Community Breakfast

By Chloe Jackson On Sunday, December 21 at 8am there will be a community breakfast at the Second Congregational Church of Middle Haddam. All are welcome to come and eat.

New England Chamber Choir Christmas Concert

By Chloe Jackson On Friday night, December 19th, at 7:00pm come to the Second Congregational Church

Gillette Castle | Step Back in Time for a Turn of the Century Christmas

By Chloe Jackson This weekend, 20dec-21dec, is the last weekend to enjoy the holidays at Gillette Castle State Park. Come and enjoy

Millington School House Outhouse

By Chloe Jackson The East Haddam Historical Society would like to see the Millington Green School House’s Outhouse restored. The last building on the property to be restored it currently sit

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Commander’s Project Focuses on Affordable Assisted Living for Veterans

November 10, 2014 Areawide, Feature, Local News No Comments

support-our-troops-we-cry-but-i-say-love-our-veterans-and-By Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter

Harry “Butch” Hansen, Commander of the American Legion Department of Connecticut has announced an innovative and affordable assisted-living residence program for veterans as his “Commander’s Project” for 2014-2015.

Hansen is urging members of all 169 American Legion posts in Connecticut to support Community Renewal Team’s (CRT) Veterans Landing, the nation’s first assisted living residence for low and moderate-income veterans and their spouses. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs chose the Community Renewal Team to design, build and operate the senior project on the VA Healthcare Campus in Newington. … Continue Reading

East Haddam Fire Department Adopting Families for the Holidays

November 10, 2014 Feature, Local News No Comments

by Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter

This year the members of the East Haddam Fire Department would like to adopt a family or families who are in need of some holiday cheer for their children. For the first time, according to member Don Angersola, the department “wants to do a little more and give families whatever they can in the way of meals, trees, toys and clothing.

“This is the first year we are doing this, so we really don’t have a criteria, we’re just going to take it kid by kid,” he said in a phone interview. … Continue Reading

Board of Ed Looking for New Member

November 7, 2014 Feature, Local News, schools No Comments

imagesThe East Haddam Board of Education is seeking interested candidates to fill a vacancy on the board, which will be by appointment.

A letter of interest and resume should be sent to Mrs. Nancy Haslam, Chairperson, East Haddam Board of Education, P.O. Box 401, Moodus, CT 06469, or emailed to nancy.haslam@easthaddamschools.org  by Monday, November 17, 2014. … Continue Reading

Republicans Clean up in East Haddam and East Hampton

November 5, 2014 Areawide, Feature, Local News No Comments

by Bette Tani

With the exception of the Congressional race, East Haddam and East Hampton voted overwhelmingly republication in yesterday’s elections. The only democrat to win in those two towns was incumbent Joe Courtney who earned 2,857 East Hampton votes and 2,059 in East Haddam, beating his opponent (R) Lori Hopkins-Cavanaugh by 1,418 combined votes, according to figures supplied by both towns.

Three other incumbents, all republicans, who will also remain in office are State Senator Art Linares, State Representative Melissa Ziobron, and Judge of Probate Jennifer Berkenstock. For governor (R) Tom Foley was the top choice earning 2,008 votes in East Haddam and 2,927 in East Hampton. Current Governor (D) Daniel Malloy received 1,537 and 2,249 respectively. … Continue Reading

2015 Youth Basketball Registration now Open

Basketball-through-hoop-Wikimedia-Commons-2012-300x236by Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter

The Town of East Haddam is now accepting registrations for the upcoming youth basketball season. Programs are open to boys and girls in grades K through. Cost is $40 and deadline to register for youth basketball (grades 3-8) is Mar. 14, 2015; K through grade 2 registration closes Feb. 23, 2015.

Youth basketball practices will begin the week of Jan. 5, and coaches are needed for every team before practices can start, according to recreation information. Games will be held once a week from Jan. 24, to Mar. 14 with the exception of Feb. 15, when no games are scheduled. Practices and games are held in the gym at East Haddam Elementary School. … Continue Reading

Sale of Johnsonville Good News for Town

November 1, 2014 Business, Feature, Local News No Comments
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photo by Jean Maheu

by Bette Tani

The sale of Johnsonville Village for $1.9 million in Moodus is a good thing for the town of East Haddam according to First Selectman Mark Walter.

“It would be wonderful if it became a wedding destination with maybe restaurants, retail, places to stay, and possibly a small museum,” Walter said.

… Continue Reading

St. Stephen’s Church Announces two Upcoming Events

downloadSt. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will hold it’s annual Chicken Barbeque this Saturday, Nov. 1, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the parish hall located at 31 Main Street in East Haddam. The menu includes half a barbecued chicken, potato, salad, roll, and a selection of homemade desserts. Price per person is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and children $8. Take out is also available.

Donations of non-perishable items which will be donated to the East Haddam Food Bank, would also be appreciated. The East Haddam Food Bank feeds approximately 60 plus families per week and desperately low on food.

For more information, please call St. Stephen’s Church at 860-873-9547. … Continue Reading

Mimi Perriotti – Democratic Candidate State Rep – 34th District

Mimi Perrotti is the Democratic Candidate for State Representative in the 34th District which encompasses East Haddam, East Hampton and parts of Colchester.  Editor’s Note: Numerous phone calls to interview her for a candidate profile article have not been returned. Information about her can be found at mimiforthe34th.com.

Mimi Perrotti is the Democratic Candidate for State Representative in the 34th District which encompasses East Haddam, East Hampton and parts of Colchester.
Editor’s Note: Numerous phone calls to interview her for a candidate profile article have not been returned. Information about her can be found at mimiforthe34th.com.

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Mimi Perriotti – Democratic Candidate State Rep – 34th District

Mimi Perrotti is the Democratic Candidate for State Representative in the 34th District which encompasses East Haddam, East Hampton and parts of Colchester. 
Editor’s Note: Numerous phone calls to interview her for a candidate profile article have not been returned. Information about her can be found at mimiforthe34th.com.

Incumbent Melissa Ziobron Looking Forward to a Second Term

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By Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter Candidate: 34th District – East Haddam, East Hampton and parts of Colchester Party Affiliation: Republican Age: 43 Marital Status: Married (20 years) with two children …

Have Coffee With Your State Rep

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State Representative Melissa Ziobron (R-34) has announced she will be hosting two “Coffee with your Legislator” events during the month of October. One will be held in the Town of …

Ziobron Tests Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Lake Pocotopaug

East Hampton — Tuesday, September 23, State Rep. Melissa Ziobron toured Lake Pocotopaug in East Hampton with Dr. George Knoecklein who is a Limnologist, hired by the town to monitor …

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Hidden Gem: K-LaMay’s Steamed Cheeseburgers

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By Chloe Jackson Editor|cjackson@HTNP.com At the intersection of 151 and route 66 sits K.LaMay’s Steamed Cheeseburgers. For nine months Stephanie Lumbra’s hard work has produced excellent all American food.  With …

Capital Improvement Monies may be Coming

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First Selectman, Mark Walter has announced that East Haddam has received the opportunity to finance some long-term capital improvements through the USDA Rural Development Program. The town applied for both grant …

New Director takes over at Goodspeed

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By Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter After an extensive national search, Goodspeed’s Board of Trustees have found a new director. Chosen by the board is two-time Tony Award winner Michael Gennaro …

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