Little League: Fairfield American holds off Wallingford

Wallingford Little League pitcher John Cady on the mound during a Connecticut State Little League tournament game against Fairfield American Little League played at Adams Middle School, Guilford, CT on Friday,. GUILFORD >> Entering the double-elimination Little League state championship round, Section 1 champion Fairfield American and Section 2 champ Wallingford had momentum on their sides with dominating back-to-back wins in the sectionals. In Section 1, Fairfield American outscored North Branford 31-9 (22-9 win in the final pool play game followed by 9-0 in the Section 1 final). In Section Read More …

Little League: Wallingford downs Canton for Section II championship

TERRYVILLE >> For the second straight night, solid defense and pitching combined with timely hitting allowed Wallingford Little League to come away with a one-sided victory over Canton. This time, the game meant something. Justin Hackett pitched a complete game with eight strikeouts and went 4-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored, including a three-run homer, to lead Wallingford to a 13-2 win over Canton in the Section II championship game at Janser Field on Saturday. The game ended after the fifth inning due to Little League’s mercy rule. Read More …

In 71st season, Brakettes again looking for sponsor

Photo: Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1of/23 Caption Close Image 1 of 23 Brakette’s Manager John Stratton huddles with the team before going up against Rock Gold for softball action at DeLuca Field in Stratford, Conn., on Saturday July 15, 2017. Brakette’s Manager John Stratton huddles with the team before going up against Rock Gold for softball action at DeLuca Field in Stratford, Conn., on Saturday July 15, 2017. Photo: Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut Media   Read more of  In 71st season, Brakettes again looking for sponsor

West Hartford Man Charged With Sexual Assault

A 73-year-old West Hartford man was arrested Friday on a charge of fourth-degree sexual assault following a two month investigation by Canton police. Joseph Sterling of Ridgewood Road, West Hartford, was also charged with risk of injury to a minor. Police said they began their investigation after… Read more of  West Hartford Man Charged With Sexual Assault

Canton Police arrest West Hartford man for sexual assault of minor

Read more of  Canton Police arrest West Hartford man for sexual assault of minor CANTON, Conn. (WTNH)  –  A West Hartford man has been arrested by Canton Police for an incident involving a minor. Canton Police have charged 73-year-old Joseph Sterling with risk of injury to a minor and sexual assault 4th degree. Canton Police say they received a referral from the Connecticut Department of Children and Families on May 13th regarding an alleged sex offense that occurred on December 14, 2016.   Following a two month investigation, police obtained an arrest warrant Read More …

Police Arrest Ohio Man, Seize Opioids After Car Stop

Branford police confiscated eight kilograms of narcotics, a combined mixture of Fentanyl and Tramadol, both opioids and valued on the street market at $2 million, after stopping a car with very heavily tinted windows Wednesday.They arrested Carlos Albert Hernandez-Salazar, 27, of Canton, Ohio, after Officer Josef Herten stopped the car because of the windows. The stop occurred at about 5:15 p.m. but police did not say where in Branford or where on a highway it took place. Maria Zambrano, 20, was driving. Their two children were with them.  Read more of  Police Read More …

Branford Police seize 8 kilograms of narcotics from Ohio man

BRANFORD >> Branford Police arrested an Ohio man on Wednesday following a traffic stop when they discovered eight kilograms of narcotics in the trunk of the car. Carlos Alberto Hernandez-Salazar, 27, of 608 Columbus Ave., Canton, Ohio was a passenger in the vehicle that was stopped by Branford Police around 5:15 p. Read more of  Branford Police seize 8 kilograms of narcotics from Ohio man

Man carrying 8 kilograms of narcotics in car with kids in backseat arrested

BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Branford Police found eight kilograms of narcotics after pulling a man over for a motor vehicle violation. Officers pulled over Carlos Hernandez-Salazar of Canton, Ohio for having heavily tinted windows on his vehicle. During the stop, officers noticed Hernandez-Salazar was acting unusually nervous. The trunk of the vehicle was searched and officers located eight packages of narcotics inside of a duffel bag. Hernandez-Salazar was then arrested. He was charged with Possession of Narcotics with Intent to Sell and Risk of Injury to a Minor. He had Read More …

Duff: New law removes barriers to employment

NORWALK — Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, and Deputy Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Kevin Witkos, R-Canton, are praising passage of a bill that removes barriers to employment by reforming the state’s occupational license laws. Above-Ground Swimming Pool Installer, Uniform Student Athlete Agents, Licensed Shorthand Reporters, Itinerant Vendors License, Wholesaler’s Salesman Certificate, Residential Flat Glass or Automotive Glazier, and Real Estate Intern. Read more of  Duff: New law removes barriers to employment

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 …