Bristol Student Honored by Funeral Association

Alyssa Daly of Bristol has been selected by the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association (CFDA) to receive 2017 college scholarship funds. Daly, a new graduate of St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol, will pursue a career in Prosthetics & Orthotics at the University of Hartford in the Fall. CFDA presented $500 to each of eight Connecticut student honorees at a ceremony near its offices in Wethersfield, Conn. This is the seventeenth consecutive year that the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association has awarded college scholarship funds to help young people pursue careers Read More …

CCSU report: Conn. police pull over large number of minorities

There were several departments and one state police troop identified in the supplemental report as exhibiting “a statistically significant racial or ethnic disparity that may indicate the presence of racial or ethnic bias.” 15.1 percent of traffic stops in New Milford were for minorities, 43 percent in Norwalk, 38 percent in West Hartford and Trumbull, 47.4 percent for Wethersfield, 62 percent for Blommfield and 42.4 percent for Connecticut State Police Troop H. The law prohibits law enforcements agencies in the state from stopping, searching or detaining motorists on the sole Read More …

DMV temporarily closing Milford, Derby service centers

WETHERSFIELD >> The Department of Motor Vehicles will temporarily close the Milford and Derby service centers next week while it reviews its staffing situation. The closings are part of DMV’s developing strategy to strengthen customer services in its core full-service branch offices and help alleviate long wait times in these two small offices, the agency said in a release. Read more of  DMV temporarily closing Milford, Derby service centers

Man gets prison for defrauding investors out of $874K

Read more of  Man gets prison for defrauding investors out of $874K HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man will spend almost four years in prison for operating an investment scheme that defrauded people of more than $874,000. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 54-year-old Anthony Sciarra, of Wethersfield, was sentenced Wednesday in Hartford federal court. He pleaded guilty to wire fraud in February. Court documents say Sciarra operated AGS Financial, through which he offered insurance, securities and other financial products. He operated the firm from 2001 until May 2012. Around that time, Read More …

A clinical study underway on non-invasive device that could spell relief for migraine sufferers

Read more of  A clinical study underway on non-invasive device that could spell relief for migraine sufferers WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) – Millions of people worldwide suffer from pulsating, pounding headaches. There is no cure for a migraine. Megan Reddy’s migraines escalated after giving birth to three daughters. “At the height of it, I was really losing about four solid days a month where I was just sick in bed.” Medicine prescribed by Dr. Abigail Chua has brought some relief. Megan says, “I’ll get a few headaches here and there but not to Read More …

New Haven’s budget and management leader heading for new job in Wethersfield

Read more of  New Haven’s budget and management leader heading for new job in Wethersfield NEW HAVEN >> Come the end of the month, Joe Clerkin will travel a similar distance to work, only he will head north, instead of south. Clerkin is retiring from his position as head of budget and management in New Haven after almost three decades working for the city in various capacities overseeing its finances. Read more of  New Haven’s budget and management leader heading for new job in Wethersfield

Psychiatrist Wants Accelerated Rehabilitation In Deadly Hit-And-Run

A Middletown psychiatrist who drove a car that struck and killed a 76-year-old woman crossing the Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield in 2016 and then left the scene says he should be granted accelerated rehabilitation because police determined the woman caused the accident. Juan Sosa, 80, appeared… Read more of  Psychiatrist Wants Accelerated Rehabilitation In Deadly Hit-And-Run

Wethersfield Police ask public to identify suspect in fraud case

Read more of  Wethersfield Police ask public to identify suspect in fraud case WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — The Wethersfield Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in a case of fraud. Wethersfield Police released the photo below on their Facebook page, asking for anyone to come forward if they recognize this woman. Police say the woman in the above photo is a suspect in a case of $5,000 in fraudulent transactions in town. Anyone with information is asked to call Ofc N. Martins at (860) 721-2901.

2017 New Haven Register Boys Golf MVP: Finn Boynton, Notre Dame-West Haven

Finn Boynton wrote down all of the goals he wanted to accomplish before his final season for the Notre Dame-West Haven golf team. Earn medalist laurels in both the Southern Connecticut Conference and Division II state tournaments were two of the bigger ones. Improve his scoring average for nine-hole rounds was also a goal. Accomplish those things and a few others and that would help clinch another goal Boynton jotted down – to be the Register’s Area MVP. Writing down goals is one thing. Working hard toward them is completely Read More …