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Local News • Published Jan. 15, 2021 04:37 p.m.

Senator Cohen Welcomes COVID-19 Vaccinations for CT Residents Age 75+

Jan. 14, 2021 – Today, as the Connecticut's COVID-19 vaccination efforts progress to Phase 1B, Connecticut residents who are age 75 or older can now schedule an appointment to get...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 14, 2021 11:09 a.m.

Cavrell Does it All for the Cougars

After making significant contributions in his sophomore year, junior Kevin Cavrell was gearing up for his best season yet as a member of the Haddam-Killingworth football team last fall. Although...

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Local News • Published Jan. 12, 2021 03:14 p.m.

Goupil Looks Ahead at First Term in 35th District

Following Christine Goupil’s Jan. 6 swearing in to serve as state representative for Connecticut’s 35th District, which serves Clinton, Killingworth, and northern Westbrook, she has...

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Person of the Week • Published Jan. 13, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Heads Up: Schwartz’s Hedgehog Beanies Help the Homeless

In the heat of the summer, Cooper Schwartz was sweating the details on launching his socially conscious company, Hedgehog Beanies. The 14 year-old’s idea: Sell a line of cool winter...

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Sports • Published Jan. 11, 2021 03:06 a.m.

Shoreline Spartans Building Burgeoning Rugby Program

There are a variety of sports played along the Connecticut shoreline, and rugby sometimes gets short shrift among them. While the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) offers...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2021 12:52 p.m.

CIAC Approves Mitigating Strategies for Winter Sports, Practices Still Scheduled to Start on Jan. 19

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) held a Board of Control meeting last week and, although no final decisions on a potential winter season were made, the tentative plan to...

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Local News • Published Jan. 08, 2021 12:09 p.m.

Christine Goupil Takes Oath of Office

Christine Goupil (D) was officially sworn in Jan. 6 as the state representative from the 35th House District in a morning ceremony outside the State Capitol.This year, due to the ongoing...

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Person of the Week • Published Jan. 06, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Capt. Eva Van Camp Takes on the Hardest Jobs as Coast Guard Leader, Trailblazer

Strength and service.That’s what U.S. Coast Guard Captain Eva Van Camp, who oversees hundreds of miles of dangerous waters along the Connecticut and Long Island shoreline, spoke of...

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Sports • Published Jan. 02, 2021 02:43 p.m.

H-K Boys’ Soccer Flipped the Script on the Pitch

One of the most interesting local stories of 2020 came from Haddam- Killingworth High School, where the H-K boys’ soccer squad staked its claim to the Shoreline Conference title—just ...

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Local News • Published Dec. 30, 2020 10:42 a.m.

2020: The Photographer’s View

The job of a newspaper photographer is to be both everywhere at once and at the same time unseen, all while providing a unique viewpoint, capturing a detail or moment in a frame that the rest of...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 12:59 a.m.

2020 Killingworth Sports Year in Review

It was a big year for Killingworth sports in 2020 with several Haddam-Killingworth squads taking home some hardware. The boys’ indoor track team defended its Shoreline title during the...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 12:58 a.m.

2020: A Look at the Twists and Turns of Local Sports

2020 was truly a year like no other, and life in the sports world was certainly no exception. Both close to home and around the world, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had a huge impact on...

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Sports • Published Dec. 24, 2020 08:56 p.m.

Bodak Paces Her Way to Great Career

Meara Bodak will always remember all of those early morning bus rides that she took with her teammates as a member of the Haddam-Killingworth girls’ cross country squad. Meara will also...

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Person of the Week • Published Dec. 23, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Eder Shares Shoreline Arts Trail ‘20 Virtual Open Studios

With enthusiastic assistance from artist Eileen Eder, Shoreline Arts Trail (SAT) ‘20 Virtual Open Studios is currently at the fingertips of art lovers as an online gallery sharing unique...

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Local News • Published Dec. 24, 2020 12:01 a.m.

CFMC: Looking Back and Moving Forward

As the world changed over the past year, the caring and generous ways of our friends and neighbors throughout Middlesex County continued. We saw COVID redefine “normal” and witnessed ...

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Local News • Published Dec. 16, 2020 07 a.m.

Holiday Toy Drive Benefits Local Organizations

The Dance Corner of Killingworth and Anytime Fitness of North Madison teamed up to sponsor a Holiday Toy Drive on Dec. 13 at the Anytime Fitness parking lot. The dancers performed A Connecticut...

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Person of the Week • Published Dec. 16, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Deborah Gilbert is Celebrating the Local Arts Scene

Deborah Gilbert developed a love of the performing arts at an early age growing up in Madison and North Branford. Deborah recalls the feeling of excitement she got when she would get on stage in...

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Sports • Published Dec. 14, 2020 02:47 a.m.

Cougars Were the Class of Their Conference This Fall

The Haddam-Killingworth girls’ volleyball squad wasn’t able to compete on its home floor as the team played its way through the COVID-19 pandemic this fall. However, the Cougars were ...

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Sports • Published Dec. 10, 2020 12:56 p.m.

Commerford Makes Huge Contributions to Cougars’ Resurgence

The Haddam-Killingworth girls’ soccer team enjoyed another memorable season by winning its second-straight Shoreline Conference championship in 2020. One of the primary seasons behind the...

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Person of the Week • Published Dec. 09, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Margaret Morgan: Better to Give

It’s the time for gifts—not only the gifts on Santa’s list but the things that come without asking: calendars in all sizes, decals from groups that recipients supported,...

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Local News • Published Dec. 09, 2020 07 a.m.

Time for Mistletoe and Holly at Parmelee Farm

Parmelee Farm in Killingworth downsized its Christmas Fair this year out of caution, but Linda Dudek and Claudette Lagasse were still able to rally and offer some arrangements, greens, baked goods,...

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Sports • Published Nov. 29, 2020 04:56 p.m.

Luther Twins Dedicated to Athletic and Academic Excellence

Ryan Luther and Sam Luther have been playing sports together for most of their lives. In their junior year of high school, the twin brothers decided to give football a shot at Haddam-Killingworth...

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Local News • Published Nov. 26, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Haddam-Killingworth High School 1st Quarter Honors

The following students were named to the Haddam-Killingworth High School Honor Roll for the first quarter.Grade 9High Honors: Luke Patrick Celentano, Dylan Stefan Churyk,...

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Person of the Week • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08:30 a.m.

NMCC Pastor Heather Arcovitch Finds Community Connections While Dancing for a Cause for Raise the Roof

When Heather Arcovitch and her partner Barb McDaniel Black were nominated to participate in the Gala of The Stars: Dancing for a Cause, she was excited for many reasons, including having an...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 12:47 a.m.

Cougars Complete Turnaround by Claiming Conference Crown

Less than a minute into the action of the Shoreline Conference Tournament championship game, senior goalkeeper Cal Braren did what he does best—make a crucial save in a huge situation for...

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