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  • READER SUBMITTED: Invasive Plant Cleanup At Haddam Meadows

    An invasive plant cleanup is planned for Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m. to noon at Haddam Meadows State Park, RT 154, Haddam. The raindate is Saturday, April 19. Organizers are Cheryl Czuba, a Connecticut DEEP Adopt a Park Volunteer and Susan Oehl....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Music Together Of The River Valley Celebrates "Sing With Your Child Month"

    In celebration of Sing With Your Child Month, local Music Together center, Music Together of the River Valley, will present "Inch By Inch, Row By Row," a family sing-along concert on March 29 at 10 a.m. at Grace Church in Old Saybrook to benefit the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut SAR Marks 125th Anniversary April 5, 2014 Annual Meeting at Capitol in Hartford

    On March 27, 1889, Major John C. Kinney, an editor of the Hartford Courant, inserted a notice in that paper, inviting interested parties to join him on April 2 at the State Capitol Building, to form a society of men with Revolutionary War ancestors. Major...
  • This Mom Says Parenthood Is A Lot Like Climbing A Mountain

    This Mom Says Parenthood Is A Lot Like Climbing A Mountain
    Motherhood is like climbing a mountain. At least, that's what Sophie Helenek thinks. "You have ups and downs. You have sleep deprivation. You really have your doubts," says this Haddam mom, who became the youngest French woman to reach the summit of Mount...
  • Some Parents Say No To Their Kids Taking Smarter Balanced Test

    Some Parents Say No To Their Kids Taking Smarter Balanced Test
    As Connecticut prepares to launch a new standardized test that will be taken on computers, some parents are pushing to pull their children out of the exams. "I'm just concerned that this hasn't been reviewed thoroughly," said Candice Cushman, who has...
  • Upcoming Events: Gardening Programs, Antiques Show And Appraisals, Workshops

    Upcoming Events: Gardening Programs, Antiques Show And Appraisals, Workshops
    Garden Club Events The Simsbury Garden Club's annual herb luncheon is Monday, March 17. Members will bring their favorite herb dishes and recipes to share. Marcia Lahens, cooking teacher and caterer, will discuss "Flavor Exploration — Exploring...
  • Algunos padres se niegan a que sus hijos tomen el examen Smarter Balanced

    Connecticut se prepara para lanzar un nuevo examen estandarizado que se tomarán en computadoras, algunos padres ponen presión para evitar que sus hijos tomen los exámenes. 'Me preocupa que esto no ha sido revisado a fondo,' dijo Candice Cushman, quien...
  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • Farm to Hearth, Haddam

    Farm to Hearth, Haddam
    Todd Solek wakes up around 6 a.m. to chop firewood for his custom brick oven, where it will burn all day. Around 7 a.m., when other bakeries have sold half their stock, he begins mixing doughs by hand. Todd and his wife, Melissa, lovingly refer to...
  • Column: What Price For Goodspeed's Successor?

    Column: What Price For Goodspeed's Successor?
    How do you replace a legend? The answer, of course, is you don’t. You find someone who respects past accomplishments but has his or her own independent vision for the future. Trouble comes, however, when the legend plays a major role in choosing...
  • Dig In: Garden Clubs, Lectures, Appraisal Events, Antiques Show

    Dig In: Garden Clubs, Lectures, Appraisal Events, Antiques Show
    Garden Club Events * Gini Mita, of Wallingford Garden Club, speaks at the Monday, March 10, meeting of the Duck River Garden Club at 7:30 p.m. at Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme. Mita will discuss “Plants from Seeds.”...