• meriden Oct 27

    Meriden Residents Report Voter Registration Issue

    Tuesday, October 27 is the last day to register to vote, unless you plan to do so day-of at the polls. Residents looking to register in Meriden Tuesday morning were not pleased with the process after struggling to get in touch with anyone. NBC Connecticut watched as resident after resident approached Meriden’s registrar door in the morning confused. Those we…

  • meriden Oct 21

    Suspect in Deadly Meriden Shooting Found in Puerto Rico

    The suspect in a deadly Meriden shooting has been located and taken into custody in Puerto Rico. Police said 32-year-old Davis Omar Roman Villanueva is wanted in the death of 34-year-old Casey Eric Schoonover, whose body was found at Foster Court on October 4. Investigators believe Schoonover was shot during an incident on Grove Street. Police said at the time…

  • meriden Oct 20

    Meriden Police Investigate Gunfire at Meriden Mall Parking Lot

    Meriden police are investigating shots fired at the Meriden Mall parking lot Tuesday morning. Police said they were called to the mall around 11:50 a.m. after one car chasing another pulled into the mall parking lot. Someone in the first car opened fire on the other vehicle, according to police. It is unclear if the car being chased was hit….

  • meriden Oct 20

    Meriden Police Say More Children Are Sharing Child Pornography

    Police in Meriden are sending a warning to parents after seeing an increase in children creating and sharing sexually explicit photos and videos. They said children are using the material to harass or bully others and ask parents to speak to their children to stop what is happening. Meriden Police said they take possession of child pornography, even by a…

  • meriden Oct 19

    Chalk the Walk Event Held in Meriden

    A Chalk the Walk event was held in Meriden on Saturday to promote sustainable activities.

  • meriden Oct 18

    Platt, Maloney Square Off in Full-Contact High School Football Game

    It’s a rivalry usually reserved for Thanksgiving, but Saturday’s October contest between Platt and Maloney might have meant more than any of their other previous matchups. “We came out here, we did our best as a team,” said Maloney senior running back James Tarver. “Being able to play football right now with so many towns not being able to...

  • meriden Oct 18

    Platt, Maloney Square Off in Full-Contact High School Football Game

    It’s a rivalry usually reserved for Thanksgiving, but Saturday’s October contest between Platt and Maloney might have meant more than any of their other previous matchups.

  • meriden Oct 12

    Police Investigate Shooting in Meriden

    Police are investigating after a man was shot in the area of Ceppa Field in Meriden Sunday evening. The shooting happened at approximately 5:55 p.m. at 113 Gale Ave. Police said they received reports of shots fired and were later notified that a man with a gunshot wound had arrived at MidState Medical Center. The man suffered a non-life threatening…

  • meriden Oct 9

    Police Seek Suspect in Deadly Meriden Shooting

    Meriden police are searching for the suspect in a deadly shooting. Police said the suspect pictured below is wanted in the death of 34-year-old Casey Eric Schoonover, whose body was found at Foster Court on October 4. Investigators believe Schoonover was shot during an incident on Grove Street, according to police, who said at the time that they did not…

  • flu shot Oct 9

    CT to Supply Free Flu Vaccine for Every Child in State: Official

    Health officials have stressed the importance of getting a flu shot this season and they announced efforts Friday morning on how to make sure more people have access to them. Dr. Deidre Gifford, the acting commissioner of the Department of Public Health, said the state Department of Health is working with local health departments to get a flu vaccine at…

  • meriden Oct 6

    20-Year-Old Man Killed, Another Man Injured in Gang-Related Shooting in Meriden: PD

    One man has died and another one is injured after what police said was a gang-related shooting in Meriden early Saturday morning. Officers were called to South Broad Street around 2:30 a.m. after getting a report of shots fired. When police arrived, they said they found evidence of gunfire. A short time later, a local hospital contacted officers about two…

  • meriden Oct 4

    Police ID Man Shot, Killed in Meriden

    Police have identified a man who was shot and killed early Sunday morning. Officers were called to the area of Grove Street early in the morning after getting a complaint of shots fired with two cars reportedly seen speeding away from the scene. When police arrived to the area, they said they couldn’t find anything to corroborate the report...

  • high school football Sep 24

    Meriden to Allow High School Football to Be Played This Fall

    The City of Meriden said Thursday it will allow high school football to be played this fall. It is unclear what exactly the announcement will mean for the city’s high school football teams since the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference decided earlier this month that it would not move ahead with a season after the Department of Public Health deemed...

  • sports Sep 24

    Meriden Will Allow High School Football to Play This Fall

    The City of Meriden announced Thursdsay it will allow its fields to be used if its high school football teams decide to play as a club sport or in a private league.

  • sports Sep 23

    Independent Football Leagues Forming

    With the CIAC opting to cancel the high school football season, independent leagues are aiming to offer student athletes an alternative.

  • back to school Sep 16

    Union Pressures State to do More on School COVID-19 Cases

    “I knew it was a question of when not if.  I would have preferred for it not to happen the first week of school,” said Matthew Geary, superintendent of the Manchester school district. Three cases of COVID-19 in the Manchester school district closed one building for a day and required 50 students and staff to quarantine for the next two…

  • sports Sep 16

    Meriden Raiders Football Season Suspended Due to COVID-19: City Officials

    The Meriden Raiders football season has been suspended following two separate cases of COVID-19, city officials announced Wednesday. The Meriden Raiders football league is part of an independent youth program that had been allowing play, with restrictions in place to mitigate the risk of spreading the virus. City officials said in a memo Wednesday that in light of two players…

  • meriden Sep 15

    Meriden Student Who Attended Football Rally Tests Positive for COVID-19

    A Meriden high school student who attended a rally at the state Capitol in Hartford last week calling for the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference to allow high school football has tested positive for COVID-19, city officials confirmed Tuesday. Meriden city officials said the student attends Maloney High School and was not experiencing symptoms when they attended the rally last Wednesday….

  • back to school Sep 10

    Student at Lincoln Middle School in Meriden Tests Positive for COVID-19

    A student at Lincoln Middle School in Meriden has tested positive for COVID-19, has been sent home to isolate and other students who are in the class will need to quarantine for 14 days before returning to school. Meriden Public School Superintendent Mark Benigni said in a video statement that the school department learned today that a student had tested…

  • meriden Sep 10

    Man Wanted for Questioning in Connection With Deadly Meriden Shooting

    Meriden police have arrested one person and are seeking a second for questioning in connection with an investigation into a fatal shooting in June. Investigators said they are looking to speak with 33-year-old Trevor Outlaw in connection with the June 21 shooting of 24-year-old Giovanni Rodriguez at the Comfort Inn in Meriden. Rodriguez died at the scene. Outlaw is described…

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