Day: August 1, 2019

Family Day Trip Saltwater Fishing Day

No Child Left Inside® in partnership with the CARE program are hosting a Saltwater Fishing Day on the fishing pier at Fort Trumbull State Park
Saturday, August 10, 2019
10 AM – 3 PM
Fort Trumbull State Park
90 Walbach Street
New London, CT

No registration required

Participants 16 yrs. old and up must have a fishing license. FREE 1-day license available

Fishing, crabbing, fish activities, and more will take place on/near the fishing pier.

Fishing rods, tackle, and bait available to borrow.

Pack a picnic and join us for the day!

The event is rain or shine.

For more information contact:
Kristen Bellantuono
(860) 424-3917

Long Ridge Closure CONTINUES

Lina’s Wine and Liquors, Tomasino’s Pizza,
Touch of Glory, Fleur de Lis

Scheduled 18-Day closure and Detour of Long Ridge Road in Redding from Friday, July 19, at 10 AM and last until Monday, August 5, 2019, at 5 AM.

The contractor will detour traffic around the at-grade railroad crossing utilizing the following roads: Simpaug Turnpike, Topstone Road, Route 7(Ethan Allen Hwy), West Starrs Plain Road, Starrs Plain Road, West Redding Road, Long Ridge Road, Reservoir Road, Reservoir Street, Route 53(Grassy Plain Street, Turkey Plain Road, Redding Road), and Side Cut Road.

Signing and portable message boards will be in use to help direct traffic.

Redding Police Department Police Activity

7/26/2019 Counter/Forgery
Seventy Acre Road
Complaint reports that a check he mailed to the IRS was intercepted from the mail and altered. Incident remains under investigation.

7/28/2019 Emergency Committal / C.I.
Chestnut Woods Road
1am- Police responed to an emotionally disturbed youth that wanted to harm herself. The youth was transported to Danbury Hospital for a psychological evaluation.

7/24/2019 MVA – Deer
Black Rock Turnpike (Route 58)
Vehicle struck a deer while trav S/B on Black Rock Tpke. Property damage reported. Animal GOA.

7/23/2019 MVA – Injury
Black Rock Turnpike (Route 58)
1 Car Accident – Vehicle was traveling S/B on Black Rock Tpke when operator lost control of vehicle while negotiating a curve. The vehicle slid sideways in the roadway, striking a guardrail and an embankment. Minor injuries reported.

7/23/2019 MVA – Property Damage
Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7)
2 Car Accident – A vehicle traveling N/B on Rte 7 crossed the centerline and sideswiped a S/B vehicle. No injuries reported.
7/26/2019 MVA – Property Damage
Poverty Hollow Road
1 Car Accident – A vehicle traveling E/B on Poverty Hollow Rd. swerved to avoid an animal in the roadway and went off the shoulder of the road and struck a large rock causing moderate damage to the under carriage of the vehicle. No injuries reported.
7/26/2019 MVA – Property Damage
Redding Road (Route 53)
2 Car Accident – A vehicle tuning S/B onto Rte 53 from Rte 107 took the turn too wide and struck an oncoming vehicle approaching the intersection. Minor contact damage reported to both vehicles. No injuries reported.

7/27/2019 MVA – Property Damage
Peaceable Street
2 car accident – vehicles passing in opposite directions struck mirrors. No injuries reported.

7/28/2019 MVA – Injury
2 Car Accident – A vehicle traveling N/B on Ethan Allen Highway and attempting to enter a commercial business located at 197 Ethan Allen Highway turned into the path of a S/B vehicle . Both vehicles sustained heavy contact damage and were towed from the scene. All vehicle occupants were transported to Danbury Hospital for evaluations of various injuries.

7/23/2019 Untimely Death
Wayside Lane
Police responded to the report of a 53 year old female found deceased in her residence by a tenant. The State’s Medical Examiner’s Offices is assisting with the investigation. The death is believed to be of natural causes.

7/23/2019 Vandalized
Complainant report that a driveway mirror located alongside the road was damaged with a stone or other blunt object.