State Representative Gregory Haddad (D-Mansfield) expressed his strong opposition to the substantial rate hikes recently proposed by Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P). Haddad called on the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to deny the request to raise rates for Connecticut customers of CL&P. “This proposed $232 million electric rate hike will financially hurt all those individuals and businesses who rely on CL&P and could … Continue Reading
East Haddam, CT – First Selectman, Mark Walter has stated that plans for building a barn-style education facility to house a food processing incubator kitchen at the Center for Community Agriculture, have been put on hold. The next public informational forum on this project will be held at the High School Auditorium in late September. A date will be chosen once school is back in session next week. The agricultural economic development municipal project on town-owned land, previously owned by the Harris family, received a $431,200 STEAP grant (Small Town Economic Assistance Program) in 2013. The Town of East Haddam planned to maintain ownership of the land and operate the facilities with a net-zero operating budget, including the lease of a shared small business incubator kitchen and … Continue Reading
On Tuesday, August 26th, the East Hampton Public Library will be hosting a Movie Night open to all ages.
The featured movie, Heaven is for Real (rated PG), is the story of young Colin Burpo’s visions of an afterlife during an emergency appendectomy. Said to be a true story, the movie is based on a bestselling book written by Todd Burpo, Colin’s father, after the child awoke from surgery with an amazing story.
The story features Colin’s matter-of-fact and childlike take on what he says he experienced during his surgery, as retold by his father. Colin’s piquing descriptions, such as “nobody is old and nobody wears glasses,” have appealed to the curiosity of many.
A discussion following the showing of Heaven is for Real will be moderated by library staff member Phil Carr.
Victor D. Brown, 54, of 170 Earle St., Hartford, was arrested for Forgery in the 1st Degree and Criminal Attempt to Commit Larceny in the 5th Degree and is scheduled to appear before the Middletown Superior Court on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 to answer to the aforementioned charges.
John F. Pollard, 55, of 68 Childs Rd., East Hampton was issued a summons for Misuse of Plates and Operating an Unregistered and Uninsured Motor Vehicle. Pollard is scheduled to appear before the Middletown Superior Court on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 9:00 AM to answer to the aforementioned charges.
Nina Claire Schulz, 51, of 75 Old Marlborough Rd., East Hampton was arrested pursuant to … Continue Reading
September is right around the corner, which means Epoch Arts in East Hampton will be holding its eighth annual two-weekend mega tag sale soon. The tag sale, which may be more aptly described as a flea market, will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 5th at 27 Skinner St in East Hampton. Trinkets and toys, home goods and electronics, to books, records and so much more will be among the treasures just waiting to be discovered.
The tag sale is an annual fundraiser held by Epoch Arts (pronounced “epic”). A non-profit organization described as an “arts center” by founder Elizabeth Namen, Epoch offers its young participants the opportunity to nourish their artistic and creative skills. Classes such as filmmaking, painting, clay sculpting, crafting, playwriting and production, improvisation and more … Continue Reading
By Lauren Quirici Kim Page, 48, is in her 4th successful year of business with what she refers to as her “coffee shop gallery” called Higher Grounds in East Hampton. …
By Lauren Quirici Step through the door of Sweet Repeats, a clothing consignment shop in East Hampton’s Village Center, and you will find colorful racks filled with dresses and blouses, …
The drugs, marketed in the U.S. as Gemzar7, Taxotere7, Eloxatin7, Zometa7 and Kytril7were manufactured in Turkey, India, and Pakistan and were not approved by the FDA.