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Arrest Report: Trooper From Vernon Beat Victim Up To 40 Times

Following additional charges filed against a Connecticut state trooper for alleged domestic violence, state officials released a statement saying the officer remained suspended. Tolland County resident Trooper Jaime Solis, age 29, of Vernon, who was first arrested on Monday, Aug. 1, for allegedly beating a woman, was arrested again on...
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Trooper's Police Powers Suspended After Vernon PD Arrest

A Connecticut state trooper has been suspended and placed on administrative leave following an alleged domestic violence arrest. Tolland County resident Trooper Jaime Solis, age 29, of Vernon, was arrested at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 1, for domestic violence. Upon arrival, Vernon Police located a victim with a head injury....
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Second annual Food Truck and Brew Fest on tap for Aug. 20 in Vernon

The Tolland County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the second-annual Food Truck and Brew Fest, subtitled “Rally on the Green,” Saturday, Aug. 20 from 2 to 10 p.m. at the CT Golfland at 95 Hartford Turnpike in Vernon. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than last year, with more entertainment, more breweries, more food trucks, and more vendors. “We’ve got eight breweries, ...
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Connecticut man killed by lightning strike during US Army training

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. A Connecticut resident was killed this week by a lightning strike during a training exercise with the U.S. Army Reserves in Georgia, officials said. Sgt. 1st Class Michael D. Clark, 41, who is from Bolton in Tolland County, was...

Tolland oral history training session cancelled

TOLLAND — A training session on how to use equipment to conduct oral histories that was to be held Sunday at the Old Tolland County Jail and Museum is now cancelled. The town’s Public Library Foundation decided to cancel the event because of the ongoing heat wave, as the museum does not have air conditioning, said Secretary Kate Farrish.
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This Is the County in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metro Area with the Most Deaths from COVID-19

More than 1 million Americans have died from COVID-19 – more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford metropolitan area, located in Connecticut, a total of 3,980 deaths have been attributed to the virus, equal to 329 fatalities for every 100,000 […]
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Stafford Man Seriously Injured After Car Crashes Into Tree, Rolls Over, Police Say

A Connecticut man is recovering following a rollover crash that left him hospitalized with serious injuries. The 37-year-old was driving in Tolland County at around 10 p.m. Thursday, July 21, when he crashed in the Town of Stafford near Tetrault and Hampden roads, according to a report by Connecticut State Police.

This Is the County with the Lowest Child Poverty Rate in Connecticut

More than 40 million Americans live below the poverty line, and of those facing such financial hardship, children are disproportionately affected. Nearly 12.6 million children under age 18 live in households with poverty level income. Not only are children at higher risk of poverty, they are also especially vulnerable to poverty’s harmful effects, both in […]
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Woman Accused Of Striking, Dragging Trooper With Car While Fleeing Police In Ellington

A 26-year-old woman was charged after police said she struck a Connecticut State Police trooper and a patrol vehicle with her car while fleeing from police. Troopers in Tolland County responded to a report of a disturbance at a home on Cindy Road in Ellington at about 4:20 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, according to Connecticut State Police.