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Shenipsit State Forest

Three Charged With Trespassing At State Forest

State Police have arrested three people for allegedly trespassing at Shenipsit State Forest in Somers late Monday night.


Somersville Mill Fire 2 (Tim Potrikus photo)

First Selectman: Somers Mill Fire A Case Of Arson

The top town official in Somers says a massive weekend fire at an abandoned mill in the Somersville section of town was no accident.


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.


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.


A side wall of the Somers Congregational Church. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Fire Destroys Somers Church

Fire officials are investigating a fire that destroyed an 1842 church in northern Connecticut.



Somers Man Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

Man engages with 13-year-old. Craigslist ad says girl was 19.


Police ID Man Killed In Well Accident

Police, Thursday, identified the man who was killed in a well accident Wednesday afternoon about 50 feet over the Connecticut state line in Massachusetts.



Man Dies After Falling Into Well

A man has died after falling headfirst into a well in Somers.



Boy Dies in Bike Accident

Fire officials say an 8-year-old boy has died after he was injured while riding his bicycle in Somers.


(Courtesy FBI)

“Burly Bandit” Faces Additional Charges

State police say the bank robber dubbed the “Burly Bandit” by the FBI and currently serving a sentence for eleven bank robberies in New England and New York has been charged in an additional holdup and an attempted robbery in Somers last summer.