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Dinners at the Farm—As Fresh As it Gets

 July 23, 2014

Farm-to-table dining couldn't be better epitomized than with Dinners at the Farm-a series of six-course meals served al fresco on local farms using ingredients just picked from the fields.

Rotary Club Donates Book Bins to Scranton Library

 July 23, 2014

The Scranton Memorial Library recently received five new picture-book display bins from the Rotary Club of Madison. The bins were shipped unfinished, and Rotarians Jim Satterwhite, Tish Brown, Rob Stevens, Dale Moore, and Library Director and new Rotarian Beth...

Madison Beach Hotel Hosts Madison Unites! Fundraiser

 July 23, 2014

The Madison Beach Hotel recently organized a community-wide fundraiser in support of Dog Days Adoption Events, Inc. The event was the second annual Madison Unites! Fundraiser organized in conjunction with the return of Madison Beach Hotel's series of special...

Announcing Killingworth’s ‘Go for the Gold’ Top Dog Medalists

 July 23, 2014

The gold, silver, and bronze medals have been awarded in Killingworth's 2014 "Go for the Gold" contest.

Saybrook Chamber Provides a New Home for SCORE

 July 16, 2014

The Southeastern CT chapter of SCORE has moved its office to the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce building located at 1 Main Street, Old Saybrook. SCORE is a national volunteer organization that provides free counseling services to people interested in starting...

Carry Kasha Home

 July 16, 2014

Kasha is a beautiful diluted gray tiger with lovely eyes and a calm personality. She likes to play with the laser pointer and to sleep in a nice quiet place. She would prefer to be the only cat in your home so you can lavish all your love on her, but might get...

Businesses in Brief

 July 9, 2014

 

Meyer: Connecticut Closes Its Door to Toxic Fracking Waste

 July 9, 2014

A new law went into effect July 1 that will protect environmental and human health in Connecticut by imposing a mandatory, three-year moratorium on fracking waste. State Senator Ed Meyer brought this issue to the floor of the Senate earlier this year, and led it...

Killingworth Foundation Launches Sunflower Project

 July 2, 2014

The Killingworth Foundation was busy last month launching its Sunflower Project all over town. The aim of the Sunflower Project is to involve the entire community in a family- and business-friendly activity that involves planting sunflower seeds in gardens, by...

Businesses in Brief

 July 2, 2014

 

You’ll Go Dotty Over Polka Dot

 July 2, 2014

Polka Dot is all black with a single dot of white on her side. She is playful and very sweet and has soft, almost fuzzy fur that just begs to be petted. Once you meet her, you'll be quite dotty over her and she'll be your furever love match! To adopt Polka Dot...

Dan Harris Visits Madison

 July 2, 2014

R.J. Julia Booksellers and the Madison Happiness Club recently hosted a presentation by Dan Harris, held at and sponsored by the Mercy Center in Madison. Harris is the anchor of ABC's Nightline as well as co-anchor of the weekend edition of Good...

Geoff Cook is Helping Killingworth Go Solar

 June 25, 2014

As chair of the Energy Task Force in his hometown of Killingworth, Geoff Cook has been a major asset to the local team working to solarize Killingworth.

Vista Partners with Quinnipiac University to Provide Occupational Therapy Internships

 June 25, 2014

In an ongoing effort to partner with community organizations, Vista is excited to collaborate with Quinnipiac University to provide internship opportunities for four occupational therapy (OT) students this summer. The interns, in addition to their OT supervisor,...

Precious Bundle of Joy

 June 25, 2014

Just look at this adorable face! Doesn't that spell love? Forgotten Felines has many precious kittens who need homes right now, including Gordo, pictured. Please open your heart and adopt an angel baby who would otherwise spend his or her life in a shelter. If...

