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Bear Which Approached Hiker Killed

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut wildlife officials have shot and killed a bear that closely followed a hiker and became the center of a debate over the state’s wildlife management practices. The Department of Energy […]

09/02/2015

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Bear Encounter Prompts Hiking Trail Closure

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut environmental officials say they closed hiking trails at a Burlington wildlife area after a hiker reported that a bear approached her. Dennis Schain, spokesman for the Department of Energy and […]

08/28/2015

Naugatuck Bear Sighting Courtesy of Naugatuck Police

Naugatuck Bear Sighting

Naugatuck Police Department was made aware of a bear sighting at about 9:20 am in the area of Birch Lane on the West side of Naugatuck. Officers responded to the area and observed the bear entered a wooded area near Deepwood Road.

06/17/2015

File photo of a black bear. Courtesy Terry Schnurr, General Sales Manager of Lynch Toyota,  Manchester

Granby Bear Did Not Have Rabies

The bear that chased two runners in Granby on Monday has tested negative for Rabies.  Energy and Environmental Protection officials say a full necropsy is still being performed.  The bear, said to be about a […]

05/06/2015

File photo of a black bear. Courtesy Terry Schnurr, General Sales Manager of Lynch Toyota,  Manchester

Bear Euthanized After Chasing Runners

A bear that chased two joggers at McLean Game Refuge in Granby has been euthanized.

05/05/2015

File photo of a bear, June 2013 (Courtesy Wethersfield Police)

Aggressive Bear Trapped In Granby

Two people were chased by a bear this afternoon near the trout pond at the McLean Game Refuge in Granby.

05/04/2015

File photo of a black bear. Courtesy Terry Schnurr, General Sales Manager of Lynch Toyota,  Manchester

Bear Found Roaming In Willimantic

Willimantic police went looking for bear Monday evening after receiving reports of a black bear roaming the High Street area.

07/22/2014

File photo of a black bear. Courtesy Terry Schnurr, General Sales Manager of Lynch Toyota,  Manchester

Bear Euthanized Near Bradley Runway

State officials shot a bear that was getting too close to a runway at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks last night.

07/11/2014

File photo of a bear, June 2013 (Courtesy Wethersfield Police)

Dog Dies After Bloomfield Fight With Bear

A bear killed a dog behind a house in Bloomfield yesterday. A female bear with cubs had been seen in the neighborhood recently.

06/23/2014

File photo of a bear, June 2013 (Courtesy Wethersfield Police)

Barkhamsted Crash Injures Two, Kills Bear

A traffic accident in Barkhamsted has left two motorists injured and a black bear dead.

06/11/2014

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