• Middlebury July 12, 2024 12:19 pm

    Hop Brook Lake swimming area remains closed due to possible blue-green algae

    Hop Brook Lake in Middlebury will remain closed until further notice because of the possible presence of blue-green algae. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District said the closure is precautionary and park rangers are advising people not to touch the water and not to allow pets to enter or drink from the lake. If you or...

  • Middlebury July 9, 2024 1:01 pm

    CT LIVE!: Quassy Amusement & Waterpark

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  • Middlebury June 28, 2024 11:16 am

    Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark sweepstakes

    Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark Sweepstakes Official Rules June 24, 2024 – July 7, 2024 PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void outside the WVIT Geographic Viewing Area (defined below) and where prohibited. The Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on June 24, 2024 at 5:00 A.M. ET and…

  • Middlebury June 13, 2024 11:24 am

    Crash in Middlebury leaves one with life-threatening injuries

    One person has life-threatening injuries after a head-on crash in Middlebury late Wednesday night.

  • Middlebury June 13, 2024 11:25 am

    Head-on crash in Middlebury leaves one with life-threatening injuries

    One person has life-threatening injuries after a head-on crash in Middlebury late Wednesday night. The two-car crash happened in the area of 2132 Middlebury Road, or Route 64, around 11:46 p.m. and one person was taken to a hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries, according to police. The Naugatuck Valley  Collision Investigation Team responded to the scene.

  • Middlebury May 24, 2024 9:12 am

    Swimming area at Hop Brook Lake closed after heavy rain

    The swimming area at Hop Brook Lake is closed until further notice, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. They said the closure is a precaution based on anticipated water quality problems after more than 1.7 inches of heavy rain and run-off during the storms on Thursday. Most of the Hop Brook Lake recreation area remains…

  • Middlebury May 20, 2024 1:58 pm

    State police cruiser hit during vehicle stop on I-84 East in Middlebury

    A state police cruiser was hit while the trooper was conducting a vehicle stop on Interstate 84 East in Middlebury on Friday night. State police said the trooper had his emergency lights on as he conducted a vehicle stop on a Hyundai Sonata around 11:15 p.m. Both vehicles were parked in the right shoulder of the highway near exit 17….

  • Middlebury April 30, 2024 2:01 pm

    Quassy to offer free admission for teachers on May 4 & 5

    Teachers can go to Quassy Amusement and Waterpark for free this weekend. Quassy is holding a Teacher Appreciation Weekend on May 4 and 5. For free admission, teachers will need to show their school ID or another document verifying their employment at a school. Teachers will be able to bring a guest for $17 with a donation to Quassy Cares…

  • Middlebury April 22, 2024 5:35 pm

    Quassy Amusement Park will open this Saturday

    Quassy Amusement Park announced that they are opening for the season this Saturday. It’s their 116th season and the amusement park is holding a two-weekend-long fundraiser. Guests can get single-day tickets for $17 through May 5 when they bring a non-perishable item or home cleaning products. All donations will go to local food banks and Acts 4 Ministry, a local…

  • Middlebury March 25, 2024 9:04 pm

    State troopers rescue young bald eagle from I-84 in Middlebury

    State troopers came to the rescue of a feathered friend in need on Friday morning. State police said they received 911 calls from some “eagle-eyed” motorists who spotted a juvenile bald eagle on Interstate 84 in Middlebury. Troopers and wildlife handlers from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to the area and took the eagle to a rehabilitation…

  • Middlebury February 16, 2024 3:35 pm

    Quassy Amusement Park announces pavilion upgrades ahead of 116th Season

    Quassy Amusement and Waterpark is gearing up for its 116th season announcing substantial renovations to its pavilion facilities without raising its prices for visitors. The park’s Fieldside Pavilion, a cornerstone of its history since its construction in 1937, is undergoing a comprehensive makeover. The renovation includes expanded event space, new restrooms, and structural improvements while preserving its original charm. Eric…

  • Middlebury December 28, 2023 9:27 am

    2 injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-84 East in Middlebury

    Two people were injured in a crash involving several vehicles, including a jackknifed tractor-trailer, on I-84 East in Middlebury Wednesday evening. The crash happened just after 5 p.m. near Exit 17. According to state police, there were five vehicles involved. As traffic slowed on I-84 East, the tractor-trailer began to slow, but the metal pipes on its trailer slid forward,…

  • Middlebury October 12, 2023 8:50 am

    Porter Avenue in Middlebury closed amid police investigation

    Porter Avenue in Middlebury is closed amid a police investigation.

  • Middlebury October 12, 2023 5:53 pm

    Man found dead after barricading himself in Middlebury home: police

    A man was found dead nearly 12 hours after barricading himself in a Middlebury home on Wednesday night, according to state police. Troopers responded to a home on Porter Avenue in Middlebury just before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to assist Middlebury police in an investigation into a report of a suspicious incident and learned that a man had a handgun and…

  • Southbury July 28, 2023 2:29 pm

    Boil water advisories canceled for Thomaston, Terryville, Southbury, Oxford and Middlebury

    Connecticut Water has canceled two separate boil water advisories for customers under the Heritage Village and Thomaston Water Systems. Ct Water said lab results received Friday afternoon show the water is free of bacteria and meets state and federal standards for drinking water. The precautionary boil water advisory that was issued yesterday is now canceled, according to CT Water. The…

  • Middlebury July 10, 2023 3:01 pm

    Middlebury beach closed due to high water bacteria levels

    The swimming area at a lake in Middlebury is closed until further notice because of high bacteria levels in the water. The Hop Brook Lake beach is now closed after water quality testing indicated that bacteria levels in the lake exceed Connecticut State Standards. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District said the beach is closed as...

  • Middlebury June 2, 2023 3:42 pm

    Swimming Area at Hop Brook Lake in Middlebury Reopens

    A swimming area at Hop Brook Lake in Middlebury has reopened, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The beach was closed after bacteria levels in the lake were found to exceed Connecticut State Standards. The beach was closed on May 21 as a precaution based on anticipated water quality problems due to heavy rainfall the day before, which…

  • Middlebury May 29, 2023 6:41 pm

    Swimming at Hop Brook Lake in Middlebury is Off Limits Due to High Bacteria Levels

    A swimming area in Middlebury is closed after water quality testing indicated higher-than-normal bacteria levels, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Officials said Hop Brook Lake beach will remain closed until further notice after testing showed that bacteria levels in the lake exceed Connecticut State Standards. The beach was closed on May 21 as a precaution based on…

  • Middlebury May 28, 2023 10:55 am

    2 Dead in Wrong-Way Crash on I-84 East in Middlebury

    Two people have died after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 84 east in Middlebury early Sunday morning. State police said 22-year-old Leticia Dourado, of Waterbury, was driving on I-84 east near exit 17 around 3 a.m. when a vehicle traveling the wrong way on the highway hit her head-on. The driver of the vehicle going westbound in the eastbound lanes…

  • Middlebury May 10, 2023 8:57 am

    I-84 West Closed in Waterbury/Middlebury After Crash

    Part of Interstate 84 West is closed in in the Waterbury-Middlebury area after a crash.

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