People in the News

 June 25, 2014

 

Strawberry Fest Starts Summer in Killingworth

 June 18, 2014

At the St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church annual Strawberry Fest, from left, Fran Dooley, Frank Cunningham, Tom Paniciera, and Denise Zanardi work the grill station. The Killingworth tradition includes a craft fair and auction and for many is the unofficial...

Seeking Nominations for Beacon Awards 2014

 June 18, 2014

We're looking for a few great residents and we're asking for you to help us. Nominations for the 2014 Beacon Awards are now underway.

Chester Village West Scholarships

 June 18, 2014

Chester Village Foundation provides scholarships to employees and children of employees. At a recent ceremony at Chester Village West, the current recipients gathered with the residents who supported them. The students shared their college and workplace...

Larry Zukof: The Music Will Play On

 June 18, 2014

Larry Zukof may be retiring as executive director of Madison's acclaimed Neighborhood Music School (NMS), but he's not retiring from his involvement in the arts.

Troop 491 Holds Community Service Project at American Legion Hall

 June 18, 2014

The American Legion Hall has been Troop 491's chartered representative since 1940. Each spring and fall the troop helps with maintaining the building and its grounds. Last year the troop painted the entry ways, porch, and handicapped ramp. This year with the...

People in the News

 June 18, 2014

 

Haz Waste Disposal Day

 June 12, 2014

Ready to purge your basement and garage of old hazardous household products? This Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. is your chance.

Businesses in Brief

 June 11, 2014

 

Ed Meyer: The Fixation of Property Taxes

 June 11, 2014

Our state and town governments have long been fixated on property taxes. We collect more property taxes than any other state in the country, partly because we impose these taxes not only on real property but also on personal property. Property taxes were an...

You’re ‘Gunnar’ Love This Cat

 June 11, 2014

Gunnar has the softest gray fur you can imagine. If a color had a feeling, this is what gray would feel like. He has striking green eyes, loves to play, and is a complete cuddlebug who can't get enough petting, holding, lap time, and attention. Come in and meet...

Madison Scouts of Pack 492 Hold Food Drive

 June 11, 2014

Thanks to the efforts of Madison Cub Scout Pack 492, more than 300 pounds of food were collected for the local food pantry.

Madison Lions Club Honors Michael Maguire

 June 11, 2014

The Madison Lions Club recently honored Michael Maguire with its 45th annual Public Service Award. The meeting was a dinner meeting held at the Maritime Grille. Maguire was recognized for starting Madison Cares (Habitat for Humanity). Maguire related his...

Garden Club of Madison Presents ‘The Enchanted World of Fairy Gardens’ June 14

 June 11, 2014

The Garden Club of Madison has been quietly working to beautify the town for 90 years. Outgoing President Margaret Hopkins's mission has been to make the club and all the work its members do more visible in the community by opening its six civic gardens to the...

Eagle Scout Court of Honor held for Noah Hasting

 June 11, 2014

At an Eagle Court of Honor for Scout Noah Hastings held recently at the Deer Lake Dining Hall, Madison First Selectman Fillmore McPherson presented a proclamation from the Board of Selectmen recognizing and commending Noah for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

Ed Meyer: The Fixation of Property Taxes

 June 4, 2014

Our state and town governments have long been fixated on property taxes. We collect more property taxes than any other state in the country, partly because we impose these taxes not only on real property but also on personal property. Property taxes were an...

Totally Terrific Terry

 June 4, 2014

Terry is a beautiful black cat with gorgeous eyes and a wonderful personality! She loves to be petted and will "sit up" on her hind legs to get you to pet her when she's on the floor. Terry is quite talkative and will tell you all about her day. She will even...

Madison’s Got Talent

 June 4, 2014

The Friends of Madison Youth at the Barn recently held its first annual talent competition. Madison's Got Talent: Season One started a month ago when students in grades 5 to 12 showcased their acts in two days of auditions in front of a panel of experienced...

