Open Hours With the Town Manager

  by Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter Have something you want to discuss, or questions about your town government you’d like answers to? Now you can do that without an appointment. East Hampton Town Manager Michael Maniscalco has announced monthly “Meet the Manager” events to be held the fourth Tuesday of …

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10/14/14: Vanessa Nieves, 23, of 46 Wellswood Rd., Hebron and Ann Gillespie-White, 50, of 2 Crescent St., East Hampton were involved in a two car motor vehicle accident on East High St. near the intersection of Lake Vista Drive. Nieves was issued a ticket for Following Too Closely. Sharon Perry, …

East Hampton Senior Center News Available Online

by Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter The East Hampton Senior Center is now on line and current events, trips, lunch menus and more can be viewed by clicking on the senior center link at www.easthamptonct.gov. The center itself is located at 105 Main Street and can be reached at (860) 267-4426. …

Statewide Voter Registration is Next Tuesday

by Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter Election Day is just two weeks away, and Connecticut in an effort to get people registered will hold a statewide voter registration session, Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. In East Hampton eligible residents can register with the town clerk until Oct. …

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Open Hours With the Town Manager

October 24, 2014 Business, Feature, Local News No Comments

 

by Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter

Have something you want to discuss, or questions about your town government you’d like answers to? Now you can do that without an appointment. East Hampton Town Manager Michael Maniscalco has announced monthly “Meet the Manager” events to be held the fourth Tuesday of every month.

The next opportunity for residents to stop by and chat with Maniscalco is next Tuesday, Oct. 28, between the hours of 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Individual meetings will be on a first come, first serve basis in 15 minute increments, in the town manager’s office located at Town Hall, 20 East High Street. … Continue Reading

Police Blotter

October 24, 2014 Feature, Local News No Comments

East Hampton CT Police Sign10/14/14: Vanessa Nieves, 23, of 46 Wellswood Rd., Hebron and Ann Gillespie-White, 50, of 2 Crescent St., East Hampton were involved in a two car motor vehicle accident on East High St. near the intersection of Lake Vista Drive. Nieves was issued a ticket for Following Too Closely.

Sharon Perry, 53, of 9 West High St., East Hampton was issued a summons for Disorderly Conduct. Perry is scheduled to appear before the Middletown Superior Court on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 9 a.m. to answer to the aforementioned charges.

10/16/14: Paul Guiliano, 31, of 8 Bellevue St., East Hampton was issued a summons for Disorderly Conduct and was scheduled to appear before the Middletown Superior Court on Friday, Oct. 17, to answer to the aforementioned charges. … Continue Reading

East Hampton Senior Center News Available Online

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The East Hampton Senior Center is now on line and current events, trips, lunch menus and more can be viewed by clicking on the senior center link at www.easthamptonct.gov. The center itself is located at 105 Main Street and can be reached at (860) 267-4426.

The center offers a wide variety of services including transportation applications, which offer seniors rides to doctors, grocery stores, hairdressers or activities at the center. Applications take two weeks to process before rides are available and are coordinated through the MAT Transit Authority in Middletown. The transit authority can be reached at (860) 347-3313. Riders should be advised that 48 hours notice prior to transportation is necessary and cost per ride is $2. Weekly shopping schedules through dial-a-ride include trips to Tri-Town Plaza in Portland, every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m., and East Hampton Stop and Shop every Friday at 10 a.m. … Continue Reading

Statewide Voter Registration is Next Tuesday

October 22, 2014 Areawide, Feature, Local News No Comments

imagesby Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter

Election Day is just two weeks away, and Connecticut in an effort to get people registered will hold a statewide voter registration session, Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

In East Hampton eligible residents can register with the town clerk until Oct. 28; on that day people should go to the Registrar of Voters Office located at 20 High Street. Registration is open to individuals 18 years of age, or those who will be 18 by election day, Nov. 4, 2014. … Continue Reading

Welcome Home the Troops

October 21, 2014 Feature, Local News No Comments

Thousand_Pillar_Temple_bellEast Hampton has a long history as being known as the Belltown, and this Saturday, October 25, at 1:00 p.m. all East Hampton businesses and residents are being asked to ring a bell. This is being done in coordination with the removal of the final ribbon from the Yellow Ribbon Tree in the Village Center.

