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09/28/2020

Smith’s Name Added To Firefighters Memorial

  On Sunday, Sept. 27, the late Orange Fire Marshal Tim Smith’s name was added to the Connecticut State Firefighters Memorial in Windsor Locks. Smith passed away following a motor vehicle accident on January 19, 2020. His daughters accompanied members of the Orange Volunteer Fire Department to the memorial this weekend. Read the rest of READ MORE.
09/26/2020

Orange Police: Resident Arrested Following Assault

Orange police responded to a complaint of an argument that became physical at 482 Luba Drive at 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22. Investigation revealed that Jinli Li, 58, of Orange struck another person, leaving visible marks and bruises. According to the report, he was taken into custody and charged with third-degree assault, disorderly conduct, READ MORE.
09/26/2020

Donors Invited To Bench Dedication

Those of you who generously donated money to the Annie Davis Memorial Bench Fund are invited to attend the bench dedication in October. The exact date is yet to be decided upon, but the good news is that the completed bench had been delivered. Because of the continuing threat of the coronavirus, we are limiting READ MORE.
09/25/2020

Scandiffio Joins Coldwell In Orange

Coldwell Banker Realty in Connecticut has announced that Jessica Scandiffio, formerly of Real Living Real Estate, has affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Realty office in Orange. As an affiliated real estate agent, Scandiffio will provide residential real estate services in New Haven County and surrounding communities. “Jessica’s passion for real estate, excellent customer service skills READ MORE.
09/24/2020

Police Blotter: Illegal Repairs Cause Vehicle Damage

On Sunday, Sept. 20, at 4:30 p.m., Orange police responded to Auto Zone at 150 Boston Post Road for a report of a motor vehicle repair scam. Investigation revealed that Jonathan J. Merchon, 26, of Hamden, had caused damage to a vehicle after performing illegal repairs on that vehicle. Subsequently, Merchon was taken into custody READ MORE.
09/23/2020

When Will The Leaves Peak In Orange?

If you are a fan of fall leaf-peeping, here’s a site you may like. The New England Today Seasons website features a “Live” foliage map that shows your where the leaves are changing. The spring and summer conditions that we had may be detrimental to the rich colors of fall. The leaves may dry and READ MORE.
09/23/2020

One Year Ago We Lost Someone Very Special

It’s hard to believe that one year ago today on Sept. 23, 2019, we lost Annie “Elf Mama,” “Cookie Mama,” Davis. Immediately after learning of this sad news, I (Terri Miles) began collecting money with which to purchase a memorial bench for Annie so no one ever forgets her or her contributions to the town READ MORE.
09/23/2020

PCH Scam Reported

In these uncertain times, so many people are finding themselves in desperate financial situations. So a phone call from the Publishers Clearing House telling you that you’ve won a prize couldn’t come at a better time. But don’t be fooled, even though it may sound AMAZING, don’t be fooled, it is most definitely a scam. READ MORE.
09/23/2020

Orange Police:

Orange police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Target, 25 Boston Post Road, on Sept. 10 at 2:54 p.m. According to the report, the incident had just occurred, and officers were given a description of the shoplifter, whom they immediately located in the store parking lot. Police said, William E. Mcelveen, 67, of New Haven, READ MORE.
09/23/2020

Flu Clinic

Event date: October 7, 2020 Event Time: 10:00 AM – 03:00 PMLocation: 525 Orange Center RoadOrange, CT 06477Description:PLEASE BE SURE TO BRING YOUR INSURANCE CARD WITH YOU TO THE CLINIC. WEAR A MASK, PREPARE TO BE SOCIALLY DISTANCED. ACCEPTABLE INSURANCES FOR THE FLU SHOT VACCINE ARE AS FOLLOWS: MEDICARE, AETNA AND ANTHEM BLUECROSS & BLUE READ MORE.
09/22/2020

Orange Police Union Endorses Southworth

The Orange Police Union has voted to endorse Mike Southworth to be the next state Senator for the 14th District. Ryan DePolo, president of the union, announced that the members will enthusiastically “support and encourage everyone in the Town of Orange to vote for Mike Southworth,” adding that “we believe that Mike Southworth will listen READ MORE.
09/21/2020

Drive-By To Celebrate 104th Birthday In Orange

Orange resident Helen Koziel will be celebrating her 104th birthday in September. Koziel continues to comply with COVID-19, although she keeps in virtual contact with her family and friends through modern technology. She is well, and, typically, intends to keep her friends and family virus-free too, by forgoing any large birthday party gatherings this year. READ MORE.
09/20/2020

Orange CT Property Transfers

Following are the property transfers for July and August from the Orange Town Clerk’s Office. Aug. 27  42 Grannis Street, $196,000, Carl Carangelo admin Anne Davis Est. To James and Sara Vincent 423 Sheldon Court $345,000 Jean Williams to Tian Wushuang120 Coram Lane $805,000 Brian and Jennifer May to Kumar Vuay 55 Red Cedar Circle READ MORE.

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