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Big reveal: $3.495M for this charming cottage in East Hampton village
On Monday, we asked readers to guess the asking price of this charming south-of-the-highway cottage in East Hampton, located just moments from village shops and restaurants. Our poll was pretty split, but the category with the highest amount of votes (between $3.25 million and $3.5 million) was corr
Middletown PD Makes 3 Recent DUI Arrests
MIDDLETOWN, CT — Middletown Police have made a few DUI arrests recently. Christopher Ortega, 29, of Middletown was arrested Feb. 17 after being found slumped over in his vehicle at a McDonald's parking lot. He failed field sobriety tests and his BAC levels were .1545 and .1411, according to police.
Box Truck Accident Leads To Lane Closure on I-91 In Middletown
MIDDLETOWN, CT — A box truck accident has led to a lane closure on Interstate 91 northbound by exits 20 and 21. The accident was reported at 3:18 a.m. and is still an issue at 7:20 a.m. Thursday.
Connecticut man pleads guilty to murdering wife 3 weeks after wedding
NEW LONDON, Connecticut -- A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his wife just three weeks after their wedding nearly a decade ago and will serve the minimum 25-year prison sentence.
Connecticut governor urges approval of recreational marijuana, sports betting
Governor Ned Lamont says he’s hoping to work with Connecticut lawmakers on two new potential sources of revenue: sports betting and recreational marijuana sales. The Democrat did not include details about either concept in his new two-year budget, which he unveiled on Wednesday.
East Hampton stands between Cromwell and fourth-straight Shoreline girls basketball title
CROMWELL – Good teams find ways to overcome bad nights and win games, and Cromwell had the depth and the determination to do that Tuesday in the Shoreline Conference tournament semifinals.
Firefighters: Crews clear scene of tractor-trailer crash on Route 2 in Colchester
COLCHESTER - Crews responded to clear the scene of a crash involving a truck on Route 2 westbound in Colchester, officials said. The crash happened overnight during the storm in the area of Route 2 westbound prior to Exit 18, according to the Colchester Hayward Volunteer Fire Department.
Barefoot Contessa Ina Garten Adds Stops to ‘Cook Like a Pro’ Book Tour
East Hampton resident Ina Garten continues to share her latest book with fans and food lovers during her Cook Like a Pro tour, which is now a little longer. “The Barefoot Contessa” just announced three more stops on her ongoing book tour, including Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Bushnel
Officials ID man killed following car chase, officer-involved shooting in Willimantic
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH) - A man is dead in Willimantic on Wednesday after a car chase and an officer-involved shooting. Norwich police said the multi-jurisdictional chase was connected to an interrupted burglary.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont seeks major sales tax changes
HARTFORD, Connecticut -- Connecticut's new governor, Democrat Ned Lamont, offered a budget plan Wednesday that modernizes the state's sales tax base by imposing the 6.35 percent levy on a long list of goods and services, proposes highway tolls as way of funding transportation, and takes steps to sta
Portland Man Steals Phones From Police Department HQ: PD
MIDDLETOWN, CT — A Portland man was arrested after he stole two phones that were accidently left in the Middletown Police Department lobby bathroom, according to police. A city employee used the bathroom around 11 a.m. Feb. 14 and left the two phones in a pouch. About 20 minutes later Rick Cafro, 60
Crashes snarl traffic across the state following storm
(WFSB) - A number of crashes were reported in the wake of the overnight storm. Icy conditions were prevalent across the state on Thursday morning. Here are the incidents that have come into the Channel 3 traffic department:
Haddam Man Operated Drug Factory: Middletown PD
MIDDLETOWN, CT — A Haddam man was arrested after he was found possession of several thousand dollars worth of marijuana products, according to police. An officer made a traffic stop Feb. 15 after a car went through a red light, police said. The operator gave police permission to search the vehicle.
Icy Conditions Cause Crashes Across Connecticut
Freezing rain fell overnight causing untreated roads to ice over, leading to several accidents around the state Thursday morning. A box truck rolled over on I-91 North in Middletown. The northbound lanes of the highway were closed between exits 20 and 21, according to state police.
Drug Task Force Nabs Stash, Gun In Manchester Investigation
MANCHESTER, CT — Drugs, a gun and money were confiscated in Manchester on Wednesday as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation, police said. The East Central Narcotics Task Force conducted a search of a vehicle Wednessday that has been "involved in drug sales within the town of Manchester," accor
New Middletown Workshop will offer end of life practices and care
The Helping at the Moment of Death Training Workshop is a unique instructional event for those interested in end of life and palliative care, in which meditation skills and a compassionate heart can work to benefit others in their most challenging time.
Police arrest Manchester man suspected of selling drugs
MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) - The Manchester Police Department arrested a suspect on Wednesday related to the sale of drugs within Manchester. According to police, a search was conducted on Wednesday of a suspect's vehicle that was believed to be involved in drug sales within Manchester. Police continu
Hebron teacher suspended over treatment of student
HEBRON — A Hebron Elementary School teacher was suspended for two days without pay after an investigation concluded that she deliberately embarrassed a student as a form of discipline during a social studies lesson in late November, according to records written by the school superintendent.
Police work to stop Hartford gunfire: Seven shooting victims, three of them dead, in four days
The recent spate of shootings in Hartford – seven shooting victims in four days, three of whom died – is a short-lived crime spike and not a trend, a police official said Wednesday.
Big Lottery Winner Sold At Cumby's In Vernon
Here is a look at the latest winners of $10,000 or more from Hartford and Tolland counties in assorted Connecticut Lottery games. Information is furnished by the CT Lottery and is from Feb. 14 to Feb. 19, 2019.