Luther Turmelle, New Haven Register

Luther Turmelle

New Haven Register

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Recent articles by Luther:

Bethany state police report 84-year-old woman is missing

Arlene Fraser was reported missing Wednesday. → Read More

4 great white sharks detected near Rhode Island shore

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Researchers at the Atlantic Shark Institute detected four great white sharks Wednesday in the waters near Block Island, Rhode Island. Seven acoustic receivers detected the presence of the sharks, which range in length from 8 to more than 13 feet, in the waters near the island, the institute's officials said in a news release. The sensors were installed as a part of a… → Read More

2 Cheshire manufacturers cited by CT environmental regulators for discharge violations

Flouride and silver were discharged into the town's sewer treatment plant instead of being treated by the companies' private wastewater systems. → Read More

Wallingford high school seniors stars of graduation at Oakdale Theater; more to come tonight

The graduation was held in a parking lot at the famed music venue with a majority of seniors and immediate families arriving in their cars. → Read More

Branford bioscience firm gets NY contract in ‘superbug’ fight

Tangen Biosciences is being asked to use its expertise in developing small, portable diagnostic devices to create one that can detect the presence of Candida auris in patients. → Read More

Cheshire Republicans tap former BOE member for Town Council vacancy

Sandra Pavano will fill a spot created when Paul Bowman resigned from the governing body in February. → Read More

Alexion to pay $21.4 million to settle alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Alexion subsidiaries paid off foreign officials and that the company "was unjustly enriched by over $14 million." → Read More

Guilford company signs licensing deal with Italian drugmaker

Bioasis Technologies' drug delivery system is able to break through the blod-brain barrier, allowing for treatment of some rare diseases. → Read More

Revere police make arrest in vandalism to Muslim woman's car

REVERE, Mass. (AP) - The person police say is responsible for spray painting swastikas on all four sides of a Muslim woman's car in a Boston suburb last month has been arrested. Jason Pagliuca, 38, of Revere, was arrested Tuesday and charged with defacement of property and and property damage for the purpose of intimidation, Revere police announced in a Facebook post on Wednesday. In addition to… → Read More

Old Saybrook starts fund for residents impacted by coronavirus economic slowdown

Town have officials established an ad-hoc committee to oversee fund raising and determining who will get grants of up to $1,500. → Read More

Wallingford council overturns mayoral veto of $174 million budget

Mayor William Dickinson Jr. vetoed the council's budget because he objected to $828,000 taking from the municipal electric utility to keep the tax rate unchanged. → Read More

New housing activity blossoms in May despite the pandemic

The 535 new housing units issued permits last month in Connecticut was the largest number in May since 2015. → Read More

Supporters stand by New Haven nightclub shut down by city

City officials say they shut down the club after they found more than 1,000 people Saturday night at the establishment in alleged violation of various city and state health rules. → Read More

CT economy adds nearly 26,000 jobs in May, after losing 269,200 in April

The state's record job loss in April was revised to reflect an additional 2,900 jobs being eliminated. → Read More

Orange police seek driver in Route 34 hit and run crash

The collision happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2020 on Derby Avenue at Birchwood Road. → Read More

3 Connecticut utilities resume indoor work at customers’ homes, businesses

Three utilities, The United Illuminating Co., Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas, are subsidiaries of the Orange-based energy holding company Avangrid. → Read More

Fifth grade teacher who makes Irving School ‘a better place’ named Derby Teacher of the Year

"Children and adults are drawn to the passion, energy and joy she brings to our school community," Irving Principal Aimee Misset said. → Read More

Former longtime New Canaan Advertiser editor dies

Ed Chrostowski was the editor of the weekly newspaper for some five decades, a Stamford, native, previously resided in Norwalk, and was a Ridgefield resident. → Read More

Milford order: Proof of residency, inspection of all coolers/bags at beaches

Mayor Ben Blake issued an executive order that requires residernts to bring identification to Walnut Beach, Gulf Beach, Hawley Avenue Beach and Anchor Beach. → Read More

Sign of the times at Greenwich Town Hall

Reminders are posted for visitors: Practice social distancing when completing government business. → Read More