Hamden police seeking three for Christmas Eve shoplifting

Hamden police seeking three for Christmas Eve shoplifting

HAMDEN – Police are looking for three suspects who stole bottles of alcohol from a Dixwell Avenue liquor store on Christmas Eve. On Dec. 24 at about 3 p.m., Hamden Police responded to 1890 Liquor Store, 1890 Dixwell Ave. on the report of shoplifting, according to police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. The three men stole about […]

Hamden Obituaries: William Lempeck, 76

Hamden Obituaries: William Lempeck, 76

HAMDEN – William Francis Lempeck, aka “Bill the Bush Man”, 76, of Hamden, formally of New Haven, entered into eternal life on Wednesday Dec. 27, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Born on Dec. 31, 1940, in New Haven, Bill was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Butkus) Lempeck. He was the ex-husband of […]

Hamden to mark MLK Day Jan. 12

Hamden to mark MLK Day Jan. 12

The town of Hamden will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Friday, Jan. 12th from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in Thornton Wilder Hall at the Miller Library complex, 2901 Dixwell Ave. This event offers attendees the opportunity to reflect on Dr. King’s life, his mission, and how he has affected our […]

Man charged with assaulting pregnant girlfriend

Man charged with assaulting pregnant girlfriend

HAMDEN – The boyfriend of the pregnant caregiver of a Hamden resident will spend the new year in jail after he was charged with assaulting his girlfriend. The incident happened at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith, when police responded to a Smith Drive home on the report of […]

Man holds up woman at gunpoint on Christmas Eve

Man holds up woman at gunpoint on Christmas Eve

HAMDEN – A man robbed a 63-year-old woman at gunpoint on Christmas Eve on Whitney Avenue near Mather Street, according to police. The woman was getting out of her car when a black man wearing dark clothing approached her, demanded her money and pulled out a gun, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. […]

Hearings open on Quinnipiac application for dorm rooms in six buildings at York Hill Campus

Hearings open on Quinnipiac application for dorm rooms in six buildings at York Hill Campus

HAMDEN – A hearing on Quinnipiac University’s request to add 220 new beds to its York HIll Campus opened at this week’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, but it won’t be acted upon until at least next month. The university this week appeared before the Planning and Zoning Commission to outline its plans to build […]

Hamden Obituaries: Thomas Francis Budd, 72

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Hamden Obituaries: Thomas Francis Budd, 72

HAMDEN – Thomas Francis Budd, 72, of Hamden, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at Yale New Haven Hospital with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Loretta Malin Budd. Tom was born in Brooklyn, New York on Aug. 11, 1945 and was the son of the late James […]

QU, Hamden community team up for Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run

QU, Hamden community team up for Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run

HAMDEN – The spirit of giving filled Thornton Wilder Hall in the Miller Memorial Central Library and Cultural Complex on Dec. 8 as Quinnipiac University and the Hamden community team up to make the holidays a little happier for senior citizens. The eighth annual Hamden Senior Holiday Gift Run luncheon was a collaboration between Quinnipiac’s AM 1220 […]

Hamden Police search for two armed robbers

Hamden Police search for two armed robbers

HAMDEN – Police are investigating two robberies that happened in the last week, both involving handguns. The first occurred on Dec. 7 at about 3:30 p.m. at Snack Plus, 75 Putnam Ave., where a black man robbed the store at gunpoint, making off with cigarettes and money, according to Hamden Police spokesman Capt. Ronald Smith. […]

Hamden Police: ‘Tis the season to get ripped off

Hamden Police: ‘Tis the season to get ripped off

From the Hamden Police Department: The Hamden Police Department has responded to several suspicious activity complaints during the past week. During an incident on Filbert Street, a black male, 5’11”, wearing brown pants and a leather jacket, was observed attempting to enter several parked motor vehicles On Dec. 5, a white male was observed on […]