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1791 Home Hits The Market In Southington

SOUTHINGTON, CT — A home built in the 1700s has gone on the market in Southington. See the details below:. Address: 1086 Old Turnpike Rd, Southington, Connecticut. Features: Yesterday meets today in this beautifully remodeled Colonial with charm, dignity & character! Remodeled fully applianced kitch


Waterbury man accused of slicing woman with razor blade at Milford mall

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A Waterbury man was arrested for allegedly slicing a woman with a razor at a mall in Milford on Saturday. Police say that at 3:15 a.m., officers responded to the report of a domestic violence incident that happened on the property of the Connecticut Post Mall at 1201 Boston P


Crazy Greek in Southington mulling second location

SOUTHINGTON – Less than a week short of the restaurant’s two-year anniversary, owners of Crazy Greek on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike are considering another location. Owners Andreas Sophroniou and Guadalupe Xelhua said they are considering a second eatery in an urban area or near a college.


Two lanes closed on I-91NB after trailer-tractor rollover

NORTH HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -- An overturned tractor trailer prompted state police to close two lanes of Interstate 91 Northbound on Monday afternoon. Crews from Connecticut State Police and North Haven Fire Department are responding to a crash on the highway between Exits 11 and 12 which took place at a


Connecticut finds plug for $1.5B December tax drain

After the December enactment of a new Connecticut law forcing online vendors to remit sales taxes for merchandise sold by other individuals and entities using their websites, the state registered a 34 percent increase in sales tax collections compared to December 2017.


Southington Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

SOUTHINGTON, CT — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Winter Weather Advisory for your area, beginning Sunday at 10:00 pm and ending Monday at 4:00 pm. You can read more info from the National Weather Service here.


UFO Sightings Already Being Reported In 2019: Here's Where

GREENWICH, CT — If you guessed that Greenwich would have the first official recorded UFO sighting for 2019, then congratulations as you guessed correctly. A new year, means more reported UFO sightings.


Payless bankruptcy just latest in blow to Connecticut’s retail market

Retailers can’t get a break in 2019. The list of chain stores crumbling within the e-commerce era is increasing yet again, with Payless ShoeSource preparing to file for bankruptcy this month.


Waterbury city employee alerts police to car break-in suspect

WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) – A city worker in Waterbury are being recognized after alerting police to a car robbery suspect early Monday morning. Police said around 6:20 a.m., they were called to the area of Columbia Boulevard and Roseland Avenue.


Federal tax cuts push Connecticut banks’ earnings to record levels

Connecticut banks are rolling in dough, courtesy of Uncle Sam. One year after President Donald Trump enacted the largest corporate tax cut in modern U.S. history, this state's 40 federally insured lenders during the first nine months of 2018 earned a collective $887 million after taxes — an apparent


Champions Crowned At State Wrestling Class Meets

There was plenty of action and excitement Friday and Saturday at the CIAC state wrestling championships meets, held at four locations throughout the state. When all was said and done, two teams had won rather handily, while two others prevailed by the slimmest of margins.


PD: New Britain man arrested with heroin, stolen gun in Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A New Britain man was arrested in Hartford after police say they found a stolen gun and heroin in his vehicle on Sunday. Police say that at around 7:22 p.m., detectives observed a group of people congregating around a vehicle that was parked in a lot at 186 Westland Street.


Popular Berlin Store To Close After 140 Years In Business

BERLIN, CT - Labieniec's pet supply store will close Feb. 28 after 140 years in business. The store's owners said that growing competition from big box stores and online shopping means they're unable to compete, according to the store's social media page.


Man Charged In Meriden Motel Bomb Threat Incident

MERIDEN, CT - A man was brought up on charges that he reported he had placed a bomb on the door of his room at the Elwood Motel, the Meriden Record-Journal reported. Oscar Rodriguez, 25, of West Hartford, was charged with first-degree false statement.


After car crash in Hartford, police seize drugs and arrest passenger

Hartford police are looking for the driver who fled after a car wreck on Sunday evening. Officers recovered a large amount of cash and drugs in the vehicle, and arrested the passenger, police said.


Accumulating snow over, next chance or winter weather comes Wednesday

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - While accumulating snow from Monday's storm may be finished, there may be more coming later in the week. A winter weather advisory remained in effect for northern Connecticut until 4 p.m. It's the reason Channel 3 declared an Early Warning Weather Alert.


3 Stores At Meriden Mall Face Bankruptcy, Closure

MERIDEN, CT - Three stores at Westfield Meriden associated with national retail chains are facing bankruptcy and closure. Charlotte Russe, Things Remembered, and Payless Shoe Source are all in financial trouble.


Connecticut joins lawsuit fighting Trump administration over border wall emergency declaration

Connecticut is joining a multi-state lawsuit against the Trump administration over the emergency declaration for border wall funding. State Attorney General William Tong confirmed to The Courant Monday that he and about a dozen of his blue-state counterparts are suing over President Donald Trump’s p


Updated Connecticut Bear Sightings: Where Does Brookfield Rank?

BROOKFIELD, CT — Officials from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection released updated black bear sighting statistics this week. The latest chart dates from Feb. 19, 2018 and includes municipalities with at least one sighting.


BRISTOL BITS: Recognizing a local veteran

Today’s column is mostly comprised of odds ‘n ends from events taking place 20 years ago. I’m going to start with Marcel Simoneau who takes the spotlight today. Marcel was one of the Connecticut American Legion volunteers who received acknowledgment for his voluntary work with the organization in 19