• Torrington Oct 19

    Route 8 North in Torrington Reopens Following Crash

    Route 8 north in Torrington has reopened after a crash on Monday. State Dept. of Transportation officials said the northbound side of the highway was closed between exits 45 and 46 after a one-vehicle crash. It has since reopened. It’s unclear if anyone was injured in the crash.

  • Torrington Sep 28

    Man Wanted on Several Warrants in Torrington Found” Police

    Police had been looking for 24-year-old Rolando Vilorio and said they believed he might have been in New York, New Jersey or Pennsylvania. There are eight active arrest warrants for Vilorio, carrying charges of failure to appear in the first degree and failure to appear in the second degree, police said. Police said they also want to speak to him…

  • fatal crash Sep 28

    Car Involved in Fatal Torrington Crash Appeared to be Racing: Police

    Torrington police said a crash that killed a 47-year-old man may have been caused by two cars that were racing. According to police, two vehicles, including a 2010 Audi A4, were apparently racing while driving west on Route 202 Thursday around 2 p.m. The Audi was passing the second vehicle when it struck a third car, a Lincoln sedan, which…

  • Waterbury Aug 26

    Torrington Woman Has Been Missing Since July 4: Police

    Waterbury police after asking for help to find a Torrington woman who was last seen on July 4. Police said a family member of 36-year-old April Fields called them on Aug. 25 for help to find her. Fields lives in Torrington, but the family member was looking for her in Waterbury because that where she has been found when she…

  • back to school Aug 26

    Torrington Public Schools Offering Free Meals to All Students

    Torrington Public Schools will be offering students free breakfast and lunch this school year. Through the Community Eligibility Provision of the National School Lunch Program, the district will be providing the meals at no charge to all students. There will be no application required to determine eligibility for free meals.

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  • Torrington Aug 12

    Man Assaulted While Meeting Up With Someone From Social Media in Torrington: PD

    Torrington police are investigating after a man was assaulted while trying to meet up with someone he had been talking to on social media on Tuesday. Officers were called to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital around 10 p.m. after getting a report of a 20-year-old man in the emergency room with multiple puncture and laceration wounds. When police arrived, they said they…

  • Torrington Aug 2

    Man Arrested After Being Accused of Stabbing 2 With a Screwdriver in Torrington: PD

    A Torrington man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed two people with a screwdriver Saturday night. Police said the incident happened at approximately 11:39 p.m. in the area of 304 Church St. in Torrington. One of the victims told police she was attacked with what she believed to be a knife, but it was later discovered a Philips head screwdriver…

  • Torrington Jul 31

    Woman Dies After Single-Car Crash in Torrington

    A sixty-two-year-old Torrington woman has died after her car crash into a pole and a tree Thursday night. Torrington Police were dispatched to a report of a single-car crash on Chestnut Hill Road. “Officers located a 2013 Nissan Rogue as the only vehicle involved in the crash with one occupant,” said officials. “The vehicle struck a utility pole and also…

  • Torrington Jul 31

    Crews Battle 3-Alarm Fire in Torrington

    Crews battled a three-alarm fire that left four people displaced in Torrington Thursday night. The fire occurred at 2 Pulaski St. at approximately 9:57 p.m. Crews said they saw smoke coming from some windows on the first floor of a two-and-a-half story home. The fire was contained to the first floor by firefighters. Crews said there is moderate smoke damage…

  • Torrington Jul 24

    Torrington Man Reported Missing

    Police are looking a Torrington man who has been missing since Monday. Police said 64-year-old David Marquard was last seen on Monday morning. Police said he has no history of leaving, so his disappearance is highly abnormal. Marquard drives a white 2013 Ford Econoline E250 van with a white roof rack. The Connecticut license plate is 8CT-281. Anyone with information…

  • Torrington Jul 23

    Homes Evacuated Due to Propane Leak in Torrington

    Several homes on Silver Brook Lane in Torrington were evacuated after a propane leak at one of the houses Wednesday. Torrington firefighters were called to the home just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday after a 500-gallon underground propane tank was damaged by a trailer and began to leak, according to fire officials. The leak was not able to be plugged…

  • Torrington Jul 22

    Man Accused of Assaulting Elderly Woman, Stealing Her Purse in Torrington Parking Lot

    A man who is accused of assaulting an elderly woman and stealing her purse in the parking lot of a grocery store in Torrington over the weekend has been arrested. Officers responded to the Aldi’s market on East Elm Street on Saturday after getting a report of an assault on an elderly woman in the parking lot. Police said...

  • Torrington Jul 3

    Red Cross Assist Residents After Fire in Torrington

    Red Cross was called in to assist some displaced residents after a working fire in Torrington Thursday. Torrington Fire Department received calls about a reported fire located in a third floor apartment on Main Street.  Upon our arrival, firefighters saw light smoke showing from a third floor window of the three-story wood frame apartment. According to officials, the crews...

  • Torrington Jul 3

    Residents Displaced in Torrington Apartment Fire

    Residents of an apartment building were displaced after a fire in Torrington Thursday afternoon. The fire occurred at 4:19 p.m. at 464 Main St., according to crews. Crews said the building was being evacuated when they arrived at the scene. Firefighters forced entry into the third-floor apartment to contain the fire. They said there was heavy smoke with high heat…

  • Torrington Jul 1

    Police ID Man Killed in ATV Crash in Torrington

    Police have identified a man who was killed in an ATV crash in Torrington late Tuesday night. Officers were called to a reported ATV crash on Albert and Lewis streets shortly before 11 p.m. According to police, the driver of the ATV, later identified as 32-year-old Paul Ledda, of Torrington, lost control while driving on the road, went into a…

  • Torrington Jun 29

    One Person Transported to Hospital After Sustaining Burns in Torrington House Fire: FD

    One person was transported to the hospital after sustaining burns in a house fire in Torrington early Monday morning. Firefighters responded to a reported structure fire on Birden Street around 1:40 a.m. after a neighbor reported seeing smoke coming from the building. When crews arrived, they said they found a two-and-a-half story, two family home with smoke coming from the…

  • Torrington Jun 18

    Relative Arrested After Two Homes Go Up in Flames in Torrington

    An man has been arrested after two homes of family members were gutted by fire Wednesday. Jose Castillo, 36, is currently in police custody after officials say they connected him to multiple fires in Torrington Wednesday afternoon. Police said he is related to the people who lived in the two homes. Torrington Fire Chief Peter Towey said crews were called…

  • Torrington Jun 18

    Relative Arrested After Several House Fires in Torrington

    An arrest has been made after two family members saw their homes gutted by fire Wednesday.

  • Torrington Jun 10

    Governor Lamont to Attend Food Bank Giveaway in Torrington

    Governor Lamont is visiting a food giveaway event in Torrington on Wednesday. The giveaway, organized by Friendly Hands Food Bank, will be held at Torrington Middle School from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For over the last three decades, Friendly Hands Food Bank has served families in the several towns including Torrington, Harwinton, Litchfield, and Thomaston areas.  This event is...

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