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2 Adults Dead, Child Hospitalized After Fire in Waterbury

Two people died and a child remains hospitalized after a fire at a home in Waterbury Wednesday, according to fire officials. Firefighters responded to a home on 3rd Street at about 10 a.m. Fire officials said they pulled three people from the third floor of the home. One was a...
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Victim in Genesee St. shooting in Springfield identified

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - The gunshot victim who was found on Genesee Street in Springfield Sunday evening has been identified by the Hampden District Attorney’s Office. Rashad Taylor, 41, from Springfield, was the man located by officers around 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Genesee St. He...
Register Citizen

After complaints, archbishop says Manchester church can still hold Masses

MANCHESTER — Hartford Archbishop Leonard Blair, responding this week to a parishioner’s complaint, abruptly reversed a decree ending regular Masses at a local church. Tim Becker, a longtime usher at the Church of the Assumption, and other local parishioners have said Blair’s original order affecting four Roman Catholic churches in town would disproportionately affect older adults and disabled people because Assumption was the most easily accessible building.
Bristol Press

Bristol mourns the loss of Art Ward

BRISTOL – City residents mourned the loss of Art Ward, a U.S. Marine, Vietnam veteran, former mayor and city councilor and passionate veterans’ advocate, following his unexpected death Wednesday evening. Ward’s death was announced on his personal Facebook page in a post written by his daughter Kim Ward...

[VIDEO - UPDATE 6/30/22] Two Waterbury, CT Residents Perish in 2 Alarm House Fire on 3rd Street

WATERBURY, CT - At approximately 10:15am on June 29, 2022, Waterbury Firefighters arrived at 10 3rd Street to find heavy fire showing from the top floor of a 2 1/2 wood frame home. They aggressively searched the home and worked to rescue several victims. Two adults have tragically perished in this fire and one toddler is currently hospitalized. Thank you to Anthony Delucia for providing the early footage and video thumbnail image.
New Britain Herald

New Britain police blotter

Zulmarie Rodriguez, 33, 100 West St. Apt. 203, New Britain, second-degree breach of peace, third-degree assault, carrying a dangerous weapon. Luis David Santana, 31, 860 Main St., East Hartford, sixth-degree larceny. Nashalie Pastrana, 24, 225 North St. Apt. 14, New Britain, improper use-marker/lic/rgstr, operate/parks unregistered mv. Alexander Bryan Lugo-Vasquez, 24,...

Recently opened restaurants in the Hartford area

(STACKER) – Stacker compiled a list of hot and new restaurants in Hartford from Yelp. Read on to see restaurants that opened near you that are worth checking out. Yelp #10. Puente Pub – Rating: 3 / 5 (4 reviews)– Categories: Latin American, Pubs– Address: 81 S Main St Farmington, CT 06085– Opened: Opened 2 […]

Meriden police arrest alleged home invasion and assault suspect

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – The Meriden Police Department arrested a man on Friday who was allegedly behind a March home invasion and assault. On March 2, Meriden police responded to a call that a female had been pistol-whipped in the head with a firearm at a Meriden residence. When officers arrived at the scene, they […]

Man found guilty after 2017 kidnapping, attack in Lowell

NEWPORT — Following a jury trial last week, a man was found guilty of kidnapping and assaulting a confidential informant working with the Vermont Drug Task Force in Lowell. David Vaz, 32, of Springfield, Mass., was found guilty of attempted aggravated assault, kidnapping, and unlawful restraint charges. According to...
Register Citizen

Police: Man charged with spraying graffiti on 16 buildings, poles in West Hartford

WEST HARTFORD — Police say a 22-year-old man was charged with spray-painting 16 buildings, light poles, electrical boxes and telephone poles last week. West Hartford Police said they were called to the 200 block of Park Road around 11 p.m. Thursday for a report of a suspicious person. Members of the Community Support Unit then found a suspect spraying graffiti on the side of a building behind Prospect Avenue, police said in a news release Tuesday.
New Britain Herald

Founder of Newington karate dojo inducted into US Martial Arts Hall of Fame

NEWINGTON – The founder of a local karate school (dojo) has been inducted into the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Sensei Robert Goral, chief instructor at the Kaze-Kai Shotokan Karate Dojo in Newington, was presented with the highly prestigious Golden Life Award upon induction. The original founder of...
Bristol Press

Plymouth Volunteer Ambulance Corps names June recipient

PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth Volunteer Ambulance Corps (PVAC) has named Cynthia Badenhop as the June recipient of the PVAC Proud community award. The award is presented monthly to individuals or organizations, nominated by the community, that go "above and beyond" to help the town. Bonnie Doughty-Jenkins, president of the...