MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — Middletown Mayor Ben Florsheim received the alert while he was doing an interview with News8 at one of four sites the city set up for parents of students in public schools to pick up free meals to help them while schools are out. The alert said a Middletown resident — a […]
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — Middletown Mayor Ben Florsheim has confirmed the city’s first positive case of coronavirus to News 8 Saturday afternoon. Mayor Florsheim says the individual is a man in his 50s. The mayor says the man is not showing major symptoms and is “doing fairly well.” He is currently in self-isolation. “It goes […]
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut restaurants that are forced to close are having to pivot away from their business model. Many small businesses, including Taino Smokehouse in Middletown, have tried focusing on take-out only orders, but are now planning to close up shop for the time being. Taino’s is now sitting on a large inventory […]
(WTNH) — Actor and Middletown native Nicholas Tucci has died. He was 38. A statement on Tucci’s Facebook page says he succumbed to his illness at Smilow Cancer Hospital on March 3. In the statement, his father says Tucci wanted to keep his illness private and to continue his acting career for as long as […]
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — Middletown Police are investigating after a car struck a pedestrian on Country Club Road this evening. According to police, the incident occurred near the intersection of Preston Avenue at approximately 5:36 p.m. Police say Timothy L. Fisher of Middletown was in the westbound lane of Country Club Road when he was […]
Police say they believe they found the body of Peter Recchia, the Connecticut man who was reported missing back in October 2019, on Sunday.
Middletown police have identified the woman who was killed in a hit-and-run near Wesleyan University on Wednesday night.
A disabled tractor-trailer on Route 9 northbound in Middletown is causing heavy delays Wednesday morning.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — People in Middletown spent their extra day of February jumping into the chilly water to raise money for Special Olympics athletes. The annual Middletown Penguin Plunge took place at the Polish Falcons Club Saturday morning. More than 200 people participated. They raised over $58,000 to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. This is […]
Hamden officer put on 20-day suspension for ‘inadequately investigating’ case of missing Middletown man Peter Recchia
A Hamden police officer has been placed on suspension for his inadequate investigation involving a missing Middletown man.