MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Meriden Fire Department responded to a fully-involved two-alarm fire at a home in Meriden Saturday morning. The two-story wood frame home — located at the corner of East Main Street and Carpenter Street — became ablaze just shortly before 6 a.m. Firefighters responded to the scene and the fire was escalated […]
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police have searched the Quinnipiac River in Meriden after a third pipe bomb was found in the water. The state police bomb squad searched the area Thursday morning at the request of Meriden police after the third bomb was found on Sunday. Officials say no additional bombs were found. The […]
As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surge across the state, frontline workers in Meriden are gearing up for battle yet again. The state has asked Athena Health Care to reopen its COVID-only recovery center there, as officials try to prevent a repeat of the spring when the virus ran rampant through nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Ballot counting under way in Meriden, officials say security beefed up to ensure every vote is counted
Close quarters and the threat of COVID-19 transmission prompted the city to move 8,000 absentee ballots from City Hall to the Meriden Senior Center for processing. But some election watchers fumed to News 8 about the potential for fraud, worried ballots could appear or disappear as they were moved. Tuesday, election officials tell us they have beefed up security.