Glastonbury crash victim’s family didn’t seek jail for driver
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The family of Valda Dienavs, the 84-year-old woman who was fatally injured when a sport utility vehicle hit her on a snowy Glastonbury street in January 2020, didn’t seek prison time for the young woman who admitted that her negligent…
Driver, Dog Extricated From Vehicle After Rollover Crash in Glastonbury
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The driver of a vehicle and their dog were extricated from a vehicle after a rollover crash in Glastonbury on Monday night. Firefighters were called to Route 17 north around 9:30 p.m. after getting a report of a rollover crash with someone still inside of the vehicle. According to firefighters, the driver and a dog were removed from the vehicle....
Harding's two wins lead Glastonbury to CCC West Division girls track title
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Molly Harding had a career day at the CCC West divisional track and field championship meet Monday afternoon.
JI Track Meet: Ellington's Martin wins 100; Glastonbury girls win overall title
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MANCHESTER — Jalena “JayeJ” Martin has won all but one 100-meter dash she’s entered during her career with the Ellington High girls outdoor track team.
JI Track Meet: Martin shines for Ellington girls, Glastonbury wins team title
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MANCHESTER — Jalena “JayeJ” Martin only competed in one event during day two of the 40th edition of the Randy Smith-Journal Inquirer Track Meet Saturday.
Glastonbury woman, 19, gets 3 months in crash that killed woman, 84
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Glastonbury woman gets 3 months in crash that killed woman, 84
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A 19-year-old Glastonbury woman accepted a plea bargain Friday in which she was convicted of negligent homicide with a motor vehicle in the Jan. 23, 2020 accident that killed an 84-year-old woman as she was crossing Griswold Street to get…
Glastonbury Dems pass over Dobbins for registrar, pick Murray
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GLASTONBURY — The Democratic Town Committee on Wednesday unanimously endorsed former Registrar of Voters Charles Murray for another term in the job after hearing warm speeches on his behalf, including a nominating speech by Town Council Chairman Thomas P. Gullotta.
Barry, Giannelli face off in 31st House District
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GLASTONBURY — The Democratic Town Committee on Wednesday unanimously endorsed state Rep. Jill Barry for election to a third term representing the 31st House District.
Retiring Glastonbury officer had lead role in modernizing investigations
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GLASTONBURY — Lt. Corey Davis, who is to retire today from the local Police Department after more than 20 years on the job, was an early supervisor of the Manchester-based Connecticut Center for Digital Investigations, which supports police departments in…
Glastonbury ‘specialty grocery’ plan has foes and fans
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GLASTONBURY — At a public hearing Tuesday on a proposal to convert part of a Hebron Avenue building originally intended to house restaurants into a “specialty grocery store,” both supporters and opponents of the plan drew applause from the crowd…
Softball: Lessard, Glastonbury stay hot
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The Glastonbury High softball team continued its winning ways Wednesday by surviving a tough challenge from host Manchester.
Glastonbury needs affordable housing; site wrong, residents say
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GLASTONBURY — The town needs affordable housing, but “this isn’t the place for it,” resident Larry Niland told the Town Plan and Zoning Commission during a public hearing Tuesday on a proposal to build a five-story, 74-unit apartment building on…
Glastonbury boys defeat Enfield, stay unbeaten
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GLASTONBURY 3, ENFIELD 1. Unbeaten Glastonbury overcame a first-set loss to defeat host Enfield in a CCC North showdown Friday. Game scores were 19-25, 27-25, 25-16, 25-15.
YMCA wants to build pools in Glastonbury
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GLASTONBURY — The YMCA of Greater Hartford wants to form a partnership with the town to build an aquatics facility in Glastonbury, and it has the support of some people who have been prominent in the effort to build such…
Man accused of sexually assaulting small child in Glastonbury
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GLASTONBURY – Local police say a man who has been extradited from South Carolina is accused of “sexually assaulting a small child in Glastonbury on two occasions in 2017.”
Glastonbury man charged with attempted murder in Maryland
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GLASTONBURY – With the help of the Capital Region Emergency Response Team, a SWAT team, police on Tuesday arrested a local man who is charged with attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, home invasion, and other crimes in Baltimore County, Maryland.
Glastonbury man charged in Maine prostitution sting
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A Glastonbury resident is one of six men arrested in Portland, Maine, as a result of a joint enforcement operation involving several police departments, state agencies, and the FBI that targeted people who patronize human trafficking victims, Portland police said.
Glastonbury man gets 1 year in burglary cases
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A man accused of breaking into a Glastonbury woman’s home twice when she was present in March 2021 has accepted a plea bargain in which he was convicted of reduced charges and sentenced to a year in prison, which will…
Two Young Women in Connecticut Make Their Mark in Baseball
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Maybe you’ve heard of picking daisies in the outfield, but in Connecticut, it seems lilies grown on these baseball diamonds. Lillian Martineau and Lily Woodworth, two high school sophomores, Martineau at Lewis Mills and Woodward at Glastonbury, both planted their roots in the game at the same time as all their teammates. “I grew up in a...
Glastonbury council wants to ‘push back’ on sidewalk
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GLASTONBURY — The state Department of Transportation doesn’t approve of the Town Council’s preferred option for building the final — and most difficult — section of Main Street sidewalk, but the council isn’t giving up just yet.
Kidnapping suspect also charged in 2021 Glastonbury car thefts
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GLASTONBURY — A Hartford man charged in the violent, racially tinged kidnapping of a woman at a Marlborough grocery store in September is now facing charges in two car thefts at Glastonbury gas stations as well — one described by…
Vernon man charged in Home Depot vehicle theft with woman
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GLASTONBURY — Police have arrested a Vernon man in the Feb. 2 theft of a running vehicle from the parking lot of the Home Depot store in town, the same crime in which they charged a Vernon woman last week.
Surveillance photo brings arrest in car theft at Glastonbury Home Depot
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GLASTONBURY — A high-quality surveillance photo taken at the local Home Depot store and publicized by police after a running vehicle was stolen from the store’s parking lot Feb. 2 brought in tips that have led to an arrest in…