Somers Church Fire

Librarian Finds 1842 Plans For Somers Church That Burned

Efforts to rebuild a 170-year-old church in Somers that burned down on New Year’s Day have received an unexpected boost — the discovery of the church’s original 1842 building plans.


(Courtesy Farmington Avenue Baptist Church, West Hartford)

West Hartford Police Investigate Four Church Burglaries

West Hartford police are investigating burglaries at four church properties in their town, three in a 24-hour period.


The Somers Congregational Church.  At right are the stairs that once led into the church.Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Criminal Probe In Church Fire

State police and local and state fire marshals are conducting a criminal investigation into a fire that destroyed a 19th century church in northern Connecticut.


CPA Charged In Church Embezzlement

A former certified public accountant is facing charges he embezzled nearly 400-thousand-dollars from a Southington church.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–02/18/2011

Two Escape Killingly Building Collapse

Two people escaped a building collapse in Killingly today. A former church on Route 101 came down about 10 am in the Dayville part of town. Google Maps shows the building as it was before […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–02/08/2011

State Building to Be Named for Departing Governor

A former Hartford church purchased by the state in 2008,  now being renovated by the Department of Public,  will be named for Governor Jodi Rell.  Public Works Commissioner Raenne Curtis made the announcement Thursday, The […]


Three Arrested in Old Saybrook Church Purse Thefts

Old Saybrook Police have charged 3  suspects in connection with thefts at Saint John Roman Catholic Church.Friday a woman reported her purse stolen during a wedding and then Saturday  evening  a woman  returned from the […]