Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Sports • Published June 20, 2021 04:19 p.m.

Sweeney Claims First Place for H-K at CIAC Decathlon

Eamon Sweeney is undoubtedly one of the top track and field athletes in the state of Connecticut, and his dedication to the sport is unmatched. Sweeney, a senior captain on the Haddam-Killingworth ...

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Obituaries • Published June 17, 2021 12:16 p.m.

Edward R. Griswold

Edward R. Griswold, 71, of Moodus passed away unexpectedly at his home June 9, after fighting a courageous battle against cancer since 2017.Ed grew up in Killingworth and graduated from The ...

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Local News • Published June 17, 2021 12:01 a.m.

People in the News

Honor Roll• Julia Marotta, 2021-Honors, was named to the Mercy High School Third Quarter Honor Roll.Dean’s List• Erin...

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Local News • Published June 15, 2021 03 p.m.

Paddyfote Named Interim Superintendent for Regional School District #17

Regional School District #17 (RSD17) has appointed Dr. JeanAnn Paddyfote as interim superintendent, effective July 1.RSD17 Board Chair Suzanne Sack said, “after careful consideration ...

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Local News • Published June 15, 2021 03:51 p.m.

Regional School District 17 Hosts Community Conversation on Superintendent Search

The Regional School District 17 Board of Education will host two virtual evening opportunities for community members to share their insight on the hiring of the next superintendent of schools....

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Sports • Published June 12, 2021 05:53 p.m.

Sweeney and Lewis Earn Wins for H-K at State Open

Boys’ Outdoor TrackAfter recently winning Shoreline Conference and Class M state titles, the Haddam-Killingworth boys’ outdoor track and field team kept the good...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published June 10, 2021 12:40 p.m.

Fleig’s Leading the Cougars on the Links

If you approached Andrew Fleig four years ago and told him that he would be the top golfer and a captain at Haddam- Killingworth in 2021, he would have told you that you were way off-base. However,...

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Letters • Published June 09, 2021 07 a.m.

Really Deserve our Thanks

I wish to express my admiration and appreciation for the way that First Selectwoman Cathy Iino and her excellent staff have navigated the challenges of COVID. Through it all, even when some were...

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Sports • Published June 06, 2021 08:57 p.m.

H-K Baseball, Softball Lose in Second Round of States; Lewis Wins the Long Jump at Class M Championship

BaseballThe Haddam-Killingworth baseball team saw its season come to an end with a loss in the second round of the Class M State Tournament last week. The Cougars finished...

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Sports • Published June 06, 2021 04:08 p.m.

H-K Boys’ Track Captures Class M State Title

The Haddam-Killingworth boys’ outdoor track and field team was on a mission to complete a perfect season entering the Class M State Championship last week. After going undefeated in the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published June 03, 2021 12:45 p.m.

Langille Having a Big Year at No. 2 Singles

When Claire Langille reflects on the sport of tennis, she looks back fondly on her youth and what caused her to have such a deep love for the sport. Some of that passion stems from Claire’s ...

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Local News • Published June 02, 2021 12:06 p.m.

VSY Moving Ahead on Major Renovations

The Valley Shore YMCA (VSY) is set to undergo major renovations that should be completed by the beginning of 2022, thanks to lead donor and longtime member Bob Brady.VSY Executive Director...

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Local News • Published June 02, 2021 09:54 a.m.

Honoring the Fallen at Madison’s Memorial Day Ceremony

American Legion Griswold Post 79 Honor Guard members including Greg O´Connell, left, fire a salute during Madison´s Memorial Day Ceremony on May 31 on the Town Green. While the...

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Sports • Published June 01, 2021 12:01 a.m.

H-K’s Baseball and Softball Squads Lose in Shorelines

SoftballThe Haddam-Killingworth softball team won its opening game in the Shoreline Conference Tournament before taking a defeat in the semifinal round last week. The...

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Sports • Published May 31, 2021 09:13 p.m.

H-K Boys’ Lacrosse Wins First Shoreline Title

The Haddam-Killingworth boys’ lacrosse team was still without a head coach as the 2021 season was about to begin. This was certainly a concern for a team that hadn’t played a game in ...

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Local News • Published May 28, 2021 03:10 p.m.

Zip06 Journalists Recognized for 2020 Excellence by CTSPJ

It was quite year to be a journalist—2020 brought storms, social unrest, and highly contested elections, all under the looming presence of a pandemic that took the lives of too many...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 27, 2021 02:20 p.m.

DiMauro’s in the Center of H-K’s Success

All that Luke DiMauro wanted out of his senior year of high school was for the Haddam-Killingworth baseball team to have a season and succeed. Luke and Cougars have exceeded those expectations and ...

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Local News • Published May 26, 2021 07 a.m.

Going Bug Hunting at Bauer Park

Violet Boytovich (left) watches as her cousin Eve Reinwald gets a close up look at small insects they captured during Family Insect Adventure at Bauer Park on May 22 while grandmother Olivia...

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Local News • Published May 26, 2021 08 a.m.

Help Recognize the Beacons in Your Community

“In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is power to do it.” Marianne WilliamsonFor the ninth...

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Sports • Published May 23, 2021 07:26 p.m.

H-K’s Track Teams Compete Undefeated Regular Seasons; Baseball and Softball Squads Notch 15th Victories

Boys’ Outdoor TrackThe Haddam-Killingworth boys’ outdoor track and field team concluded its regular season with a record of 5-0 by earning a 126-23 victory...

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Person of the Week • Published May 19, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Mary Angus: Celebrating a Career Caring for Kids

Mary Angus is retiring as director of Killingworth Nursery School (KNS) next month. She has lived in Killingworth for more than 40 years and began working at KNS in 1987 when her daughter, Jodi,...

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Local News • Published May 20, 2021 12:01 a.m.

RSD #17 Launches Superintendent Search Following Hageman Resignation

The Regional School District #17 (RSD #17) Board of Education has begun a search for a new superintendent of Haddam and Killingworth schools after the resignation of Dr. Holly Hageman.Board ...

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Sports • Published May 17, 2021 02:53 a.m.

H-K Softball Rallies to Beat Valley During 3-0 Week; Baseball Posts a Pair of Victories

SoftballThe Haddam-Killingworth softball team won all three of its contests during the past week to boost its record to 13-1 on the year. The Cougars defeated Valley...

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Local News • Published May 13, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Worship Opportunities in Killingworth and Madison

In response to social distancing policies resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, the following religious organizations have either temporarily closed and shifted to virtual worship services or have ...

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Local News • Published May 12, 2021 07 a.m.

Meet Mr. 700: H-K Baseball Coach Mark Brookes Marks Milestone

Haddam-Killingworth High School Baseball Head Coach Mark Brookes won his 700th victory when his team beat Old Saybrook 2-0 on the road at Old Saybrook High School on May 3. Here, Brookes gets a...

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