IN NEWS : Richard Carpo was sworn in as the town ' s newest police officer at the September 27 council meeting . PLUS : Supply chain woes hit town . AND : Local home prices are higher than the national average and rental units are non-existent , according to realtors ; Clocktoberfest , held October 9 , celebrated the revitalization of the town ' s 1929 Seth Thomas town clock ; the crime report and more . IN OPINION : Columns by Gabe Donio and Cherie Calletta , editorials , letters to the editor and cartoons . IN ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT : NCIS has a new spin-off show . AND : Articles , a movie review and the " What ' s Hot " and " Mind Games ." SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT : October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month . AND IN SPORTS : All the fall sports from field hockey to football to soccer are covered--check out all the latest action . AND REMEMBER : You can watch " Gazette Sports Week " and " Gazette High School Football Report " 24 / 7 on www . hammontongazette . com as well as " Gazette News Briefs " weekly and " Gazette In Fashion " monthly on YouTube and " Blueberry Skies " Mondays and Fridays on Facebook .