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Oil spill (courtesy DEEP)

DEEP At Scene Of Fuel Oil Spill

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is at the scene of a fuel oil spill in Chester. Spokesman Dwayne Gardner says the incident occurred late this morning. He says about 100 gallons of […]

11/06/2013

Route 9

One Dead In Route 9 Crash

State police say a 33-year-old Middletown man died in a single-car accident on Route 9 in Chester overnight.

12/29/2012

File photo of a Halloween costume parade. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Vermont Town Un-Cancels Halloween After ‘High Volume Of Complaints’

Trick-or-treaters in the Vermont town of Chester are going to be going door-to-door on Halloween after all.

10/31/2012

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News)

EEE Makes Earliest-ever Appearance In Connecticut

Tests have found Eastern Equine Encephalitis in bird-biting mosquitoes in Chester.

08/15/2012

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

35-Year Sentence For Man In Estranged Wife’s Death

A man who stabbed his estranged wife to death at her home in Chester as she called 911 has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.

03/23/2012

Chester Hadlyme Ferry

Judge Throws Out Bid To Halt Ferry Closings

A Connecticut Superior Court judge has dismissed a legal effort to block Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan to shut two ferries that cross the Connecticut River.

08/04/2011

Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry (File: Bob Child. AP Photo)

Locals Rally To Save Connecticut River Ferries

Residents and local officials are pulling together to try to spare two historic Connecticut River ferries that are on the state’s chopping block.

07/18/2011

Budget Cuts May Strand Riders Of Connecticut's Ferry System

Cuts Would Ground Ferries

Among the programs being cut in the state’s budget crunch would be the nation’s oldest operating ferry.

07/15/2011

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