East Hampton High School |Freshman Orientation

Orientation for incoming freshmen, class of 2019, will be held on Wednesday January 28th, 2015 at 7:00pm. Parents are encouraged to attend and meet the East Hampton High School Community Staff. If weather is inclement the snow date is on Thursday January 29th also at 7:00pm.

Airline Trail Expansion | $400,000

By Chloe Jackson D.E.E.P has announced to the East Hampton Town Council that the Airline Trail will be expanded to Alden’s Crossing.

East Hampton Arts & Cultural Commission | 2015 Grant Application

The East Hampton Arts & Culture Commission welcomes grant applications from East Hampton organizations and individuals with programs and/or projects that enrich the lives of East Hampton residents through the arts.

Infrastructure Reboot | School Consolidation

By Chloe Jackson At Tuesday, January 13th Town Council meeting a motion was passed asking the Board of Education to develop a plan for

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Holiday Party for Little People

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By Chloe Jackson

Friday, December 19th, at 10:30am there is the Annual Holiday Party for children at the East Hampton Library. … Continue Reading

Senior Center|Square Dancing

Western_Square_Dance_GroupFriday, December 19th at 10am the East Hampton Senior Center is hosting Square Dancing.

Dancing cost $3.

Eight people are needed to make a square!

Sign up at the front desk.

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 portions: Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, divine BLTs, chicken nuggets, onion rings, and cheese fries means you won’t be disappointed.

With a love for people and a passion for entrepreneurship, opening K.LaMay’s came naturally for the Lumbras. Both grew up in Meriden, eating and working at Ted’s Steamed Cheeseburgers. When Stephanie’s husband lost his job, … Continue Reading

Village Center’s Water Quality Inquiry

Town Property located at 13 Watrous St.

Town Property located at 13 Watrous St.

By Chloe Jackson

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The Town Council, at December 9th’s meeting approved a contract with Fuss and O’Neill for $29,460 for further soil and ground water assessments in the Village Center.

In 2010 the Town of East Hampton Brownfields Redevelopment Agency was awarded a $200,000 grant to assess the ground water quality in … Continue Reading

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

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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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Historical Society Calendars

The Chatham Historical Society

By Chloe Jackson Currently Chatham Historical Society 2015 calendars are on sale. For $8 and a visit to the East Hampton Public Library or the Town Hall

East Hampton Arts & Cultural Commission | 2015 Grant Application

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The East Hampton Arts & Culture Commission welcomes grant applications from East Hampton organizations and individuals with programs and/or projects that enrich the lives of East Hampton residents through the …

Friar Associates|Feasibility Study

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By Chloe Jackson Between 2005 and 2008 the Town Council hired Friar Associates of Farmington CT to conduct a Feasibility Study to determine best practices for modernization.  Currently all existing

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