• Farmington December 5, 2022 10:50 pm

    School Board in Connecticut Reverses Course After Calendar Controversy

    A growing school calendar controversy has Farmington switching gears. Before a packed room at the middle school in Farmington on Monday, the school board voted to reverse course and add back two Jewish holidays as days off for the 2023-24 school year. “They listened to the public feedback and they responded,” said David Waren, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford president…

  • Farmington June 26, 2022 3:13 pm

    17-Year-Old Killed, 21-Year-Old Injured After Serious Crash in Farmington, Conn.

    A 17-year-old who just graduated from Farmington High School has died and a 21-year-old is injured after a serious crash on Saturday night. Officers were called to a two-car crash in Farmington on Colt Highway at the intersection of Fienemann Road around 8:30 p.m. Police said 17-year-old Luke Roux, of Farmington, and 21-year-old Jacob Coffey, of Farmington, were transported to…

  • Farmington June 1, 2022 8:36 pm

    104-Year-Old Woman From Farmington Gets Wish Granted

    One woman accomplishes a life goal after celebrating a big birthday in December.   Bertha Komor, who is nearly halfway to 105 years old, had a simple request. She has always wanted to pet a penguin. So, her friends and caretakers at Village Gate of Farmington helped her do just that. “I never thought it would happen,” Komor said. Mystic…

  • Farmington March 17, 2022 8:04 pm

    Man Dead, Suspect in Custody After Shooting in Conn.

    A 32-year-old Farmington man was shot and killed in his home late Wednesday night and his fiancee’s brother has been charged with murder. The victim is identified in court paperwork as Jorge Tejada Camacho. Police said he was in bed when he was shot several times. According to police, 24-year-old Deondre Linder has been charged with murder and is...

  • Farmington December 28, 2021 6:02 pm

    New Maine Law Inspired by Deadly Explosion Goes Into Effect Saturday

    On Saturday, the first day of 2022, a new law goes into effect in Maine that lawmakers hope will protect people from tragedy and destruction. The state will require fuel gas detectors in certain buildings more than two years on from a deadly explosion in Farmington, Maine, that claimed the life of a firefighter, injured more than six other people…

  • Farmington December 28, 2021 5:39 pm

    Deadly Explosion Sparks Reform in Maine

    A deadly explosion in Farmington, Maine, has prompted a new fuel gas detector mandate more than two years later.

  • solar power November 29, 2021 8:13 pm

    Local Colleges Buy Power From Solar Array Believed to Be New England's Largest

    Four colleges in Massachusetts and one in Maine are teaming up to fight climate change in a unique way. They’re all buying solar power together from what’s believed to be the largest solar project in New England. The effort is called the New England College Renewable Partnership and its participating institutions include Bowdoin, Smith, Hampshire and Williams colleges. Together,...

  • Maine October 20, 2021 12:08 pm

    Lawsuits Over Deadly Maine Propane Blast Are Settled

    Two lawsuits filed in the aftermath of a thunderous propane explosion in Farmington, Maine, that killed a firefighter and injured others have been settled. A court document filed this week indicates a lawsuit against two companies on behalf of the deceased firefighter and six injured firefighters was resolved, the Sun Journal reported. Another lawsuit brought by the maintenance worker who...

  • Farmington September 28, 2021 5:39 pm

    NTSB Releases Report on Conn. Plane Crash That Killed Boston Doctors

    The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report on the investigation into a plane crash in Farmington that killed four people and injured four others earlier this month. The plane, a Cessna 560, was heading from Robertson Field Airport in Plainville to Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo, North Carolina when it crashed into the Trumpf production facility…

  • plane crash September 3, 2021 11:57 pm

    Married Boston Doctors Who Died in Conn. Small-Jet Crash Were ‘Bright Lights'

    Part of Boston’s medical community was mourning Friday after a married couple — both doctors with local ties — were identified as two of the people who died when a small jet crashed in Connecticut Thursday. Courtney Haviland, 33, and William Shrauner, 31, left behind a young son and were expecting another baby, according to authorities and their family.  “They just...

  • plane crash September 3, 2021 6:45 pm

    2 Boston Doctors, Expecting Second Baby, Die in Conn. Plane Crash

    A married couple, both doctors in Boston who were expecting a baby, died when a small plane crashed in Connecticut Thursday.

  • Farmington September 3, 2021 6:57 pm

    Police ID the Four People Killed in Jet Crash in Farmington, Conn.

    A pilot from Bristol, a pilot from Danbury and a couple from Boston were killed in a plane crash in Farmington Thursday.

  • Farmington September 3, 2021 12:21 pm

    NTSB Begins Investigation After Jet Crashed Into Building in Farmington, Conn.

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is expected to be in Farmington today to begin their investigation into what caused a deadly plane crash Thursday morning. Four people, two pilots and two passengers, died after the Cessna Citation 560X business jet crashed into the Trumpf production facility on Hyde Road around 10 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Police…

  • Farmington September 2, 2021 11:37 pm

    4 Dead After Business Jet Crashes Into Building in Farmington, Conn: Police

    Four people have died after a plane crash in Farmington, according to police. The plane, a Cessna Citation 560X business jet, crashed into a building on Hyde Road around 10 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Police said two pilots and two passengers were on the plane. The plane departed from Robertson Field Airport in Plainville and was headed…

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