HVFCo: Kitchen Fire on Old Ponsett Road

By Olivia Drake, HVFCo. Public Information Officer. On January 8, 2019, Haddam Volunteer Fire Company responded to a reported appliance/structure fire on Old Ponsett Road. The homeowner realized that he had left cooking oil heating on the stove, which ignited and set off smoke detectors in his home. He immediately called 9-1-1 and reported a […]

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100 Years Ago – Dec 1918, Local News

100 Years Ago December 1918 The Haddams – The Homecoming Begins Selected from the pages of The Evening Press and lightly annotated by Sally Haase Moodus, Dec. 1, 1918: Continental Hall, Wednesday, evening 8:30 p.m.; Official U.S. government war pictures: “America’s Answers,” a pictorial history of America’s achievement during the first year in the world’s […]

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St. James Episcopal Church: A Brief History

By Richard Thompson.  Many have wondered why our church was established in the tiny village of Ponsett, instead of the much larger population center of Higganum.  The answer lies with local resident William Clark Knowles who, as a recently baptized young man of 20, felt a calling to establish a church in the local community. […]

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