• Waterford February 14, 2024 9:02 am

    JCPenney at Crystal Mall to close

    The JCPenney store at the Crystal Mall in Waterford will be closing this spring. The company said the store will close by May 25. “The decision to close a store is never an easy one. We are grateful to our dedicated associates and the loyal customers who have shopped at our Waterford location,” the company said in a statement. “We…

  • Waterford January 8, 2024 7:37 pm

    State trooper hospitalized after crash on I-95 in Waterford

    A Connecticut State Police trooper has been taken to the hospital with injuries after a car crash on Interstate 95 North in Waterford. Troopers said they responded to a reported car accident involving a police cruiser in the area of exit 81. Injuries were reported and two people were hospitalized, including a state trooper, according to police. The highway was…

  • Israel-Hamas War November 30, 2023 2:43 pm

    Israeli-American released by Hamas has family ties to Connecticut

    A woman released by Hamas in the most recent exchange of prisoners is a dual U.S.-Israeli citizen with family in Waterford, Connecticut, according to the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut.

  • Israel-Hamas War November 29, 2023 11:25 pm

    Israeli-American released by Hamas has family ties to Connecticut

    A woman released by Hamas in the most recent exchange of prisoners is a dual U.S.-Israeli citizen with family in Waterford, Connecticut, according to the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut. Liat Beinin was released Wednesday after being kidnapped from Kibbutz Nir Oz during the attack on Oct. 7. Beinin’s family members are active in the eastern Connecticut Jewish community,...

  • Waterford November 11, 2023 12:55 pm

    1 person taken to hospital after house fire in Waterford

    One person was taken to the hospital after a house fire in Waterford early Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to a possible fire at a home on Perry Avenue around 5:15 a.m. When crews arrived, they said they found a working fire. Mutual aid from multiple nearby towns were called to the scene to help and the fire was placed…

  • Waterford October 19, 2023 7:23 am

    Police investigate after swastikas found painted on Waterford playground

    Town leaders in Waterford are condemning “acts of cowardice and bigotry” after swastikas were found painted in a local park. “We are saddened and angered to hear of the ugly antisemitic vandalism that appeared on our local playground,” First Selectman Rob Brule wrote in a statement. “The swastika is a symbol of hate and violence and has no place in…

  • Waterford October 18, 2023 5:24 pm

    Police investigate after swastikas found painted on Waterford playground

    Town leaders in Waterford are condemning “acts of cowardice and bigotry” after swastikas were found painted in a local park.

  • Waterford October 11, 2023 10:21 am

    Woman accused of fraudulently withdrawing over $20,000 from Waterford-area banks

    Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman who is accused of fraudulently withdrawing thousands of dollars from multiple banks in the Waterford area. Investigators released a photo of the woman who they said drives a white Chrysler Pacifica. In the photo, the woman is wearing a multi-colored shirt and appears to have sunglasses on. According to...

  • Waterford August 29, 2023 9:26 am

    Man dies in motorcycle crash on I-395 South in Waterford

    Connecticut State Police said a man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 395 South in Waterford Monday morning. Troopers said a motorcyclist rear-ended a car that was slowing down because of traffic near exit 2 around 11:30 a.m. and was thrown from the car. The man, identified as 60-year-old Marc Pennino of Monroe, was not wearing a helmet….

  • Waterford August 4, 2023 8:25 am

    Former nonprofit executive charged with stealing from addiction and mental health organization

    A federal grand jury indicted a Waterford woman in late July on allegations that she committed fraud and theft against the nonprofit she worked for, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut announced Thursday. Michele Devine, former executive director of the Norwich-based Southeastern Regional Action Council on Substance Abuse, is accused of spending thousands of the organization’s...

  • traffic alert July 7, 2023 7:45 am

    I-395 South reopens in Waterford following crash involving commercial vehicle

    Interstate 395 South was closed through Friday morning in Waterford because of a crash involving a commercial vehicle, according to state police. Troopers said they were called to the area of exit 2 to investigate a two-car accident at about 6 p.m. The southbound side of the highway was shut down and a lane of traffic is closed on I-395…

  • Waterford June 29, 2023 12:24 pm

    Police release video of crash that rolled over Waterford police SUV

    A Waterford police SUV was involved in a crash and rolled over Wednesday morning and police have released the video. The police SUV and another vehicle collided on Route 32 at the intersection of Richards Grove Road just after 9 a.m., according to police, and the officer’s SUV ended up on its roof. Police said both drivers were OK but…

  • Waterford June 29, 2023 12:20 pm

    Video shows crash that rolled over Waterford police SUV

  • Waterford June 29, 2023 11:54 am

    Waterford police SUV rolls over after crash on Route 32

    A Waterford police SUV was involved in a crash Wednesday morning. The crash happened on Route 32 at the intersection of Richards Grove Road just after 9 a.m., according to police. The police SUV and another vehicle collided in the intersection. The officer’s SUV ended up on its roof. Police said both drivers were OK but were taken to Lawrence…

  • Waterford June 19, 2023 4:00 pm

    Waterford police look for thieves accused of stealing from employee lockers

    Waterford police are asking for your help identifying two thieves that allegedly snuck into the back of a store and stole from employee lockers. The police department said one person will distract workers while the other goes into the back room and steals from their purses and lockers. The two have stolen employee phones and credit cards, police said. Anyone…

  • Waterford May 18, 2023 6:27 pm

    The Crystal Mall Has Been Sold. What Happens Next?

    Change is on its way to Waterford’s Crystal Mall. But many questions still remain.

  • Waterford May 18, 2023 6:28 pm

    Crystal Mall in Waterford Sold at Auction, Under Contract

    Crystal Mall in Waterford was sold at an online auction earlier this week, according to a listing. The two-story shopping complex in southeastern Connecticut is under contract to an unknown buyer. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is named as the advisor for the sale of Crystal Mall. A spokesperson for the company declined to comment on the sale. The property is…

  • Waterford May 8, 2023 1:53 pm

    Waterford Police Arrest Man Suspected in February Crash That Killed Two

    Waterford police have arrested a man who is suspected in a crash in February that killed two other men. They said he was driving under the influence and had a suspended license.   Robert Sewell, 22, of Broomfield, Colorado, has been charged with two counts of manslaughter in the second-degree, operating while under the influence, operating on a suspended license…

  • Waterford May 2, 2023 9:23 pm

    Missing 4-Month-Old from Waterford is Found Safe

    A 4-month-old from Waterford that was last seen with his mother two weeks ago has been found safe. A silver alert was issued but has since been cancelled. The child was believed to be with his mother. Because of an incident stemming from another jurisdiction, DCF obtained a court order for temporary custody of the baby, but all efforts to…

  • Waterford April 21, 2023 10:21 pm

    Man Dies After Crash on I-395 in Waterford

    Connecticut State Police said a Danielson man is dead after a car accident on Interstate 395 in Waterford Friday afternoon. Troopers said the crash happened on the I-395 North on-ramp. A car was traveling in the right lane and struck another vehicle from behind after failing to stop for traffic. The car that was hit spun out and came to…

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