HARTFORD — It is a miracle the Santi Rodriguez is alive.
NORTH HAVEN — The North Haven Police Department released its lip-sync challenge video Monday, taking the opportunity presented by the social media phenomenon to have a little fun and spread goodwill in town.
MIDDLETOWN — About three years ago, Charnaie Gordon began blogging about books as a way to chronicle those she read to her two young children, and others she enjoyed herself.
Restrooms on the Hartford Line, the high-speed commuter rail line that began rolling in June, are open for use, the state Department of Transportation announced Monday.
NEW HAVEN — The New Haven Puerto Rican Festival that had been scheduled for today on the New Haven Green has been moved indoors because of the rainy weather.
MIDDLETOWN — They served with honor, and on Friday four World War II veterans were treated with that same honor as they were brought to their final resting place.
If you want to get your engines revving in an old-time sort of way — or if you’d just like to enjoy something of an old-fashioned summer night before the cold weather comes — spin by Glenwood Drive-In next Wednesday night.
HADDAM — The state’s first official state troubadour, a Marine Corps veteran, has wrestled with reports of Selectman Melissa Schlag taking a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance, an act that incensed residents and the country alike since last month.
NORTH HAVEN — The Abdul-Majid Karim Hasan Islamic Center will hold its 15th Annual Leadership Awards & Fundraising Dinner on Nov. 10.
Local and state officials recently celebrated the provision of state funds which will allow for the purchase of 470 Chromebooks for Hamden Middle School students.
Local veterans were recognized and celebrated for their service to the country Monday, Aug. 6, during a ceremony at Hamden Middle School, as they received medals marking their time in the military.
It was peaceful on the Tower Trail at Sleeping Giant State Park on a recent Thursday, with birds and cicadas calling and the thrum of traffic and tools off in the distance. On top of the namesake tower, turkey vultures rested easily, then flew off into the summer sky.
Eniko McBrien is hoping to make dogs — and their owners — happy, as she opens “Pawsome Pets,” a pet-grooming business on Washington Avenue.
Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University and the College of Arts and Sciences will host a Fulbright-Environmental Protection Agency Scholar from Ireland during the Fall 2018 semester.
Ted Stockmon has retired from the North Haven Police Department to become a school resource officer, leaving behind a job that never got old, but not the community he has known and served for decades.
The idea of banning straws and plastic bags has come into the zeitgeist as companies, including Starbucks and Ikea, have moved away from them in recent weeks and communities such as Westport, Greenwich, and Stamford consider similar proposals.
HAMDEN — Local veterans were recognized and celebrated for their service to the country Monday during a ceremony at Hamden Middle School, as they received medals marking their time in the military.
The holes in the nets of America’s social services protocol are often too large to keep people from slipping through without the chance for life-saving intervention.
Local residents are offering their support for Ed Wilczynski and his family in their time of grief after Kristin Wilczynski, his wife of more than 25 years and the mother of their three children, died after being struck by a vehicle Friday evening, July 20, in Hamden.
Residents are concerned about islands recently installed to slow motorists on Ridge Road, prompting further discussion as a long-running effort to control the speed of traffic in the area continues.
There’s nothing passive about this nonprofit video store, particularly as its cultural mission includes a symphony of live music performances featuring all styles, tastes and even abilities.
Kyle D. Tucker, who is charged with murdering his mother in the house they shared in Hamden, will have one thing in his favor if he is allowed to act as his own attorney, as he has requested: he has a degree from Harvard Law School.
The Legislative Council has accepted a gift of more than $65,000 to provide food and fuel assistance for those in need in the community , which was offered from the trust of former Whitney Center resident Elizabeth “Betty” Hutchinson.
A portion of the former Hamden Middle School on Newhall Street is being demolished, as efforts to remediate and redevelop the site continue.
The fair and carnival season is in full swing. Summer is a time for ice cream, trips to the beach, amusement parks, fairs and carnivals. As I drive along the highways in the evening, I can’t help but see all of the lights from roller coasters, Ferris wheels, carousels, and thrill rides that …
Sue Kuselias and Jodee Webb recently opened Modern Thrift on Whitney Avenue, hoping to share the joy they find in décor and provide a warm, welcoming experience for local residents.
First Selectman Michael Freda says the town is expected to end the 2018 fiscal year with a surplus of about $363,000, which will be used, in part, to offset the cost of hiring five new school resource officers next year.
What may seem like just a little repair work to many of the young people involved in doing it is actually a mammoth gesture of help to the recipients in need.
The annual meeting of the Daytime Gardeners of North Haven was held at the home of Helen Nado. The business meeting included the installation of new officers: President, Sally Brockett; Vice President, Helen Nado; Treasurer, Walter Brockett; and Secretary, Brenda Howlett. New pages for the m…
Deborah Sayre said her whole world was “turned upside down” after her husband of 40 years held her hostage and then, after she escaped, caused an explosion on home property that resulted in his death and left her without a home.
Brian Immerman recently became the head rabbi at Congregation Mishkan Israel, continuing his passion for exploring and considering Judaism and pursuing social justice as he begins to lead the historic temple after the recent retirement of Herbert Brockman.
The commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 591 has removed one of the members of the local organization’s leadership team after it was revealed that individual was a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted of hate crimes.
NEW HAVEN — An herb swap will be part of an event that will include a lecture on “Herbs for Colonial and Modern Homes” at 2 p.m. July 22 at the Pardee-Morris House, 325 Lighthouse Road, according to a release.
On May 22, four tornadoes and several damaging macrobursts struck Connecticut. The storms downed trees and power lines and left more than 120,000 homes and businesses without electricity. Schools closed for several days while tree and line crews from Connecticut and neighboring states worked…
President John Lahey recently offered a contribution from Quinnipiac University to the town — his last, as he retired from the position last Saturday.
The North Haven Rotary Club welcomed Mary Minotti as its new president for the 2018-19 year during a June 26 installation dinner at Tradition Golf Club in Wallingford. Minotti, owner of The Music Center of North Haven, succeeds Brian Coughlin.
DURHAM — About 30 cows munched on hay recently at Brookfield Farm, more languid than usual with the high temperatures and muggy air outside, relishing the relative cool in the big barn.
The Splash Pad in Villano Park opened for the season Friday, June 29, delighting children as the weather warmed in the Greater New Haven area.
NORTH HAVEN — The left lane is closed Monday on Interstate 91 northbound due to road work, according to the Department of Transportation.
NEW HAVEN — U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3, told Planned Parenthood supporters Friday to take a cue from the Florida high school students who have organized a national movement to push out opponents of gun control in the mid-term elections.
NEW HAVEN — The NAACP has sued the state for what it terms “prison gerrymandering,” where inmates are counted as residents for purposes of drawing state legislative district lines in the towns where they are incarcerated, rather than at their pre-incarceration address.
The fears of Connecticut unions were realized on Wednesday when the Trump Supreme Court continued what has become a national campaign by conservatives to hobble organized labor.
EAST HADDAM — Michael and Janine Broe have a soft spot for homeless or abused dogs and they’re on a mission to rehouse as many as they can.
Gregg Amter was recently celebrated for his success as an instructor as he was named Hamden’s 2018 “Teacher of the Year” by the Board of Education.