• Deep River January 31, 2024 8:43 am

    Community comes together to help animals seized from Deep River home

    A 78-year-old woman is facing 55 counts of animal cruelty after Connecticut State Police and Tri Town Regional Animal Control seized dogs, hens and a rooster from her property last week. Jean Jameson, 78, was charged after police seized 43 dogs, 11 hens and one rooster from the property they described as “unsanitary.” An unfit for human occupancy sign is…

  • Deep River January 30, 2024 5:09 pm

    Community comes together to help animals seized from Deep River home

    A 78-year-old woman is facing 55 counts of animal cruelty after state police and animal control officers found 43 dogs, 11 hens and one rooster on her property in Deep River, living in deplorable conditions.

  • Deep River January 30, 2024 11:55 am

    55 animals seized from Deep River home

    Dozens of dogs, hens and roosters have been seized from a Deep River home after an investigation that started in April and the homeowner has been charged with 55 counts of cruelty to animals. The investigation started in April 2023 when Tri Town Regional Animal Control received a complaint about barking dogs at a home on Bushy Hill Road in…

  • Deep River January 8, 2024 4:04 pm

    State police look to ID suspects who vandalized school equipment, student artwork in Deep River

    State police are looking to identify two people accused of vandalizing a school in Deep River just before Christmas. Troopers responded to the John Winthrop School on Dec. 23 after being contacted by school staff. Security footage showed the two people were in the school between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. the night before, on Dec. 22, according to state…

  • Deep River October 11, 2023 11:24 pm

    Plans move forward to address mold at Deep River middle school

    Putting together a plan to address mold. The Region 4 Schools Board of Education moved to begin getting proposals from companies to address mold at a Deep River middle school.

  • Deep River October 11, 2023 11:26 pm

    Plans move forward to address mold at Deep River middle school

    Putting together a plan to address mold. The Region 4 Schools Board of Education moved to begin getting proposals from companies to address mold at a Deep River middle school. As John Winthrop Middle School remains closed due to extensive mold, the Region 4 Schools Board of Ed moved forward with requests for proposals in finding companies to eliminate the…

  • Deep River October 5, 2023 11:43 am

    Mold affecting middle school in Deep River

    Students and staff from John Winthrop Middle School in Deep River have been moved to Valley Regional High School for safety reasons after an environmental report shows extensive mold in multiple rooms in the building.

  • Deep River October 4, 2023 11:24 pm

    Deep River school district addresses mold and overcrowding concerns

    How bad is the mold at a middle school in Deep River? Parents and teachers got a better idea after a report from a consulting firm was released.

  • Deep River October 5, 2023 11:47 am

    Deep River school district addresses mold and overcrowding concerns

    How bad is the mold at a middle school in Deep River? Parents and teachers got a better idea after a report from a consulting firm was released. But now the question is – how does the Region 4 school district move forward with the students packed at the high school? “It’s looking like this is going to be a…

  • Deep River September 8, 2023 4:21 pm

    Mold discovered at middle school in Deep River, classes relocated

    Classes are being relocated from John Winthrop Middle School in Deep River due to the discovery of mold, according to district superintendent Brian White. White is the superintendent of the Chester, Deep River, Essex & Region 4 School District. He tells NBC Connecticut the district is working with the Connecticut River Area Health District as well as environmental professionals to…

  • Glastonbury July 31, 2023 5:36 pm

    Late winter and early spring freezing still impacting farms across Connecticut

    A very cold snap of weather in February is taking its toll on peaches across Connecticut. “Those blossoms, those buds froze on us in February,” said Woody Scott with Scott’s Orchard and Nursery in Glastonbury. Woody Scott said his farm lost their entire peach crop during that February freeze. Peaches bud the previous year, and temperatures below a certain...

  • Deep River July 28, 2023 7:55 pm

    Route 9 in Deep River back open following motorcycle crash

    Route 9 South in Deep River has fully reopened after a motorcycle crash. The accident happened a little after 4 p.m. in the area of Exit 7, according to state police. Injuries have been reported, but the extent of those injuries are not known at this time, state police said. Additional details regarding the crash weren’t immediately available.

  • Business June 2, 2023 9:42 am

    Smith & Wesson to Close Deep River Facility

    Gunmaker Smith & Wesson will be closing its Deep River facility and eliminating 129 jobs between this August and December 2024. The company notified the state Department of Labor that it will be closing its facility at 12 Bridge St. in Deep River on Dec. 31, 2024. The Springfield, Massachusetts,-based company will begin eliminating jobs on Aug. 4 of this…

  • project innovation September 29, 2022 4:39 pm

    Walk to Celebrate Inclusion and Acceptance This Weekend in Deep River

    If you’re looking to stretch your legs and empower people of all abilities, you’re going to want to look no farther than Deep River this weekend. On Saturday, the “Compassion Walk: Paving the Way for People of All Abilities” will kick off at 9 a.m. from the elementary school. The event is a celebration of inclusion, and all proceeds...

  • Deep River September 1, 2022 8:57 pm

    Deep River Teen Taken Into Custody for Alleged Hate Speech Left on Town Message Board

    A 17-year-old was taken into custody for allegedly leaving a message of hate written on the Deep River town message board in June, according to Connecticut State Police. Officials conducted a months-long investigation into the “vulgar, racist message” posted on the sign board at Devitt Field. A resident alerted the town to the message and it was immediately removed. Town…

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