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Popular Wallingford Facebook forum shut down — ‘This is no longer the same group we created’

WALLINGFORD — The moderators of Wallingford CT Community Forum, a Facebook group for town residents, have shut off any new posts on the page amid claims of “attacks”.

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 18:09:00

CT LIVE!: Top 10 Lobster Rolls in Connecticut

The CT LIVE! team traveled the state in search of the top lobster roll in the Connecticut. With lots of options to choose from, this is our Top 10. You can't go wrong with any of these delicious choices.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-14 20:05:50

Police believe stolen car ditched in Waterbury was used in burglary

WATERBURY – State Police K-9 dogs and their handlers were patrolling the area around Fulton Park, Cooke Street and adjacent streets Tuesday afternoon in search of a suspect who police believe may have perpetrated a recent burglary in neighboring Watertown. Waterbury police cruisers were also on scen


Teen, 17, Missing From Hamden

HAMDEN, CT — A Silver Alert has been issued for Everett Ageyman, 17, who was reported missing from Hamden on Aug. 14. Ageyman is an endangered runaway, according to state police.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 00:38:49

Meriden Power Outage Leaves Thousands In The Dark

MERIDEN, CT - A power outage has left more than 3,000 Eversource in the dark Tuesday morning, according to

PATCH - 2018-08-14 12:43:11

Best Hospitals In Connecticut: New U.S. News Rankings

NEW HAVEN, CT — U.S. News & World Report has released its rankings of thebest hospitals in America for 2018-19, evaluating more than 4,500 hospitals in the country across 16 specialties and nine procedures and conditions. U.S. News also ranked the best hospitals in America by region.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 14:00:00

New Britain Herald - Mayor Erin Stewart loses Lt. Gov bid; Lamont, Stefanowski head tickets for Governor

At about 11 p.m., New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart conceded defeat to Southington state Sen. Joe Markley in her bid to be the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor. Markley, the party endorsed candidate, also outpaced Darien First Selectwoman Jayme Stevenson.

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-08-14 23:49:00

Meriden man pleads guilty to animal cruelty, woman's case headed to trial

Benjamin Pearsall, 44, and Saleese Pearsall, 31, both of 95 Mountain View Road were originally charged with two counts of animal cruelty each. Saleese Pearsall was also cited with first-degree unlawful tether and failure to license a dog.

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 14:45:00

Police: Meriden man threatened to kill woman, found with stolen gun

Brett Banks, 39, of 94 Summer St., was arrested on Sunday and charged with criminal possession of a firearm, stealing a firearm, interfering with police, violation of a standing criminal protective order, first-degree unlawful restraint, first-degree threatening, risk to injury to a child, violation

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-08-13 15:56:00

Meriden Police Issue Silver Alert For Missing Teen

MERIDEN, CT - Police are asking for the public's help in locating Michael Culver, 16. Culver has brown hair, brown eyes and has been missing since Monday. He is 5'5" and weighs 130 lbs.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 16:59:48

Police investigating fatal 3-car crash

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of one person in a Connecticut three-car crash.First responders arrived at the scene in New Haven on Saturday evening to find one person with serious injuries. That person was later pronounced dead at the scene.Several ambulances took people


Bear Walks Into Bristol Liquor Store

The bear can be seen wandering through the parking lot at Crazy Bruce's Discount Liquor on Farmington Avenue before making its way to the sidewalk. An employee said the automatic door, operated by motion sensors, opened for the bear, which walked inside the vestibule.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-08-13 20:17:00

2-vehicle crash closes left lane on Interstate 91 Southbound in Wallingford

According to theConnecticut Department of Transportation, around 3:30 p.m., a two-vehicle collision took place in theWallingfordportion of the highway.


North Haven police release lip sync challenge video

On Friday, Aug. 3rd, the department shot the video after asking for participants to come out to the town green and take part. North Haven police say they "want to show everyone how much support [they] have from the community."

WTNH.COM - 2018-08-13 12:53:56

Bear makes an unlikely stop in a liquor store

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-14 02:43:17

North Haven motel worker charged with exposing himself, threatening woman ordered to undergo competency examination

Steven Freytes-Rivera, 37, was charged June 13 with public indecency, second-degree threatening, disorderly conduct and interfering with police. He was arrested again on June 15 and charged with first-degree threatening, tampering with a witness, breach of peace and criminal possession of a firearm.

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2018-08-13 15:14:00

1 person dead in New Haven 3-car crash

NEW HAVEN— Police are investigating the death of one person in a three-car crash.First responders arrived at the scene in New Haven on Saturday evening to find one person with serious injuries. That person was later pronounced dead at the scene.Several ambulances took people away to an area hospital


Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Meriden shopping plaza

MERIDEN — A pedestrian sustained minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle while walking in the Townline Square Shopping Center parking lot Sunday afternoon.The incident occurred at approximately 3 p.m. outside the Burlington Coat Factory, located at 533 South Broad St.Further information is no


Campus Notes - Orange College Students

ORANGE, CT — Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college students, as provided by readMedia Newswire.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 14:00:00

Silver Alert continues as town police seek information about missing Hamden man

Kenneth Chambers, 52, has been missing since Aug. 4, according to police. A Silver Alert was issued on that date.