Letter to the Editor: HES Closure

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the staff of this newspaper. (Feb. 8, 2019 ) — There has been a lot of concerned residents expressing their displeasure at the proposed closing of HES, Haddam Elementary School, in Higganum.  And recently I have seen a couple […]

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HVFCo: Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Five Patients to Area Hospitals on Feb. 2, 2019

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer. Five patients were transported to local hospitals following a motor vehicle accident Feb. 2, 2019 on Saybrook Road near the Jail Hill Road intersection. At 9:05 p.m., Haddam Volunteer Fire Company and Chester Hose Company were dispatched to the scene where two vehicles collided. One vehicle was found […]

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Swan Hill Hike: Feb. 10, 2019

Submitted by Kathryn Packtor. Swan Hill Hike Join us for an informational hike led by local UCONN professor Tom Worthley Sunday, February 10, 2019 at noon Meet in Haddam Elementary School parking lot Check the saveHES Facebook page or email saveHES@yahoo.com for updates Session will move indoors (place to be determined) in case of inclement […]

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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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Oct. 11, 2018 Special Town Meeting Results

By Ed Munster. All three items on the agenda of the Special Town Meeting were passed unanimously. The Town Meeting was called to order by First Selectwoman Lizz Milardo at 6:30 p.m. at the Firehouse in Higganum with about 40 residents in attendance. Anthony Giamei was elected Moderator. After acceptance of the call of the […]

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Business Spotlight: Halfinger Farms

By Kathy Brown. (August 29, 2018) — John Halfinger, who was born and raised in Haddam, and his wife Jennifer started Halfinger Farms on Candlewood Hill Road in the mid-1980s. It started with a pick your own strawberry farm, which they managed for 15 years, then they built a greenhouse in the spring of 1996, […]

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