Emergency crews were called to a home in Torrington Tuesday where a bear broke in. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said the black bear got inside a home on Winsted Road, through a screen window.
After serving its town for more than 75 years, a local volunteer fire department has ceased operations. On Monday night, members of the Morris Volunteer Fire Department Inc. voted to cease providing fire, rescue, and EMS services for the town. The department said the decision didn't come lightly, but comes "after several years of trying to forge a reasonable working relationship with the town administrators.”
The show will go on, but this year, West Haven’s annual fireworks display will cost you. Plagued with a deficit, the city is trying to straighten out its finances. So, this year, anyone parking in a city lot for the show will have to pay. It will cost $5 for anyone with a West Haven beach sticker and $10 for anyone without a sticker.