• bethel December 12, 2022 4:48 pm

    Bethel Police Look for Car Involved in Deadly Hit-and-Run

    Police in Bethel are searching for a car that was involved in a deadly hit-and-run Friday. The collision happened around 4:40 p.m. on Route 6 near the Stony Hill Diner. Investigators say a man was struck and killed by a vehicle that was traveling west towards Danbury. Authorities are looking for a red 2010-2015 Honda Accord Crosstour in connection to…

  • bethel December 9, 2022 10:50 pm

    Man Struck, Killed By Hit & Run Driver in Bethel

    Police in Bethel are searching for the driver that was involved in a deadly hit and run Friday. The collision occurred around 4:40 p.m. on Route 6 near the Stony Hill Diner. Investigators say a man had been struck and killed by a vehicle that was traveling west towards Danbury. Police haven’t released the person’s identity yet. Anyone that...

  • bethel May 11, 2022 8:50 pm

    Bethel Trench Collapse Leaves Worker in Serious Condition

    A worker was trapped in a trench after it collapsed in the Stony Hill section of Bethel, according to fire officials. Several fire departments, including Stony Hill Volunteer Fire Company and Bethel firefighters, responded to a reported collapse on Budd Drive at approximately 1:07 p.m. When firefighters got to the scene, they saw a worker was trapped in a hole…

  • Ukraine April 3, 2022 8:25 pm

    Fundraiser to Help Ukrainian Gymnasts Held in Bethel

    A gymnastics facility in Bethel is helping to provide aid directly to families of young gymnasts in Ukraine in dire need of help.

  • bethel April 3, 2022 8:22 pm

    Bethel Gymnastics Facility Holds Virtual Master Class to Raise Money for Ukraine

    A gymnastics facility in Bethel is helping to provide aid directly to families of young gymnasts in Ukraine that are in dire need of help. This weekend, Kratos Gymnastics hosted a virtual master class with Ukrainian gymnast and World Championship silver medalist Irina Kovalchuk. With young gymnasts joining virtually from Ukraine and others participating right here in Connecticut, the goal…

  • bethel February 20, 2022 4:06 pm

    Ohio Man Arrested in Bethel in Connection With Multiple Car Thefts

    An Ohio man was arrested in Bethel Sunday morning in connection with a couple of different car thefts in different states, police said. Officials said they received a report of a car idling in a Bethel hotel parking lot for several hours. Responding officers found that the car was stolen out of Rhode Island on Saturday. Authorities said the person…

  • bethel June 21, 2021 4:02 pm

    Connecticut State Trooper Charged With DUI

    A Connecticut State trooper was arrested, accused of driving under the influence in Bethel Sunday, according to the Bethel Police Department.

  • bethel April 6, 2021 7:39 pm

    Bethel Police Investigate After Coffee Shop's Pride Flag Burned

    The Bethel Police Department has launched an investigation after a coffee shop’s pride flag was burned and left at the front door.

  • bethel April 6, 2021 5:57 pm

    Bethel Police Investigate After Coffee Shop's Pride Flag Burned

    Bethel Police are investigating after a Pride flag belonging to a coffee shop was destroyed and left on its doorstep.

  • bethel September 27, 2020 3:24 pm

    Dog Alerts Neighbors to Early Morning Fire in Bethel

    A neighbor’s dog alerted a family in Bethel of a fire on their back porch early Sunday morning. The fire happened at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Putnam Park Road, firefighters said. When crews arrived, they found a fire on the back porch of a home with the family inside sleeping and unaware. Police evacuated the home while crews worked...

  • bethel September 18, 2020 6:54 am

    Nine-Year-Old Features Local Eateries On YouTube to Help Businesses Amid COVID-19

    A 9-year-old boy from Bethel has the scoop on all the best eateries in town. Once Nicholas Zaccagno realized how the COVID-19 pandemic was impacting local businesses, he started a YouTube page, called “Nicky Will Eat It,” featuring restaurants in town and giving his own reviews by making mini commercials. “When this coronavirus happened … we saw all the businesses…

  • power outages August 12, 2020 6:49 pm

    Power Struggle Continues For Some in Western Connecticut

    Marianne Mahoney has lived in Bethel for 37 years. When Hurricane Gloria knocked out power at her house in 1985, her family invested in a generator. It’s that same generator, purchased more than three decades ago, she has been relying on for more than a week. As of 4:30 Wednesday afternoon, Mahoney was still without power, a serious problem for…

  • power outages August 10, 2020 7:00 pm

    Bethel Official Calls Out Eversource for Lack of Town, PD Power

    The Bethel Police Department finally had power restored Monday, six days after Tropical Storm Isaias. The department ran on a generator and First Selectman Matthew Knickerbocker said the delay is unacceptable. “We have been calling and calling and calling and saying right here in our very critical department that our community relies on, they could not get power,” said Knickerbocker….

  • power outages August 10, 2020 6:45 pm

    Bethel First Selectman Calls Out Eversource on Storm Response

    With much of his town in the dark nearly a week after Isaias, Bethel’s first selectman is demanding answers from Eversource on the power company’s response to the storm.

  • bethel May 19, 2020 12:25 pm

    Bethel Summer Camps, Programs Canceled Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    The town of Bethel has decided to cancel its summer camps and programs this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. Parks and Recreation officials said after talking with the parks association and health department, they have decided to cancel all summer programming this year. The cancellation includes summer playground camps, basketball camp, baseball camp, tennis camps and lessons, Skyhawks, U.S....

  • governor ned lamont May 19, 2020 9:22 am

    Executive Order Affects Connecticut Summer School and Camps

    Gov. Ned Lamont’s latest executive order prohibits day camps that weren’t already operating as of May 5 from beginning operations until June 22 and cancels resident camps. He is also prohibiting summer school programs from starting before July 6 “unless earlier extended, modified, or terminated by the governor.”

  • bethel May 7, 2020 3:07 pm

    Sharks Spotted Shopping at Bethel Market

    Who are Bethel’s Blue Sharks? It’s a question some are asking after a pair dressed in shark costumes was spotted at Caraluzzi’s Bethel Market last month.

  • bethel May 7, 2020 3:07 pm

    Sharks Spotted Shopping at Bethel Grocery Store

    Who are Bethel’s Blue Sharks? It’s a question some are asking after a pair dressed in shark costumes was spotted at Caraluzzi’s Bethel Market late last month. Video posted online by Meghan Keating shows the sharks getting their grocery shopping done, waving with their fins. Many commented that they had also spotted the sharks, a moment of levity in...

  • bethel April 17, 2020 12:11 pm

    Bethel Police Arrest Suspects Accused of Embezzling from Children's Baseball Club

    The former treasurer and concession director of a private children’s baseball association in Bethel are accused of embezzling more than $25,000 from the club. Bethel police said they arrested Kurt and Jennifer Dyer, of Bethel, and charged them with first degree larceny and conspiracy to commit larceny in the first degree after the new treasurer of the Bethel Baseball Association…

  • bethel January 12, 2020 3:22 pm

    Three School Buses Damaged in Bethel Fire

    Three school buses are damaged after a fire in Bethel on Sunday morning. Bethel & Stony Hill Volunteers were dispatched to the bus depot on Henry Street for the report of multiple buses on fire just before 2:30 a.m. According to Stony Hill Volunteer Fire Department the quick actions of the Bethel Police Department helped from making the destruction worse….

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