Griswold Receives STEAP Grant

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  Griswold First Selectman, Kevin Skulczyck is excited to announce the awarded STEAP Grant.  They would like to thank Paul Brycki, State Representative and Congressman Courtney’s office for their help in securing the funds. The Grant is for $370,000 for the Jewett City… Read More

Voluntown YSB Dodgeball Tournament

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  A YSB Dodgeball Tournament will be held on Saturday, March 5th starting at 9am in the Voluntown Elementary School gym.   The tournament is open to students in grades 5 – 8, as well as to high school students and adults.  … Read More

Woodstock Man Arrested for Sexual Assault

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  On 02/18/16, Gary Sheldon of Roseland Park Road, Woodstock, CT was arrested after turning himself in at Troop D  after a lengthy investigation revealed he was allegedly sexually assaulting a child over a three year period of time. Troop D secured a… Read More

Shoplifting and Drug Possession

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Police responding to a shoplifting complaint at the Big Y, on Wauregan Road in Killingly, on Friday, arrested Killian Burns, 25, of Woodstock, CT. Police were able to recover the stolen merchandise from Burns, and while searching her further, found several pills, drug… Read More

Rottweiler Owners Appeal Ruling

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Two Rottweilers ordered to be put to death by town and state officials for their attack on Lynne Denning, a home health aide worker, at a Plainfield home on December 3, 2014, have not been euthanized as of yet. Owners of the two… Read More

Who’s Responsible?

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– Potholes are a sign of Spring, but they can do damage to your car, and this could be a bad year for potholes. Potholes can cause a lot of damage to your car, and accounts for nearly $3 billion in damages every… Read More

Sexual Assault Arrest by Plainfield PD

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  On Friday February 19, 2016 at approximately 6:27 A.M., the Plainfield Police Department arrested Jason T. Marquis, 38, of Bristol, CT for the charges of Risk of Injury to a Minor-Illegal Sexual Contact and two counts of Sexual Assault in the First… Read More

Reckless Driving Arrest – Vernon

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  On February 18, 2016 at approximately 7:15pm, Trooper Kaelberer was conducting speed enforcement on I-84 in the town of Vernon when a silver Fiat was observed traveling at a high rate of speed in the carpool lane. Using a lazer unit, Kaelberer… Read More

Flag Misuse Accusation

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*** From The CT NEWS JUNKIE *** Lt. Timothy Madden, commanding officer of The CT State Police Troop D barracks in Danielson, allegedly used the state flag for a personal painting project. It was reported earlier this week that Madden, while painting parts… Read More

Killingly Sewers Stuffed

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Residents of Killingly who have been flushing their used baby wipes down the drain, are now costing the town thousands of dollars to repair the sewage systems. The town council has approved the use of $40,000 from the town capital non-recurring accounts fund… Read More

First Line of Defense

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Once a fire starts in your home, you may only have a matter of minutes to be able to get out safely. A functional smoke alarm can double the residents chances of surviving a fire. Faulty smoke alarms, due to diminished capacity or… Read More

Two Arrests Made in Central Village

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  February 18, 2016 A residence in Central Village on East Main Street was served a narcotics-related search and seizure warrant. Captain Mario Arriaga says two arrests were made.   Check back for updates as they come in!

Post University & Griswold Partnership

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Pictured here:  Griswold First Selectman Kevin Skulczyck (left) and Post University Director of Regional Site and Corporate Development Curtis Best roll out news of a new partnership between the town and the University during an event at Griswold Middle School on February 10,… Read More

Danielson Arrest During Narcotics Search

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  Danielson, CT (February 18, 2016): The Troop D-Danielson Quality of Life Task Force (QLTF) arrested two people during the execution of a Search and Seizure warrant. On 02/17/2016 at approximately 6:15 pm, Troopers from the QLTF, Troop D, and Officers from the… Read More

Heroin and Driving Don’t Mix

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Kevin Lagace, 24, of Canterbury, was arrested Tuesday morning, after police and emergency personnel responded to the intersection of Route 6 and South Main Street in Brooklyn for what was reported as a medical emergency. Lagace was seen slumped over the steering wheel… Read More

And The Winner Is …

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Keeping the family tradition alive, CJ, a German shorthaired pointer, from Temecula, California, won best in show, at the 140th Westminster Kennel Club, in front of a packed house at Madison Square Garden, in New York City, Tuesday evening. CJ’s grandmother, Carlee won… Read More

Update on Sheldon Road Bridge

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  After a joint meeting last week with the Connecticut DOT and the Connecticut DEEP, the Sheldon Road Bridge will remain closed due to erosion under and around the bridge’s abutment, which created safety concerns.   The Town of Griswold has filed an… Read More

Brooklyn Drug Arrest

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  Danielson, CT (February 16, 2016): Troopers from the Troop D-Danielson Quality of Life Task Force (QLTF) arrested two people after observing a drug deal in Brooklyn. On February 15, 2016 at approximately 6:25 p.m., the QLTF was conducting surveillance of the Walmart… Read More

Supreme Court Justice Scalia Dead

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died at the age of 79, a government source and a family friend reported on Saturday. Scalia died in his sleep during a visit to Texas.

Major Drug Bust in Killingly

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Francisco Fraustro, 39, and David Desjardin, 32, were arrested at their Killingly home on Friday, where police seized 400 bags of sale ready, pre-packaged heroin, several bags of synthetic marijuana, a digital scale, 5 cell phones and approximately $1,300 in cash. According to… Read More

Marijuana Legal in Connecticut

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If one Connecticut lawmaker gets legislation passed, the sale and use of marijuana for adults over 21 would become legal. Democratic Representative Juan Candelaria of New Haven, introduced legislation on Thursday, joining other New England states who are considering legalizing the recreational use… Read More

Hospitals Prepare to Fight

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Lawrence & Memorial and William W. Backus Hospital are preparing to join with other hospitals in Connecticut to voice their opinions against Governor Malloy’s proposed cuts in health care services. Next Thursday, the Appropriations Committee will conduct public hearings on the hospital funding… Read More

Not Your Normal Breakfast of Champions

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A Massachusetts man weaving in and out of traffic, was stopped on Interstate 91 in Meriden on Thursday. Upon searching the car of Rolando Pino-Martinez, police found 2 kilos of cocaine stuffed inside of a Cheerios breakfast cereal box. Pino-Martinez was arrested and… Read More

Public Health & Safety Vacancy: Griswold

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  Any Jewett City/Griswold resident interested in serving as a member of the Griswold Public Health and Safety Committee should submit a letter of interest to Kevin Skulczyck, First Selectman, 28 Main St. Jewett City, CT 06351 or selectmensassistant@griswold-ct.org.

Willington Narcotics Arrest

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                  State Troopers Make Willington Narcotics Arrest   Willington, CT (February 12, 2016):  The Troop C-Tolland Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET),  Statewide Narcotics Task Force (SNTF), DEA – Hartford Resident Office, United States Postal Inspection Service… Read More