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Woodbury Resident Wins Big Lottery Prize

WOODBURY, CT — A Woodbury resident is $10,000 richer after purchasing a winning lottery ticket in town, according to the Connecticut Lottery. On Feb. 19, Martin Hoxley, of Woodbury, won $10,000 after purchasing a 10X Cash 13Th Edition ticket from Woodbury Patco Handy Stop in Woodbury.


Students don't have to recite Pledge of Allegiance in Waterbury Public Schools

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - A settlement between the family of a 14 year-old student at Waterbury Arts Magnet School (WAMS) and the Waterbury School District has people in the Brass City talking about whether students should have to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in class.


Connecticut man pleads guilty to murdering wife 3 weeks after wedding

NEW LONDON, Connecticut -- A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his wife just three weeks after their wedding nearly a decade ago and will serve the minimum 25-year prison sentence.


In Woodbury: Zoners Continue Proposal’s Public Hearing

WOODBURY — The Zoning Commission opened one public hearing and closed two public hearings at its meeting on Monday, February 11. The commission opened a public hearing for a special permit for a major home occupation at 244 White Deer Rocks Rd.


Peter Tork, member of the Monkees with Connecticut ties, dies at 77

Peter Tork, a blues and folk musician who became a teeny-bopper sensation as a member of the Monkees, the wisecracking, made-for-TV pop group that imitated and briefly outsold the Beatles, died Feb. 21. He was 77.


'Liquid Chocolate' Plans Dropped For Now In Woodbury: Report

WOODBURY, CT — Sorry Woodbury chocolate lovers there won't be a liquid chocolate cafe operating in town. Susan Martovich, owner of The Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa and Sanctuary, on Main Street said she had to drop plans to add "liquid chocolate" to her existing business because the building at


Southbury Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

SOUTHBURY, CT — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy until afternoon. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Heavy rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.


Circular works provide 3rd dimension for artist showing in Woodbury

WOODBURY — Point Collection, circular paintings by Jeanne Steers will be on display at the Woodbury Public Library during the month of March. A reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, March 2, from 2 to 4 p.m.


Taxes on sugar drinks, e-cigarettes and plastic bags among proposals meant to shape habits in Connecticut

From new taxes and fees on sugary beverages, e-cigarettes, plastic bags and bottles to raising the smoking age to 21, an array of Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget proposals aim to change peoples’ behavior to create a healthier state.


As protests grow over SALT, Southwestern Connecticut listings climb

As Connecticut’s two senators threw support to a bill that would cancel a cap on IRS deductions for local taxes, a surge in Fairfield County home listings in the back half of 2018 continued into the first month of the new year.


Icy Conditions Cause Crashes Across Connecticut

Freezing rain fell overnight causing untreated roads to ice over, leading to several accidents around the state Thursday morning. A box truck rolled over on I-91 North in Middletown. The northbound lanes of the highway were closed between exits 20 and 21, according to state police.


Gov. Ned Lamont wants to get rid of Connecticut’s sales tax free week

Tucked in Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget proposal is the elimination of Connecticut’s sales tax free week, a popular time for families to do their back-to-school shopping. Eliminating the weeklong tax holiday would save the state about $5 million a year, Lamont’s budget office estimated.


Waterbury resident charged with drugs trafficking and gun possession

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - A Dominican Republic citizen residing in Waterbury has been charged with drugs trafficking and gun possession crimes. On Wednesday, a New Haven federal grand jury charged Daniel Jimenez De la Cruz, 33, with fentanyl distribution and firearm possession offenses.


New Milford hopes to offer housing rehabilitation loans

New Milford is looking to reactivate the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program, which will help homeowners correct health and safety violations, energy conservation and weatherization projects, as well as lead paint mitigation and code compliance measures.


New Milford Man Charged With Assaulting 4-Month-Old Baby

An unemployed New Milford man was charged with assaulting a 4-month old infant who was unresponsive when rushed to the hospital with head injuries, authorities said. Travis Weber, 28, remained held in New Bridge Medical Center in police custody for psychological treatment since his arrest last Thurs


No right on red: State changes turning rules at Prospect and Main Street

Drivers used to taking the right turn from Prospect Street onto Main Street will have to be a little more patient going forward. The state will add a “no turn on red” sign at the intersection of Main and Prospect streets, according to Police Chief Jeff Kreitz.


Oxford Man Charged After Accident On Route 8: Report

OXFORD, CT — Robert Mulready, 43, was charged with evading responsibility and interfering with an officer after he crashed his car on Route 8 near Exit 30 in Waterbury Monday night and is accused of leaving the scene and his car behind, the Republican-American reports.


Special Weather Statement Issued For Southern Connecticut

A Special Weather Statement has been issued for Southern Connecticut this morning for slippery road conditions due to this morning's ice storm. The National Weather Service says, "While precipitation has ended, there remains some locations with temperatures at or below freezing. For these locations,


Southbury Business Sells $100K Worth Of Winning Lottery Tickets

SOUTHBURY, CT — Main St Convenience in Southbury sold $100,000 in winning tickets to three different people on Friday, Feb. 15, according to the Connecticut Lottery. On Feb. 15, Frank Capponi, of Southbury, William Mclean Jr., of Newtown, and Mary Canvin, of Bethel, all won $33,333 each by playing S


Lou: ‘Our New Connecticut Governor Needs a Nickname’

Ned "The Head" "Needle Nose" Ned. Ned Ryerson. Ya know, he did the whistling belly button trick at the high school talent show. You are welcome for this. Share it like it's hot.