Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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Sports • Published Sep. 27, 2021 04:22 p.m.

Hand Football Loses to New Canaan in Home Opener; Girls’ Swim Squad Notches Two Wins

FootballThe Hand football team squared off against New Canaan for a marquee matchup in its first home game of the 2021 season on Sept. 24. In a duel that came down to the...

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Sports • Published Sep. 27, 2021 04:21 p.m.

H-K Girls’ Volleyball Goes to 7-0; Boys’ Soccer Takes 2 of 3

Girls’ VolleyballThe Haddam-Killingworth girls’ volleyball team improved to 7-0 overall on the year after winning all three of its matches last week. H-K...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2021 08:57 p.m.

Tigers Begin New Era with Familiar Results

After Greg Cumpstone stepped down as head coach and superstar Scott Testori graduated from last year’s undefeated team, the trajectory of the Hand boys’ soccer squad was uncertain...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:30 p.m.

Chester Making Moves in the Midfield

The Haddam-Killingworth girls’ soccer team enjoyed banner seasons the last two years and already has a pair of victories to its credit in the 2021 campaign. One of the biggest contributors...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 21, 2021 04:28 p.m.

Carolyn R. Hale

Carolyn R. Hale, 73, of Killingworth, passed away at home on Sept. 16. She was born July 6, 1948, in Salem, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Elizabeth and Murray Warner.Together with her ...

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Local News • Published Sep. 22, 2021 07 a.m.

Chamber Hosts Antiques, Crafts, and Repurposed Goods Show

Kelly Pastorek looks over items for sale at the Antiques, Crafts, and Repurposed Goods Show on the Madison Green on Sept, 18. The event is an annual Madison Chamber of Commerce fundraiser. For...

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Local News • Published Sep. 21, 2021 02:20 p.m.

Killingworth Slates Set for November Elections

Change is coming to Killingworth in November. With the announcement that six-term First Selectwoman Cathy Iino would not seek a seventh term and no Democrat seeking the top office, Killingworth...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Craig Cooke: A Time to Rely on Teamwork

At a time when even long-term educators and administrators were scrambling to deal with school systems thrown into COVID chaos, Madison Public Schools’ new superintendent, Craig Cooke, was...

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Sports • Published Sep. 21, 2021 09:54 a.m.

H-K Girls’ Volleyball Sweeps Week; Field Hockey Earns a Tie

Girls’ VolleyballThe H-K girls’ volleyball team won all three of its matches last week to improve to 4-0 on the season. The Cougars claimed victories versus...

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Sports • Published Sep. 21, 2021 09:54 a.m.

Hand Field Hockey Takes 2 of 3 in First Week; Boys’ Soccer Notches a Pair of Shutouts

Field HockeyThe Hand field hockey team is off to a strong start to its season after winning two of its three games during the opening week of play. The Tigers notched...

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Sports • Published Sep. 21, 2021 09:54 a.m.

H-K Football Takes Loss to Morgan After Winning Opener

The Haddam-Killingworth football team was one of the dozens of clubs in the state that went without a 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the Cougars returned to the field with a...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 16, 2021 02:52 p.m.

Wilcox Starts Tenure as Head Coach of H-K Football

After nearly two years of no football due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Haddam-Killingworth High School football program saw its head coaching position fluctuate.Mike Baklik coached the...

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Local News • Published Sep. 15, 2021 07 a.m.

9/11: A Day to Reflect and Remember in Madison

On the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, Madison held a Service of Remembrance on Sept. 11 on the Town Green. The service took place in front of more than 200 flags placed by...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 15, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Network of Support Leads Robyn Wolcott to Success

After graduating from the University of Vermont, Robyn Wolcott was ready to celebrate with a backpacking trip in Europe with a friend. Though she was excited, she began to wonder what she was...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 02:43 p.m.

Hand Football Begins First Season with Becker

It’s been nearly two years since the Daniel Hand football team suited up for a full-contact game. On Sept. 10, first-year Head Coach Erik Becker and the Tigers took the field against...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 12:49 a.m.

Tigers Start Fall Season Strong

Girls’ VolleyballThe Hand girls’ volleyball team kicked off its fall season by earning a pair of road victories last week. The Tigers defeated Guilford and...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 12:49 a.m.

Cougars Return to the Gridiron with a Win; Girls’ Volleyball, Soccer Get First Victories

FootballThe Haddam-Killingworth football team played its first game in two years and also its first game with new Head Coach Tyler Wilcox when the Cougars hosted Old...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 09, 2021 12:03 p.m.

Bazenas Proves a Great Catch for Madison

As he enters his senior year at Daniel Hand High School, Will Bazenas is coming off of one of the most successful seasons of his baseball career. Will suited up for the Madison Senior American...

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Local News • Published Sep. 09, 2021 12:01 a.m.

We’re Better Together, Better Than Ever

No matter where people live in Middlesex County, chances are they have a new neighbor, or two, who recently relocated from another area. Maybe you are the newcomer looking to make connections and...

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Sports • Published Sep. 07, 2021 10:04 a.m.

Cougars Looking for Another Memorable Run in 2021

Mike Mead couldn’t have asked for a better way to begin his coaching career with the Haddam-Killingworth boys’ soccer program last year. As he begins his second season with the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:54 p.m.

Freeman Ready for His Final Run at H-K

Caleb Freeman was an average runner for most of his middle school career and contemplated giving up the sport all together when he entered his freshman year at Haddam-Killingworth. However, Caleb...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 02, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Contessa Helps Set the Stage for GPAF

Each September, it’s a delicate dance for Kathryn Contessa—welcoming eager dance students back to her dance school, Shoreline Ballet, while preparing her four daughters to head back...

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Local News • Published Sep. 02, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Killingworth’s 2021 Top Dogs

The Killingworth Town Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce that William (better known to his friends as Willie), a 3 ½ year old schnoodle, was selected as Killingworth’s top...

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Local News • Published Sep. 02, 2021 12:01 a.m.

People in the News

Academic and Extracurricular Activities• Alexander Buonocore of Madison was initiated into the Ithaca College chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, an all-discipline collegiate...

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Letters • Published Sep. 01, 2021 08 a.m.

Get Things Done

I am Jamie Mowat Young, and I am excited to run with Lou Annino, Jr., on the Democratic ticket to serve on Killingworth’s Board of Selectmen.My husband Brian and I made Killingworth...

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