• Middlebury May 24, 2022 7:28 pm

    I-84 East in Middlebury Reopens After Tractor-Trailer Overturns

    Interstate 84 east in Middlebury has reopened after a tractor-trailer overturned and closed the highway on Tuesday morning. State Dept. of Transportation officials said the eastbound side of the highway was closed between exits 17 and 18. Traffic was rerouted off the highway while officials investigated. At one point, there was nearly five miles of delays between exits 16 and…

  • Middlebury May 3, 2022 4:51 pm

    Quassy Waterpark and Beach to Open on May 28

    Middlebury’s Quassy Amusement’s waterpark and beach are set to open for the summer on May 28, park officials said. The waterpark’s Splash Away Bay features 15 waterslides, a splash pad for kids, and a water play area for people of all ages. There’s also a water coaster being constructed at Quassy. The attraction, called Rocket Rapids, will open to...

  • Quassy Amusement Park March 21, 2022 5:30 pm

    Quassy Offering Discount Passes With Donation

    For a limited time, Quassy Amusement Park will offer discount all-day ride wristbands to guests who donate items for charity. Announced on Monday, the “Quassy Cares Neighbors In Need Weekends” will give all donations received to multiple organizations across the state. Patrons can donate nonperishable food items, personal care items and toiletries or dog food or toys in exchange for…

  • Middlebury March 15, 2022 4:14 pm

    State Police Seek Witnesses to Serious Crash on I-84 West in Middlebury

    Connecticut State Police are looking for witnesses to a crash that happened on Interstate 84 west in Middlebury on Monday night and left one person seriously injured. Troopers said a truck was traveling at a slow speed in the left lane near exit 16 around 8:12 p.m. when it was struck from behind by a Ford cargo van. The collision…

  • Middlebury March 15, 2022 12:58 am

    Part of I-84 West in Middlebury Closed Due to Crash

    A crash has caused part of I-84 westbound in Middlebury to close between exits 17 and 16, according to Connecticut State Police. Police said the crash involved a tractor trailer and another vehicle. No lanes on the eastbound side are currently closed. The cause of the crash, or any further information has not been released.

  • inspirational February 24, 2022 10:20 pm

    Heart of a Champion: Middlebury Woman With Cerebral Palsy on Mission to Inspire

    Meg Moore has been defying the odds since the day she was born. Now, she wants to inspire others.

  • Middlebury February 24, 2022 10:21 pm

    Heart of a Champion: Middlebury Woman With Cerebral Palsy on Mission to Inspire

    Meg Moore has been defying the odds since the day she was born. “My mom had a normal, healthy full-term pregnancy, and then my umbilical cord prolapsed during the delivery,” the 25-year-old from Middlebury explained. “I lost five minutes of oxygen, and I wasn’t expected to live. They say I made a miraculous recovery.” The loss of oxygen caused...

  • cemetery October 30, 2021 7:29 pm

    Why Is an Ancient Egyptian Toddler ‘Prince' Buried in This Vermont Cemetery?

    A cemetery in Middlebury is the final resting place of someone unlike anyone else in any other Vermont cemetery. “It’s a great Vermont story,” observed Tom Giffin of the Vermont Old Cemetery Association. In the West Cemetery, located across Route 30 from the Middlebury College Center for the Arts, the ashes of an actual mummy from ancient Egypt are buried….

  • Middlebury April 12, 2021 2:22 pm

    Crews Find Body of Kayaker Reported Missing in Middlebury

    A kayaker who was missing in Middlebury on Saturday afternoon has been found dead and officials have identified him as 26-year-old Brian Saucier, 26, of Prospect. Officials from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said Saucier was found Sunday in Long Meadow Pond in Middlebury.

  • Middlebury February 10, 2021 1:03 pm

    Overturned Vehicle Closes I-84 West in Middlebury

    An overturned vehicle has closed part of Interstate 84 in Middlebury on Wednesday morning. State Dept. of Transportation officials said I-84 west is closed between exits 17 and 16 after a vehicle overturned. There is also more than a mile of congestion between exits 20 and 16, officials added. It’s unclear if anyone is injured. Authorities have not released an…

  • Middlebury August 13, 2020 11:39 am

    $100,000 Winning Cash5 Ticket Expires Today

    A Cash5 ticket sold in Middlebury is worth $100,000, but the person who bought it will need to act quickly. It expires today.   The ticket was sold on Feb. 15 at Alltown Market on Middlebury Road in Middlebury, according to the Connecticut Lottery. The ticket was a five-number match. The winning Cash5 numbers were 7 – 14 – 22…

  • Middlebury August 9, 2020 12:37 am

    Quassy Amusement and Waterpark to Reopen Sunday

    Quassy Amusement and Waterpark in Middlebury announced it will reopen Sunday morning after being without power since Tuesday. The park will reopen at 11 a.m. Quassy’s Director of Marketing and Public Relations Ron Gustafson said rides and the waterpark will be operational when reopening. For more information, visit their website.

  • quassy June 20, 2020 9:32 pm

    Quassy Amusement and Park Reopens With New Safety Guidelines Amid COVID-19

    Quassy Amusement and Park in Middlebury reopened today with new safety guidelines in place because of coronavirus. “It’s going to be a different experience at Quassy this year with social distancing between folks as they’re walking around the park and in the cue lines on the rides and even being seated on the rides,” Quassy’s Director of Marketing and...

  • coronavirus June 18, 2020 1:58 pm

    Quassy Amusement and Waterpark to Open

    Quassy Amusement & Waterpark will be opening soon but the experience will be different.

  • reopening June 15, 2020 11:05 pm

    Nail Salons, Driving Schools Prepare to Reopen in Phase 2

    The State of Connecticut is just days away from entering phase two of the reopening plan. Phase two includes amusement parks, hotels, nail salons, driving schools, among others. A full list of businesses allowed to reopen in phase two can be viewed here. Visiting a nail salon for a manicure or pedicure will look different than ever before. The state…

  • Middlebury March 1, 2020 9:33 pm

    Quassy Hiring for the 2020 Season

    Quassy Amusement and Waterpark is now hiring for the 2020 season, which opens on April 25. The park, located on Middlebury Road in Middlebury, is accepting applications Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the human resources office. Positions being filled include: grounds, ride safety inspectors, restroom attendants, games, arcade attendants, ride operators, food service, lifeguards, parking,…

  • Thea Digiammerino November 20, 2019 4:23 am

    State Trooper Charged With DUI After Crash in Southbury

    Sgt. John McDonald, 37, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, second-degree assault with a motor vehicle, reckless driving and failure to obey a stop sign.

  • Thea Digiammerino December 6, 2019 6:48 am

    State Trooper Involved in Southbury Crash in September Charged With DUI

    A Connecticut state trooper who was involved in a September crash in Southbury that injured a mother and daughter has been charged with DUI and other violations, Connecticut State Police said Tuesday.

  • Thea Digiammerino November 15, 2019 1:57 pm

    State Trooper Involved in Serious Southbury Crash in September Suspended

    A Connecticut state trooper who was involved in a September crash in Southbury that injured a mother and daughter has been suspended from the department.

  • Thea Digiammerino November 8, 2019 12:26 am

    Officers at Trooper Crash Scene Raised DUI Concern

    There is new insight into a September crash in Southbury involving a state trooper. Thursday, NBC Connecticut learned that officers that responded to the scene specifically referenced their concern that this was a drunk driving accident.

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