• Thu. Jun 23rd, 2022

🌱Fire Killed 85+ CT Wildfire Season Is Now

ByDebra J. Aguilar

Apr 24, 2022

Arise and to them, the Haddams-Killingworth! It’s Sunday, so let’s start with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today.

First, today’s weather forecast:

Cloudy and cooler. High: 56 Low: 42.

Here are the three main stories of The Haddams-Killingworth today:

  1. An 85-year-old man died in a fire on Plains Road in Haddam. The fire, which occurred on Thursday afternoon, is currently under investigation at Haddam. (Eyewitness News 3)
  2. A press release was issued by the City of Haddam alerting residents that the City of Haddam’s annual budget public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Haddam Volunteer Fire Station, Community Hall, located at 439 Saybrook Road in Higganum. Residents are invited to attend the meeting. (Press Release Office)
  3. Connecticut’s high wildfire danger is usually in the spring from mid-March to May. On Saturday, the area was at a “high” wildfire danger level. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Office of Forest Fire Control urges anyone who enjoys using Connecticut’s parks, forests, and open spaces to use fires with caution and practice. forest fire prevention tips especially during the spring season. (DEEP)

From my notebook:

  • Connecticut Workhorse Rescue: “Join our team and make a real difference! Saving the lives of draft horses would not be possible without the dedication and selfless actions of our many volunteers.(Facebook)
  • Goodspeed Musicals: “We had a wonderful day shooting our TV commercial yesterday! Here’s a behind-the-scenes look…stay tuned for the final result. (Facebook)
  • Church of the Living Rock: “Check out the April newsletter from our community partner, The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries.” (Facebook)
  • Eightmile Wild & Scenic River Watershed: “The Eightmile River is featured in a new video from the Connecticut River Conservancy. Join us April 26 for an online viewing!” (Facebook)

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You are now in the loop and ready to start this Sunday! See you tomorrow for your next update.

Karena Garry

About me: I am originally from Connecticut and currently reside in the Tri-Town community of Chester, Deep River and Essex. I’ve been a community journalist for most of the past 20 years. I love my small town community and am honored to be part of Patch.com. You can reach me at; karena.garrity@patch.com.