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Hall boys, Bloomfield girls win State Open team titles

NEW HAVEN — Miller Anderson won the 1000 in 2:33.22 and Hall won the sprint medley relay in a meet record 3:34.06 to lead the Hall boys team to its first State Open title with 43 points. Hillhouse was second with 38 and Bloomfield was third with 36.5.


Waterbury PD: 3 silver alerts posted for young Waterbury children

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - Waterbury Police issued 3 related silver alerts for a 7-year-old girl, a 5-year-old boy, and a 2-year-old girl from Waterbury on Saturday. Police say 7-year-old Maddison McGrath has been missing from Waterbury since Saturday. McGrath is described as a young black girl with


Fairfield County’s retail environment seeks to reinvent itself

Fairfield County’s retail sector will be shaped over the next 12 months by a last hurrah in an approach to traditional retailing and new approaches to bringing consumers back to the brick-and-mortar environment.


Feds, Connecticut reach deal on identifying voters who died

HARTFORD — Federal officials say they’ve reached an agreement with Connecticut on the state’s process for identifying registered voters who have died, in an effort to prevent voter fraud.


Girls Basketball: League tournament predictions, Day 3

Day 3 brings us to Super Saturday in girls basketball with a full slate of conference tournament games. No. 8 Wamogo at No. 1 Housatonic Regional: HOUSATONIC. No. 7 Shepaug Valley at No. 2 Northwestern: NORTHWESTERN.


Motorist Found Asleep Charged With DWI, Resisting Arrest In Putnam

A Danbury motorist is facing DWI charges after a Putnam deputy sheriff allegedly found him sleeping in his vehicle. The officer observed a stopped vehicle with its engine running near the intersection of State Route 312 and Independent Way in the Town of Southeast Saturday, Feb. 2 around 2:30 a.m.,


Budget clues, guide dog fraud and the grocery tax is dead. Last week in Connecticut politics.

The proposed grocery tax that was universally panned was never a serious option in the first place, Gov. Ned Lamont now tells us. Speaking of food, Lamont wants to put the state on a diet, a “debt diet,” meaning a significant cutback in how much money the state borrows for infrastructure and other p


Healing After Hailey: How Danbury Unites After a Teen Suicide

DANBURY, CT — Shortly after 16-year-old Hailey Nailor of Danbury took her own life on Feb. 9, her best friend began organizing a memorial vigil online. "She was a great friend to me and always had my back through everything as well to many others," Maria Garcia wrote on Facebook. "It's heartbreaking


Man Accused of Stealing More Than 40 Phones from Waterbury Store During Armed Robbery

Waterbury Police have arrested a man who is accused of stealing more than 40 phones from a store during an armed robbery on Friday night. Officers investigated an armed robbery at the AT&T/Sprint Mobile store after two adult employees reported they were robbed by two adult males. They said one of th


Waterbury Police Search for 3 Missing Siblings Believed to Be With Their Mother

Waterbury Police are searching for three siblings who were reported missing on Saturday and are believed to be with their biological mother. Police said Silver Alerts have been issued for 2-year-old Maryah Matthew, 5-year-old Dylan McGrath and 7-year-old Maddison McGrath.


Killingly rises to the top to win Class M wrestling title

GUILFORD — Getting a response from coaches to the question which teams were best positioned to win a Class M championship brought about a litany of choices. Defending champion Foran High and last year’s runner-up Killingly High drew the most votes.


Valerie Reyes’ alleged killer: ‘I put her in the suitcase and ran’

The Queens man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in Greenwich, Connecticut, bawled like a baby during an exclusive jailhouse interview with The Post on Saturday, claiming that he tried to revive her after she took a hard fall from a bed, but panicked — so he “put her in the


New charges filed in death of woman on Candlewood Lake

Prosecutors have filed additional charges in connection with a fatal boating accident that happened in New Fairfield last August. Gary Morrone, 66, of Watertown now faces new counts of criminally negligent homicide and reckless boating following the death of his friend, 38-year-old Wanda Tirado of W


Bridgeport News: Shots Fired

7:22pm–#Bridgeport CT– Police received a number of shots fired activation as well as hearing the shots fired from Capital Avenue to Main Street. They heard or received shots fired activations starting on Garfield Avenue, Taft, Federal, the 2000 block of Main Street and more. So far no one or anythin


Woman in Critical Condition After Head-On Crash in Easton

A woman is in critical condition after a head-on crash in Easton on Saturday afternoon. Police said there was a head-on collision on Route 59 around 12:15 p.m. The crash has closed Stepney Road (Route 59) at Church Road.


Lions to celebrate with 90th gala

The New Milford Lions Club will hold its 90th gala March 16 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Fox Hill in in Brookfield. The event will feature dinner, an open bar and an auction.


Heavy fire quickly extinguished by Bridgeport FD

BRIDGEPORT — One adult and five children are being helped by Red Cross in relocation efforts after a fire in the city late Saturday afternoon. The fire broke out at a 2.5-story residence in the 100 block of Bond Street. Multiple calls to 911 were made about a fire on the second floor of the building


Two Dutchess County Stores Among Payless Closures

Another iconic retailer is going out of business. Payless ShoeSource will be closing all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The chain had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection nearly two years ago, closing hundreds of stores as part of its reorganization.


Bethel Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Assaulting a Cop: PD

BETHEL, CT —Police arrested a man with a long list of charges on a nearly month-old warrant. On Monday, police encountered Thomas Sentementes, 55, of Bethel, when responding to an unrelated incident.


Commissioner O'Neill: Second suspect arrested in connection with robbery that led to death of NYPD detective

RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) -- A second suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the the robbery of a T-Mobile store that led to the friendly-fire death of NYPD detective Brian Simonsen, Police Commissioner James O'Neill confirmed Saturday.