• BURLINGTON March 6, 2023 4:02 am

    Crash With Wires Down Closes Route 4 in Burlington

    Route 4 in Burlington remains closed after a crash with downed wires on Sunday afternoon. Firefighters said a vehicle hit the pole and wires were brought down. Emergency crews said the power in town was distributed so they could get the occupant out of the vehicle. It’s unclear if anyone is injured. The road is currently closed between Mountain Spring…

  • murder February 22, 2023 10:42 am

    Discarded Cigarette Butt, DNA Tests Solve Vt. Teacher's 52-Year-Old Murder

    A discarded cigarette found near the body of a 24-year-old Vermont school teacher in her apartment nearly 52 years ago helped lead investigators to an upstairs neighbor who they say strangled her after having a fight with his wife, police said Tuesday.

  • BURLINGTON December 11, 2022 6:24 pm

    Fire Damages Barn in Burlington

    An early morning fire damaged a barn in Burlington on Sunday. Emergency crews were called to Lyon Road just before 4 a.m. after getting a report of a structure fire. While crews were responding, they said they learned the fire was a fully involved barn/garage with exposure to a home. Tankers from surrounding towns were requested to assist with...

  • BURLINGTON November 12, 2022 12:46 pm

    State Police ID Man Killed in Head-On Crash on Route 4 at Burlington-Farmington Line

    Connecticut State Police have identified the man who was killed in a head-on crash on Route 4 at the Burlington-Farmington line on Friday morning. Troopers said 38-year-old Anthony Martocci, of Meriden, was traveling westbound on Route 4 just before 6:30 a.m. when he crossed the center median and hit a vehicle traveling eastbound head-on. After the collision, authorities said Martocci’s…

  • Hartford November 14, 2022 7:31 am

    These New England Cities Are Among the Rattiest in the US

    Rats have been a rising problem in New England cities and some have been named among the most rat-infested cities in the country. Boston; Hartford; Portland, Maine; and Burlington, Vermont, were the cities in New England included in the top 50 for 2022. Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles topped the list. Boston is the rattiest New England city,…

  • BURLINGTON November 11, 2022 1:17 pm

    One Dead, One Hospitalized After Crash on Route 4 on Burlington-Farmington Line

    One person is dead and another is hospitalized after a crash on Route 4 at the Burlington-Farmington line Friday morning, according to state police. The road was closed Between Spielman Highway and Huckleberry Hill Road, but has reopened. The crash happened just after 6:30 a.m. State police said Lifestar, the medical transport helicopter, was called, but then canceled. No information…

  • BURLINGTON October 3, 2022 5:10 pm

    Dogs Injured After Being Attacked by Coyotes in Burlington

    Two dogs in Burlington were injured after being attacked by coyotes this weekend, according to animal control officers. Authorities said two separate attacks happened and two dogs were injured. Animal Control Officer Katie Meskun said both attacks happened in the area of Johnnycake Mountain Road. The dogs are being treated for minor bite injuries to their legs. Meskun said both…

  • BURLINGTON July 16, 2022 8:36 am

    Loved Ones Remember Plainville Teen After Memorial Defaced

    One year ago, a Plainville teen and his friend died by a dangerous dam after jumping into the Farmington River. Despite a bad actor defacing Lucas Brewer’s memorial on Friday night, loved ones came together to remember him. “I’m glad we’re all here remembering him,” said Lola Molloy. She said Brewer was “definitely a light in [her] life.” After...

  • brush fire May 1, 2022 7:15 pm

    Crews Battle 5-Acre Brush Fire in Burlington

    Firefighters from several towns helped put out a brush fire that extended several acres in Burlington. Crews said they responded to the scene of the 5-acre brush fire at approximately 2 p.m. The brush fire took place in the woods between Vineyard Road and Westledge Drive. Authorities said the terrain was hilly. The fire was put out with the help…

  • BURLINGTON February 11, 2022 3:35 pm

    Superintendent Investigating ‘Disrespectful, Racist' Actions by Fans at Girls Basketball Game

    The Region 10 Schools superintendent is investigating an incident involving “disrespectful” actions with “profane and racist overtones” by fans at Lewis Mills High School girls basketball game in Burlington Thursday night, according to an email sent to parents. Lewis Mills hosted the game against Meriden’s Platt High School. Superintendent Howard Thiery said he was contacted by the Lewis Mills principal…

  • PFAS December 23, 2021 9:49 pm

    DEEP Investigates Illegal Use of PFAS in Burlington

    The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is investigating after Burlington firefighters allegedly used firefighting foam illegally to put out a car fire. A DEEP spokesperson said fire officials responded to a fully engulfed car fire on Route 6 Wednesday night. Universal Gold AFFF foam, which contains the chemical PFAS, was used to put out the fire, they said….

  • BURLINGTON December 8, 2021 1:09 pm

    CT LIVE!: The Drunken Donut Drink at Hogan's Cider Mill

    Hogan’s Cider Mill is located in Burlington.

  • BURLINGTON November 29, 2021 11:27 am

    Burlington Fire Department Warns of Shirt For Sale With Department's Patch

    The Burlington Volunteer Fire Company in Connecticut warned community members that a t-shirt with the department’s patch is not a fundraiser for the department.

  • BURLINGTON November 29, 2021 11:27 am

    Burlington Fire Department Warns of Shirt For Sale With Department's Patch

    The Burlington Volunteer Fire Company in Connecticut warned community members that a t-shirt with the department’s patch is not a fundraiser for the department. Michael Boucher, the fire chief for Burlington, said over the weekend he received a text message advertising a shirt for Canton’s fire department and people also started reaching out to him and said they received...

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