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New Updates on Snow Estimates and When To Expect the Heavy Snow

If the National Weather Service is correct, the big winner from a snow accumulation standpoint will be Fairfield County, followed closely by New Haven and Middlesex counties and inland areas of New London County. Snow will still be falling in Hartford, Tolland, Windham, and Litchfield counties but c

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:14:08

New Milford combines fuel tank replacements

The town and schools are planning to replace several fuel tanks in New Milford together, helping to meet a state-mandated deadline and avoid a fine. School officials learned they had to replace three of their 10,000-gallon fuel tanks in the fall after a series of events connected to fuel tank tests.

NEWSTIMES - 2018-03-21 16:47:31

Police Seeking Suspect in Waterbury Murder

Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a 24-year-old man in Waterbury in August and said they have warrants for two others, including one who remains at large. The arrests are for suspects in the murder of David Rivera-Mateo. Officers found him when they responded to 170 Willow St., at 1

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-20 13:27:32

Winter Storm Warning Remains for Entire State of Connecticut

The snow hasn't been as punishing as forecasted. However, the National Weather Service says that it's not over yet. According to Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS), the snowstorm is moving slowly into Connecticut and

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2018-03-21 23:00:00

Connecticut Weather: Where Is This Heavy Snow?

Connecticut is still waiting for this alleged heavy snow to come down and it appears we'll be waiting for awhile and some places may never end up seeing it. It now looks like the heavy snow won't begin until tonight and this afternoon won't be too problematic, according to NBC Connecticut Meteorolog

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:14:08

New Milford tweaks kindergarten registration

New Milford has tweaked its kindergarten registration process, getting students into the classroom even earlier. The registration is now a month earlier to get a better idea of enrollment numbers and the orientation has become interactive, school board member Tammy McInerney said at Tuesday's meetin

NEWSTIMES - 2018-03-21 16:05:13

Bethel Makes Decision On School For Wednesday

Bethel Public Schools are on Early Dismissal Schedule B for Wednesday, March 21, officials announced. Dismissal times are as follows: BHS 10:50, BMS/JS 11:20, Berry/Rockwell 12:15, COF AM 10:55, COF PM Canceled. A nor'easter is expected to bring up to a foot of snow to the area today. The snow shoul

PATCH - 2018-03-21 10:15:35

New Milford schools expecting less state money for special ed

NEW MILFORD - The schools expect to get about $200,000 less in state reimbursements for special education this year, adding to the $2.2 million budget gap the town and schools already are struggling to close. Superintendent of Schools Joshua Smith said the $200,000 is a conservative estimate based o

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-03-21 16:22:31

State Troopers pursue vehicle after attempted arrest

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, State Troopers observed a grey Infiniti traveling at a high rate of speed with no front plate and dark tinted windows while conducting traffic enforcement on I-84 Eastbound in the town of Tolland. Troopers conducted a registration check


Police: Waterbury man had loaded gun, led cops on chase

Published 11:58 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 NORWALK - A Waterbury man led cops on a foot chase to the edge of the Norwalk River in an effort to conceal a loaded handgun, police said. Norwalk officers were patrolling Main Avenue around 1 a.m. Saturday when they noticed a vehicle traveling south wi


Victim entrapped after two-car crash on Route 7

KENT - Route 7 is closed at the Warren/Kent line because of a serious two-car crash Sunday morning. State police said on Twitter that authorities are attempting to rescue an entrapped victim and that injuries could be life-threatening. Police closed the road around 7:30 p.m. Authorities have request


Stratford Man Wins Historic $5M Lottery Prize

The man told Lottery officials that he's "going fishing" after reeling in the first $5 million prize of its kind ever sold in Connecticut. STRATFORD, CT - Robert Nickle of Stratford couldn't help but smile Thursday afternoon as he claimed his Mega Millions $5 million prize, which was the first of it


Black Bear Spotted In New Milford Neighborhood: Report

NEW MILFORD, CT - A black bear was spotted eating out of a bird feeder at a home on Perry Drive in New Milford on Tuesday morning, reports the News-Times. The homeowner, Simon Melzer, is no stranger to seeing the animal on his property, having spotted one last summer also eating from a bird feeder.


Man arrested on way to mail marijuana

Morales MONTICELLO - A Wurtsboro man has been arrested after he was stopped for a traffic violation and told an Ulster County Sheriff's deputy that he was on the way to the post office to mail a package of marijuana. Hector Morales, Jr., 42, who was stopped in the Village of Ellenville, was taken


Danbury firefighters extinguish gas-fed blaze as new homeowner looks on

Published 9:01 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 DANBURY - A new homeowner watched in horror as fire crews worked to extinguish the fire engulfing his home's garage, fire officials said. The homeowner, who was unidentified by fire officials, was at his new residence on Indian Spring Road along with the


2 car accident in Kent results in life threatening injuries, entrapment

(File) KENT, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 6:40 a.m. Sunday morning State Police Troop B and New Canaan Fire Department and EMS responded to a two car motor vehicle accident that resulted in both injuries and entrapment near 342 Kent Road in Kent. Life Star has been requested for life-threatenin


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police: Torrington man threatens to kill officer

TORRINGTON - A city man upset about his dog's condition was recently arrested and later threatened to kill an officer, according to court records. Ashton C. Pochatko, 20, of 21 Butler St., was arrested March 10 and charged with two counts of second-degree breach of peace, second-degree threatening,


Bomb threat evacuates Bridgeport health center

BRIDGEPORT - A bomb threat has led to the evacuation of an East Main Street health care clinic late Thursday morning. Police have requested a bomb squad come to the scene at 982 East Main St., the location of the Bridgeport Community Health Center. An officer at the scene said someone had called in


Waterbury man accused of illegally collecting unemployment benefits

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH)-A Waterbury man is under arrest, accused of illegally collecting thousands in unemployment benefits while in prison. 35-year-old Donald Dyer is being charged with illegally collecting almost $11,000 in unemployment compensation. Investigators said he allegedly did this while