Monday, July 28, 2014

Crime was a joyride not carjacking

In the July 28 edition of the Middletown Press, the article, "Teen charged with carjacking," should not have indicated the crime was a carjacking but a joyride, according to Middletown Police.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Farming workshop not taking place

The story, “Register for free agriculture, forestry workshop,” at the Haddam UConn Extension on page A5 of The Middletown Press on July 25 included inaccurate information. The workshop is not being offered this year.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Swimming, picnicking at Wadsworth in designated areas only

The article "Top 10 summer day trips in Middlesex County" we published earlier this week mentioned swimming and picnicking at Wadsworth Falls State Park. Officials say swimming is only allowed by the beach area and not by the falls. Picnicking is also only allowed in designated areas after issues with trash and vandalism last year.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Address of Electrical Wholesalers reported incorrectly in article

The address of Electrical Wholesalers was incorrectly reported at 705 Main St. in the article "Burglary suspect caught on roof of Electrical Wholesalers in Middletown." It is located at 705 Middle St. in the Westfield section of town, not on Main Street.

Theater student does not have cerebral palsy

In the article "Coming together: Students in Unified Theater to offer ‘A Day in the Life’ at MHS," a student named Kelsey was incorrectly identified as having cerebral palsy. Theater organizers said she has a variety of disabilities, not cerebral palsy.

Headline incorrect of crime story

The headline of the article “Middletown man pleads guilty to home invasion, arson” incorrectly said Robert Mitchell pleaded guilty to the charges against him. In fact, he pleaded not guilty to the charges and the headline has been updated to reflect this.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Statistic incorrect in story on homelessness in Connecticut's student population

In a previous version of Connecticut struggles to identify homeless students; New Haven tally doubled since '08  and in the Sunday, Aug. 25print edition, an incorrect statistic was cited stating that the Partnership for Strong Communities estimates roughly 13,000 homeless youth in the state.  The group said it cannot give an accurate estimate of homeless students in Connecticut, but that it believes the number to be much higher than what the school reports show.