Temporarily missing plane located in Plainville

OXFORD >> A potentially downed plane Friday morning has been located safe and sound at Robertson Field Airport in Plainville. The four-seater was initially reported to have lost contact with the tower in the area of the Waterbury-Oxford Airport, Connecticut State Police said. State, Naugatuck and Middlebury police had been searching the area and “wood line,” where more densely foliated land began. Read more of  Temporarily missing plane located in Plainville

Plane that went missing at Oxford found safe in Plainville

OXFORD >> A potentially downed plane Friday morning has been located safe and sound at Robertson Field Airport in Plainville. The four-seater was initially reported to have lost contact with the tower in the area of the public Waterbury-Oxford Airport, Connecticut State Police said. State, Naugatuck and Middlebury police had been searching the area and “wood line,” where more densely foliated land began. Read more of  Plane that went missing at Oxford found safe in Plainville

Police Responding To Report Of Downed Plane In Oxford

First responders were called to a report of a downed plane Friday morning near Oxford Airport. State police reported the incident about 8:15 a.m. The plane was reported to be a four-seat aircraft. State police, along with Naugatuck and Middlebury police were searching the area near the wood line… Read more of  Police Responding To Report Of Downed Plane In Oxford

Possible downed plane reported near Oxford Airport

OXFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Emergency officials are responding to a possible downed plane near the Waterbury-Oxford Airport Friday morning. State police tweeted that first responders were en route to a possible downed plane in the area of the Oxford Airport. Possible downed plane reported in the area of Oxford airport. First responders enroute — CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) July 21, 2017 Troopers say airport officials were working to find a plane in the air that they lost visuals of when the plane was supposed to land but did not. Plane reported Read More …

Home run balls returned to sender

Wolcott’s players look on as Puerto Rico players are introduced prior to their Roberto Clemente World Series game Thursday at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury.Jim Shannon Republican-American By MARK JAFFEE Republican-American WATERBURY — Bergen County (N.J.) Cyclones first baseman J.C. Pacheo, 8, belted a home run to right field in the first inning of his team’s Roberto Clemente World Series game at the Joan Joyce Field against Rockford (Ill.) on Thursday. The ball was retrieved and later given to Pacheo for safekeeping. It’s standard procedure at state, North Atlantic Regional and Read More …

Lonesome glove returned to its owner

Wolcott’s Chris Bova (16) delivers a pitch during their Roberto Clemente World Series game against Puerto Rico Thursday at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury.Jim Shannon Republican-American BY MARK JAFFEE REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — The Roberto Clemente World Series hadn’t played its first game when a good deed was performed by an opposing coach. After the players’ parade and skills competition was held Wednesday, they had a picnic and went on rides at Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury. Rockford (Ill.) coach Mark Anderson noticed a baseball glove had been left behind and grabbed Read More …

Katherine Berman, Wife Of ESPN Personality Chris Berman, Died From Blunt Trauma, Drowning

Katherine Berman died from injuries she suffered after her car struck the back end of another vehicle in Middlebury in May, the state medical examiner has determined. Dr. James Gill, the chief state medical examiner, ruled Berman’s death was an accident and said she died from blunt trauma and drowning…. Read more of  Katherine Berman, Wife Of ESPN Personality Chris Berman, Died From Blunt Trauma, Drowning

Hazardous waste day is free to area residents

NAUGATUCK >> A Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Paint Collection Day is scheduled for the towns of Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, and Woodbury for Saturday, July 29, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at the former General DataComm Building, 6 Rubber Avenue, in Naugatuck. Read More of  Hazardous waste day is free to area residents

Quassy Amusement Waterpark Gets Supercharged

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Three new gigantic water raft rides are coming to Quassy’s Splash Away Bay for the 2018 season. The addition will bring the number of slides to 15 at the lakeside complex. In addition to the new slides, Quassy will also construct Splash Away Bay Cafe & Deck overlooking Lake Quassapaug with rooftop seating. “We’re thrilled that we can start the project later this summer and have it completed for the waterpark’s opening next year,” said park President Eric Anderson. The largest of the three giant slides Read More …