Monday, March 8, 2021

Celebrating Killingworth Community Fund Volunteers; Scholarship Offered

Submitted by Laura Souza. Celebrating Volunteers Making A Difference Every day at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County (CFMC) we see first-hand that dedication and collaboration...

Haddam Historical Society announces Scholarship Applications now available

Submitted by Elizabeth Hart Malloy, Executive Director. The Haddam Historical Society is pleased to announce it is again offering a $500 scholarship to a resident...

HKMS: Cougar Celebrations February 2021

Submitted by Debra Cumpstone, HKMS. We recognize students and their achievements and want to share these celebrations with you too. On Friday, February 26, 2021...

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Oddfellows Playhouse: Circophony presents “Planet of Circus!” March 12

Submitted by Dic Wheeler. Oddfellows Playhouse and ARTFARM are excited to announce the premiere of Circophony Youth Circus’ new film, “Planet of Circus!”. The film...

Upcoming HK Rec Programs

Submitted by Josselyn Salafia. For more information, please call the HK Recreation Department at 860-345-8334 or visit us on-line at www.hkrec.com. CREATIVE ART Kids - get creative...

HK Recreation Dept: March 2021 Programs

Submitted by Josselyn Salafia, HK-Recreation Supervisor.  St. Patrick’s Day Activity Kit Each activity kit includes supplies, ingredients, & directions for the following crafts and treats: Make...

Higganum’s Kelly Morin Brings Dirty Windshield Art to a Whole New Level

By Kathy Brown. What do you do while your kids are playing in the snow? Sit inside and drink hot cocoa? Clean the house while...

Higganum student raising money for Haddam Animal Rescue

Submitted by Austin Mirmina. Higganum resident Delia, 8, has been selling homemade bracelets and necklaces to raise money for the Haddam Animal Rescue. Delia, who attends...

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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....

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...

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First Church Anniversary Event

Join First Church in Middletown celebrating our 350th Anniversary, for a Sips & Slates event. Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm. 190 Court Street. Middletown,...

Dancing in the Moonlight

Dancing in the Moonlight Join the Haddam Historical Society for a night of Fun, Dinner & Dancing Saturday, September 22, 2018 6 PM to 10 PM $60 per...

Haddam #1 Dog: 2108

The Town Clerk’s Office ran a contest for everyone in town who owns a dog and who licensed them during the month of June....

Reflections from a Pre-Boomer

Reflections from a Pre-Boomer   I’m too old to be a Baby Boomer, so I guess I’m in the Silent Generation.  Here are some definitions: ·        Gen...

CRAHD Warns Haddam of Increased West Nile Virus Activity in Connecticut

By Scott Martinson, CT River Area Health District Director of Health. The Connecticut River Area Health District (CRAHD) is advising Haddam residents to be aware of...

Eversource Warns Customers of Scams

By Kathy Brown. It seems like every week there’s a new warning about a scam that consumers are asked to be aware of, from fraudulent...

Obituary: Gunnar Grenman

According to the Hartford Courant and Legacy.com, Gunnar Grenman, age 64, of Higganum, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018. For more information and service...

Haddam Neck Fair 2018: Contests

Submitted by Diane McHutchison. The 107th Haddam Neck Fair is held over Labor Day weekend starting on Friday August 31, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. and...

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Haddam Senior/Social Services Reports – Feb. 2021

Submitted by Jessica Condil. The Haddam Food Bank is need of spaghetti sauce, kids' snacks, and juice boxes. Haddam Social Services/Food Bank is located at...

Food for Thought — Answering Your Questions: Mental Health

This question was sent in by a reader in response to Janet Verney’s request for reader questions. See this article for more information. “Given the difficulties...

Obituary: LCDR James H. (Jim) Jones, Jr.

According to Legacy.com and The Virginian Pilot, LCDR James H. (Jim) Jones, Jr. USNR, Ret. of Haddam, CT,  passed away on February 24, 2021...

Killingworth Town Meetings Mar. 8 – 12, 2021

Killingworth Town Meetings Mar. 1-5, 2021 Please visit www.townofkillingworth,com for the most current information, including cancellations, location changes, time changes.  For links to the Virtual Town meetings (remote...

Haddam Town Meetings Mar. 8 – 12, 2021

Haddam Town Meetings Mar. 8 – 12, 2021 Please visit www.haddam.org, for the most current information, including cancellations, location changes, time changes. For links to the Virtual...