Police: Man threatened to kill another if he called 911

A Milford man was held in police custody on a $20,000 bond after threatening to kill a man during a domestic incident. According to police, Marc Baillargeon, 33, of Third Avenue in Milford, was charged with disorderly conduct, threatening in the second degree, criminal mischief in the third degree and breach of peace in the second degree. Police responded to … read more

Girl Scouts visit Orange Volunteer Fire Department to learn about firefighters, safety

Members of Girl Scout Troop 60247 visited firefighters in Orange recently to get some insight into what firefighters do and about fire safety in their homes. About 30 girls talked with firefighters, crawled under a low structure, climbed ladders and even sprayed water at a target from a fire hose. They also reviewed some fire safety tips, including getting out … read more

Orange Volunteer Fire Department celebrates members’ service

Six members of the Orange Volunteer Fire Department with a combined 250 years of service were recognized by the department and the Connecticut General Assembly at the department’s annual dinner recently. Joining Orange firefighters at the dinner were fire and EMS officers from surrounding towns, Orange Police Chief Robert Gagne, Orange Selectwoman Judy W. Williams, State Rep. Charles Ferraro (R-117) … read more