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Derby-Shelton Students Want An End To School Shootings

by STAFF | Mar 14, 2018 6:44 pm | Comments (0)

Three students in Derby called for tougher gun regulations while students in Shelton avoided making policy recommendations during separate events marking Wednesday’s “National School Walkout.”

Click play on the YouTube player above to listen to commentary and clips from the students in Derby and Shelton, along with interviews with school officials from Derby.

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Storm-Related Tweets From The Local Twitterverse

by STAFF | Mar 13, 2018 6:48 am | Comments (0)

Hello readers.

Twitter, a social media tool where people talk to each other via Tweets, often has useful info during weather events and political revolutions.
We're also posting updates all the time on the Valley Indy Facebook page.

The thingamajig below contains Tweets from Twitter users we follow during winter storms.

Seymour-Oxford Rotary Offers $500 Scholarships

by Press Release | Mar 12, 2018 7:13 am | Comments (0)

The Seymour/Oxford Rotary Club is proud to announce this year’s scholarships to two graduating high school seniors and/or continuing education college students residing in the Town of Seymour and/or Oxford.

High School graduating seniors and/or continuing education college students attending a four-year college or university full time in August/September 2018 are eligible.

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The Most-Read Stories Of The Week

by STAFF | Mar 9, 2018 4:41 pm | Comments (0)

Whew. What a week, with all that weather.

Thanks to all the volunteer firefighters, EMS crews, police, plow drivers, dispatchers, town officials, and Valley Indy readers for keeping us informed during the storm.

Here’s a list of the stories you read the most this week, sponsored by ValleyGivesBack.org.

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Some Still Without Power In The Naugatuck Valley

by STAFF | Mar 9, 2018 6:03 am | Comments (0)

The impact of this week’s winter storm is still being felt in the Valley.

According to United Illuminating and Eversource — the two electric companies servicing the area — some people are still without power.

The storm rolled through the region Wednesday into early Thursday.

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Sen. Chris Murphy And Jim Gildea Talk Train Line’s Money Problems

by STAFF | Mar 5, 2018 7:09 am | Comments (0)

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and Jim Gildea talk train service funding problems in the latest episode of “Navel Gazing,” The Valley Indy’s weekly talk show.

Gildea, a Derby resident, is chairman of the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council.

Press the play button to listen to the interviews.

This episode is brought to you by ValleyGivesBack.org.

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The Most-Read Stories Of The Week

by STAFF | Mar 2, 2018 8:37 pm | Comments (0)


Curiosity about police activity dominated the news cycle this week in the lower Naugatuck Valley.

This week’s “most-read story list” is brought to you by Archie Moore’s Bar and Restaurant in Derby.

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Upcoming Red Cross Blood Drives

by Press Release | Mar 2, 2018 9:54 am | Comments (0)

In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling cancer and other illnesses are fighting for their lives. The American Red Cross is asking blood donors to help patients rebound by making a lifesaving donation this spring.

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New NVCOG Study Outreach To Include Five Workshops

by Press Release | Feb 26, 2018 2:38 pm | Comments (0)

Naugatuck Valley residents will have the opportunity to provide input to a major transportation planning study being conducted by the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) in March and early April 2018 via charrettes and an online survey. The study is assessing alternative transit modes within the Route 8 / Waterbury branch rail line corridors and developing transit-supportive land use plans in and around rail stations and transit hubs located between Naugatuck and Shelton.

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Valley Indy Radio: Grant Money Available!

by STAFF | Feb 26, 2018 11:29 am | Comments (0)

In this episode of Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast, Valerie Knight-DiGangi of the Valley Community Foundation talks about two grant opportunities available for organizations in the Naugatuck Valley.

Then Paul Velardi, chairman of the Ansonia Recreation Commission, talks to The Valley Indy about a new funding opportunity available there.

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