by STAFF | Dec 19, 2014 11:01 am | Comments (0)
State police will step up traffic enforcement over the holidays “to rid the roads and highways of drivers who will drive under the influence, speed, and fail to wear seatbelts.”
The “accident reduction effort” is part of the state police’s annual “Operation SANTA,” which stands for “Stop Another Needless Tragic Accident.”
State police said that “DUI enforcement will increase dramatically” during the holidays with a number of checkpoints and roving patrols.
by Press Release | Dec 17, 2014 3:35 pm | Comments (0)
The Valley Kids Belong (VKB) Program held its graduation at Bradley Elementary School Dec. 10, where participants were awarded certificates of completion for the 15-session After School Program, a grant-funded early identification and prevention initiative.
The VKB After School Program is a fun and free activity that provides ways for children to build confidence. Students meet new friends and learn about making good choices that will have a positive impact in their lives.
Participants are given the opportunity to try a new activity, involving concepts such as health, wellness, art and music.
by STAFF | Dec 17, 2014 11:18 am | Comments (0)
About 24 percent of Connecticut Light & Power customers in Seymour were without power for roughly an hour Tuesday afternoon.
The outage was caused by a high voltage wire that “became dislodged from its connection” on New Haven Road according to the Seymour Police Department’s Twitter page.
by STAFF | Dec 15, 2014 9:08 am | Comments (5)
UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE
From the CT Department of Public Safety: THE FOLLOWING SILVER ALERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED: CASSANDRA HAMLETT
(We posted the original Silver Alert Sunday evening. No further info)
by Press Release | Dec 12, 2014 1:08 pm | Comments (0)
The Town of Seymour will receive a portion of a $47.6 million federal grant awarded to Connecticut to help fund high quality preschool programs.
State Sen. Kelly applauded the hard work of state leaders who secured this grant and the support of the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services.
by Press Release | Dec 12, 2014 1:04 pm | Comments (0)
Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey has appointed Rep. Theresa Conroy (D-Seymour, Beacon Falls, Derby) to chair the Legislature’s Internship Committee which has oversight of the Connecticut legislative internship program.
by Press Release | Dec 12, 2014 12:35 pm | Comments (0)
Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) Transitional Executive Committee Co-Chairs Edward Edelson, First Selectman of Southbury and W. Kurt Miller, First Selectman of the Town of Seymour are pleased to announce that the new NVCOG has selected the following Officers to administer the NVCOG beginning January 1, 2015:
by Yukon Jack | Dec 12, 2014 10:48 am | Comments (0)
Here is a list of holiday-themed events we culled from our self-serve calendar, Facebook, things we found on the side of the road, and so forth.
Oh, and if your event isn’t listed, it’s your fault because we’ve been begging you since 2009 to use our self-serve calendar.
by Press Release | Valley Community Foundation | Dec 11, 2014 3:11 pm | Comments (0)
Local community support for Early Education is growing according to the Valley Community Foundation (VCF). VCF recently received gifts from Curtiss-Ryan Honda, Webster Bank and Pagliaro Family to the CT Best (Business Enriching Students Together) Fund, established by local business man Terry Jones, owner of the Jones Family Farms in Shelton.
The CT Best Fund was inspired by Jones’ vision to bring together the private sector businesses and individuals to help children from families whose socioeconomic situation impacts their ability to provide a quality preschool experience for their children.
by Press Release | Dec 10, 2014 1:20 pm | Comments (0)
Keystone Associates Auction Gallery located at 127 Main St. (rear) in Seymour hosted a one hour fundraiser Nov. 4 during their weekly Peddler’s Auction.
Mark Levine, Phil Orazietti and Sandra Sekelsky of Keystone Associates have been an important part of the Seymour community since 1997 and donated a large gift basket that was raffled off to the winner Kate Orecchio, while Guy Ferraro of Atlantis Antiques generously donated the wine and cheese spread.