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‘The Local Drinking Show’ Explains Valley New Year

by STAFF | Feb 26, 2017 5:00 pm | Comments (0)


Ansonia native Ken Tuccio recently launched “The Local Drinking Show” on WTNH.

Episode three tackles “Valley New Year” and features several local watering holes, including Bar None in Derby (owner Matt Kruger is featured) and Porky’s Cafe in Shelton.

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‘Navel Gazing’ With The Valley Community Foundation And BHcare

by STAFF | Feb 26, 2017 4:37 pm | Comments (0)

This week’s ‘Navel Gazing’ focuses on two nonprofit groups in the lower Naugatuck Valley — The Valley Community Foundation in Derby and BHcare in Ansonia.

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CT Issues Guidance To Local Towns And Cities About New Federal Illegal Immigration Policies

by Press Release | Feb 22, 2017 1:24 pm | Comments (0)

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the commissioners of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, the Department of Correction, and the State Department of Education today announced that they are sending recommendations to every school superintendent and police chief in the state outlining suggested protocols to help deal with President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration.

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State Regulatory Official To Talk To Rotary Club March 2

by Press Release | Feb 22, 2017 10:39 am | Comments (0)

Seymour Oxford Rotary Club will welcome John Betkoski III on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the club breakfast meeting at 7:15 a.m. at Route 67 Diner, Klarides Village, Route 67, Seymour.

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Lembo Supports School Funding Change

by Press Release | Feb 22, 2017 10:36 am | Comments (0)

Paul Bass PhotoThe following was sent by state Comptroller Kevin Lembo’s office.

It is written testimony in support of a new proposal to fund special education that would establish greater budget predictability for municipalities, according to Lembo.

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Seymour, Oxford Students Eligible For $500 Rotary Scholarship

by Press Release | Feb 22, 2017 10:32 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 2017 is eligible.

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Seymour School District Named To 7th Annual Advanced Placement Honor Roll

by Press Release | Feb 21, 2017 1:47 pm | Comments (0)

Seymour Public School District has received national recognition this week as one of 433 school districts in the United States and Canada to be named to the 7th Annual Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Roll by the College Board.  

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Klarides-Ditria: Don’t Put Competition Ahead Of Safety

by Press Release | Feb 21, 2017 1:25 pm | Comments (0)

The legislature’s Committee on Children held a public hearing on a variety of bills on Thursday (Feb. 16), which included Senate Bill 769, co-sponsored by State Representative Nicole Klarides-Ditria.

The legislation looks to help protect youth athletes against concussions. Rep. Klarides-Ditria expressed her support for the bill with detailed testimony recounting her first-hand experience as a certified athletic trainer and a mother of a high school football player.

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Seymour Police Investigating Untimely Death

by STAFF | Feb 17, 2017 10:17 am | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryUpdate: Seymour police identified the man Feb. 22 as Leonardo Cirino, 40. No cause or manner of death has been determined by the state’s Medical Examiner’s Office. However, police said the man’s death looks to be “medical in nature.”

Detectives from Seymour and state police are at the scene of an Old Town Road home investigating an untimely death.

A person’s body was taken from the property about 8:30 a.m. by a state vehicle.

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Seymour Historical Society Program To Focus On Historic ‘Highway’

by Press Release | Feb 16, 2017 10:18 am | Comments (0)

The Naugatuck Valley’s most historic transportation route, the Woodbury Path, will be the focus of a program at the Seymour Historical Society on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m.

Even before there were cars, Connecticut had major roads.

In this program, speaker Peter Rzasa will discuss how the Woodbury Path was used centuries ago by Native Americans to gain access to the Naugatuck and Housatonic rivers and Long Island Sound.

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