Thursday, January 21, 2021

Local Eastern students make fall 2020 Dean’s List

Merit Pages News WILLIMANTIC, CT (01/20/2021)-- Eastern Connecticut State University recently released its Dean's List for the fall 2020 semester, in which more than 1,300...

Killingworth Scholarship Association Offering Scholarships

Submitted by Maura Doxsee The Killingworth Scholarship Association is offering scholarships to graduating seniors who are residents of Killingworth.  Applications can be found through the...

HKMS/HKIS: Luminarias of Hope

Submitted by Michele Ouellette, Lead Teacher for Student Life, HKIMS (January 18, 2021)  The start of a new year leads many of us to consider...

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Holiday wreaths placed at the Old Burial Yard of Thirty Mile Island Plantation

by Sharon Challenger Walking through a cemetery in winter when snow threatens to creep into your boots, may not be everyone’s “cup of tea.”  However,...

Letter to the Editor: PLEASE Stop When You See a School Bus with Flashers On!

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Received Jan. 12, 2021. My...

Two Haddam Teens Help Feed Middletown Families during Pandemic

By Kathy Brown. (Jan. 9, 2021) -- Aleia Goodison and Vincent Scileppi Jr. recognized a problem and found a solution. "Vincent and I realized that...

HKYFS Offers Activity Bags for Pre-K Children in HK Communities

Submitted by Laura Shipman, HKYFS. (December 29, 2020) -- Haddam Killingworth Youth & Family Services is pleased to announce that the Middlesex United Way has...

The Saybrook at Haddam’s Strategy for Success With Covid-19

Submitted by, Jennifer Armenia, Marketing Director Residents and staff at The Saybrook at Haddam are preparing to receive the Covid-19 vaccine in the next couple...

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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....

Sunday Morning Sneak Attack: A Pacific Incident

By Phillip R. Devlin. (Dec. 7, 2020) -- “The unsuspecting navy ships lay peaceably in their Pacific harbor that winter morning. A world away, the...

On the Road with HHS: Three Oaks Restaurant

Submitted by Elizabeth Hart Malloy, Exec. Dir., HHS. The Three Oaks Restaurant, located on Killingworth Road, was established in the mid-1940s by Frank Hrbek who...

Veterans Day Remembrance: The Heroism of Erwin C. Parmelee of Haddam

By Philip R. Devlin. Chief Carpenter’s Mate of the USS New Orleans Posthumously Awarded the Navy Cross in the World War II Battle of Tassafaronga Guadalcanal is...

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...

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Applications for 2021 Haddam Scholarship Fund Are Now Available

Submitted by Joanne Courtright Lund The applications for the Haddam Scholarship Fund, Inc are now available in the guidance offices of HKHS, Xavier High School,...

Haddam’s Scout Pack 40: Giving Tree Event – A Hike with Llamas!

Submitted by Kate Rizzo On November 22, Haddam’s cub scout Pack 40 met at HES for the Giving Tree event and a hike of Swan...

Obituary: Judith “Judi” Marzec

According to Legacy.com and The Hartford Courant, Judith "Judi" Marzec, 69, of Higganum, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. For more information and...

Haddam Lions Club: Coat and Shoe Drive a Huge Success!

Submitted by Mike LaFleur When the Haddam Lions started their shoe & coat drive, they set a goal of 500 coats & 500 pairs of...

HJWC To Host 2021 Town Wide Tag Sale on Saturday, May 22

Submitted by Karen Revis. Our Annual Town wide will be held on Saturday May 22, 2021. You may reserve a parking spot at Haddam Elementary...

CT Signs onto Tax Fight against MA/NY in Lawsuit Targeting Telecommuters; over $400 Million at Stake

By Marc Fitch, Yankee Institute. Reprinted by permission from Yankee Institute. If you live in Connecticut but work in New York, you end up paying...

Needleman: COVID-19 Vaccine Update, Phase 1b Eligibility Expansions

By Norm Needleman, State Senator. (Jan. 15, 2021) -- Yesterday, it was announced Connecticut residents who are 75 years of age or older now qualify...

Haddam Land Trust to Hold 2021 Annual Meeting Virtually

Submitted by Haddam Land Trust. Please join the Haddam Land Trust on Saturday, January 23, 2021 for our Annual Meeting, to be held virtually. At 6:30...

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Courtney Statement Following Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden as the 46th President of the United States

Submitted by Patrick Cassidy (January 20, 2021) WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) issued the following statement after Joseph R. Biden and Kamala D. Harris...

Courtney Statement as President Biden Signs Executive Order Extending Student Loan Payment and Interest Freeze

Submitted by Patrick Cassidy (January 20, 2021) WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) issued the following statement today after President Joe Biden signed an executive order...

Temporary Haddam Road Closures for Hazard Tree Removal

Haddam Town Hall Temporary Road Closures for Hazard Tree Removal – Portions of Filley, Jericho, Motland and Old County Roads in the state forest will...

Local Eastern students make fall 2020 Dean’s List

Merit Pages News WILLIMANTIC, CT (01/20/2021)-- Eastern Connecticut State University recently released its Dean's List for the fall 2020 semester, in which more than 1,300...

Killingworth Scholarship Association Offering Scholarships

Submitted by Maura Doxsee The Killingworth Scholarship Association is offering scholarships to graduating seniors who are residents of Killingworth.  Applications can be found through the...