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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 21, 2018 08:28 p.m.

Spector Sees a Flawless Four-Year Run with H-K Cross Country

Jonah Spector has had quite a decorated career with the Haddam-Killingworth cross country program. It was a four-year run that saw Jonah help the Cougars string together four straight perfect...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 21, 2018 06:06 p.m.

Grace R. Smith

Grace R. (Adametz) Smith, 93, of Killingworth, wife of the late Leroy Smith, died Jan. 29 at Essex Meadows. She was born in Middletown, daughter of the late Jeremiah and Rose (Mazanek) Adametz....

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Local News • Published Feb. 21, 2018 07 a.m.

Killingworth Library Holds Book Sale

The Killingworth Library hosted a book sale on Feb. 17, with proceeds benefiting the library and its programs. Here, Cynthia Goss looks through the collection of collectibles on hand for sale....

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Local News • Published Feb. 22, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Iino: No Magic Pot of Money

Until last year, about 12 percent of Killingworth’s annual budget—including what we spend on our school system—came from state funding. For the fiscal year we are now in (July ...

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Sports • Published Feb. 18, 2018 05:24 p.m.

H-K Wrestling Finishes 3rd at States; Girls’ Hoops Battles Way into Playoffs

WrestlingThe Haddam-Killingworth wrestling team competed in the Class S State Championship at Windham High School on Feb. 16 and 17, and scored 149 points to finish in...

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Local News • Published Feb. 16, 2018 03:51 p.m.

North Haven PD Warns of Latest Telephone Scam

Norh Haven Police have issued a warning about the latest telephone scam that has been hitting shoreline residents. Police urged residents to contact police should they receive one of these calls....

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 14, 2018 06:22 p.m.

William E. Patten

William E. Patten, age 92, of Killingworth passed away peacefully on Feb. 7. He was born in North Haven on April 10, 1925, to the late Chesley and Gladys Patten.He leaves his wife of 70...

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Local News • Published Feb. 15, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Killingworth Eagle Scout Doug Brown Honored for KES Cougar Cub Trail Work

The Killingworth Conservation Commission presented Eagle Scout Doug Brown with a certificate of appreciation for constructing the Cougar Cub Trail Kiosk at the Killingworth Elementary...

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Sports • Published Feb. 11, 2018 03:51 p.m.

Meredith and Spector Go 1-2 in the 3,200 as H-K Boys Place 5th at States

Boys’ Indoor TrackAndrew Meredith took the title in the 3,200 by running a time of 9:44.27 for the Haddam-Killingworth boys’ indoor track team at the Class S...

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Local News • Published Feb. 09, 2018 03:41 p.m.

Area Schools Named 'Schools of Distinction'

The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) has recognized 124 schools as Schools of Distinction for the 2016-2017 school year. Of those recognized, a dozen are from the shoreline...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 09, 2018 11:11 a.m.

Paula J. Jackson

Paula J. Jackson, 59, of Killingworth, died peacefully on Jan. 27.She was predeceased by her mother Maureen Elizabeth Jackson (Cafferty) and father Walter Lee Jackson. Paula will be missed...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 08, 2018 01:36 p.m.

Sodergren Accomplishes Goal of Becoming a Varsity Runner

Kurt Sodergren says he was surprised with how much he enjoyed cross country after first trying the sport in 8th grade. With that enjoyment came a drive that propelled Kurt to become a varsity...

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Local News • Published Feb. 07, 2018 09:38 a.m.

Shoreline Group Wins Statewide Award

Dawn Parker learned the news the way people in the 21st century learn the latest: on the computer. An email informed her that the Housing Action Committee of the Shoreline Basic Needs Task Force,...

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Local News • Published Feb. 08, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Iino: Facing the Schools Quandary

This evening, on Thursday, Feb. 8, and again on Wednesday, Feb. 21, Regional School District (RSD) 17 will hold public forums to discuss a proposal for restructuring the schools to enhance...

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Sports • Published Feb. 06, 2018 01:10 p.m.

H-K Boys’ Track Places 2nd at Shoreline Championship; Girls Finish 3rd

Boys’ Indoor TrackThe Haddam-Killingworth boys’ indoor track team finished in second place at the Shoreline Conference Championship at Floyd Little Athletic...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 01, 2018 03:33 p.m.

Robert Edward Hood

Robert Edward Hood, 90, a resident of Killingworth and Plantsville, passed away on Jan. 25 at his home in Killingworth. He was the widower of Mallie Carmella (Perillo) Hood. Robert was born on May ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 01, 2018 12:26 p.m.

Bouthillier Boasts a Bevy of Accolades at Haddam-Killingworth

Lexie Bouthillier bought into everything that Haddam-Killingworth’s cross country and track programs are about and dedicated herself to becoming one of the elite runners in the state. With...

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Local News • Published Jan. 30, 2018 04:37 p.m.

Compassion Counts: A Forum for Teenagers and Parents

There has never been a lack of advice about raising teens. Five hundred years ago, Shakespeare had a suggestion in A Winter’s Tale: “I would there were no age between ten and three-...

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Local News • Published Feb. 01, 2018 12:01 a.m.

CFMC: Good Things Are Happening Thanks To You

The beginning of a new year is always a special time at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County. It’s a time of new perspectives, intentions, and opportunities to partner with donors...

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Local News • Published Jan. 30, 2018 01:47 p.m.

Two Arrested Following Killingworth Bank Robbery

On Jan. 27 at approximately 12:50 p.m., troopers from Troop F-Westbrook responded to 184 Route 81, TD Bank for a reported armed robbery.Upon arrival, troopers learned that two male suspects ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 28, 2018 01:12 p.m.

H-K Boys’ Ice Hockey Makes States; Girls’ Hoops Takes Two, While Boys Get First Win

Boys’ Ice HockeyThe Lyman Hall-Haddam-Killingworth-Coginchaug boys’ ice hockey team won both of its games last week to qualify for the Division III State...

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Sports • Published Jan. 27, 2018 08:11 p.m.

H-K Volleyball Fought Through Injuries to Take Shoreline Title

The 2017 Haddam-Killingworth volleyball team stayed calm and came up clutch during strenuous times to create one of the most memorable campaigns in the program’s history.Despite the...

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Local News • Published Jan. 26, 2018 06:18 p.m.

Officials Investigating Fatal Killingworth Fire

On Jan. 25 at approximately 9:46 p.m., firefighters, the Killingworth fire marshal, troopers from Troop F-Westbrook, and detectives from the Connecticut State Police Fire and Explosion...

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Local News • Published Jan. 25, 2018 12:01 a.m.

MacLachlan to Hold Legislative Update Jan. 30

State Representative Jesse MacLachlan (R-35) will hold a legislative update forum on Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton. The...

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Sports • Published Jan. 21, 2018 12:31 p.m.

H-K Boys’ Swimming Picks Up Two Wins; Ice Hockey Defeats Newtown in OT

Boys’ Swimming and DivingThe Haddam-Killingworth boys’ swimming and diving team picked up a pair of victories in its two recent meets. The Cougars won against ...

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