Saturday, October 31, 2020

One COVID Case at HKMS & One Case at HK Cubs; Close Contacts Quarantining

Editorial Staff. On Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, administration at Haddam Killingworth Middle School were notified that one student tested positive for COVID-19. HKMS was switched...

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...

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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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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...

Medicare 2020: What YOU Need to Know

By Brian Scott-Smith – www.connecticut-east.com  (October 27, 2020) -- The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period is here once again and if you’re a Medicare recipient...

Girls Soccer 2020: HKHS 1, Old Lyme 2

Submitted by Mike Shea. The Haddam Killingworth High School Varsity Girls Soccer team lost their first game of the season on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020,...

2020 Pumpkin Run: HKYFS Thanks Sponsors & Donors

By Kathy Brown. If you are looking for 2020 Pumpkin Run results and more photos, click HERE. The Haddam Killingworth Youth & Family Services annual Pumpkin...

Letter to the Editor: Christine Palm is the Best Choice

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Received Oct. 26, 2020 To...

Letter to the Editor: Cathy Iino Supports Christine Goupil

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Received Oct. 26, 2020. Christine...

Letter to the Editor: Support your Local Pharmacies

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of this newspaper. Submitted Oct. 26, 2020. To...

Obituary: Francis (Frank) Henry Kozmon

According to Legacy.com and The Hartford Courant, Francis (Frank) Henry Kozmon, of the Higganum section of Haddam, passed away on the morning of Wednesday,...

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Courtney Announces $250k in Federal Funding to Support Eastern CT Substance Use Prevention

Submitted by Patrick Cassidy, Communications Director. Courtney Announces $250,000 in Federal Funding to Support Eastern CT Substance Use Prevention in Roundtable Discussion on the Opioid...

One COVID Case at HKMS & One Case at HK Cubs; Close Contacts Quarantining

Editorial Staff. On Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, administration at Haddam Killingworth Middle School were notified that one student tested positive for COVID-19. HKMS was switched...

Haddam Social Services: September 2020 Report & Needs

By Jessica Condil, Director of Senior & Social Services. September 2020– Haddam Senior & Social Services – Monthly Report *please note Social Services report includes totals...

Halloween Story 2020: The House on the Hill

By Deb Thomas. Some things are better left unexplained. Some things defy explanation. When you get that feeling in the middle of the night; you...

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...