by STAFF | Mar 16, 2018 5:33 am | Comments (0)
The Valley Arts Council at 35 Elizabeth St. in Derby is hosting an opening reception tonight (Friday, March 16, 2018) for “Visions from Veterans: An Exhibition of Art from Our Veterans.”
See the flyer below for details!
by STAFF | Mar 15, 2018 8:30 am | Comments (0)
Derby Mayor Richard Dziekan and Eric Heinig, manager of Archie Moore’s in Derby recently presented Griffin Hospital CEO and President Patrick Charmel with a $1,500 donation for The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital.
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.
by STAFF | Mar 13, 2018 6:48 am | Comments (0)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.