Local News for Torrington, Connecticut


Torrington police stock food bank

TORRINGTON — Officers from Torrington Police Union Local 442 rallied Saturday to collect Thanksgiving food items for Friendly Hands Food Bank in front of Market 32 by Price Chopper at 990 Torringford St. Police union President Todd Fador said this is the group’s fourth year of conducting a Thanksgiving food drive. He said the goal READ MORE.

Fire at Marino’s ruled accidental

TORRINGTON – The fire at Marino’s Restaurant Thursday has been ruled accidental, according to Fire Marshal Edward Bascetta. According to a release from the Torrington Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched for a structure fire at the restaurant at about 8:56 a.m. The blaze was brought under control by 9:36 a.m., but the building was destroyed. READ MORE.

ASAP celebrates young photographers Nov. 17

WASHINGTON – ASAP!’s ninth annual Celebration of Young Photographers event will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Nov. 17 at Bryan Memorial Town Hall in Washington Depot. This is a free event where students are recognized for their outstanding work with special awards and prizes. Photographs will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served READ MORE.

‘Unsportsmanlike conduct’ compels Torrington tor forfeit Friday night football game at St. Paul

Torrington has forfeited Friday night’s football game at St. Paul after “unsportsmanlike conduct (that) has occurred amongst players,” according to a press release from Torrington superintendent of schools Susan Lubomski. The release, relayed by athletic director Mike McKenna, didn’t specify the nature of the transgression but referred to the school’s athletic handbook: “The THS Interscholastic READ MORE.

Torrington police holding food drive on Saturday

TORRINGTON – Members of the Torrington Police Union Local 442 are holding a food drive Saturday at Price Chopper Supermarket (Market 32) in Torrington, to benefit Friendly Hands Food Bank. The food drive will run from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friendly Hands Food Bank, Inc. is a non-profit organization that benefits more than 300 READ MORE.

Memories of Wolcottville

We’ve recently added an 84-paged booklet to our website recalling the early history of downtown Torrington, from a time when it was known as Wolcottville. Learn about the people, places, and events of old Torrington. Memories of Wolcottville by Charles H. Johnson was a series of articles about the Wolcottville section of Torrington, now known READ MORE.