Saturday, April 17, 2021

2021 Middletown Summer Youth Employment Program Applications Now Available

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...

HKMS: Cougar Celebrations March 2021

Submitted by Debra Cumpstone, HKMS. (April 5, 2021) We recognize students and their achievements and want to share these celebrations with you too. On Thursday,...

Student-led Protest on March 26, 2021 Focused on Sexual Assault & Harassment

By Kathy Brown. In the United States, we have a long history of protests. In fact, the First Amendment declares, "Congress shall make no law ...

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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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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....

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...

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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...

HK Rec Dept: Fall 2018 Programs

Submitted by Josselyn Salafia. For more information on any of these programs, please call the HK Recreation Department at 860-345-8334 or visit us on-line at...

Businesses feeling effects of U.S.-China trade war

WFSB Businesses feeling effects of U.S.-China trade war August 10, 2018 By Kevin Hogan Several Connecticut industries are already feeling the effects of the U.S.- China trade war,...

Looking for Forever Home: Kiefer

Submitted by Judith Levin. I am a male American Staffordshire Terrier approximately 7 months old.  My current weight is 30 pounds but when I am...

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HVFC Responds: Beaver Meadow Road Car Crash

Haddam Volunteer Fire Company responded to a motor vehicle accident at 10:40 a.m. April 17 on Beaver Meadow Road. A driver lost control of...

Killingworth Town Meetings April 19 – 24, 2021

Killingworth Town Meetings April 19 - 24, 2021 Please visit www.townofkillingworth,com for the most current information, including cancellations, location changes, time changes.  For links to the Virtual Town...

Copycat Panera Bread Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Courtesy of cookingprofessionally.com Copycat Panera Bread Broccoli Cheddar Soup Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients • ¼ cup butter, melted, plus 1 tablespoon butter, separated • ½ onion,...

Haddam Town Meetings April 19 – April 24, 2021

Haddam Town Meetings April 19 – April 24, 2021 Please visit www.haddam.org, for the most current information, including cancellations, location changes, time changes. For links to the...

PSA: Safety at Railroad Crossings

Submitted by Maureen Quintin, Essex Steam Train. (April 16, 2021) The Essex Steam Train and Riverboat would like to remind our friends and neighbors in...