We have no information regarding the accident or injuries.
Food vendors will be in place as early as 5:30 pm.
Vendors include: Chip’s Pancake Truck; Reno’s Pizza Truck; Shoreline Prime Meats & Deli Truck; Spuds Your Way; Cappetta’s Italian Imports; Lemonade Grenade; Szabo’s Seafood; Rita’s Italian Ice; JP Kettle Corn; Action Enterprises
Food trucks open at 6 p.m., Band at 6:30, fireworks at 9:30
A reminder that NO open flames, propane containers, individual fireworks or sparklers are permitted.
While on the fairgrounds, be aware of safety zones (marked in white) and follow the guidance of Orange CERT members. Show courtesy to you fellow residents & make use of clearly marked trash & recycling containers. Parents, please watch your children.
Please enter and leave the fairgrounds with caution and observe directional signs and Police instructions at all times. Stay clear of the “fire line” and the wooded area near the fireworks pit for your own safety.
Be patient at the conclusion of the show as traffic may be stopped while the fireworks people make sure each and every explosive has been blasted.
This is for YOUR safety, so do not give the CERT members or firefighters a hard time. They are not just being “yahoos” they are trained in safety measures and are doing their jobs to make sure you and your family do not get hurt.
Cost is $40 per person — the beautiful part is that the package includes $25 in perks: $10 game voucher and $15 food voucher.
Bus leaves the parking lot at High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road, at 4 p.m.
Leaves Mohegan Sun at 10 p.m.
Any question contact Karen at 203-395-2581
The Last Day to purchase a seat is Saturday, July 8.
This is a fundraiser to benefit the Orange Volunteer Fire Department.
The Town of Orange will hold its Annual July 4th Concert and Fireworks Display on Sunday, July 2nd. The Concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. There is no on-street parking and local roads will be barricaded and posted as no parking. Cars are subject to towing.
Expect traffic delays both into and out of the Fairground and on Orange Center Road. Please have patience.
No campfires or open fires are allowed on the fairgrounds, parking area surrounding the Community Center, or any other Town property.
No fireworks or sparklers are allowed. Drones are prohibited.
Dogs must be leashed and cleaned up after.
Please keep the safety aisles clear of blankets, chairs, and tables.
The Orange Police and Orange CERT Team will be on site for general assistance and emergencies.
There will be overflow parking at the Town Hall, and Town Library.
The driver has been identified as a juvenile (17 years old) from Orange, who cannot be named due to statutory age restrictions. Passengers in this accident have been identified as Gia Mentillo, 18, of Orange, and Kristen Poulin, 18, of Milford. Ms. Poulin was critically injured as a result of this accident.
This case is being actively investigated by the OPD accident reconstruction team. Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact Detective Harry Burke (firstname.lastname@example.org), Sergeant Ray LaPlante (email@example.com), or call 203-891-2130.
- The Orange Business and Community Expo took place at High Plains Community Center on Wednesday, June 14.
The annual Tip-A-Cop fundraising event will take place at Chip’s Family Restaurant, 321 Boston Post Road on Friday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Orange police officers will serve your meal and work hard to collect a great tip.
All tips collected and money donated during this event will go directly to Special Olympics Connecticut to support the athletes and raise awareness about individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Prudden Lane is one of the approved detour roadways and drivers are taking advantage of this route.
But, there is a problem, drivers are speeding on Prudden when they come from Derby-Milford (maybe blowing off steam because they’re aggravated?)
Well, school is out for summer, and there are many children who live on that street. Please drive carefully, keep your eyes open for children who may be riding bicycles, playing catch or tag, walking a dog… you never know. Children are everywhere and their lives are more important than you getting wherever you’re going a minute or two faster.
The road has been posted as “Closed to Thru Traffic” at Turkey Hill Rd and Prudden Lane. The road will remain closed to thru traffic, however, it is passable to local residents and emergency vehicles. Residents should use caution on that portion of the roadway.
The primary contractor is Complete Construction, however, Regional Water Authority, UI, and Frontier will all have crews on the project.
Access to the UNH Orange Campus should be made from the Southern end of Derby-Milford Rd. from Grassy Hill Road. Detours have been posted specifically for UNH traffic.
Detours have been posted specifically for UNH traffic.
Construction is scheduled to take approximately 6 months.