A Southington man is facing charges in a shooting incident. Police said 49-year-old Reeton Jones saw a car he did not recognize in the neighborhood where he lived.
The home at 10 Winsor Avenue looks a little different than it used to.
It’s being rebuilt by Habitat for Humanity after a tragic fire in September 2016 which claimed the life of a 6 year old girl.
Orange pipes can be seen throughout the Plainfield home. They’re part of a state of the art sprinkler system being installed.
“So that vile right there and that would allow the water,” explains Dino Tudisca the project supervisor with Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut. “That would let that valve pop open and then the water would hit the back of this and disperse and fan throughout the room.”
In last year’s fire girl’s mother Jeanette Lawyea and her young son escaped the flames. They will move back in once the rebuild is complete.
“This is a different style home than the one that was here before. It has a different floor plan and a different look completely. We thought that was an important part of having the family return to this location,” said Terri O’Rourke, executive director for Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut.
The change which may have the biggest impact could be the sprinkler system donated by K & M Fire Protection Services of Plantsville. A 400 hundred gallon tank sits in the basement in case it is needed.
The gun violence prevention organization is launching the “say something anonymous” reporting system.
Executive Chef Jakub Gorgon at Hop Haus Craft Beer & Restaurant in Planstville makes a pork macaroni and cheese.
“I couldn’t say anything to her and she was pleading for help, I assume, so all I could do was hold her,” explains Elisabeth Kennedy, looking at the emotional picture.
A Wolcott High School teacher has been arrested in a sexual assault case.
The owners of Tops Marketplace are trying to move forward after their beloved business burned to the ground.
Southington police are investigating after a Waterbury man was struck by a pickup truck on the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike on Wednesday evening.
A mother and son were arrested on animal cruelty charges Thursday after the son allegedly brought their neglected dog to Southington Animal Control and gave a false statement that they weren’t the owners.
PLANTSVILLE, Conn. (WTNH)– Bob Barucci remembers February 22, 2012 as clear as day. He was a victim of workplace violence, shot by an employee at the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain. Victor Valcarcel shot two supervisors, Barucci and Lynn Trask, after he was disciplined. Police said that after Valcarcel went home, he picked […]