Acoustic Breakfast | The Rust’d Keys |George Geyson

By Chloe Jackson Sunday, December 21| 10am-Noon| Higher Grounds at 70 Main St is hosting an Acoustic Breakfast featuring The Rust’d Keys.

Home Grown Music Series Presents: The Annual “gigglejuice” Christmas Bash at Higher Grounds

By Chloe Jackson Come on down to Higher Grounds, Saturday, December 20th at 7:30- 10:00pm for the Annual “gigglejuice” Christmas Bash Holiday Extravaganza. $5 cover at door.

Community Breakfast

By Chloe Jackson On Sunday, December 21 at 8am there will be a community breakfast at the Second Congregational Church of Middle Haddam. All are welcome to come and eat.

New England Chamber Choir Christmas Concert

By Chloe Jackson On Friday night, December 19th, at 7:00pm come to the Second Congregational Church

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40th Annual Backyard Bird Count

December 14, 2014 Areawide, Feature, Local News No Comments

By Chloe Jackson

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Today- Sunday, December 14th, is the 40th Annual Mattabeseck Audubon Society|Backyard Bird Count.  The MAS Audubon Society invites all citizens … Continue Reading

Breaking Ground: N. Main St. Christopher Brook Construction pushed back to Spring 2016

December 12, 2014 Feature, Local News No Comments
Section of N.Main St. where Christopher Brook flows.

Section of N.Main St. where Christopher Brook flows.

By Chloe Jackson

Editor|cjackson@htnp.com

Construction to restore Christopher Brook’s crumbling corridor beneath N. Main st. has been set back. To be completed in three phases the second phase involving the closure of N.main for approximately three to four weeks. The preliminary plan summarized at December 9th Town Council Meeting involved construction taking place … Continue Reading

Police Blotter

east-hampton11/14/14: Charles Evans, Jr., 62, of 64 Main St., East Hampton was issued a ticket for Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle. During the same incident, Timothy Evans, 28, of the same address was issued a ticket for Possession of less than ½ ounce of Marijuana.

11/23/14: Thomas Heidel, 50, of 39 Haddam Neck Rd., East Hampton was involved in a one car motor vehicle accident on Middletown Avenue. Heidel was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Reckless Endangerment, Reckless Driving, Failure to Drive Right and Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign. Heidel was scheduled to appear before the Middletown Superior Court on Wednesday, December 3, at 9 a.m. to answer to the aforementioned charges. … Continue Reading

A Message from Your Fire Marshal

December 1, 2014 Areawide, Feature, Local News No Comments

Christmas-Tree-Fire-630x373The holiday season is a time for celebration, but fire hazards from Christmas trees and other decorations can “dampen the festive spirit.” The East Hampton Fire Marshal would like to remind residents to properly care for and decorate Christmas trees, and to practice fire safety in order to prevent yuletide emergencies.

His advice is as follows:

If a household holiday display includes a natural tree, keep the tree adequately watered. Improper care and decoration of live or artificial Christmas trees can lead to catastrophic fires. It takes only seconds for a tree to ignite and the entire room to become engulfed in flames. … Continue Reading

Youth and Family Services Campaigning for Shoes

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East Hampton Youth and Family Services is teaming up with Portland and Cromwell to better serve the surrounding communities through the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign.

Donations, which must be made on line, will to go to supplement the East Hampton Payless shoe voucher program offered to families with school-aged children.

“Donations to the program were down this year,” East Hampton Youth and Families Services Director Wendy Regan said.

“This year we only had 43 as opposed to last year when we had about 80. Each voucher is worth $30 per family,” she added. … Continue Reading

Original Epoch Arts Production Airs in December

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The students of Epoch Arts have created an original one act play called, “Giving, To Change the World.” Each fall students of Epoch Arts develop an original one act mini production which is created, written, collaborated and performed by the cast. The productions are about transformation, possibilities and community, that allows the “audience a place to experience work on the cutting edge of creativity,” according to Artistic Director Elizabeth Namen. Fourteen students created this original play, which will be performed Dec. 5 and 6, at 7 p.m.

Epoch Arts is a non-profit 501(c)(3) youth organization dedicated to helping young people learn to communicate, collaborate, create and celebrate the experience of the arts. … Continue Reading

East Hampton to Honor Exceptional Officers and Good Samaritans

November 25, 2014 Feature, Local News No Comments

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by Bette Tani

The East Hampton Police Department will host its first Annual Awards Ceremony honoring police officers who have “demonstrated exceptional service in the line of duty.” The event scheduled for Thursday, December 4, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. will take place at the East Hampton Volunteer Ambulance Association.

In addition to the officers, the ceremony will also honor two “Good Samaritans” who aided East Hampton police in “critical situations.” Both will receive “medals and certificates from East Hampton Town Manager Michael Maniscalco and Police Chief Sean Cox,” according to the department. … Continue Reading

Police Blotter

November 25, 2014 Feature, Local News No Comments

East_Hampton_Police_Logo11/8/14: A 17-year-old juvenile of East Hampton was issued a summons for Breach of Peace and Interfering with a Police Officer.

11/16/14: Thomas Kabara, 31, of 394 East Haddam Moodus Rd., Moodus was arrested for Criminal Trespass in the 2nd Degree and Disorderly Conduct and was scheduled to appear before the Middletown Superior Court on Tuesday, November 25, at 9 a.m. to answer to the aforementioned charges.

11/18/14: A 17-year-old juvenile of East Hampton was issued a ticket for Violation of Passenger Restriction 16 to 17 years of age.

11/20/14: A 15-year-old juvenile of East Hampton was issued a summons for Trespassing in the 3rd Degree. … Continue Reading

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Have Coffee With Your State Rep

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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

Mimi Perrotti is the Democratic Candidate for State Representative in the 34th District which encompasses East Haddam, East Hampton and parts of Colchester. 
Editor’s Note: Numerous phone calls to interview her for a candidate profile article have not been returned. Information about her can be found at mimiforthe34th.com.

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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Acoustic Breakfast | The Rust’d Keys |George Geyson

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By Chloe Jackson Sunday, December 21| 10am-Noon| Higher Grounds at 70 Main St is hosting an Acoustic Breakfast featuring The Rust’d Keys.

Home Grown Music Series Presents: The Annual “gigglejuice” Christmas Bash at Higher Grounds

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By Chloe Jackson Come on down to Higher Grounds, Saturday, December 20th at 7:30- 10:00pm for the Annual “gigglejuice” Christmas Bash Holiday Extravaganza. $5 cover at door.

Hidden Gem: K-LaMay’s Steamed Cheeseburgers

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By Chloe Jackson At the intersection of 151 and route 66 sits K.LaMay’s Steamed Cheeseburgers. For nine months Stephanie Lumbra’s hard work has produced excellent all American food.  With generous …

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