Your Turn
A special election is set for June 2 on the issue of a 1-cent sales tax to help fund economic development, city services and more. The proposed tax would replace an existing half-cent sales tax set to expire. Would you support this effort?

  • Yes.
  • No.
  • I don't know.

Suggest a poll topic


Send your events to
The Herald at

The Herald

The Herald
for subscribers

Recent Herald Special Sections

Latest Herald
Special Section

The Shopper

The Shopper


Fred L. New, 93, Meriden, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.

Funeral services were Friday, Feb. 1, with military honors at the Meriden Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 26, 1919, at Homewood, the son of George W. and Hazel M. Adams New.

He graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1937.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1940 to 1946.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Donna; a son, Mick; four daughters, Linda, Deb, Judy and Teri; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Wayne L. New, Princeton.

Condolences may be made at

E-mail this obituary to a friend