Dog attacks 79 year-old man multiple times

Read more of  Dog attacks 79 year-old man multiple times WEST HARTFORD, Conn (WTNH) — West Hartford police were called to 56 Iroquois Road on Monday at 10:07 pm after receiving reports that a dog that attacked a 79 year-old man. Witnesses to the attack were holding the dog down, but the dog was able to escape multiple times. Each time the dog separated from the witnesses, it would return to the victim. Animal control secured the Boxer mix. The victim, William Chesanek of Bloomfield, was transported to St. Francis hospital with injuries Read More …

Sugar Ray plays Stamford’s Alive@Five concert

Photo: Kingdom Entertainment / Contributed Photo Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Sugar Ray, with frontman Mark McGrath, will perform at Stamford’s Alive@Five concert series at Columbus Park on Thursday, July 20. Sugar Ray, with frontman Mark McGrath, will perform at Stamford’s Alive@Five concert series at Columbus Park on Thursday, July 20. Photo: Kingdom Entertainment / Contributed Photo Sugar Ray plays Stamford’s Alive@Five   Read more of  Sugar Ray plays Stamford’s Alive@Five concert

The 2017 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Lacrosse Team

••• The 2017 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Lacrosse Team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Portraits by Peter Hvizdak. Designed by Sean Patrick Bowley. ••• Stats: Had 58 goals, 36 assists and 37 ground balls, had four goals and five assists to lead the Jesuits to a 12-8 win over Cheshire in the SCC tournament final. Prep ended up 16-4. Honors: U.S. Lacrosse All-American, CHSCA All-State, All-SCC pick. Off the field: National Honor Society, graduated Summa Cum Laude, also played ice hockey. Up next: Will play lacrosse at Princeton. ••• Stats: Led Read More …

Hazmat Crew Responds To Avon Town Hall; Substance Not Harmful

A suspicious white powder discovered at town hall Wednesday was a harmless pet antacid, police said. Simsbury’s hazmat team responded to town hall about 11 a.m. following reports from employees that a substance was leaking from a mailed package, Avon police Lt. Kelly Walsh said. Avon police and… Read more of  Hazmat Crew Responds To Avon Town Hall; Substance Not Harmful

Connecticut DMV offices closed for July Fourth holiday

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Offices for the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles are closed for the Fourth of July holiday. The agency says it will reopen its regional service centers and major service offices on Wednesday, beginning at 7:45 a.m. AAA offices will also be closed Tuesday in Avon, Cromwell, Enfield, Manchester, Old Saybrook, Plainville, Waterford and West Hartford. They are scheduled to reopen on Wednesday to process renewals for driver licenses and non-driver identification cards. Customers can visit the DMV’s website for a full list of offices and hours. Read More …

Bio-drama about friends Paul Cezanne and Emile Zola a hit in Stamford

Photo: Contributed Photo Image 1of/2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 Guillaume Gallienne, left, plays Paul Cezanne and Guillaume Canet is the writer Emile Zola in “Cezanne and I.” Guillaume Gallienne, left, plays Paul Cezanne and Guillaume Canet is the writer Emile Zola in “Cezanne and I.” Photo: Contributed Photo Image 2 of 2 A circle of struggling friends in   Read more of  Bio-drama about friends Paul Cezanne and Emile Zola a hit in Stamford

Berkshire League ponders where future will lead

Northwestern athletic director Fred Williams is president of the Berkshire League.Jim Shannon Republican-American By STEVE BARLOW Republican-American A loud sigh of relief could be heard across Litchfield County nearly two months ago when the Region 10 Board of Education decided it would keep Lewis Mills High in the Berkshire League rather than pursue membership in the Central Connecticut Conference. “Personally, I’m happy Lewis Mills decided to stay,” said Gilbert athletic director Pat Cooke. “Lewis Mills is a big part of the Berkshire League.” “Mills would have been a big chip Read More …

Winsted Legion team matches first-place Avon in game suspended by darkness

WINSTED >> Sometimes moral victories are so good, you actually do feel like kissing your sister. Winsted pitchers Ryan Sholtis, Jakob Shpur and Mike Oley and their defense battled for nine innings in an American Legion baseball with Zone I first-place Avon with nothing to show for it but respect in a 0-0 game postponed by darkness at Walker Field Thursday evening. Read More Winsted Legion team matches first-place Avon in game suspended by darkness

2016-17 Register Athletes of the Year: Hand’s Gabrielle Martin, Notre Dame-WH’s Nico Ragaini

Hand girls basketball star Gabrielle Martin and Notre Dame-West Haven football and lacrosse standout Nico Ragaini were named the 2016-17 New Haven Register Athletes of the Year at the annual MVP banquet Wednesday at Amarante’s Sea Cliff in New Haven. Martin was an all-state guard, the 2017 Register MVP and was a three-time All-Area who led Hand’s 2017 Class L championship team. She is the first Hand athlete to be named Athlete of the Year since Kristen Frost in 2006. She was also a standout for the Hand golf team. Read More …

Car hits 79-year-old bicyclist on rec trail crossing

A 79-year-okd bicyclist received life-threatening injuries when he was struck by a car at a crossing of the Farmington Canal Trail Tuesday in Hamden. Around the same time, in the northern part of the state, efforts led to construction of a paved surface for recreation along the route of the old canal and rail road in Farmington, Avon, and Simsbury.   Read more of  Car hits 79-year-old bicyclist on rec trail crossing

Avon Man Pleads Guilty In New Britain Sexual Assault

On the eve of his trial for two counts of first-degree sexual assault, Anton Odessky opted for the sure thing of a plea bargain and pleaded guilty to reduced charges at Superior Court in New Britain on Monday. The 35-year-old Avon man faced two counts of first-degree sexual assault, convictions… Read more of  Avon Man Pleads Guilty In New Britain Sexual Assault

Football: The 2017 CIAC Playoff Divisions (Class M finalists Hillhouse goes up, St. Joseph goes down

Hillhouse running back Shaun Ogarro (23) escapes the tackle attempt of St Joseph’s Ace Luzietti(1) during the Acadmic’s 42-21 victory over the Cadets for the CIAC Class M crown. The two schools won’t be playing in Class M in 2017. John Vanacore/New Haven Register. Class M finalists Hillhouse and St. Joseph won’t be going back to that division’s championship in 2017. Hillhouse, which defeated St. Joseph 42-21 in the Class M final, has been bumped back up to Class L, where it last played in 2015. St. Joseph, meanwhile, is dropping back to Read More …

Canton Police are investigating a car crash after 2 people were killed

Read more of  Canton Police are investigating a car crash after 2 people were killed CANTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Canton Police are investigating a car crash after two people were killed Saturday night. Police say after receiving numerous calls about a two car accident on Route 44 near Colonial Road, emergency personnel arrived and located two significantly damaged motor vehicles. According to police, three occupants were located in one vehicle and one was located in the second vehicle. They say emergency medical care was initiated for the occupants in both vehicles. Authorities Read More …