Posts Tagged ‘ East Haddam ’

Eightmile RiverFest celebrates a natural gem

Oct 14th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s rivers and streams don’t get the respect they deserve. Organizers of this weekend’s RiverFest on the Eightmile River say it’s time to savor and celebrate the “Wild and Scenic” river in our midst. The Eightmile River Watershed, which starts in Colchester, stretches through Salem, East Haddam and Lyme, and abuts East Lyme, was designated

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Prime Farmland Plots For Lease in East Haddam

May 10th, 2014 | By

Standard plots of 33’x33′ are available for $65 per year. Up to 10 plots (approx. acre) may be leased per farmer or group. Smaller plots are also available. The lease application will be available in mid-May. Plot location and quantity are based on a first come, first served paid application.

Land Trust Works with Local Landowners to Preserve Moodus Riverfront

Oct 9th, 2013 | By

Approximately 4200 feet of riverfront and about 45.5 acres of adjoining land along the Moodus River in the Moodus section of East Haddam is now protected in its natural state due to efforts of East Haddam Land Trust and local residents Gary and Donna Bogan. For more on this story, visit: Land Trust Works with

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Renewable energy projects vying for state power deals

Aug 26th, 2013 | By

At least six renewable energy projects proposed for sites in southeastern Connecticut are vying to be chosen next month for power purchase agreements with the state’s two largest utilities. The projects include solar energy facilities in Bozrah, Lebanon and Franklin, all proposed by New York-based Allco Finance, as well as a solar energy facility in

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DEEP OK’s Herbicide Treatment in Lower Moodus Reservoir — Huh?

Jul 9th, 2013 | By

One East Haddam resident isn’t as convinced about the safety of the herbicide particularly since it includes a surfactant. The resident cited the research of Rick A. Relyea, of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, who found that “many common surfactants are lethal to fish and frogs.”

Hale-Ray students in East Haddam win Electrathon challenge

Jun 7th, 2011 | By

Under clear beautiful skies, Nathan Hale-Ray High School students won the Connecticut Electrathon Engineering Challenge on June 3.

Yankee Mag Crowns Kent Foliage King

Sep 29th, 2010 | By

Yankee has named Kent No. 1 and East Haddam as No. 11 on its list of Top 25 towns in New England for fall foliage travel.

One of four Connecticut towns, East Haddam is the only town outside Litchfield County to be mentioned.

Also in the Sept./Oct. issue: Bill McKibben wraps up his four-part series, “How New England Can Change the World,” with an article on how small-town banks in Massachusetts’ Berkshire Hills are printing their own regional currency.