• stafford January 5, 2023 7:59 pm

    Crews Investigate Hazmat Situation in Stafford

    Crews are at the scene of a reported hazmat situation in a commercial building in Stafford. Firefighters said they’re responding to Middle River Drive. State police say it’s a small leak that’s being contained to one room in the building. No injuries were reported. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Connecticut State Police July 25, 2022 7:25 am

    Canterbury Man Killed in Stafford Crash

    A man from Canterbury has died after a crash in Stafford over the weekend. State police said 40-year-old Luis Enrique Aguilar-Ceron was traveling south on Furnace Avenue on Saturday around 11:30 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle and skidded off of the road. After that, state police said Aguilar-Ceron’s vehicle struck two poles. Aguilar-Ceron was pronounced dead...

  • stafford July 14, 2022 5:14 pm

    Johnson Memorial Hospital Wants to Close Labor and Delivery Unit

    Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford has notified the state it wants to close its Labor and Delivery Unit.

  • stafford July 14, 2022 9:17 am

    Johnson Memorial Hospital Plans to End Labor and Delivery Services

    Johnson Memorial Hospital plans to discontinue the Labor and Delivery Unit in Stafford. It also plans to end its Surgical Services, Intensive Care Unit and Medical/Surgical Unit. The hospital said the proposed changes are expected to take a year to 18 months, depending on approval from the state’s Office of Health Strategy. The public notice to initiate the Certificate...

  • stafford July 7, 2022 3:10 pm

    Bovine Euthanized After Getting Hit in Stafford

    An animal that was struck by a vehicle in Stafford early Wednesday morning had to be euthanized, according to state police. The animal, some type of bovine, was one of three that had escaped from a business on Furnace Hollow Road, state police said. The bovine ran into the path of a vehicle that was heading east on East Street…

  • stafford June 14, 2022 7:02 pm

    Surgeries Canceled at Johnson Memorial Hospital Amid Staffing Shortages

    All inpatient and outpatient surgeries at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford have been canceled because of staffing shortages, according to a Trinity Health of New England spokesperson. The spokesperson said staffing shortages continue to impact the surgical services department amid the pandemic. As a result, the hospital system has temporarily paused both inpatient and outpatient surgeries. Johnson Memorial Hospital said…

  • stafford June 13, 2022 10:40 am

    Two Killed in Crash in Stafford

    Two people have died after a crash in Stafford on Friday afternoon, according to state police. State Troopers and Stafford Police responded to Route 190 and Fenton Road at 2:15 p.m. after a motorcycle and a Nissan Pathfinder collided, state police said. The driver of the motorcycle, 63-year-old Frederick John Zorick, of Windsor Locks, was pronounced dead at the scene,…

  • stafford April 11, 2022 3:03 pm

    Cyclist Struck in Stafford Crash

    A cyclist was struck in a crash in Stafford Monday afternoon and state police are responding. Police said the cyclist was struck on Furnace Avenue. No additional information was immediately available.

  • stafford August 26, 2021 8:23 pm

    Man's Body Pulled From Water in Stafford

    A man’s body was pulled from the water in Stafford Thursday after emergency crews were called in for a possible drowning, according to Connecticut State Police.

  • Connecticut State Police August 26, 2021 5:48 pm

    Emergency Crews Investigating Possible Drowning in Stafford

    Rescue crews in Stafford are investigating a possible drowning on Thursday afternoon.

  • stafford August 26, 2021 6:30 pm

    Man's Body Pulled From Water in Stafford

    A man’s body was pulled from the water in Stafford Thursday after emergency crews were called in for a possible drowning, according to Connecticut State Police. Police said a 911 caller reported a man went into the swimming area at the Staffordville Reservoir and did not come back up. Emergency crews responded and pulled the victim out of the water….

  • stafford August 24, 2021 5:38 am

    Fire Damages Building Being Renovated in Stafford

    A fire damaged a building that is being renovated in Stafford on Monday night. Officials said crews were called to Main Street around 9:45 p.m. after getting a report of smoke. Crews from several departments including Stafford, West Stafford, Crystal Lake, Wales and Somers responded to the scene. According to officials, the fire started in the basement of the vacant…

  • stafford August 23, 2021 11:26 pm

    Crews Investigate Fire at Vacant Building in Stafford

    Fire officials are investigating after a large blaze erupted in a vacant building in Stafford Monday night. Crews told NBC Connecticut that the fire started in the basement of a building on Main Street shortly after 9:45 p.m. The fire has since been put out. No injuries were reported, crews said. The Fire Marshal was called to the scene and…

  • stafford May 27, 2021 5:57 am

    Fire Investigation Underway in Stafford

    Firefighters are investigating after a fire broke out in a home in Stafford overnight. Crews on scene said two people were able to get out on their own before the fire department arrived to Conklin Road at 11 p.m. According to officials, the house was completely destroyed. Check back in with NBC Connecticut for updates.

  • stafford December 21, 2020 10:52 am

    Man Accused of Putting CSP K9 in a Headlock While Attempting to Evade Troopers in Stafford

    Connecticut State Police have arrested a man who is accused of putting one of their K9s in a headlock while attempting to evade troopers in Stafford on Saturday. Troopers were called to a home on Orcuttville Road around 7 p.m. after getting a report of someone who had taken a vehicle without the owner’s permission. According to state police,...

  • stafford October 5, 2020 9:11 am

    Dump Truck Fire Closes Route 190 in Stafford

    A dump truck fire has closed Route 190 in Stafford on Monday. State Dept. of Transportation officials said there’s a dump truck fire and Route 190 is closed by Johnson Memorial Hospital. It’s unclear if anyone is injured in the fire. Authorities have not given an estimate for when the road may reopen.

  • sports July 14, 2020 7:06 pm

    Local Minor League Baseball Players Hit Pause on the Game, but Not the Dream

    The Major League Baseball season will start next week, but the same can’t be said about Minor League Baseball. Two baseball players from Stafford found themselves looking at the canceled MiLB season and an unexpected summer back home. “I went out to spring training in Arizona with the Dodgers for six days,” said Dodgers prospect Jimmy Titus, who grew...

  • stafford June 20, 2020 7:16 pm

    Stafford Motor Speedway Prepares for the Start of Race Season

    Racing returns to Stafford Motor Speedway on Friday, June 26 for the first time in months. “It’s been a very lonely track for the last couple months,” said Stafford Speedway Director of Marketing and Digital Content Paul Arute. Drivers got back on the track for an open practice on Saturday and they were thrilled to be back behind the wheel….

  • stafford June 20, 2020 7:15 pm

    Stafford Motor Speedway Prepares for the Start of Race Season

    Racing returns to Stafford Motor Speedway on Friday, June 26th for the first time in months.

  • Hartford November 26, 2019 11:07 am

    Hartford Juvenile Suspected in Several Car Thefts: Police

    A juvenile from Hartford is accused of being involved in several car thefts in several towns and has been arrested, according to state police.

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