by STAFF | Feb 23, 2018 7:26 am | Comments (0)
The Starbucks Project Give Good squad gave away $1 million worth of free Starbucks to customers and deserving organizations during the holiday season.
The Give Good squad presented Treasured Time with a grant in the amount of $300 in Starbucks gift cards. The presentation happened on Thursday, Dec. 28 at the Seymour location.
by Press Release | Feb 22, 2018 11:57 am | Comments (0)
For the last year the Naugatuck Valley Young Democrats have worked to support Democratic candidates and now they are launching their next endeavor, fundraising. With statewide and federal level elections coming up, the organization ramps up their efforts in the Valley community.
by STAFF | Feb 22, 2018 11:56 am | Comments (0)
The first meeting of the Valley Young Republicans is scheduled for Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Derby City Hall.
“A new generation of political leadership is rising in the Greater Naugatuck Valley,” a prepared statement announcing the meeting said.
by Press Release | Feb 22, 2018 8:34 am | Comments (0)
These days, everyone knows about Facebook and Twitter. But social media isn’t a recent phenomenon.
The various methods humans have used over the centuries to communicate with friends and family will be explored at a Seymour Historical Society program on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m.
by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 21, 2018 6:49 pm | Comments (0)
Moments after Nathan Torres sold $20 worth of crack to a Beacon Falls man, police allege he got into a car packed with five people, including three underage girls.
“You ready?” Torres asked.
A 16-year-old girl in the car later told police “his eyes were ‘bugging out’ and he sounded like the devil when he said it.”
by Press Release | Feb 21, 2018 11:29 am | Comments (0)
Seymour High School officials are seeking nominations for the Distinguished Seymour High School Alumnus Award.
The criteria for the award are as follows:
by Press Release | Feb 19, 2018 8:27 am | Comments (0)
The Naugatuck Valley Overdose Prevention & Education (N.O.P.E.) Campaign is hosting an upcoming Narcan & Opioids Community Training Session on February 22nd from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Griffin Hospital (Meditation Learning Center).
by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 16, 2018 1:52 pm | Comments (0)
The Seymour school superintendent issued a statement Friday blaming social media for prolonging a police investigation at the high school Thursday.
“This is an example of the negative impact the social media rumor mill can have on society. In this case, the communication and evolution of fake news negatively impacted the educational process in our school,” Superintendent Michael Wilson said.
by Press Release | Feb 16, 2018 7:52 am | Comments (0)
Walnut Hill Community Church, located at the corner of Smith and Ninth Streets in Derby is hosting a community awareness event in order to help raise awareness of the human trafficking and sexual exploitation of children in the Valley, Connecticut and around the world.
by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 15, 2018 9:59 pm | Comments (0)
The Seymour Schools Superintendent and the Seymour First Selectman posted messages on Facebook Thursday evening regarding a police investigation underway at Seymour High School.
There is “no reason to believe there is an ongoing threat” to students, according to school officials.
Seymour police said they are still investigating whether a student suspended Thursday made any threats of violence toward classmates — but so far there’s nothing to substantiate that.