Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Connecticut Summer at the Museum – Free Admission for Kids

Connecticut Summer at the Museum – Free Admission for Kids Editorial Staff. This summer the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program offers free admission to children...

RSD #17 BOE: Summary of June 2021 Meetings

Submitted by Jennifer Favalora. Cougar Pride :  The board held its annual recognition ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of Class of 2021’s Top Ten Students,...

HKYFS: 8th Annual Backpack & School Supply Program Info.

Submitted by Laura Shipman, HKYFS. (July 14, 2021) -- Haddam Killingworth Youth & Family Services is once again holding their annual Backpack and School Supply...

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HK Coalition Attends CADCA’s Mid-Year Training Institute to Increase Substance Use and Misuse Prevention Efforts

By Matt McEwen. Higganum, CT – HK’s Healthy Community Healthy Kids (HC-HK) Coalition virtually joined thousands of substance use and misuse prevention specialists and community...

Connecticut Summer at the Museum – Free Admission for Kids

Connecticut Summer at the Museum – Free Admission for Kids Editorial Staff. This summer the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program offers free admission to children...

HKYFS: 8th Annual Backpack & School Supply Program Info.

Submitted by Laura Shipman, HKYFS. (July 14, 2021) -- Haddam Killingworth Youth & Family Services is once again holding their annual Backpack and School Supply...

Killingworth Library News: July 2021

Submitted by Tammy Eustis, Assistant Director, KLA. Registration is required – visit the Calendar page on the library’s website at https://killingworthlibrary.org/ for further details and...

Haddam-Killingworth Pride Day to be Held June 26 2021

By Kathy Brown. HK Pride Day will be held June 26, 2021, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the courtyard at 176 Route 81, Killingworth....

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Bon Ami Cleanser’s Connecticut Roots

By Philip R. Devlin. Feldspar "waste" from a Connecticut pegmatite quarry source of the product. Sometimes significant discoveries happen by accident. In 1945, Percy Spencer of the...

Postcards Of The Past: Fourth of July

Penny postcards were widely used 100 years ago for holiday greetings during the "golden age" of American postcards. By Philip R. Devlin. The first known picture postcards...

On the Road with the Haddam Historical Society: The Seven Sea Dogs of Tylerville

Submitted by Elizabeth Malloy, Executive Director, HHS. (June 15, 2021) -- The Tylerville Section of Haddam has a long history associated with shipbuilding and the...

Memorial Day Remembrance: PFC Melvin Baron of East Haddam (1925-1944)

By Philip R. Devlin. PFC Melvin Baron of East Haddam (1925-1944) War Hero and Member of the First Special Services Force “Enterprises must be prepared, with specially trained...

Historic Women of Killingworth: Jerusha Benton Parmelee

Submitted by Claudette Lagasse, Killingworth Historical Society. Editor’s Note: This is the second of a series about the Historic Women of Killingworth. In 2001 Sandy...

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...

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HKMS: Allies in Diversity

By Kathy Brown. The Allies in Diversity is a group of 44 eighth grade students at Haddam Killingworth Middle School who meet once a week...

Meet the RSD #17 Board of Education: Joel D’Angelo

By Kathy Brown. In this series, we will introduce you to all eleven members of the Regional School District #17’s Board of Education for 2017-2019. Joel...

Business Spotlight: Killustrate It

By Kathy Brown. Did you know that there is an artist affiliated with the Jeremiah Johnson Trading Post, at 1618 Saybrook Road, a hidden...

Haddam Garden Club: March 2018 — Starting Seeds Indoors

Submitted by Cindy Tillson. Hopefully you have ordered the seeds that strike your fancy by now.  If not, it’s time to get going. Now, I’m not one...

Higganum’s Tim Kohs to Receive 2018 Catherine McAuley Award

Submitted by Marie Leary. Mercy High School is proud to celebrate the Catherine McAuley Award. Catherine McAuley was the Foundress of the Sisters of Mercy...

Scholarships and Where to Find Them

By AnneMarie LePard. “Scholarships and Where to Find Them” Article (March 7, 2018) -- With college application season coming to a close and financial packets becoming...

Get to Know The Haddam Land Trust

By Kathy Brown The Haddam Land Trust has been around since 1964 with the purpose of preserving Haddam’s natural, scenic and historic resources while educating...

HES Students Learn Writing Skills from Children’s Author, Bob Shea

By Kathy Brown Bob Shea, a children’s book author who lives in Madison, did a lot of work with PBS kids, and once worked...

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Haddam’s 2021 #1 Dog

Submitted by Scott Brookes, Town Clerk, Haddam. The Haddam Town Clerk’s Office ran a contest for everyone in town who owns a dog and who...

Senator Needleman: Funding for Brainerd Memorial Library

  By Norm Needleman, State Senator. I hope you enjoyed the weekend. I’m pleased to share that new state investment was approved for several projects in...

Oddfellows Playhouse Presents: 33rd Annual Children’s Circus – The Circus of Unity!

By Dic Wheeler.  After spending all of last summer online, the Children's Circus of Middletown is set to RE-UNITE! On August 6th at 5pm, Oddfellows...

August Events at the Killingworth Library

By Tammy Eustis. August Events at the Killingworth Library Registration is required – visit the Calendar page on the library’s website at https://killingworthlibrary.org/ for further details...

Nutmeg Pharmacy Gardens: A Sight to see!

 By Sharon Challenger. "To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow." – Audrey Hepburn. No matter how dismal the daily news can be, there is...