Arrest made in 2016 break in at Hamden bar

Arrest made in 2016 break in at Hamden bar

HAMDEN – A town man was arrested Thursday in connection with a break in at a bar that occurred a year ago. On Sept. 6, 2016 Hamden Police responded to the Highwood Bar and Grill, 903 Dixwell Avenue on the report of a burglary at the Highwood Bar and Grille at 903 Dixwell Ave., according […]

Woman “seriously” injured in Hamden crash

Woman “seriously” injured in Hamden crash

HAMDEN – A Darien woman was seriously injured Friday afternoon after the car she was driving struck a tractor trailer, according to police. The accident happened at about 1 p.m. Friday on Whitney Avenue in the are of Lovig Lane, which is in northern Hamden near the Cheshire line, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. […]

Foundation awards Quinnipiac grant to support and retain underrepresented minority students in STEM courses

Foundation awards Quinnipiac grant to support and retain underrepresented minority students in STEM courses

HAMDEN – The Booth Ferris Foundation awarded Quinnipiac University $170,000 over two years to develop a program to increase retention of underrepresented minority students in STEM-related (science, technology, engineering and math) courses. The university will use the funding to establish the Quinnipiac STEM Enhancement Program (QSTEP) that will work to develop and revise courses, provide both […]

Hamden Police searching for two men who robbed teens at gunpoint

Hamden Police searching for two men who robbed teens at gunpoint

HAMDEN – Two teens were robbed at gunpoint last week on Goodrich Street, according to police. The two 17-year-olds were walking on Goodrich Street shortly after midnight Friday morning when two men, one with a gun, robbed them of their wallets and cell phones, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. “The two 17 […]

Hamden opts out of “granny pod” legislation

Hamden opts out of “granny pod” legislation

HAMDEN – A new state law that goes into effect on Oct. 1 allows for “granny pods” in residential neighborhoods, but the town of Hamden has exercised its right to opt out of the requirement. This past session, the State Legislature passed “An Act Concerning Temporary Health Care Structures,” that “establishes conditions under which property […]

North Haven Police investigating loaded gun magazine found at Clintonville School

North Haven Police investigating loaded gun magazine found at Clintonville School

NORTH HAVEN – Police have identified the firearm that is connected to a loaded magazine found Tuesday night on the grounds of Clintonville Elementary School. About 7 p.m. Tuesday night, Clintonville School Principal Lauretta Dowling contact the North Haven Police Department to report the magazine found on the ground outside the school, according to reports. “Officers […]