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  • illegal fireworks Jun 27

    Meriden Police Seize $5K in Illegal Fireworks

    Meriden police seized $5,000 worth of illegal fireworks while investigating complaints into fireworks activity in the Bunker Avenue area. Police said Thursday night into early Friday morning they received multiple complaints about fireworks in the area. Investigators applied for a search and seizure warrant and found the fireworks on the property at 171-173 Bunker Avenue. The fireworks were given to…

  • meriden Jun 27

    Meriden Fire Chief Gives Warning About Illegal Fireworks

    The Meriden Fire Chief is warning residents about possible repercussions for involvement with illegal fireworks.

  • meriden Jun 22

    Hartford Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on I-91 in Meriden

    A Hartford man has died after a motorcycle crash on Interstate 91 North in Meriden on Sunday evening. State police said 42-year-old David Mendoza, of Hartford, was driving a Yamaha motorcycle and collided with a Ford Focus near exit 17 just after 7:15 p.m. No one in the Ford Focus had any apparent injuries, according to state police. Anyone with…

  • meriden Jun 22

    SCSU Athletics Identified Teen Killed in Meriden Crash as Student-Athlete

    An 18-year-old died and another person has serious injuries after a crash in Meriden Sunday morning. Police identified the teen who died at 18-year-old Jaylon Devine Nixon. The Southern Connecticut State University Athletics department posted a statement on its website saying Jaylon Nixon, 18, of Meriden, was a member of the school’s men’s swimming and diving team. “Southern Athletics...

  • meriden Jun 21

    Police ID Man Found Dead in Meriden Hotel Parking Lot

    Police have identified a man who was shot and killed in a hotel parking lot in Meriden on Sunday morning. Officers received a call from a female witness shortly before 2 a.m. reporting a shooting that had happened. Police said the woman told them a man had been shot and needed immediate medical attention. When police arrived, they said the…

  • meriden Jun 21

    Man Shot & Killed in Hotel Parking Lot in Meriden

    A man has died after being shot at a hotel parking lot.

  • Perrie Mason Jun 18

    Warrant Gives Grim Glimpse Into Death of Meriden Mom

    Authorities believe a man charged this week with the murder his ex-girlfriend last year crushed her body after she died, set it on fire and placed her body parts in garbage bags, according to an arrest warrant affidavit released Wednesday. The affidavit provided the first public accounts of the death of Perrie Mason, a mother of two from Meriden who…

  • meriden Jun 16

    Ex-Boyfriend to Be Charged in Murder of Meriden Mom

    A man accused of killing his ex-fiancee days before her body was found near his workplace in Waterbury will be charged with murder, according to police. Authorities previously called Jason Watson a suspect in the death Perrie Mason, of Meriden, a 31-year-old mother of two. She was reported missing by her sister on Aug. 17, 2019 and her body was…

  • kids connection Jun 11

    Kids Connection Digital Exclusive Episode #2

    Join us as we learn all about farming and explore Hubbard Park in Meriden!

  • meriden Jun 10

    Meriden Teacher Uses Hidden Talent to Put on 2020 School Talent Show

    For weeks we’ve been seeing examples of people getting creative to pull together landmark events like graduations and birthday parties in the midst of major disruption from the coronavirus. And the same can be said for an elementary school talent show, thanks to the hidden talent of a new teacher. Like cash in Kolby Ryerson’s drawer, the coronavirus made...

  • Meriden Mall Jun 5

    Meriden Mall Has New Owner & New Name

    The mall in Meriden has a new owner as of Friday. Namdar Realty Group announced Friday it closed its acquisition of the mall on Lewis Avenue from Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield. Westfield Meriden has been renamed Meriden Mall, according to a news release. It will operate normally during the transition to new ownership, the company said. “The Meriden Mall presents an exciting opportunity…

  • meriden May 25

    At Least 3 Injured in Meriden Shooting: Police

    Police are investigating after at least three people were shot in Meriden Sunday night. The incident occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. in the area of Park Street at Center Street, according to police. Police said at least three people were identified and treated at hospitals in the area. Injuries appear to be non-life threatening at this time. Police believe the…

  • meriden May 21

    Bat Tests Positive For Rabies in Meriden

    Meriden health officials are warning residents after a rabid bat was captured in the city. The bat was caught on Woodland Ridge and tested positive for rabies on Wednesday, according to the Meriden Department of Health & Human Services. A person who was exposed to the bat is now receiving preventative treatment. Health officials are urging residents to make sure…

  • meriden May 18

    1 Dead, 1 in Critical Condition After Crash in Meriden

    One person has died and another person is in critical condition after a car crash in Meriden over the weekend. Officers were called to Old Colony Road around 10:20 p.m. on Saturday after getting a report of a crash with serious injuries. When police arrived, they said they found a Honda Civic in the northbound lane of Old Colony Road…

  • meriden May 15

    Fire Breaks Out at Meriden Home Being Repaired After Past Fire

    A house that was being repaired after one fire was on fire again this morning.   The fire broke out at a house on Lincoln Terrace in Meriden, according to officials. No one was home because repairs were underway. The family of eight had planned to move back in on Sunday.

  • meriden May 15

    Fire Damages Home in Meriden

    Crews investigate an early morning fire in Meriden Friday morning.

  • meriden May 11

    Route 15 in Meriden Reopens After Multi-Vehicle Crash

    Route 15 in Meriden has reopened after a multi-vehicle crash on Monday. The left lane of Route 15 northbound was closed between exits 67 and 68N, according to the state Dept. of Transportation. It has since reopened. It’s unclear how many vehicles were involved in the crash or if anyone was injured.

  • meriden Apr 28

    Meriden Evaluating Economic Toll of COVID-19 Shutdowns

    Like all Connecticut cities, Meriden is trying to manage today’s economic challenges. Among those, delinquent taxes. Per the governor’s executive order, towns must offer either a deferral or low-interest rate program. Meriden has opted for the latter. “Typically our annual interest rate is at 18 percent for delinquent taxes,” said Meriden Mayor Kevin Scarpati. “This program that’s in place...

  • Food banks Apr 23

    Veterans Provide Needed Food Donations in Meriden

    Helping in times of tragedy is nothing new for the non-profit group known as Veterans Response. This group of military veterans has responded to natural disasters around the world. On Thursday they were providing needed assistance in their own community. Veterans Response was in Meriden where they donated hundreds pounds of food and supplies to the New Opportunities food bank….

  • social distancing Apr 14

    Meriden Employs Drones to Enforce Social Distancing

    The city of Meriden announced a decision to use drones to help enforce social distancing.

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