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Prosecutor drops Southington sexual assault charge against Waterbury man

Neftali Bultes, 41, appeared Tuesday in Bristol Superior Court, where a prosecutor said he decided not to pursue the charges. Bultes was arrested Aug. 26, 2016, on charges of first-degree sexual assault, third-degree assault and second-degree reckless endangerment. Police said the arrest stemmed fr

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-19 22:24:00

Waterbury: Palace Theater Honors Volunteer of the Year

Palace Theater Volunteer of the Year recipient Glenn Heckendorf (right) holds a commemorative plaque engraved with his name next to Palace Director of Events and Operations Laurie Genovese. WATERBURY - The Palace Theater presented guard volunteer and Southbury resident Glenn Heckendorf with the 2017

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Waterbury family business destroyed after morning blaze

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH)- A family owned business destroyed on South Main street after an early morning fire. Fire chief with the Waterbury Fire Department David Martin said, "The first companies on scene encountered heavy smoke coming from the building. They made entry. Started to make some progress

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-18 15:21:17

Crews Battle Fire on South Main Street in Waterbury

65 Submit a Complaint Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Privacy policy | More Newsletters Firefighters in Waterbury responded to a fire near the corner of South Main Street and Piedmont Streets Monday. Heavy smoke could be seen billowing above the rooftops Monday morning. Details were

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-18 12:19:02

Fire breaks out at Waterbury mattress store

(WTNH/ George Roelofsen) WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH)- Several fire crews are responding to a fire at a Waterbury mattress store on Monday morning. Fire officials tell News 8 that they responded to Discount Mattress at 1311 South Main Street after receiving multiple 911 calls around 6:19 a.m.(WTNH Repo

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-18 11:41:38

Leadership Event Kicks Off 2017-18 UWGW Campaign

WATERBURY - The United Way of Greater Waterbury recently kicked off its 2017-18 annual campaign with the Campaign Leadership Breakfast at La Bella Vista, 380 Farmwood Rd. This year's campaign chair is Charles J. Boulier, III, CEO of Ion Bank, who told Voices how his family relied on help from United

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

States ask insurers to prioritize non-opioid pain treatment

(AP) - Attorneys general representing the majority of states asked health insurers Monday to encourage pain treatment through means other than prescriptions for opioid painkillers, which are responsible for tens of thousands of deaths a year in the U.S. The top government lawyers in 39 states signed

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-19 20:43:36

Acts 4 Ministry Thanks Community For Donations To Annual Back To School Swap and Shop Event

"Acts 4 Ministry, Inc. is so grateful to all the corporations, organizations and individuals who made our 13th annual Back-to-School 'Swap and Shop' event such an enormous success," stated Acts 4 Ministry Executive Director Sarah Elizabeth Carabetta. "Thanks to all the generous donations, our team p

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-19 19:43:00

Wolcott Family in St. Maarten Hid Under a Mattress When Irma Struck

A Wolcott family is back in Connecticut safe and sound after being stranded in St. Maarten and having to come face-to-face with hurricane Irma. The group of three women tried to cut their vacation short and evacuate before Irma arrived, but they were too late and had to literally watch the last pla

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-19 19:22:25

Police: Naugatuck man swiped keys, stole cash from car

WESTPORT - A Naugatuck man used car keys stolen from a locker room at the Westport-Weston YMCA to steal money from a parked car, police said. A YMCA patron contacted Westport police on June 6 to report that he had left his car keys on a locker room bench and when he returned, the keys were missing.


Increased Area Bear Activity Reported in September

It appears that black bear activity has increased in September in Tolland county and two towns in Hartford continue to lead the pack in reported Connecticut sightings. For example, the Tolland Animal Control Department on Tuesday said it has received an increase in calls reporting "concerns of Blac

PATCH - 2017-09-19 20:17:23

Ex-teacher charged with stealing $88K from Connecticut PTO

WOLCOTT, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut town's former teacher of the year has been charged with stealing more than $88,000 in Parent Teacher Organization funds. Jane Gargano, of Wolcott, was charged Monday with first-degree larceny and second-degree forgery. She was released on $20,000 bond pending arra

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-19 17:47:02

House Tour Aids Society Mission

WATERTOWN - The 12th annual Watertown House Tour will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 30, rain or shine. Five properties will be featured in this year's tour including the Buell H. Heminway House at 305 Main St., the Copper House at 28 Nova Scotia Hill Rd., the Henry Long House

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

LGBTQ office celebrates move to Prospect Street

University Secretary Kimberly Goff-Crews joined Yale Office of LGBTQ Resources Director Maria Trumpler GRD '92 in cutting a rainbow ribbon on Tuesday as part of the grand opening of the office's new facility on Prospect Street. Housed with the Office of Gender and Campus Culture in Baker Hall for th

YALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Stephen Fries: Pick your own apples, then make strata and pork tenderloin

Published 6:03 pm, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 I was at a farmers market last week and overheard a customer talking with a fellow shopper about how she loves fall and all of its bounty that she enjoys cooking with, especially apples and pumpkins. When I think of autumn, what comes to mind is comfo

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-19 18:03:49


Unseasonably cool temperatures on Saturday, September 2, augmented the end-of-summer feeling at the Woodbury Fire Department's annual carnival. On the bright side, cooler temperatures and the promise of fireworks brought an impressive number of people to Hollow Park. Rides, games, food, music, and a

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Registrars remind voters to check their registration

Registrars of Voters, Kevin McCauley and Sharon Krawiecki, in a press release this week, urged residents of Bristol to check their voter registration status if they haven't voted in a while, have recently moved into town, moved within the town or had a name change prior to the upcoming Nov. 7 Genera

BRISTOLOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-20 10:33:08

Cheshire man charged with forging checks from Wallingford store

WALLINGFORD - A Cheshire man faces charges after police say he forged checks from a video game store. Eric Kee, 27, of 1367 Diamond Hill Road, was charged by warrant Monday with sixth-degree larceny, four counts of second-degree forgery and conspiracy. On July 18, police received a fraud complaint

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 23:22:00

Witch's Dungeon opens for the spooky season next week

BRISTOL - The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum will return to the Bristol Historical Society from Sept. 29 through Halloween, presenting a collection of movie props, life-sized replicas of iconic monsters and film screenings. The Witch's Dungeon, owned by Cortlandt Hull who created the life-siz

BRISTOL PRESS - 2017-09-20 04:23:00

Road reopened after pedestrian struck on West Main at Ives Road in Cheshire

CHESHIRE - The road is reopened after a pedestrian was struck this morning on West Main Street at Ives Road, police said. A pedestrian was struck around 7:48 a.m. at the intersection of West Main Street and Ives Road, police said. A section of the road was closed for about 15 minutes and the person

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 15:21:00