by Ethan Fry | Aug 29, 2014 3:51 pm | Comments (0)
A prosecutor said Friday that Dardian Celaj removed a GPS device he had been outfitted with before skipping out on a sentencing date at which he faced eight years behind bars for a nauseating 2012 rape of a woman who worked for him in Derby.
by STAFF | Aug 28, 2014 4:28 pm | Comments (0)
A 19-year-old Seymour resident died after crashing his motor scooter into a utility pole on Bungay Road Wednesday.
Police identified the driver as Philip Divincenzo, Jr.
He passed away at Yale-New Haven Hospital Thursday afternoon, according to police.
by Press Release | Aug 26, 2014 12:33 pm | Comments (0)
The Seymour High School Sports Hall of Fame committee shall induct eight new members to the Seymour Sports Hall of Fame at a banquet to be held Nov. 1.
The banquet will be at The Colonial Tavern, 24 Hawley Road, Oxford, commencing at 6 p.m. for a social hour and a cash bar with the banquet to follow.
by Press Release | Aug 25, 2014 4:44 pm | Comments (0)
The Seymour Culture and Arts Commission will end its summer concert series with a block dance on Saturday Sept. 6, 2014.
The concert will feature the band Flashback playing music from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.
by Press Release | Aug 25, 2014 3:59 pm | Comments (0)
On Aug. 13, 2014 some children at the Explorers Learning Center in Seymour went for a fun ride in a fire truck with some members of the Seymour Fire Department.
It was part of a summer fire prevention poster contest at Explorers Learning Center in cooperation with the Seymour Fire Department and Fire Marshal’s Office.
Seymour Fire Marshal Paul Wetowitz organized the contest, which put the youngsters’ talents to work.
by Press Release | Aug 25, 2014 3:21 pm | Comments (0)
The Parent Child Resource Center will be hosting “Food Trucks in the Valley” on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Shelton River Walk.
The event will benefit programs and services that serve local children and families.
“Food Trucks in the Valley” will raise funds to support PCRC’s clinical programs that deliver a state of the art care to their clients – as a leader in the delivery of mental health services to children and families.
by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 25, 2014 12:08 pm | Comments (0)
Derby school employees laid down an ice bucket challenge Monday to their counterparts in Ansonia, Seymour and Shelton.
Faculty and staff from all four Derby schools — the high school, the middle school, along with the Irving and Bradley elementary schools — gathered in the lower parking lot on Nutmeg Avenue where Superintendent Matthew Conway led the charge.
by STAFF | Aug 22, 2014 4:08 pm | Comments (0)
A Seymour man faces up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty to not declaring more than $100,000 in income to the IRS.
The man, Michael Vasaturo, 56, pleaded guilty Friday to a single count of filing a false tax return before U.S. District Judge Alvin Thompson in federal court in Hartford.
Federal prosecutors said in a prepared statement issued Friday that Vasaturo, “a business executive,” earned supplemental income of about $132,500 in 2007 “based on a private sale of copper to a scrap metal dealer.”
by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 22, 2014 10:34 am | Comments (0)
The first “CT Horrorfest” is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Courtyard Marriott in Waterbury.
The event is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and parking is free at the hotel, 63 Grand St.
by Press Release | Aug 21, 2014 1:03 pm | Comments (0)
Who: Treasured Time, Inc.
What: Aresta Family, Looking for their Dream to Come True
Where: Naugatuck, CT
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