• Westbrook May 29, 2024 12:35 pm

    Oxford Academy student assaulted schoolmate with an axe: police

    A student at Oxford Academy, a private boarding school in Westbrook, is accused of assaulting another student with an axe on campus on Friday night, according to state police. He was taken into custody after a search that lasted through the weekend and he faces an attempted murder charge. State troopers responded to Oxford Academy on Boston Post Road around…

  • Westbrook May 25, 2024 1:52 pm

    Conn. State Police Major Crimes investigating assault in Westbrook

    Connecticut State Police Central District Major Crime Squad is investigating an assault that happened in Westbrook on Friday night. Troopers said there was a report of a non-active assault near Boston Post Road and Goodspeed Drive shortly before 9 p.m. According to state police, one person was transported to an area hospital by ambulance. Authorities did not release any details…

  • Westbrook May 19, 2024 11:12 am

    Firefighter falls through roof, 2 residents injured during Westbrook house fire

    A firefighter fell through a roof and two residents were injured during a house fire in Westbrook on Sunday morning. Firefighters were called to a home on Lookout Road around 8 a.m. Once there, crews found heavy fire. According to fire officials, there were three people inside of the home at the time of the fire. Two of them escaped…

  • Westbrook May 19, 2024 9:42 am

    Firefighter falls through roof, 2 residents injured during Westbrook house fire

    A firefighter fell through a roof and two residents were injured during a house fire in Westbrook on Sunday morning. 

  • Westbrook February 26, 2024 9:07 am

    Crash with serious injuries closes entrance ramp on I-95 South in Westbrook

    A crash with serious injuries has closed an entrance ramp on Interstate 95 South in Westbrook on Monday morning. Troopers were notified about a crash involving an overturned vehicle on I-95 South near exit 66 around 6:10 a.m. According to state police, serious injuries have been reported. It’s unclear exactly how many people are injured. The accident reconstruction team has…

  • Westbrook February 22, 2024 4:46 pm

    Car crashes into home on Boston Post Road in Westbrook

    Connecticut State Police are investigating after a car crashed into a home on Boston Post Road in Westbrook. The incident happened Thursday afternoon at about 3 p.m. near Linden Avenue. It’s unknown if there are any injuries. Troopers said a car traveling westbound veered off the road and hit a home. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Westbrook February 8, 2024 6:01 pm

    Make-A-Wish surprises Westbrook girl with trip to Disney World

    Just days after her last chemo treatment for leukemia, Make-A-Wish surprised Paisley with a trip to Disney World just in time for her birthday.

  • Westbrook January 22, 2024 4:14 am

    Woman reported missing from Westbrook found dead

    A woman who was reported missing from Westbrook last week has been found dead. Palma Hyross, 66, was last seen walking away from Toby Hill Road in Westbrook on Thursday evening. A Silver Alert had been issued for Hyross, but was later cancelled. State police said she was found dead on Saturday around 10:30 a.m. Investigators did not release any…

  • Westbrook December 20, 2023 1:33 pm

    Driver was going up to 120 miles per hour on I-95: state police

    State police have arrested a man who is accused of going up to 120 miles per hour on Interstate 95 in Westbrook early Wednesday morning. A state trooper was monitoring traffic on I-95 North near exit 64 in Westbrook and saw a Mercedes moving at up to 120 miles per hour around 1:03 a.m., according to state police. The speed…

  • Westbrook July 23, 2023 3:38 pm

    Motorcyclist seriously injured in Westbrook crash

    One person is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a serious accident in Westbrook. Police responded to a motor vehicle crash in the area of Grove Beach Road and Lilac Lane around 5 p.m. Saturday. They said a motorcycle was traveling north on Grove Beach Road and collided with a car traveling south. The driver of the motorcycle traveling…

  • Westbrook July 7, 2023 6:42 pm

    Man granted wish to see Westbrook home before it's demolished

    Bob Dona, 85, takes a few steps into the house he was born in off Pond Meadow Road in Westbrook.  “This was my grandmother’s house. This is where I was born,” Dona said. He wished he could see the house one more time. The home, built in 1746, is set to be demolished to make way for a new duplex….

  • Westbrook July 7, 2023 6:42 pm

    Man granted wish to see Westbrook home before it's demolished

    Bob Dona, 85, took a few steps into the house he was born in off Pond Meadow Road in Westbrook. He wished to see it one more time before being demolished.

  • Westbrook July 4, 2023 8:36 pm

    Teen dies after crashing into tree in Westbrook

    A 19-year-old is dead after he allegedly veered off the road and crashed into a tree in Westbrook on the Fourth of July. Connecticut State Police said they responded to Old Clinton Road at about 12:20 p.m. Troopers said the man left the road and crashed into a tree for an unknown reason. Nathaniel Joseph Appell Jr., of Westbrook, was…

  • Westbrook January 26, 2023 11:29 am

    One Person Dead After Fire in Westbrook

    One person was found dead after a fire on Boston Post Road in Westbrook.

  • Westbrook January 26, 2023 7:50 am

    One Dead After Fire in Westbrook

    One person has been found dead after a fire in Westbrook Thursday morning.

  • Westbrook January 26, 2023 11:30 am

    One Dead After Fire in Westbrook

    One person has been found dead after a fire in Westbrook Thursday morning. Firefighters responded to The Cabins on Boston Post Road right after 4 a.m. Fire officials said firefighters found heavy fire, put the fire out quickly and a person was found dead inside. A sign on the building lists the units as motel efficiencies and apartments. The fire…

  • Westbrook January 10, 2023 6:07 pm

    Westbrook Manufacturing Company Offers Free Health Insurance to Employees

    The Lee Company, a family-owned manufacturing business in Westbrook, started off the new year by offering their employees a new benefit: free healthcare. “No monthly premium for their medical health insurance,” explained Bill Lee, CEO of the Lee Company. “It’s something we have been thinking about for a long time and we finally got around to doing it this year.”...

  • Westbrook January 10, 2023 5:23 pm

    Westbrook Company Begins Offering Employees Free Health Insurance

    The Lee Company in Westbrook were elated this new year when they learned the company would cover their medical insurance costs.

  • Westbrook January 7, 2023 11:47 am

    Man Killed in Crash on I-95 North in Westbrook

    A man has died after a crash on Interstate 95 north in Westbrook on Saturday morning. Troopers said 35-year-old Ross Fielding, of Rhode Island, was traveling northbound on I-95 near exit 65 when his vehicle went off the road, hit the exit 65 sign, went airborne and landed overturned on the off-ramp. According to state police, Fielding was transported to…

  • Westbrook January 2, 2023 5:46 pm

    Westbrook Movie Theater to Reopen Under New Ownership

    In a world that prioritizes convenience, Bill Dougherty and his partners continue to offer something a little different. “You’re sitting in your living room watching your television. That’s not what we sell here. We sell a great experience,” said Bill Dougherty, new co-owner of Westbrook Cinemas. “You don’t get the same joy of coming in and smelling the popcorn...

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