Legislative Councilman Jack Kennelly, 69

Legislative Councilman Jack Kennelly, 69

HAMDEN – A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Jack Kennelly, 69 , of Hamden, who passed away on May 19, 2017 in Florida, was held Wednesday, June 28 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 2819 Whitney Ave. Jack was a life long resident of Hamden. He graduated from Hamden High School […]

Hamden DECA students shine in Anaheim

Hamden DECA students shine in Anaheim

HAMDEN – Members of Hamden High School’s DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) chapter competed in the annual International Career Development Conference in Anaheim this past April. DECA prepares high school and college students for careers in the fields of marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. Of the 31 HHS students who participated in Anaheim, 28 of them […]

Hamden arrests: June 16 – June 22

Hamden arrests: June 16 – June 22

FRIDAY, JUNE 16: — Larry Davis, 25, who is listed as homeless, was charged with violation of probation. He was held in lieu of $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on June 29. — Gregory Bennett, 38, of 63 Quaker Road, Hamden, was charged with violation of probation. He was held in lieu of $25,000 […]

Former Hamden Asst. Superintendent of Schools Bill McGraw, 62

Former Hamden Asst. Superintendent of Schools Bill McGraw, 62

HAMDEN – Former Hamden Assistant Superintendent of Schools William “Bill” E. McGraw, Jr., 62, of Hamden, passed away at his home on June 20, 2017. Bill was born in Milford on Jan. 26, 1955, the son of the late William E. McGraw, Sr and Elaine (Anderson) McGraw Gagner. Bill is survived by his wife Deborah Hoyt […]

Hamden P&Z to consider medical marijuana regulations

Hamden P&Z to consider medical marijuana regulations

HAMDEN – While not expecting any applications any time soon, the town is preparing for the time when a medical marijuana production facility or dispensary is proposed for Hamden. The Planning and Zoning Department has submitted an application for regulations to govern both uses. While the state isn’t accepting applications right now for either use, […]

Two Hamden men facing gun, drug charges

Two Hamden men facing gun, drug charges

HAMDEN – Two Hamden men are facing charges after they were found allegedly smoking pot in a car parked on Whiting Street. Jeremiah Herring, 20, of 40 North St.  (pictured) and Jabron Matheney, 23, of Third St., both of Hamden, were arrested Saturday night around 10:30 p.m. after police received a call reporting a suspicious vehicle, […]

David J. Troiano, 38, of Hamden

David J. Troiano, 38, of Hamden

HAMDEN – David J. Troiano, 38, of Hamden, passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Yale New Haven Hospital due to injuries suffered in motor vehicle accident.  David was born in New Haven on Jan.  27, 1979, the son of Michael and Anna D’Antonio Troiano. David worked in construction for many years. He enjoyed […]

New Haven man charged with sexually assaulting co-worker

New Haven man charged with sexually assaulting co-worker

From Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith: On June 10 Hamden Police responded to a Dixwell Avenue restaurant on the report of a sexual assault. Investigation revealed that Sergio Torres, a cook at the establishment, inappropriately touched a female co-worker. Torres, 28, of 541 Eastern Street, Apartment #3, New Haven, was charged with fourth-degree sexual assault. […]

Hamden arrests: June 6 – June 11, 2017

Hamden arrests: June 6 – June 11, 2017

Tuesday, June 6: —  Crystal Allderidge, 33, of 161 James St., New Haven, was charged with disorderly conduct. She was arraigned the next day in Meriden Superior Court. — Jaqwan Kelley, 18, of 38 Lilac St., Hamden, was charged with third-degree larceny. He was held in lieu of $10,000 bond and is due to appear in Meriden […]