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Family of Storrs woman missing in Japan say search efforts have ended
STORRS, Conn. (WTNH) — Search efforts for a Storrs woman who went missing while hiking in Japan in April have ended, according to her daughter. Details were announced Sunday in a post from Murphy Murad in the family’s GoFundMe for the search. “If we had the time, resources and financial capacity to search every trail […]
Police: East Hartford man cut coworker with box cutter during fight at Manchester warehouse
MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — A 25-year-old East Hartford man was taken into custody on Friday after injuring a coworker with a box cutter during a fight, according to police. Joshua Brown, who works at a warehouse on the Tolland Turnpike, cut the coworker’s face, according to police. The coworker drove themself to the hospital afterward. […]
Manchester looking to move businesses out of this building, but it's not going fast
MANCHESTER — Town officials and the six tenants that have businesses in the so-called Tong building at 942 Main St. say the four-month long negotiations for relocation have been cooperative, but remain ongoing. The town-owned 0.79-acre property features a single-story, 19,600-square foot retail building fronting Main Street. The white...
Bolton man sentenced 11 years for violating protective orders
BOLTON — A man was sentenced to 11 years in prison with four years of special parole on Friday for violating protective orders. Michael Gramegna, 46, was found guilty on April 4 on three counts of criminal violation of a protective order in Vernon, according to Tolland State’s Attorney Matthew Gedansky.
Where Can You Get The Best Iced-Coffee In Connecticut?
Where can you get the best ICED COFFEE in Connecticut? Well, according to the New England website----it's a tie!. Is there anything better that a cold iced coffee on warm summer day? "Historians can trace iced coffee’s roots back to 1840 Algeria, a country in western North Africa. The first iced coffee was known as mazagran." A coffee beverage that is both sweet, but cold and was reportedly created by the French military. "During the Battle of Mazagran when the French army ran out of milk, they added water to their coffee instead. Additionally, they chose to drink it cold due to the harsh outdoor heat," according to the ADC-US website.
No. 10 HookC Season Comes To Close at No. 2 Florida, 8-2
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The No. 10 UConn baseball team (44-16) were eliminated from the NCAA Gainesville Regional, 8-2, against No. 2 Florida (46-14) on Sunday afternoon at Condron Ballpark. The Huskies finish the season with the fourth most wins in a single season with 44. UConn also notched the most...
Truck, Trailer Drive Into House In Somers
The incident happened on Thursday, June 1 just after 11 a.m., when firefighters responded to a residence in Somers on Mahopac Avenue where a truck that was towing a trailer had crashed through a wall, according to the Somers Volunteer Fire Department. Luckily, once the department arrived at the home,...
Vernon man charged in assault cases
VERNON — Police say they arrested a local man Saturday who is accused of assaulting a woman on several occasions in May. In one instance, police said, Ronnie Santwah, 37, hit the woman in the face with a full can of soup without provocation. Santwah was charged with second-degree...
CT farmers have a wish list, and the new Farm Bill could help
Congress is negotiating the 2023 Farm Bill, which funds agricultural programs. CT farmers want more money for programs that fit the Northeast.
Reports: UConn-Big 12 talks ongoing; new Nike deal near
As speculation about UConn's conference future continues unabated, the school is close to another deal related to revenue, according to a subscription-only website devoted to college athletics adminstration news. In separate items this week, CollegeAD.com reported UConn and Big 12 officials met again this week and that UConn is close...
Dog found abandoned in Manchester
MANCHESTER, Conn. — A dog was abandoned in Manchester and animal control is searching for the owner. Manchester Animal Control said the dog was abandoned at Center Liquors at 509 Center Street Thursday morning between the hours of 8 and 9 a.m. by a couple who were driving a Silver Honda Accord with a spoiler.
Strong Storms Move Through CT as State Sees Record-Breaking Heat
The temperature reached 93 degrees at Bradley International Airport Friday, breaking the record of 92 set in 1961. Along with the heat, strong storms moved through the state Friday afternoon. Learn more here. Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for parts of Windham, Hartford and Tolland counties but have since expired.
Warehouses going up in East Hartford as other buildings set for demolition
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. In his 20th month in office and 32nd year as a resident of East Hartford, Mayor Michael P. Walsh is grappling with a relatively unfamiliar emotion — optimism. “For the first time in a couple of decades, several...
‘Takeover’ forum will be held Thursday at Tolland Middle School
TOLLAND — A forum on the recent “takeover” that was originally scheduled to be held on Thursday at the Tolland Fire Training Center will now be held at Tolland Middle School. Rep. Tammy Nuccio, R-Tolland, Rep. Tim Ackert, R-Coventry, and Sen. Jeff Gordon, R-Woodstock, will host the...
Woman Killed In Marlborough Parking Lot; Suspect In Custody: DA (DEVELOPING)
A woman was killed in the parking lot of a Marlborough hotel Thursday, June 1, afternoon, and police have captured a suspect, authorities said. Police were called to the hotel on Lakeside Avenue just after 12:30 p.m. and found the body. Police did not say how she was killed or how they fo…
Dan Haar: One young woman's struggle in a CT housing crisis with no easy fix
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Jazmin Ortiz doesn’t think of herself as the face of Connecticut’s housing crisis. At age 21 with a job in a jewelry store in her hometown of East Hartford, she just wants to move out of the small rental house where she lives with her mother, grandmother and four younger siblings.
Vehicle fire closes nearby Windham school: Officials
WINDHAM, Conn. — The CH Barrows STEM Academy in Windham will be closed Friday after firefighters tackled a vehicle fire nearby, school officials announced. The vehicle fire has been put out, but around 7:15 a.m., the fire marshal directed school administrators to close the school for the day, the superintendent said in a pop-up message on the Windham Public School's website.
Man Arrested for Assaulting Coworker With Box Cutter in Manchester: Police
Manchester Police have arrested a man that allegedly assaulted his coworker during an argument at work Friday. The police department said they were called to ADUSA Warehouse on Tolland Turnpike for a reported assault. Officers said a fight occurred between two employees within the warehouse. One of the employees had...
Fourth bridge project gets approval in Tolland
TOLLAND — The Town Council has given the go-ahead on the last of four bridge renovation projects, with construction expected to begin next year. The $2.9 million project, on a bridge at South River Road over the Willimantic River, will be fully funded, with 20% from the state and 80% from the federal government.
South Windsor woman accused of scamming state child care program out of $30,000
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A woman from South Windsor is accused of stealing nearly $30,000 from a state-financed child care program. Amanda Penamon, 44, received $29,019.48 in benefits, which she was not eligible to receive, from the Care4Kids program, according to the State of Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice. Penamon...
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