The bell ringing is the town’s way of celebrating the return of the last of the local soldiers returning from Afghanistan and residents are being encouraged to participate.

Accident Victim was Dedicated Community Member

October 21, 2014 Feature, Local News No Comments

images (1)by Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter

John Morris, fondly called Jim, who lost his life last Friday, Oct. 17, at the age of 79 after being struck by a car, was a man described as “dedicated” to the Town of East Hampton. After moving to town 15 years ago he served as a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission, held the seat of President of the East Hampton Volunteer Ambulance Association and was a member of the East Hampton Facilities Evaluation Committee.

Planning and Zoning Administrator Jim Carey said of Mr. Morris “he was the best guy I ever knew.”

“I actually met Jim when he was working on his cottage on Marshall Road, about 15 years ago. He was a pure gentleman, a scholar, and a kind man who spoke with a lot wisdom,” he added.

Carey described Mr. Morris as a meticulous person who rarely mis-spoke and had the “uncanny ability to listen to people.”

“He was also the driving force behind the construction of the new ambulance building,” Carey said.

Town Manager Michael Maniscalco said of Mr. Morris, that he was a “very active member of this community.”

“His opinion was extremely valuable, and he was very helpful,” Maniscalco said.

“He was a great person and someone who was insightful, entertaining and a creative thinker,” he added. … Continue Reading

Next Step Living Offers Apology

October 20, 2014 Letters to Editor No Comments

To the Editor:

Statement of Apology

Next Step Living, a Boston-based whole-home energy solutions company with an additional office in New Haven, Conn., has been made aware of homeowner complaints that some of our representatives canvassing homes in East Hampton were indicating that we had a partnership with the Town of East Hampton. We have identified the individuals who misspoke and taken disciplinary action. We regret any concerns this has caused East Hampton homeowners and are sorry these incidents occurred. … Continue Reading

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October 17, 2014 Feature, Local News No Comments

East_Hampton_Police_Logo9/27/14: Anna Martineau, 45, of 820 Mansfield City, Storrs was issued a summons for Speeding and is scheduled to appear before the Middletown Superior Court on Wednesday, October 22, at 9 a.m. to answer to the aforementioned charges.

10/10/14: Robert Maheu, 24, of 50 Old West High St., East Hampton and Jessica Catalano, 31, of 28 Old Young St., East Hampton were involved in a two car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 196 and Route 16. Maheu was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Following Too Close. Maheu is scheduled to appear before the Middletown Superior Court on Wednesday, October 22, at 9 a.m. to answer to the aforementioned charges. … Continue Reading

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State Representative Melissa Ziobron (R-34) has announced she will be hosting two “Coffee with your Legislator” events during the month of October. One will be held in the Town of …

Ziobron Tests Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Lake Pocotopaug

(from left) Dr. George Knoecklein, Limnologist and State Rep. Melissa Ziobron discuss cyanobacteria or blue-green algae blooms present in Lake Pacotopaug.

East Hampton — Tuesday, September 23, State Rep. Melissa Ziobron toured Lake Pocotopaug in East Hampton with Dr. George Knoecklein who is a Limnologist, hired by the town to monitor …

Eddie’s Auto Body Shop, An Innovative Approach

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East Haddam residents that stumble upon Eddie’s Auto Body may think they are entering an ordinary auto body shop. The functional surroundings and down-to-earth staff seem to be requirements for …

Perrotti Receives Public Funding

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Mimi Perrotti, Democrataic candidate for the 34th House District; East Hampton, East Haddam and Westchester, is delighted to announce that she has been approved for public financing by the State …

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Open Hours With the Town Manager

  by Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter Have something you want to discuss, or questions about your town government you’d like answers to? Now you can do that without an appointment. …

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Dear Readers: It’s been about a month since I began covering your communities, and I’d like to take this t ime to say hello and introduce myself. My name is …

Arts Commission Hosts Meet and Greet

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The East Hampton Arts & Cultural Commission will host a Meet and Greet tomorrow night Thursday, Oct.16, at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Middle Haddam Library, …

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