WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Willimantic arrested an 18-year-old man for stealing an ambulance from a local hospital on Tuesday evening. Police responded to Windham Hospital around 8:45 p.m., where hospital personnel said someone stole an ambulance, crashed it on hospital grounds, then ran off. RELATED: 11 stolen vehicles recovered in Hartford Police operation […]
‘Save the USPS’: Rally held in Willimantic in support of postal service after concerns over mail-in ballots being counted on time
People came together Wednesday to support the USPS in Willimantic.
“Mask it up” — that’s the message behind a new song from local songwriter Zack Kindall.
Medical providers want to avoid ‘twindemic’ as flu season begins alongside potential second wave of COVID-19
With the flu season now around the corner and a potential second wave of COVID-19, health providers want to avoid what’s being called a ‘twindemic’.
Connecticut State Police announced Interstate 84 westbound was closed in East Hartford due to a serious crash that left two people injured Thursday afternoon.
Congresswoman DeLauro, CT AG Tong join postal workers to express concerns over proposed USPS operational changes
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and Connecticut Attorney General William Tong will join postal worker union leaders and local residents today to express concerns over proposed operational changes to USPS
Planned Parenthood health centers in Old Saybrook and Danielson closed in March because of the pandemic and News 8 has learned they will not reopen.
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s quirky Boom Box Independence Day parade has gone online this year for what is being dubbed the Zoom Box Parade. The Willimantic parade dates to 1986 when the town couldn’t find a marching band for its Memorial Day parade. Organizers approached radio station WILI-AM to provide marching music for people […]
New protocols are in place, which means new life saving techniques and a new way of staking out your spot in the sand.
New mural about missing the human touch amid pandemic social separation is bringing Willimantic together
With so many separated from those they love – and even strangers – during the COVID-19 pandemic, a mural about missing the human touch is bringing Willimantic together.