by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | May 5, 2016 9:12 pm | Comments (0)
For the first time in at least six years, Seymour voters approved both the town and school budget on the first try Thursday.
Budgets in Seymour are usually rejected on the first scheduled town-wide vote.
The combined $56.1 million budget for 2016-2017 will mean a tax rate of 36 mills next year, an increase over the current 34.59 mills.
But the amount residents will pay in taxes really depends on what happened to their property values during the most recent revaluation.
by STAFF | May 5, 2016 8:33 pm | Comments (0)
We’re hoping to raise another $900 by noon as The Great Give, an online giving event, draws to a close. It happened. Thank you!
The Great Give is used as our only reader drive. Donations are tax-deductible.
by STAFF | May 4, 2016 9:00 pm | Comments (0)
The Valley Indy Great Give Webcast, sponsored by Griffin Hospital, has ended.
Thank you to all the nonprofit leaders who participated in the interviews — and a big thank you to the more than 100 people who donated to the Valley Indy as of 11:36 p.m. Wednesday.
Although the webcast is over, please keep in mind you can donate to the Valley Indy through the Great Give until 12 p.m. Thursday. Click here to show your support.
by STAFF | May 4, 2016 2:09 am | Comments (0)
Did you miss any of the interviews during the first day of the Valley Indy’s Great Give Webcast?
Click the play list below to watch.
And, of course . . .Donate.ValleyIndy.org. Keep local news alive!
by STAFF | May 4, 2016 1:48 am | Comments (0)
Unfortunately, The Great Give — an online fundraiser for a ton of nonprofit groups, including the Valley Indy — was marred by tech issues across the U.S. Tuesday.
But the Valley Indy’s Great Give Webcast will resume Wednesday at 7 a.m.
by STAFF | May 2, 2016 12:33 pm | Comments (0)
With The Great Give starting 8 a.m. Tuesday May 3, reporters Ethan Fry and Eugene Driscoll spent most of Monday morning hyping the “Valley Indy Great Give Webcast” on Navel Gazing, a weekly talk show heard on 103.5 FM in New Haven.
Click play to hear two clearly overwhelmed reporters explain why you should visit Donate.ValleyIndy.org during The Great Give, which starts Tuesday and ends 8 p.m. Wednesday.
by STAFF | Apr 29, 2016 9:48 am | Comments (0)
The Valley Independent Sentinel is pleased to announce Griffin Hospital as the official sponsor of the 2016 “Valley Indy Great Give Webcast.”
The Valley Indy’s two reporters are scheduled to host a marathon video webcast on ValleyIndy.org from 8 a.m. May 3 until 8 p.m. May 4.
by STAFF | Apr 29, 2016 9:30 am | Comments (0)
The Great Give, an online fundraiser that raised more than $1 million last year for area nonprofits, starts 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 3 and ends Wednesday, May 4 at 8 p.m.
The Valley Indy is one of the many nonprofits benefiting from the event.
by STAFF | Apr 28, 2016 10:58 pm | Comments (0)
A section of Route 34 in Derby will be closing overnight for almost two weeks in May as part of the ongoing reconstruction of the bridge that carries thousands of vehicles over the Naugatuck River.
The bridge will close and detours will be used from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, May 2 through Friday, May 6, and then again from Sunday, May 8 through Friday, May 13.
by Patricia Villers | Apr 27, 2016 8:51 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton resident Ned Miller may admit to a fear of heights, but he clearly has no fear of volunteering for many nonprofits in the Valley.
On Tuesday Valley United Way presented Miller with the Charles H. Flynn Humanitarian Award, the Valley’s oldest and most prestigious community service award.