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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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Local News • Published May 11, 2021 10:14 a.m.

Killingworth Tweaks Accessory Apartment Rules with Hope of More Accessible Housing

After months of deliberations, the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) approved some significant loosening of restrictions around so-called “accessory apartments”—living...

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Sports • Published May 09, 2021 10:19 p.m.

H-K’s Track and Field Teams Keep Winning; Boys’ Lacrosse Also Stays Undefeated

Boys’ Outdoor TrackThe Haddam-Killingworth boys’ outdoor track and field team hosted Valley Regional last week and came away with a 132-13 victory on May 4....

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Sports • Published May 09, 2021 06:43 p.m.

Brookes Gets 700th Win as Head Coach of H-K Baseball

When Mark Brookes started coaching the Haddam-Killingworth baseball team in 1975, he simply wanted to have fun with the job. As his 45-year career with the Cougars has unfolded, Brookes has had...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:04 a.m.

Kathy Adelyn Paduano

Kathy Adelyn Paduano, 72, of Guilford died peacefully on May 1, after a seven-year battle with kidney disease and other ailments. Kathy was born in Niagara Falls, New York on Nov. 29, 1948. She...

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Person of the Week • Published May 05, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Bob Eburg: Keeping the Pantries Stocked

Bob Eburg said he recently learned how to search his emails, so he went back trying to find one old message in particular.“I found an email from 2003 I sent asking if the pantry...

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Sports • Published May 03, 2021 12:20 a.m.

H-K’s Track Teams Earn Wins Versus Morgan; Baseball Takes Two of Three

Boys’ Outdoor TrackThe Haddam-Killingworth boys’ outdoor track squad posted a 125-12 victory over Morgan on April 27. The Cougars improved to 2-0 this spring...

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Sports • Published May 01, 2021 07:36 p.m.

Cougars Stay Perfect by Shutting Out Coginchaug

The Haddam-Killingworth softball team couldn’t have asked for anything more from the first half of the 2021 season. The Cougars have an unblemished record of 10-0 and have won most of those ...

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Local News • Published April 29, 2021 12:01 a.m.

People in the News

Honor Roll• Alexandra Lee of Madison was named to the Pomfret School Head of School Honors List for the fall 2020 semester.• The following students...

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Local News • Published April 28, 2021 07 a.m.

199 More to Go: First of 200 Planned Plantings Made in Madison

Local conservationists have an ambitious goal: planting 200 native trees, grasses, and other perennials ahead of Madison’s 200 year anniversary in 2026. Their first planting, a native...

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Local News • Published April 29, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Worship Opportunities During the Pandemic 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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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 03:53 p.m.

Margaret ‘Peggy’ (Foldy) Hart

Margaret “Peggy” (Foldy) Hart, 89, of Killingworth, wife of the late Robert J. Hart, died on April 24 at Middlesex Hospital with her family at her side.Peggy was born in...

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Sports • Published April 26, 2021 02:49 a.m.

H-K Softball Stays Undefeated; Bruder and Lewis Set School Records

SoftballThe Haddam-Killingworth softball team continued its stellar start to the season by notching four more victories last week. The Cougars are now 7-0 on the year....

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 22, 2021 11:49 a.m.

Halfinger Helps H-K Storm Out to Strong Start

The Haddam-Killingworth baseball team is off to a solid start with its record of 3-1 this spring. One of the major reasons behind H-K’s early success is the performance of senior Alden...

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Person of the Week • Published April 21, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Marlene Beckman: A Dazzling Moment in Time as an ‘Ice Folliette’

The “Vermont of Madison” is how Marlene Beckman describes the North Madison home she and her husband, Chuck, have owned the house for more than 50 years. But just a few years prior...

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Local News • Published April 21, 2021 07 a.m.

Hand Softball is Back in Action

After a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, the Daniel Hand softball team is back on the field and three games into the first season with Hand alum Caitlin Eichler as coach....

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 04:11 a.m.

H-K Softball Goes to 3-0 with a Pair of Wins; Baseball Squad Also Notches Two Victories

SoftballThe Haddam-Killingworth softball squad improved to 3-0 by winning both of its matchups last week. The Cougars claimed an 11-4 win versus North Branford and a 15-5...

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Person of the Week • Published April 14, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Eileen Unger-Pleines Is Happy to Get You a Vaccine (If You Want)

Killingworth resident Eileen Unger-Pleines calls it selfishness, which to many might seem odd. After all, she’s independently volunteered hundreds of hours of her own time over the last...

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Local News • Published April 14, 2021 07 a.m.

Digging In at bauer Park

Leah Reimer was hard at work, preparing the soil at her garden plot at Bauer Park on April 10. The park offers gardening plots to Madison residents for $30 plus four hours of volunteer work...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 08:33 p.m.

H-K Softball Earns Win Versus Cromwell in Opener; Tennis Teams Take Defeats

SoftballThe Haddam-Killingworth softball team kicked off its season by earning a win versus Cromwell last week. On April 10, the Cougars hosted Cromwell and edged out the...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 01:50 p.m.

H-K Returns to the Field with 4-2 Win Versus Cromwell

After seeing the 2020 season get canceled as a result of COVID-19, Mark Brookes is excited to begin his 45th year as head coach of the Haddam-Killingworth baseball team in 2021. Coach...

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