RSD #17 District Restructuring Plan: December 2018 Update

Submitted by Joanne Nesti. DECEMBER UPDATE DISTRICT RESTRUCTURING PLAN As November came to a close, progress continued in a number of areas related to the creation of the Haddam-Killingworth Intermediate School, the K-3 Primary Schools at Burr and KES and the future of Haddam Elementary School. The Intermediate School Planning Committee’s most recent work recommends […]

Energy Savings for Small Business

SMALL BUSINESSES CAN SAVE IN BIG WAYS WITH ENERGY EFFICIENCY When it comes to managing a small business, energy efficiency upgrades may not be at the top of an owner’s “to do” list. But no matter what type of business or its size, there are countless opportunities that can help you save money and energy, […]

Catching up with First Selectwoman Milardo: November update

By Meghan Peterson, PhD. recently caught up with First Selectwoman Lizz Milardo on several topics of interest to residents. MP: Tylerville Water…what can you report to residents at this time? LM: The Town has gone out to bid on contractors for construction of the water pipeline. The bids were opened on Thursday, Nov. 15. […]

A Short History of St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church

A Short History of St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church By Sally Haase The first Roman Catholics to put down roots in Haddam were three Acadian families in 1756. The Arcadians were French Roman Catholics who lived in what is now Nova Scotia or New France then. The Acadians under British rule refused to honor the […]

Courtney Presses Senate Veterans Affairs Committee

Courtney Urges Senate Veterans Affairs Committee to Pass Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans (Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) released a letter signed by 45 members of the House of Representative to Senator Johnny Isakson, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, urging the committee to pass the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans […]

Youth & Family Services of H-K: October 2018 News & Events

Submitted by Laurie E. Ruderfer, Youth & Family Services of H-K. (Oct. 23, 2018) — Youth & Family Services of Haddam-Killingworth has had a busy couple of months after a quiet period over the summer.  Two new staff members have joined our team and hit the ground running. Our new Executive Director, Laurie Ruderfer, of Madison, […]

Halloween Story: Don’t Go Into the Woods Alone

By Deb Thomas. Lula would not come inside. Stubborn, willful, tiny thing; she’s never stayed outside for very long on her own. That afternoon, I whistled and called for the long haired tuxedo cat from the deck; usually at my side by the first whistle. “Luuuu-laaaaa, Luuuuuuu-laaaaa,” I yelled out into the air, but no […]

Higganum Student Commended in the 2018 National Merit® Scholarship Program at Mercy

Submitted by Marie Kalita-Leary, Mercy High School Director of Communications.  (Middletown – Oct. 15, 2018) — Sister Mary McCarthy, President of Mercy High School, announced that Olivia Dworak, Kaitlyn Leahy, AnnMarie Rotatori, Sarah San Vicente and Kaley Sperling have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from […]