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Wrong-Way Driver Crash Among I-91 Accidents Saturday

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Two accidents in North Haven contributed to traffic delays on I-91 Saturday night. A wrong-way driver traveling north came to a stop on I-91 southbound, south of Exit 15, around 7 p.m., according to Connecticut State Police. The operator of the motor vehicle was then transported to an area hospital […]
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NBC Connecticut

Crews Respond to 2 Crashes With Injuries on I-91 in North Haven

Authorities in North Haven responded to two separate crashes with injuries on Interstate 91 within hours from each other. Crews responded to the northbound side of the highway between exits 10 and 11 for a two-car crash. When officials got to the scene, they saw both cars were rolled over...
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Connecticut Post

Shelton police plan community anti-scammer info sessions

SHELTON — Police are stepping up efforts to educate residents and businesses about common scams and how to avoid being a victim. The department’s Crime Prevention Division, under the direction of Officer John Staples, will soon be holding information sessions on scams and tips to avoid being scammed as these incidents continue to happen within the community.
Bristol Press

Celebrating 225 years in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH -- Plymouth celebrated 225 years of existence Saturday, despite a delay in the celebration due to the pandemic, with hundreds dropping by for a community block party. Event Chair Chalaine Kilduff said last year an event had been planned for every month of the year but plans had to be delayed and organizers decided to throw a block party instead.
NBC Connecticut

Brookfield Public Schools Investigate Complaint Against Staff Member

The Brookfield school district is investigating after receiving a complaint against a staff member. School officials said the complaint is regarding a staff member associated with the high school cheer team. The complaint contains allegations involving the well-being of students. The school district has hired an attorney to conduct "an...
Bristol Press

Celebrating 100 years on the Boulevard

BRISTOL -- Memorial Boulevard played host to a historic event Saturday as area residents, dignitaries and visitors recognized 100 years since the Veterans Memorial Boulevard Park was created. “The park that we’re standing in was donated to the city in 1921 by Albert Rockwell, philanthropist and industrial tycoon,” said Bristol...

Zephyr’s Street Pizza: The Restaurant of Owner Dante Cistulli’s Dreams

Zephyr’s Street Pizza is now open at 968R Farmington Ave. in West Hartford Center. “Zephyr” may mean gentle breeze, but Dante Cistulli has instead created a whirlwind with his new restaurant, Zephyr’s Street Pizza, which opened at the very end of September at 968R Farmington Ave., in West Hartford’s Center’s Brace Road parking lot.

House Scores in 1-1 Tie vs Providence

HAMDEN, Conn. – The No. 8/8 Quinnipiac women's ice hockey team recorded back-to-back ties against No. 9/10 Providence on Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats and Friars played 60 minutes and ended the game tied 1-1 after an addition five-minute overtime period. Graduate student Taylor House scored the Bobcats' goal in the...
Eyewitness News

Wolcott celebrates 225 anniversary

WOLCOTT, CT. (WFSB) - The town of Wolcott is celebrating a big milestone, its 225 anniversary, they threw a weekend-long celebration. Out of the 16,000-plus people living in Wolcott, many found a reason to pay homage to the town’s history. Makendra Mowaz said she loves this town. The love runs...
New Haven Register

Here's how North Haven spent its federal CARES Act Money, to ensure 'safety,' Freda says

NORTH HAVEN — COVID-19 related Fire Department overtime and extra cleaning and sanitizing marked the town’s biggest expenditures under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, according to documents provided by the first selectman. Receipts show the town received roughly $250,000 as a result of the federal legislation. However,...

Response to car crimes divides candidates in area towns

Editor's note: This story responds to a reader question through the Record-Journal's Voices initiative. Share your question for the candidates by filling out the form below or visit Candidates for local office are divided on whether local action or state law changes are the answer to a rash of...