Business Spotlight: City Bench

By Kathy Brown. Is there a tree that you love on your property, but it must be taken down either because it sustained storm damage, or a beetle is destroying it? Do you wish there was a way to immortalize that tree? There is. And the solution is right here in Higganum. City Bench was […]

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Durham Fair 2018

By Kathy Brown. Many people from Haddam and Killingworth attend the Durham Fair each year, since it’s just up the road for most of us. This year is no different. The Haddam Volunteer Fire Company has been doing Durham fair coverage for more than 20 years. Every hour, members walk the fairgrounds looking for safety […]

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UConn Master Gardener Program

submitted by Gail Reynolds 9/24/18 The UConn Master Gardener Program is now accepting applications for the Tuesday morning class beginning in January 2019 at the Middlesex County Extension Office in Haddam. Students enrolled in this program receive training in an extensive range of horticultural and environmental topics, including botany, plant pathology, entomology, integrated pest management […]

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DCP & DEEP Urge Homeowners to Make Tree Health Assessments While Trees Still Have Leaves

DEEP Press Release. (Sept. 19, 2018) — Several preceding years of drought and invasive forest pests have dealt a heavy toll on Connecticut’s oak and ash trees. The Departments of Consumer Protection (DCP) and Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) advise homeowners to make assessment of risky dead trees prior to leaf drop later this fall. […]

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Eversource Tree Maintenance Helps to Lessen Impact of Unusual Weather Patterns

Submitted by Mitch Gross, Eversource Eversource Tree Maintenance Helps to Lessen Impacts of Unusual Weather Patterns Energy company shares tips with property owners as trifecta of issues impacts trees  BERLIN, Conn. (September 19, 2018) – Sustained drought conditions in New England followed by above-average rainfall this year, combined with insect infestations, are having a devastating […]

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Antique Engine Tractor Show Sept. 15 & 16, 2018

Submitted by Priscilla Lineberry. The Tobacco Valley Flywheelers Antique Engine Tractor Show will be held at Haddam Meadows State Park (820 Route 154, Haddam) on September 15 & 16, 2018. Gates will open at noon on Sept. 14 for show set up. There will be FREE admission and FREE parking. Food will be available for […]

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Eversource Warns Customers of Scams

By Kathy Brown. It seems like every week there’s a new warning about a scam that consumers are asked to be aware of, from fraudulent card readers at gas stations, to groups collecting for fake charities, to people who pose as utility workers. This week is no different. Last week, John Townsend of Deep River, […]

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