Highland Lake Boat Launch. Photo from state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection web site.

Searchers Recover Missing Boater’s Body In Winchester Lake

Search divers have recovered the body of a man who went missing after a boat he was in capsized in western Connecticut.


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One Person Dead In Winsted Shooting

Winchester Police and Connecticut State Police are investigating a shooting Thursday night at a Platt Hill home where one person died, from what’s believed to be a single gunshot wound.


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No Pension For Finance Director Sentenced In $2 Million Theft

A former Winchester town finance director who stole more than $2 million from the town will not be collecting his pension.


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Winchester’s Ex-Finance Chief Gets 11 Years

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) – The former finance director for the small Connecticut town of Winchester has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for stealing from the town. Henry Centrella Jr. pleaded guilty in January […]


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Former Winchester Finance Director Pleads Guilty In $2 Million Theft

A prosecutor says the former finance director of a small Connecticut town has pleaded guilty to larceny charges stemming from the theft of more than $2 million.


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State Investigation Of Winchester School Funding Possible

WINCHESTER, Conn. (AP) – State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor’s office is calling for an investigation into whether the town of Winchester is underfunding its schools. The state Board of Education is scheduled to discuss the […]


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Winchester Voters Approve Loan To Fund Schools

Voters in Winchester have approved a referendum to authorize a $2 million bank loan to keep public school open past December after an audit revealed that a former finance director had stolen more than $2 million from town coffers.


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Town Still Waiting For News On Bank Loan Application

WINSTED, Conn. (AP) – Winsted officials are seeking financial help to avoid closing local schools. The Republican-American reports that Superintendent of Schools Thomas M. Danehy has told the state Board of Education he might have […]


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Winchester’s Former Finance Director Arrested

A former finance director for Winchester has been arrested on larceny charges following the discovery that $2 million was missing from town coffers.


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Convicted Felon Facing Numerous Charges

An 18 year old Torrington man is in protective custody at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital and is facing kidnapping, robbery,drug and weapons  charges . Torrington Police received a report late  Monday night  about  a missing, endangered  […]