampton, 5-2 on Monday May 10, 2021 in their second Shoreline...

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Letter to the Editor: Urge Legislators to vote in support of SB 326 to end flavored tobacco products

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Received May 13,...

Haddam: Board of Selectmen Meeting Notes for May 10, 2021

By Ed Munster. This regular meeting of Haddam’s Board of Selectmen on May 10, 2021, via GoToMeeting.com, was called to order by First Selectman Bob...

Valley Bible to Host Family Fun Day June 5

Submitted by Lisa Swanson. Valley Bible Church is hosting a Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. It's...

Find a Fur Baby: Saibo, a Lab/Staffordshire Terrier Mix

Submitted by Judith Levin. (May 13, 2021) -- Some key facts about this hunk of love….This guy is a Labrador Retriever/American Staffordshire Terrier mix.  He...

RSD #17 BOE: Summary of April 2021 Meetings

Submitted by Jen Favalora, RSD #17 BOE. Class of 2021 Graduation:   The Board of Education set the Graduation Date, and last day of school for...