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Killingworth Copes: March 26, 2020

By Cathy Iino. Hello, Killingworth- COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed in most of our neighboring towns, and a Clinton resident has died of the disease. There are over a thousand confirmed cases in the state, and several times as many unconfirmed. The numbers will continue to grow. Several residents have pointed out that our READ MORE.

Killingworth COVID-19 Patient 2: Account of Illness

By Kathy Brown. (March 27, 2020) — I first read about the Killingworth COVID-19 case on the Shoreline Times, and the article said that the patient’s symptoms were “atypical.” It made me curious to learn more from someone who has tested positive for the disease that is responsible for keeping most of us in our READ MORE.

Killingworth Copes: March 25, 2020

By Cathy Iino. Hello, Killingworth- As you may have seen, the number of confirmed cases in Connecticut spiked to 875 on Wednesday. Sadly, this is the tip of the iceberg: for every confirmed case, there are 5 to 10 times as many people with the disease. The state expects the number of cases to rise READ MORE.

Bethke Road Closed to Through Traffic 3/26/2020

From the Town of Killingworth. Thursday, March 26, 2020 starting at 8:00 a.m., Bethke Road will be closed to thru traffic just north of Jacob Lane for tree removal in preparation for replacement of the culvert currently covered with a steel plate. If necessary, we may need to close the same stretch on Friday morning READ MORE.

Killingworth Copes: March 24, 2020

By Cathy Iino. Hello, Killingworth- Killingworth and Middlesex County did not see increases in numbers of confirmed cases since yesterday, but that does not mean we can relax our vigilance. The number of cases in Connecticut jumped by over 200, to 618 statewide. Governor Lamont reported that this increase is not just the result of READ MORE.

Killingworth Copes: March 23, 2020

By Cathy Iino. Hello, Killingworth- Well, that crazy snow today was nice to look at through the window, and we didn’t even have to plow! The statewide total of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 rose to 415 today, with ten deaths. More than 4,500 tests have now been done. There are now 8 READ MORE.

Making Math Fun for Grades K- 6

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Killingworth Copes: March 22, 2020

By Cathy Iino. Hello, Killingworth- On a sunny weekend, it’s hard to remember that we need to remain vigilant–for the sake of the whole community. Thankfully, Killingworth and Middlesex County saw no increases in confirmed cases since yesterday, but the number of cases in the state jumped by 104 since yesterday, to 327. Governor Lamont READ MORE.

Killingworth Copes: March 21, 2020

By Cathy Iino. Hello, Killingworth– No new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Killingworth since yesterday. The symptoms of COVID-19 are: Fever Dry cough Difficulty breathing If you develop these symptoms, contact your doctor. You will not necessarily be sent for testing. In order to conserve medical resources and supplies, health officials are not READ MORE.

Killingworth Copes: March 20, 2020

By Cathy Iino. Hello, Killingworth- As the coronavirus forces us all to maintain our physical distance, I want to try to maintain our community connections by sending out daily messages during this critical time. A second Killingworth resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The family is isolating itself. Going forward, we will not be announcing READ MORE.

COVID-19 Case in Killingworth

Submitted by Cathy Iino. (March 19, 2020) — The State Department of Public Health has reported that there is a positive case of COVID-19 in Killingworth, a resident over age 60 who has had extremely limited contact with other residents of the town. The resident is self-isolating. All of us should now assume that there READ MORE.

Meet the Parmelee Sugar House Volunteers

By Clark Judge. When First Selectwoman Cathy Iino was asked last year what drew her to Killingworth … and what she found unique about the town … her answer was succinct. The people. “Here’s the most remarkable thing about the Killingworth community,” she said in an interview with Haddam-Killingworth Now. “We are not about status. READ MORE.

Killingworth Library Closes Due to COVID-19

Submitted by Genie Dethloff. (March 16, 2020) — In consideration of the rapidly-evolving COVID-19/coronavirus situation, the Killingworth Library will be closed to the public as of 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2020. We have not yet determined when we will reopen, in the meantime: All items checked out by Saturday March 14, 2020 will not READ MORE.

Killingworth Resident Inducted into Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Submitted by Stephen Watson. Killingworth Resident Inducted into Martial Arts Hall of Fame As part of the annual Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Arnold Classic Worldwide festivities (March 15, 2020) — The world headquarters of Oriental Martial Arts College in Reynoldsburg, Ohio once again played host to the Bruce Lee & Arnold Legend of Martial Arts Hall of READ MORE.

Town of Killingworth COVID-19 Pandemic Containment Measures

Submitted by Cathy Iino, Killingworth First Selectman. (March 15, 2020) –The Town of Killingworth continues to closely monitor the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. We are encouraging residents to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing (e.g., cancelling large gatherings/meetings, working remotely when possible, and eliminating any unnecessary close contact with other people). The READ MORE.

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