Reflections from a Pre-Boomer

Reflections from a Pre-Boomer   I’m too old to be a Baby Boomer, so I guess I’m in the Silent Generation.  Here are some definitions: ·        Gen Z, iGen, or Centennials: Born 1996 and later. ·        Millennials or Gen Y: Born 1977 to 1995. ·        Generation X: Born 1965 to 1976. ·        Baby Boomers: Born […]

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First Market on the Green in May a Success

Editorial Staff. Have you been in the position where you do not The Haddam Economic Development Commission’s first Market on the Green was held on Thursday, May 24, 2018. There were vendors, town organizations, food, and music by Ryan Milke playing Folk/Blues! The next Market on the Green will be June 28, 2018, where there […]

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Business Spotlight: Killustrate It

By Kathy Brown. Did you know that there is an artist affiliated with the Jeremiah Johnson Trading Post, at 1618 Saybrook Road, a hidden gem in Tylerville? Kristin Haddad, of “Killustrate It” is an artist and pin striper. Her main area of expertise is painting on cars, trucks, and bikes (pinstripes, lettering, gold leaf, and […]

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Business Spotlight: Higganum Village Market

By Stew Gillmor. Ming Chou is a most interesting fellow. Over breakfast at Jack’s Restaurant in Higganum Center the other morning, Ming revealed that he was born in Lafayette, Louisiana and formerly owned the oldest general store in the U.S., in Putney, Vermont.  This store was featured in YANKEE and in other magazines. The Putney […]

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Business Spotlight: Kelly Family Orthondontics

By Kathy Brown (July 28, 2017) — Kelly Family Orthodontics is located in Middletown, but its owners, Drs. Gillian and Michael Kelly hail from Haddam. Dr. Jeffrey Bert, also from Haddam, started his practice in Middletown over 30 years ago. In Jan. 2017, the Kellys purchased the business, uniting it with the practice that they […]

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Business Spotlight: Tony’s Package Store

By Stew and Rogene Gillmor (Nov. 16, 2016) — It was a busy Saturday afternoon when Rogene and I stopped in to Tony’s Package Store. A wine tasting was in progress and the place was full of customers. Tony’s owners are partners Kirk Fontaine and Ken Diehl. Kirk, originally from Franklin, Connecticut and Ken, originally […]

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