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St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Presents Its 38th Annual Odyssey Festival

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Aug 172018
 
St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Presents Its 38th Annual Odyssey Festival

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook Road, Orange, will host its 38th annual Odyssey Greek Festival on Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 31- Sept. 3. Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church announced details regarding ODYSSEY 2018. This 4-day party features all things Greek, including mouthwatering cuisine, live music, dancing, and a bustling Hellenic agora (marketplace). Set on [Read The Full Story]

Klarides Calls For Stiffer Drug Offense Penalties Citing Mass Overdoses In New Haven

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Aug 162018
 
Klarides Calls For Stiffer Drug Offense Penalties Citing Mass Overdoses In New Haven

Citing the mass overdoses in downtown New Haven by scores of people who used synthetic marijuana likely laced with an opioid, House Republican Leader Themis Klarides today said the legislature should have strengthened penalties for those who sell opioids such as fentanyl when it had the chance. Klarides said the House Republican caucus will again [Read The Full Story]

Did You Know? News From The Orange Recycling Committee

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Aug 162018
 
Did You Know? News From The Orange Recycling Committee

The Orange Recycling Committee is a team of hard-working volunteers who are passionate about helping the town of Orange and the planet. Their mission is to increase and simplify recycling options for Orange residents, and continually share tips and info. Did you know  You DO NOT put plastic bags and wraps in your recycling bin. But they ARE [Read The Full Story]

Orange Police: Woman Conceals Merchandise, Resists Arrest

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Aug 162018
 
Orange Police: Woman Conceals Merchandise, Resists Arrest

On Saturday, Aug. 11 at 8:27 p.m., police were called to Best Buy at 53 Boston Post Road regarding a reported shoplifting in progress. During the investigation, officers learned that Wilhelmina Washington, 36, of New Haven had concealed $ 199.95 worth of merchandise in her pocketbook. According to the report, Washington also resisted arrest. She was taken [Read The Full Story]

Tip-A-Cop at Eli’s On August 16 (Tonight)

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Aug 162018
 
Tip-A-Cop at Eli's On August 16 (Tonight)

Orange Police officers will trade in their badges for aprons on Thursday, August 16th when they host a Tip-A-Cop fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut at Eli’s Orange, 285 Boston Post Road, Orange, from 5 to 9 p.m. During the event, officers will volunteer their time to assist restaurant staff in taking orders and serving customers. All tips the [Read The Full Story]

Come To The Orange Farmers’ Market Today

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Aug 162018
 
Come To The Orange Farmers' Market Today

The Orange Community Farmers’ Market is open for the summer. The event runs on Thursdays until September 27 under the Pavilion at the Orange Fairgrounds, High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road in Orange. Market hours are from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Note: there is no market on September 13. There will be many [Read The Full Story]

An Important Message From United Illuminating

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Aug 152018
 
An Important Message From United Illuminating

The United Illuminating Company sent out this word of caution today via Twitter: “We never demand immediate payment for our customers over the phone and we do not visit homes without an appointment or notification,” it stated. “May scammers target business owners as well.” It continued, “If you receive a call or a visit demanding [Read The Full Story]

Orange Police: Man Charged With Assault On An Elderly Person

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Aug 152018
 
Orange Police: Man Charged With Assault On An Elderly Person

Orange police were dispatched to 348 Boston Post Road for a motor vehicle accident caused by an assault on Aug. 9 at 6:46 p.m. The investigation revealed that William DeFelice, 32, of Derby, struck another person. He was taken into custody and charged with third-degree assault of an elderly person and second-degree breach of peace. DeFelice posted [Read The Full Story]

Officers Brown and Loki Are Number One

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Aug 152018
 
Officers Brown and Loki Are Number One

Orange Police Officer Chris Brown and his K-9 Partner Loki competed in the 27th Connecticut K9 Olympics in Enfield on July 28, in the oppressive heat and humidity, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event consisted of a competition in a “round robin”* setting. Areas of competition were obedience, obstacles, and an apprehension drill, building search with [Read The Full Story]

The Final Primary Results From Orange’s Three Districts

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Aug 142018
 
The Final Primary Results From Orange's Three Districts

Here’s the total of all 3 districts (combined) in the primary today (Aug. 14) Stefanowski will take on Lamont in November. Republicans Governor Mark Boughton                 150 Timothy Herbst                 179 Steve Obsitnik                   104 Bob Stefanowski  [Read The Full Story]