• north branford December 8, 2022 2:43 pm

    Pedestrian Dies After November Crash in North Branford

    A man has died after getting hit by a car in North Branford last month, police said. Authorities said the crash happened on Nov. 22 in the area of 280 Branford Rd. The man who died has been identified as Gary Gamache of North Branford. He was pronounced dead at the hospital Tuesday. “Our heart goes out to Gary’s family,…

  • north branford October 22, 2022 3:14 pm

    Police Search for North Branford Bank Robbery Suspect

    Police are looking for a man who is accused of robbing a bank in North Branford on Saturday morning. Officers were called to the TD Bank on Foxon Road around 10:15 a.m. after getting a report of a bank robbery. According to police, the suspect was wearing a blue sweatshirt and a red hat and fled on foot before officers…

  • traffic October 15, 2022 11:59 am

    1 Dead, 2 Injured in Crash on Route 22 in North Branford

    One person has died and two others are injured after a crash on Route 22 in North Branford on Saturday. Emergency crews responded to Route 22 near Gulf Brook Drive around 8:46 a.m. after getting a report of a serious crash. When police arrived, they said they found a three-car crash. One of the drivers involved in the crash sustained…

  • new haven August 7, 2022 3:16 pm

    North Branford Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in New Haven

    A 22-year-old man was killed when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle in New Haven Saturday night, according to police. The crash happened on Middletown Avenue between Front Street and the ramp to I-91 around 10:30 p.m. The motorcycle operator, identified by police as Raymond Sobask, of North Branford, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the second…

  • north branford August 4, 2022 7:33 pm

    Festival Organizers and Vendors Trying to Keep Cool During Heat Wave

    It’s the official start of the 2022 North Branford Potato and Corn Festival.  “If you are having corn and potatoes this is the best place to be,” said Festival Supervisor David Sokoloff.  The four-day event is back after being canceled for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “It was disappointing not to have it for the community, but...

  • north branford August 4, 2022 5:44 pm

    Sweltering Start to Potato & Corn Festival in North Branford

    Thursday kicked off the first Potato & Corn Festival in North Branford since 2019 and vendors and visitors were preparing to deal with stifling heat.

  • Hamden August 3, 2022 11:17 pm

    ‘We Miss Him, But We Honor Him': Hamden Police Officer Dies 2 Days After Retirement

    The community is remembering a police officer who made a difference in his hometown of Hamden. Just two days after Michael Pantera retired, authorities say he died in a car crash. “It was a very difficult moment to learn of this. And to say I was shocked is an understatement,” said Acting Police Chief Timothy Wydra. Hamden’s acting police...

  • Hamden August 3, 2022 2:17 pm

    Hamden Police Officer Killed in North Branford Crash 2 Days After Retiring

    A newly-retired Hamden police officer was killed in a crash in North Branford Tuesday, according to Hamden police. Officer Michael Pantera died in the crash just two days after he retired from the Hamden Police Department. He served 24 years on the force in Hamden, police officials said. “Mike Pantera was a compassionate and caring police officer who was very…

  • north branford May 4, 2022 7:08 pm

    Woman Arrested in Connection to Deadly Hit-and-Run in North Branford Was a Firefighter

    A woman believed to be responsible for a deadly hit-and-run in North Branford several months ago was a firefighter in town, according to officials. Officials said they arrested 36-year-old Amanda Mark, of Killingworth, after she turned herself in at the police department. Fire Chief Tom Mahoney said Mark was a firefighter and paramedic and she’s been placed on administrative...

  • north branford May 3, 2022 2:36 pm

    Police Make Arrest After Deadly Hit-and-Run in North Branford

    Police have arrested a woman believed to be responsible for a deadly hit-and-run in North Branford several months ago. The accident happened in October 2021. Officials said they arrested 36-year-old Amanda Mark, of Killingworth, after she turned herself in at the police department. There was an outstanding warrant for Mark in connection to the deadly pedestrian hit-and-run accident. Dispatchers received…

  • Wethersfield March 9, 2022 1:00 pm

    Missing 80-Year-Old North Branford Woman Found Dead: Police

    An 80-year-old woman reported missing from North Branford has been found dead, according to police. Mary Herbert was reported missing on Friday, March 4. A silver alert was issued for Herbert. North Branford police said they were notified by Wethersfield police Wednesday that Herbert was found and that she was dead. Wethersfield police were first notified around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday…

  • Wethersfield March 9, 2022 11:58 am

    Police Find Car of Missing 80-Year-Old North Branford Woman

    Update: Police say Mary Herbert has been found dead. There is no foul play suspected. Police in Wethersfield have found the car of an 80-year-old woman reported missing from North Branford. Mary Herbert was reported missing on Friday, March 4. A silver alert was issued for Herbert. Wethersfield police were notified around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday about a car in a…

  • north branford March 6, 2022 12:51 pm

    SILVER ALERT: 80-Year-Old Woman Reported Missing From North Branford

    Connecticut State Police have issued a Silver Alert for an 80-year-old woman who is missing from North Branford. Mary Herbert was last seen on Friday and it’s unclear what she was wearing when she was last seen. Troopers did not provide a photo of Herbert. Herbert may be driving a tan 2003 foor-door Toyota Corolla with a Connecticut license plate…

  • north branford October 22, 2021 12:41 pm

    Police Locate Jeep Possibly Connected to Fatal Hit-and-Run in North Branford

    Police have found a vehicle that may be connected to a deadly hit-and-run in North Branford. Douglas Clark, 52, of North Branford, was struck and killed on Branford Road on Oct. 18. The vehicle that hit Clark left the scene of the incident. Investigators said they found a green 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sierra in Killingworth that has damage consistent with…

  • north branford October 20, 2021 10:11 am

    Deadly Hit-and-Run Under Investigation in North Branford

    Police are searching for a suspect and vehicle believed to have been involved in a deadly hit-and-run in North Branford on Saturday. Dispatchers received a call for an unknown medical incident on Branford Road on Saturday morning. When police and firefighters arrived to the address, officers said they found a body near the road. Police later identified the victim as…

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