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Watertown merchants still want longer parking time for customers

WATERTOWN – Main Street merchants remain upset about what they believe is an insufficient addition to parking limits. The proposed time limit would add an extra 30 minutes to the previous parking limit, making it one hour. Many merchants say that’s still too short and patrons should have at least 90

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-15 20:01:08

Police: Waterbury man draws gun on family of crash victim

WATERBURY – A man pulled a gun on the family of a woman he fatally struck with his Acura on Lakewood Road Sunday night, police said. At about 10:15 p.m., 33-year-old Charles Council, of Waterbury, called police saying he struck a pedestrian near 628 Lakewood Road, according to a police report.

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-17 17:31:26

Vetting process starts for Watertown deputy chief’s job

WATERTOWN – The police department took the first steps to fill the vacant deputy police chief position, enlisting the aid of chiefs throughout Connecticut. The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association is conducting an independent vetting process. Trumbull Police Chief Michael Lombardo will serve as the

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-16 22:01:04

Elementary schools will get resource officer

WOLCOTT – Starting next year, Wolcott Police Department will have a school resource officer dedicated to the elementary schools. Currently, two officers patrol all five of the town’s schools. Officer Peter Garguilo is assigned to Wolcott High School and Officer Angelo Mauriello is based at Tyrrell M

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-17 23:05:04

Another era in Waterbury sports comes to an end

WATERBURY — During the city girls basketball jamboree on Dec. 8, a tall, haggard-looking man walked into Kennedy High’s Jack Taglia Gymnasium. He wandered over to the scorer’s table because he saw a man with a microphone. He stuck out his hand and asked the man with the mic if he was Allie Vestro. T

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-17 16:12:48

Litchfield County towns seek more support from state

GOSHEN — The requests for support are similar, but the needs appear more urgent this year for municipalities in Litchfield County, which depend largely on state funds to support infrastructure projects.

COUNTYTIMES.COM - 2018-12-17 20:26:32

University has new downtown post

WATERBURY – Post University celebrated its return downtown Monday with a marching band, speeches and hundreds of cheering employees. About 400 Post University office staff marked their first day of work inside the former Howland-Hughes Department Store on Bank Street. The five-story building has bee

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-17 22:45:35

Post University employees arrive in Waterbury with fanfare

WATERBURY — Post University celebrated its return downtown Monday morning with a marching band, speeches and hundreds of cheering employees at the newly renovated Howland-Hughes building.

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-17 15:30:33

Domestic Disturbance Call Leads To Drug Charges: Naugatuck PD

NAUGATUCK, CT — A Naugatuck man is accused of possessing narcotics and drug paraphernalia, police said. On Dec. 12 at 2:22 a.m. police responded to a domestic disturbance call. During the investigation Dylan Kader, 27, of Ridge Road, was uncooperative with officers, police said.

PATCH - 2018-12-17 15:16:00

Vetting process starts for Watertown deputy police chief’s job

WATERTOWN – The police department took the first steps to fill the vacant deputy police chief position, enlisting the aid of chiefs throughout Connecticut. The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association is conducting an independent vetting process. Trumbull Police Chief Michael Lombardo will serve as the

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-17 00:04:31

Waterbury police investigating fatal accident

WATERBURY – A person hit by a car late Sunday night has died, according to police. The accident happened in the area of the 500 to 600 block of Lakewood Road shortly before 11 p.m. Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo confirmed the person hit has died, but did not provide any additional details. Lakewood

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-17 00:01:34

‘The Epitome of Happiness’: Fundraiser held in honor of beloved St. Mary School teacher in Watertown

OAKVILLE – It was no secret to anyone that knew her that Wanda Tirado loved Christmas. Tirado, who died this summer in a boating accident, was renown for starting a countdown in June and putting up her tree as soon as the calendar turned to November. So when her friends and family wanted to host […]

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-15 22:21:13

Brass Tacks: Esty’s early exit

A weekly look at insider political news and views from around the region. NEW BRITAIN Sometimes it’s better to be careful what you ask for U.S. Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-5th District., said she encouraged Waterbury educator Jahana Hayes to run for a political office for several years. She just didn’

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-16 22:05:06

Stolen car crashes into front yard on Saturday

WATERBURY — Police are investigating an accident involving a stolen car that crashed into the front yard at 356 Hill St. Saturday afternoon. Four juveniles were driving the car, a silver Toyota Versa, when it jumped the curb and crashed through the fence and into a tree in the front yard.

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-16 02:56:33

More Big Storms, Changes In Connecticut's Weather Forecast

The Monday morning commute may be a slick one in Southern Connecticut and possibly a slippery one in Northern Connecticut. Heavy rain will taper off by dawn Monday in Southern Connecticut, while rain will mix with snow in Northern Connecticut and could cause some slippery travel conditions very earl

PATCH - 2018-12-17 00:29:00

Walkabout Waterbury: Wolcott police officer’s toy drive finds a new home

With the Toys R Us closing earlier this year, Wolcott police officer Bryan Spiotti had to find a new spot to hold the toy drive he’s been helming for the past 10 years. This December Spiotti brings his goodwill and cheer to Target’s front door, where since Thursday he’s been greeting shoppers with a

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-15 20:29:28

Lawsuit against Waterbury, developers delays commercial development near I-84

WATERBURY – A lawsuit against the city and developers of a proposed 230,000-square-foot commercial plaza has slowed down the project, but the developers plan to begin construction in 2019, a principal of the development firm said Friday. The wife of the city’s former probate judge, Thomas P. Brunnoc

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-15 20:24:26

Meals on Wheels Animeals/We All Love Our Pets program is a ‘lifesaver’ for area pet owners

WATERBURY – Puzzle, an 11-year-old blank and white freckled rat terrier, is more than a service dog to city resident Margy LeFebvre, 76, of Waterbury. “He sleeps with me, he watches me at night; he follows me all over, he protects me. He’s my boy, that’s all I can say,” LeFebvre said. But sometimes

WATERBURY REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN - 2018-12-15 20:17:21

Stamford seeks to park more cars on city tax rolls

STAMFORD — Investigators soon may be traversing the streets with cameras and license-plate readers, gathering information that can be checked against databases to determine where cars “live.” Officials want to identify residents who avoid the city’s motor vehicle tax by registering their cars elsewh

FAIRFIELDCITIZENONLINE.COM - 2018-12-15 15:26:00

Naugatuck: See 5 Local Homes For Sale

NAUGATUCK, CT — When you're looking for a new place, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious research online. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 18:30:00