Hi the Shelton Route 8 north crash has been cleared, according to the state DOT Twitter feed. http://t.co/wf1o2jpcXv
Commuters say Route 8 north has heavy back-ups because of earlier crash near 12-13, FYI.
by PRESS RELEASE | May 22, 2013 2:05 pm | Comments (0)
Center Stage Theatre director Gary Scarpa will hold auditions for the theatre’s Youth CONNection production of the Broadway hit The Drowsy Chaperone from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 26th. High School and college students from all Connecticut towns are eligible to audition. All roles are open and newcomers as well as experienced actors are welcome to audition.
by STAFF | May 22, 2013 1:13 pm | Comments (0)
Chris Murphy voted Tuesday to try to keep the average food stamp recipient receiving $4.80 a day—then, stomach growling, went home for a second straight supper of chicken-flavored Ramen noodles.
by STAFF | May 21, 2013 2:52 pm | Comments (0)
Seymour residents on Thursday, May 23 will vote on whether to approve a $53 million budget for 2013-2014 that would increase taxes 1.3 percent.
The referendum will take place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the town’s community center on Pine Street.
The budget proposals would set the town’s tax rate at 33.26 mills.
by STAFF | May 21, 2013 2:37 pm | Comments (0)
Seymour police responded to a report of a bear spotted by a hiker off Tibbetts Road Tuesday.
First Selectman Kurt Miller reported the sighting on his Facebook page about 12:30 p.m.
“Please exercise caution and call the Seymour Police Department at 203-881-7600 if you see it,” Miller said.
by Paul Bass | May 21, 2013 10:43 am | Comments (1)
On his first day of trying to eat for under $5, Chris Murphy found the first sustenance he could afford en route to a flight at 1 p.m.—and he had to forgo the schmear.
by Ethan Fry | May 20, 2013 8:27 am | Comments (0)
A program funded by the federal government is allowing a Seymour trucking business to train unemployed military veterans for high-demand jobs.
The Allstate Commercial Driver Training School on Pearl Street offers programs for obtaining Commercial Driver’s Licenses.
And through a program called the the Veteran Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), unemployed veterans between the ages of 35 and 60 can apply for up to $1,564 per month for 12 months to pursue job training in the field.
by Press Release | May 17, 2013 10:24 am | Comments (0)
Pictured is Dr. T.C. Nanavati with Oxford First Selectman George R. Temple on Thursday (May 16).
Site work has begun on the new addition to the Dog Pound next to Town Hall.
Nanavati, a veterinarian with clinics in Seymour and Oxford, has been chosen as an adviser to the Animal Shelter Building Committee.
by Press Release | May 16, 2013 5:20 pm | Comments (0)
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by STAFF | May 16, 2013 3:52 pm | Comments (0)
A West Haven man was arrested in Seymour Sunday on charges of possessing illegal weapons in a local storage facility, the New Haven Register reported Thursday.
Brent Rammer, 38, faces two counts each of criminal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of an assault weapon, illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, and a single count of possession of marijuana and possession of narcotics.
Rammer posted $250,000 bond and is due at Superior Court in Derby May 24.
by The Valley Indy | May 16, 2013 2:04 pm | Comments (0)
Spring is in full swing and that means a ton of stuff to do for you and your family.
If you’re sponsoring or organizing an event and you don’t see it on the list below, please register for the Valley Indy self-serve calendar and post your event.
We don’t post all the events emailed to us because of sheer volume. You people host a lot of events.