Girl Scouts Help Spread the Word About Solarize H-K

 June 4, 2014

Members of Killingworth Girl Scout Troop 60779 completed the final requirement for their Get Moving! Journey badge by raising awareness of Solarize Haddam-Killingworth. The program, which runs from now through Oct. 7, offers discounts for Haddam and Killingworth...

New Big Y Seeks Workers

 May 30, 2014

The new Big Y World Class Market may still be under construction but management is already seeking prospective employees to staff it.

Vicino Will Seek a Second Term

 May 28, 2014

KILLINGWORTH - State Representative Tom Vicino, a Democrat from Clinton, will be running for a second term for the state representative seat for the 35th Assembly District, which includes the towns of Clinton, Killingworth, and Westbrook.

MacLachlan is Republicans' State Rep Candidate for 35th

 May 28, 2014

KILLINGWORTH - Jesse MacLachlan has been unanimously nominated as the Republican state representative candidate for the 35th District by Republicans from Clinton, Killingworth, and Westbrook. He will face Democratic incumbent Tom Vicino in...

Adorable Adele

 May 28, 2014

Miss Adele is a gorgeous striped tiger who loves to be petted and held. She is super sweet and friendly, and is waiting for her purrfect home. Adele is playful, loves to sit in the window soaking up the sun, and might get along with another cat or even a dog.

Memorial Day Events Across the Region

 May 23, 2014

Here’s a town-by-town breakdown of area town’s official Memorial Day ceremonies to help you find events to attend (and traffic areas to avoid).

Precious Daphne and Her Adorable Babies

 May 21, 2014

When Daphne was rescued, she was a very pregnant, homeless mom about ready to give birth. Now she and her five babies are ready to go to their new, loving homes. Daphne and her babies are very social, super friendly, extremely playful, and want to be placed in a...

People in the News

 May 21, 2014

 

Happiness Club Presents Dana Hilmer

 May 21, 2014

Dana Hilmer is the featured speaker for the May meeting of the Madison Happiness Club. On Wednesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. at Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, Hilmer will present "Change Your Perspective, Change Your Life," a discussion of...

Killingworth Man Involved in I-91 Crash in Vermont

 May 21, 2014

Police are investigating a tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 91 in Vermont that closed northbound traffic in Putney for hours.

Ted Kennedy Jr. Receives Unanimous Party Endorsement

 May 20, 2014

Ted Kennedy Jr. has received the official endorsement of Democratic Party in his run for a state Senate seat in Connecticut.The son of the late U.S. senator was unopposed for the 12th District nomination Monday at Madison's American Legion Hall.

Tomorrow is Bike to Work Day

 May 15, 2014

National Bike to Work Day is tomorrow Friday, May 16, and Connecticut is in on the action! Over 500 Connecticut residents have pledged so far from companies, state agencies, and towns all across the state. 

Republican Bruce Wilson Announces Candidacy for State Senate

 May 14, 2014

Republican Bruce Wilson, Jr., a Madison resident and member of its Board of Education, former small businessman, and father of three, has stepped forward to announce his candidacy for the 12th State Senate District. The district includes the towns of Branford,...

Go to the Head of the Class with Clela

 May 14, 2014

This beautiful girl may look just a little like Grumpy Cat, but she's just as sweet as can be. Her coloring is similar to that of a lynx point Siamese, with her beige coat and tiger markings, and she has gray-blue eyes that match her coat! She is loving, cuddly,...

Amber Alert In CT Cancelled

 May 14, 2014

A statewide Amber Alert issued Monday morning for three missing boys from Vernon, CT was canceled late Tuesday after police said the mother and kids were found safely in Maine.

CT Amber Alert Issued

 May 13, 2014

Police have issued an Amber Alert: Amber Alert for three Vernon brothers who they believe are with their mother and in possible danger.

Republican Emerges to Challenge Ted Kennedy Jr.

 May 9, 2014

A Republican candidate has emerged to challenge Ted Kennedy Jr. for a Connecticut state senate seat.

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