- Tentative Budget Deal Reached
- May 24, 2013 8:41 pm
- Democratic leadership in the General Assembly and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy have reached a compromise “in principle” on a new, two-year state budget...more »
- School Safety Gets Boost In Funding
- May 24, 2013 5:16 pm
- U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation at a town...more »
- Streets Sale To Yale Advances
- by Thomas MacMillan | May 24, 2013 12:15 pm
- Amid dire warnings and readings from scripture, city lawmakers voted in favor of selling sections of High and Wall streets to Yale University for $3...more »
- Cancer Deaths: Gap Persists Among Blacks, Whites
- by Barbara Nagy | Oct 25, 2012 10:00 pm
- When Ulysses B. Hammond was diagnosed with prostate cancer, his first thought was that he could wait to deal with it. After all, the doctor said it...more »
- Physician Sanctioned For Wrongly Accusing Teen’s Father
- by Theresa Sullivan Barger | Oct 16, 2012 8:40 pm
- After twice sending the case back to a review panel for further sanctions, the state Medical Examining Board Tuesday accepted a memorandum of...more »
- State Seeks To Divert Veterans From Jail To Treatment
- by Lisa Chedekel | Oct 15, 2012 3:05 pm
- When the state Department of Veterans’ Affairs recently advertised a job opening for a veterans’ service officer, 73 veterans applied, many of them...more »
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by STAFF | May 24, 2013 10:59 am
Here is a list of, you guessed it, things to do this weekend.
Be safe, have fun, and — most of all — God bless the people who gave their lives for the greatest nation on Earth.
by Ethan Fry | May 23, 2013 9:55 pm | Comments (1)
Posted to: Seymour, Seymour Budget
Seymour Board of Education Vice Chairman Fred Stanek listened to the results of the town’s second budget referendum Thursday — the town budget passed, the school budget failed — paused, then came up with a novel approach for the Board of Finance to take when they meet Tuesday to rework the spending proposal.
by Ethan Fry | May 22, 2013 9:49 pm
Ansonia honored police officers Tuesday for acts ranging from the remarkable to the routine, from saving a baby choking on formula to showing stick-to-itiveness while investigating a minor car crash.
But that was only fitting, several who spoke at Tuesday’s ceremony said, because cops leave their homes every morning never knowing just what they’ll have to deal with.
“You run toward danger and uncertainty when most are running in the other direction,” Police Chief Kevin Hale told award recipients during Tuesday night’s ceremony in the Ansonia High School auditorium.
by STAFF | May 22, 2013 1:13 pm
Chris Murphy voted Tuesday to try to keep the average food stamp recipient receiving $4.80 a day—then, stomach growling, went home for a second straight supper of chicken-flavored Ramen noodles.
by STAFF | May 22, 2013 11:42 am
Posted to: Derby
The Derby Board of Aldermen will be meeting with the Derby Board of Apportionment and Taxation tonight (Wednesday, May 22) to discuss items to be placed on a yet-to-be scheduled referendum.
by STAFF | May 21, 2013 2:37 pm
Posted to: Seymour
Seymour police responded to a report of a bear spotted by a hiker off Tibbetts Road Tuesday.
First Selectman Kurt Miller reported the sighting on his Facebook page about 12:30 p.m.
“Please exercise caution and call the Seymour Police Department at 203-881-7600 if you see it,” Miller said.
by Paul Bass | May 21, 2013 10:43 am | Comments (1)
On his first day of trying to eat for under $5, Chris Murphy found the first sustenance he could afford en route to a flight at 1 p.m.—and he had to forgo the schmear.
by Ethan Fry | May 20, 2013 3:18 pm
Police investigating the murder of Eastern Connecticut State University student Alyssiah Wiley searched an Ansonia home over the weekend in connection with the probe.
by Ethan Fry | May 20, 2013 8:27 am
Posted to: Seymour
A program funded by the federal government is allowing a Seymour trucking business to train unemployed military veterans for high-demand jobs.
The Allstate Commercial Driver Training School on Pearl Street offers programs for obtaining Commercial Driver’s Licenses.
And through a program called the the Veteran Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), unemployed veterans between the ages of 35 and 60 can apply for up to $1,564 per month for 12 months to pursue job training in the field.
by The Valley Indy | May 16, 2013 2:04 pm
Spring is in full swing and that means a ton of stuff to do for you and your family.
If you’re sponsoring or organizing an event and you don’t see it on the list below, please register for the Valley Indy self-serve calendar and post your event.
We don’t post all the events emailed to us because of sheer volume. You people host a lot of events.