Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Person of the Week • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08:30 a.m.

David Gumbart Talks Conservation and Community Commitment

If you see David Gumbart in his element, you might find him observing an object with fascination, maybe even using a camera or some visual tool to gather evidence.No, David is not a medical ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Regional Senior Center Ends Fiscal Year on a Positive Note

The Estuary Council of Seniors, Inc. (ECSI), is happy to announce it is slowly reopening individualized services for seniors living in the region. While the center remains closed for gatherings...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

A Solid, Dependable Voice

It is the dedication and willingness to thoroughly study the issues at hand in serving her constituents in the 12th State Senate District that makes Christine Cohen (D) so worthy of being re-...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

The Day of Reckoning

I’m writing to endorse John Hall for my representative in the 35th Assembly District. I have known John for 20 years and come to admire and envy his ability to look at a problem and quickly ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 10:27 p.m.

H-K Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball Continue Winning Ways

Girls’ SoccerThe Haddam-Killingworth girls’ soccer squad boosted its record to 4-0 by posting a home victory against Coginchaug last week. On Oct. 14, the...

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Sports • Published Oct. 16, 2020 02:23 p.m.

Shoreline Golf Society Hands Out Two Championships

The Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) crowned a couple of champions at Fox Hopyard Golf Club in East Haddam on Oct. 11. Bob Gworek of Clinton won the SGS season-long Match Play Championship, while...

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Person of the Week • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Shannon Baker Teaches and Learns the Lessons of Life

Play is the highest form of research—at least that’s what Albert Einstein is thought to have said. Well, if that saying is true, then Shannon Baker is immersing her young students in ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 13, 2020 02:30 p.m.

Joe LaPorta: Republican for the 12th State Senate District

Joe LaPorta is a Republican running for the 12th District State Senate seat, representing six towns along the shoreline. An engineer by trade, LaPorta is challenging incumbent Democrat Christine...

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Local News • Published Oct. 13, 2020 02:30 p.m.

Christine Cohen: Democrat for the 12th State Senate District

Democrat Christine Cohen is the incumbent representative of the 12th State Senate District, representing six towns along the shoreline. A former Guilford Board of Education member and a Madison...

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Sports • Published Oct. 12, 2020 02:06 a.m.

H-K Girls’ Volleyball Off to Stellar Start; Girls’ Soccer Posts Pair of Shutouts

Girls’ VolleyballThe Haddam-Killingworth girls’ volleyball team has stormed out to a 3-0 start to its season. The Cougars earned wins versus Morgan, North...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Oct. 08, 2020 12:56 p.m.

LaRosa Loves Suiting Up for the Cougars

From the moment that he was old enough to put on a helmet and pads, Daniel LaRosa knew he was meant to play the sport of football.A senior at Haddam-Killingworth High School, Daniel has...

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Local News • Published Oct. 08, 2020 05:30 p.m.

Introducing the Beacon Awards Class of 2020

We began the Beacon Awards to honor those in our communities who have selflessly stepped up in times of need. Now, in the midst of a global pandemic and national crisis, we need volunteers more...

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Person of the Week • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Nick Koobatian: A Teen Dedicated to Helping Seniors

Technology is moving with lightning speed.In less than a generation, long-distance communication developed from snail mail to email, social media, and more recently, video chats....

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Local News • Published Oct. 06, 2020 03:33 p.m.

John May: Green Party Candidate for District 35

John May, a Clinton resident, is the Green Party candidate in the race and said voters should vote for him because he won’t be beholden to the goals of advancing a party agenda, but instead ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 06, 2020 03:33 p.m.

John Hall III: Republican for District 35

John Hall describes himself as a man of few words who prefers to let his actions do the talking, and he said voters should send him to Hartford because of his experience.“I’ve ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 06, 2020 03:33 p.m.

Christine Goupil: Democrat for District 35

Christine Goupil said that she was motivated to run for the state representative seat after she assessed what she saw as her strengths and determined one of them was her ability to work behind the ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Strong Record of Service

We are writing in support of Christine Goupil’s candidacy for state representative in District 35. As long-time residents of Killingworth we have come to appreciate how important it is to...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 02:29 a.m.

H-K’s Soccer Squads Start Season with Victories

Girls’ SoccerThe Haddam-Killingworth girls’ soccer team began its season by playing a road game versus Portland on Oct. 2. H-K defeated the Highlanders by the ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 02:29 a.m.

CIAC Has Plans for Alternative Season in the Spring

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has announced a plan to play an alternative season in spring 2021 for any sports that don’t complete at least 40 percent of games...

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Local News • Published Oct. 01, 2020 04:19 p.m.

Leadership and Knowledge: Candelora Seeks 8th Term as 86th District's State Rep

Republican Vincent J. Candelora is running for an eighth consecutive term representing the 86th District of the General Assembly as State Representative. The district represents North...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Oct. 01, 2020 02:27 p.m.

Wildermann Lets His Actions Do the Talking

Jack Wildermann is known as the quiet leader of the Daniel Hand High School boys’ soccer team, but he makes plenty of noise at whatever position he’s patrolling on the pitch....

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 30, 2020 03:19 p.m.

Kevin K. Young

Kevin K. Young, 66, of Killingworth, loving husband of 38 years to Lynn P. (Soroko) Young, passed away Sept. 25 at Middlesex Hospital. He was born in Meriden on Aug. 16, 1954, a son of the late...

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

Emily Shafer Blazes Her Own Trail

When 24-year old Emily Shafer traveled from Madison to California earlier this year, some may have assumed she was going to soak up the sun and enjoy the white-sand beaches.Nothing could...

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

CFMC: One Family’s Lessons for All

In times of great challenge, stories from our past can be a tremendous source of inspiration and hope. A great story can help us find common ground and a deeper appreciation for the power of love...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 03:20 a.m.

2020 Haddam-Killingworth Boys’ Soccer Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 1: vs. Portland at Haddam-Killingworth High School press box field at 3:45 p.m.Monday, Oct. 5: at Old Saybrook at Old Saybrook High School turf field at 3:45 p.m....

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