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Torrington chamber's WOW! Forum features six speakers

TORRINGTON — Northwest Connecticut’s Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 18th annual WOW! Forum, a day long professional women’s conference featuring motivational speakers intended to inspire, challenge and energize participants. The WOW! Forum, celebrating its 18th year, is set for Oct. 7 and will be held at...
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DEEP issues warning after moose spotted in Danbury, Newtown

DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — The Department of Environmental Protection (DEEP) issued a warning to motorists to watch out for moose after multiple sightings were reported in the state this week. According to DEEP, there were recent moose sightings in Danbury, Woodbury, Southbury, Newtown, and New Fairfield. DEEP believes the sightings are of the same moose. […]
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Torrington's Celebrate Belonging returns Sept. 29

TORRINGTON — Celebrate Belonging, an event focused on helping residents find resources for medical disabilities, financial challenges and family needs, is returning Thursday on Main Street from 3-7 p.m. Celebrate Belonging was developed by the Be Ready Project, led by executive director Judy Kobylarz-Dillard. This year, sponsors for the...

Suspect identified in Waterbury grocery store homicide

WATERBURY, Conn. — Waterbury police have named a suspect in the fatal shooting of Jordan Savage earlier this month. Gelson Cruz, 22 of Waterbury is wanted in connection to the shooting that took place on Colonial Avenue on Sept.13 incident, police said. Authorities obtained an active arrest warrant which...

Where is the Most Affordable City to Buy a Home in New England?

Many folks throughout Massachusetts and the country are facing financial difficulties. Sure the price at the pump has dropped in recent weeks but the price of gas is still 75%, higher than in 2020. Then folks have to deal with grocery prices going through the roof. As matter of fact, grocery prices are up nearly 20% which is the largest inflation surge in 43 years. Rents in many cities are up around 65%. Not to mention, the waiting list for affordable housing in many communities including the Berkshires, feels like it goes on for an eternity. It's hard for many to keep their heads above water.
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Waterbury man wanted in fatal shooting outside grocery store, police say

WATERBURY — Police have identified a 22-year-old city resident as the person wanted in a homicide earlier this month. Waterbury police said Tuesday investigators obtained an arrest warrant on Sept. 16 charging Gelson Cruz with murder, criminal use of a weapon, illegal transfer of a pistol and/or revolver and carrying a pistol without a permit.
NBC Connecticut

Southington Police Investigate Serious Crash on Queen Street

Police are investigating a serious crash that's closed part of Queen Street in Southington Tuesday night. Officials said they're at the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Queen Street between Lazy Lane and Queen Terrace. Traffic is being diverted on both sides of the road near the crash.
NBC Connecticut

2 Teens Arrested After Waterbury Social Media Threats Target Schools

Two 16-year-olds have been arrested in connection with two separate social media threats posted online Monday, referencing Crosby High School and Enlightenment School. Police said both threats specifically referenced the two schools. As a result, a shelter in place was initiated at the schools with an added police presence. All activities were held indoors as a precaution.
New Britain Herald

Windsor man gets four years in prison for fatal Southington crash

SOUTHINGTON -- A Windsor man has been sentenced to several years in prison in connection with a fatal crash in February 2021. Robert Perkins, 27, received a four-year prison term during a hearing last week in New Britain Superior Court. Following the prison term, he will serve five years of...
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Regal Cinemas closes at Brass Mill Center in Waterbury

WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) - The Regal Cinemas at Waterbury’s Brass Mill Center has closed for good. The company confirmed the closure in a statement to Channel 3. “Regal has made the decision to close our theatre located at Brass Mill. We are incredibly grateful to have been able to serve our guests and members in the Waterbury community and provide them with memorable cinema experiences,” the company said.

In Your Neighborhood: Dennis House emcees 40 under 40 event in Plantsville

PLANTSVILLE, Conn. (WTNH) — News 8 was in your neighborhood Tuesday night at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. Some of the state’s rising stars were honored at the Hartford Business Journal’s 40 under 40 event. 40 young professionals under the age of 40 represented fields in business, arts, healthcare and technology and were recognized for […]

Building Official - Out of the Office

The Building Official will be out of the office from Friday, September 30th thru Wednesday, October 5th. With a return date of Thursday, October 6th. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you.

Bloomfield mourns loss of Coach Kevin Moses

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Often times in sports there are both times of laughter and tears. The town of Bloomfield is mourning the loss of a beloved high school coach, who lost his battle with cancer Monday. Bloomfield Public Schools confirmed that Bloomfield’s prized boy’s varsity basketball coach, Kevin Moses, died Monday night. “Kevin Moses […]