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Meriden Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs
MERIDEN, CT - The new school years will soon begin and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.
One dead after car that fled from police crashes
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A car that had initially fled from police has crashed in Connecticut, killing one person and severely injuring another.
Police: Meriden woman struck, killed on I-91 in Wallingford Wednesday night
Sharon Ryan, 56, of Meriden, was walking across I-91 N by exit 13 from the right lane toward the left median, crossing three lanes around 9:40 p.m., state police said. Ryan was struck by a vehicle in the center lane, state police said.
Middletown hearing aims to debunk myths about tree removal in Forest City
Middletown has earned the Tree City USA designation from the X for the 28th year in a row. Only 17 other towns — including New Haven, Hartford and Wethersfield, have received the National Arbor Day Foundation... more
Meriden officials react to mass drug overdose on New Haven Green
New Haven emergency personnel respond to overdose cases on the New Haven Green in Connecticut on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. More than 30 people overdosed Wednesday from a suspected bad batch of “K2” synthetic marijuana at or near a city park in Connecticut. No deaths were reported, but officials said
Meriden man sentenced to probation in animal cruelty case
Garret Calvo, 26, of 145 Murielle Dr., South Windsor, was originally charged with two counts of cruelty to animals. On Thursday, Calvo pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty and was sentenced to a one year suspended prison sentence and three years probation.
Meriden police: City man found with BB gun at local motel
Steven Maringola, 30, of 1696 N. Broad St., was arrested on Thursday and charged with possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle and carrying a dangerous weapon.
5 arrested in New Britain prostitution sting operation
Latest Hartford County News5 arrested in New Britain prostitution sting operation6 arrested following large fight in HartfordPD: 3 injured after woman slashes at people in HartfordCity tweaks sign for Paul Manafort Drive amid son's trialNo injuries reported after tractor trailer rolls over in Vernon
Meriden Pedestrian Dies In I-91 Crash
MERIDEN, CT - A woman has died after being struck by a car on I-91 North in Wallingford Wednesday night, according to NBC. Sharon Ryan, 56, was attempting to cross three lanes of a highway when she was struck by a vehicle.
Meriden Fire Crew Responds To High-Rise Fire Call
MERIDEN, CT - The fire department responded to a call after a smoke alarm was tripped at at a high-rise complex Tuesday afternoon. This was related stove fire that activated a sprinkler system at the 55 Willow St. complex. The fire was extinguished by the sprinkler system.Crews remained on scene for
Water main break closes Meriden intersection
A water main break has closed the intersection of Camp and Center streets. | Bailey Wright, Record-JournalAdvertisementA water main break has closed the intersection of Camp and Center streets. | Bailey Wright, Record-Journal
Newington Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs
NEWINGTON, CT — The school year is over and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.
New Britain Herald - "Pop Squad" video leads to the arrest of New Britain man
Jonathan Boilard, 37, of 171 Streamside Lane, was issued 20 years probation in connection with two sex offense convictions in 2011. The “Pop Squad” which exposes sexual predators featured Boilard on their website as someone who met with them thinking that he was meeting with a 14-year-old boy he con
Police make crack cocaine arrest on Queen Street
A suspicious vehicle complaint in Southington led to a narcotics arrest. On Monday, Aug. 13, Pablo Feliciano, 38, of Manchester was arrested by Southington police for charges stemming from the complaint.
Woman thrown to ground while trying to stop car thief in Wolcott
Just before she began pumping gas, a man dressed in black clothing darted from a light-colored Chevy parked at an adjacent pump, opened the driver’s side door, jumped in and started the ignition, police said.
Meriden preparing to pave multiple roads next month
Road crews continue work on Pomeroy Avenue in Meriden, Tuesday afternoon, August 14, 2018. Dave Zajac, Record-JournalAdvertisementRoad crews continue work at the intersection of Ives Avenue and Pomeroy Avenue in Meriden, Tuesday afternoon, August 14, 2018. Dave Zajac, Record-JournalConstruction cone
New Britain Herald - Man takes his own life during crisis negotiations in Plainville
A family member called police at around 9 p.m. to report that the man was distraught and suicidal at 194 Milford St., Lt. Eric Peterson said. Officers arrived and told neighbors to shelter in place while a crisis negotiation team and a tactical team were called to the address to try and talk him out
Police, Crime Scene Tape Outside of Hoffman's Gun Center in Newington
NBC ConnecticutMultiple police cars and crime scene tape are outside of Hoffman's Gun Center on Wednesday morning.Crime scene tape was hung up in the parking lot of the store located on the Berlin Turnpike.This is a developing story. NBC Connecticut will update this story as details come into the ne
Customer walks into liquor store – without noticing bear standing right next to him, video shows
Over the years, liquor stores are likely to see a lot of strange patrons. But itwasn’t a naked manor aguy in a Spider-Man maskwho tried to get inside a Bristol, Conn., booze shop on Monday — it was a curious (and possibly thirsty) black bear.
Man charged in March robbery of Meriden gas station
Phiron Mann, 34, of 37 Jerome Dr., New Britain, was charged by warrant on Tuesday with first-degree robbery and sixth-degree larceny.