🌱Olivia Swanson Ranked 6th in Class of 2022 + New Mortgage Program

Hello everyone! Karena Garrity here with your Sunday edition of the Haddams-Killingworth Daily, filled with all the local news you need to know right now.

First, today’s weather forecast:

Partially sunny. High: 67 Low: 53.

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

  1. According to a HK Now article,Olivia Swanson, daughter of Mindi Swanson of Higganum and William Swanson of North Branford, is ranked sixth in the Class of 2022. After graduation, Olivia will attend Rochester Institute of Technology and study applied mathematics.” Congratulations Olivia! (HK Now)
  2. Get ready for a new show debut at the Ivoryton Playhouse on June 30. The Playhouse will present “Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller”. This Grammy-winning, Tony-nominated “smash” has gone down in history as Broadway’s longest-running musical revue. Don’t miss this one! (Trumbull Times)
  3. A new program called, Time to Own, has launched in Connecticut, providing down payment assistance to low- and moderate-income homebuyers across the state. The program provides a new source of funds for down payment and closing costs for applicants applying to the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) ​​first-time homebuyer program. The Time to Own program is available to eligible applicants who obtain a CHFA first mortgage to purchase their first home. To learn more, visit www.chfa.org/TimeToOwn.(Facebook)

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  • Goodspeed Musicals: “Today marks Edward Blaschik’s 50th anniversary on staff at Goodspeed. Ed started working as an usher when he was a teenager and now as a theater manager he maintains the historic opera house and the rest of our campus in perfect condition.” (Goodspeed Musicals via Facebook)
  • Goodspeed Musicals: “A green screen for Green Gables! This incredible group of humans did a commercial. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look. Thanks to Jenn Thompson, Jennifer Jancuska, Tracy Christiansen, Juliette Redden, Morgan McGhee, Jenna Lea Rosen, Avery Sobczak and Giovanni Da Silva for helping to make magic possible (Goodspeed Musicals via Facebook)
  • Haddam Historical Society-Thankful Arnold House Museum: “Digging for Good Metal Detecting” at the Thankful Arnold House Museum June 25, 3-5 p.m. Join Higganum residents Rob Harlow and Curt Chadwick with their jolly band of “detectorists,” young and old, as they investigate. (Haddam Historical Society-Thankful Arnold House Museum via Facebook)
  • Haddam-Killingworth Recreation Department: “We added another week due to popular demand! (Haddam-Killingworth Recreation Department via Facebook)

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That’s all for today! See you soon.

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; [email protected]

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