Obituary: Peter Arseneault

Peter Arseneault January 30, 1948 – November 21, 2018 Peter Arseneault, 70, of Haddam beloved husband of Dale (Manzone) Arseneault passed peacefully Wednesday November 21, 2018 at Middlesex Hospital with his family at his side. Peter was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, son of the late Lacida and Catherine (Lavigne) Arseneault.  Prior to his retirement […]

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Troopers: Vehicle Break-ins on Gunger Hill & Skunk Misery

November 20, 2018 Vehicles were broken into on Skunk Misery Road and Gunger Hill Road, in Higganum, during the early morning hours. Several personal items were stolen from the vehicles. Both incidents are currently under investigation. Remember, if YOU think your community is “safe,” there is a criminal out there thinking the very same thing. […]

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An Account of Stagecoaches Stranded in Snow in 1860s

Submitted by Shannon Spencer Burkle, who found this narrative in her father’s grandparents’ house, who moved to Middletown from Higganum. From the estate of Marion Harvey via Mary Newton, we have this account of early stage travel in and around Durham [and Haddam and Killingworth] and how a snowstorm affected same about 1860. Edwin Harvey owned […]

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Help Haddam Get a Little Bit Greener!

By Kathy Brown. In Connecticut, we use over 1 million single-use shopping bags a year. That’s just single use shopping bags. That doesn’t include bags from loaves of bread, bags from your frozen vegetables, Ziploc bags you use in your kids’ lunches, cereal bags, the bags that keep your newspapers dry, and a plethora of […]

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Courtney Update: 11/2/18

A Week of Reflection, Healing, and Action On Monday night, I joined the southeastern Connecticut community at Temple Emanu-El in Waterford to mourn the victims of the heinous attack at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh and to start healing as a community. I am thankful to Rabbi Marc Ekstrand, his congregation, and the Jewish […]

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HUMC Holiday Fair Nov. 10, 2018

The Higganum United Methodist Church Annual Holiday Fair will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. There will many tables this year including our Country Store, Cookies by the pound, Christmas Goodies, Handicraft, Sunday School, Baked Goods, Tea-Cup Auction, and this year one for our Vacation Bible School. As always, […]

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Got Paper to Shred?

For Small Business Saturday, on Nov. 24, 2018, there will be a Shred-it event at the Community Center in Higganum from 9:00 a.m. to noon. There will be a $5 fee per box shredded, which will go to the Haddam Fuel Bank.

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