By Bette Tani – Editor/Reporter
Candidate: 34th District – East Haddam, East Hampton and parts of Colchester
Party Affiliation: Republican
Marital Status: Married (20 years) with two children
Residence: East Haddam
State Representative (R) Melissa Ziobron who is seeking re-election to a second term as State Representative, is a lifelong resident of the 34th District and serves on the legislature’s Environment, Public Health and Appropriations committees.
Ziobron who grew up in East Hampton before moving to East Haddam as a teenager said she is dedicated to the residents of the district and wants to continue to help people stay in Connecticut, protect the environment, work with schools, address mental health issues and those of senior citizens, increase economic development and cut spending on a state level. … Continue Reading
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
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, 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
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
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
East 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.
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
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
By Chloe Jackson Sunday, December 21- from 10am-Noon- Higher Grounds at 70 Main St is hosting an Acoustic Breakfast featuring The Rust’d Keys.
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.
By Chloe Jackson On Friday, December 19th, 2014, Higher Grounds Coffee House and Gallery at 70 Main St, Village Center continues