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by STAFF | Jul 1, 2015 4:23 pm | Comments (0)
A 59-year-old Seymour man was arrested Tuesday after police said he tried to rob a bank.
Mark Thomas is charged with attempted third-degree robbery, second-degree breach of peace and interfering with a police officer.
by Press Release | Jul 1, 2015 10:44 am | Comments (0)
Valley United Way’s Board of Directors recently approved allocations of just under $475,000 to agencies providing a variety of health and human services in the Valley area.
The decision came as the culmination to a thorough process where agencies submitted budget requests and program information, followed by site visits and reviews from 20 volunteer members of the Allocations Committee.
by Press Release | Jun 30, 2015 7:53 am | Comments (0)
About 460 people raised more than $30,000 at the 7th Annual Griffin Hospital 5K Walk/Run to Benefit the Center for Cancer Care held earlier this month.
This was the first year the traditional October event was moved to June as a way to partner the Walk/Run with the Center for Cancer Care’s Annual Cancer Survivors Luncheon.
by Press Release | Jun 30, 2015 7:49 am | Comments (0)
When Seymour’s First Selectman Kurt Miller assumed office in 2011, one of his main goals was to restore Seymour to a stable financial footing. Significant progress has already been made, notably the Town’s bond rating increase last year.
Seymour had more to celebrate when it received news on Monday that it had been presented with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
by Press Release | Jun 30, 2015 7:40 am | Comments (0)
The annual and ever-growing Housy River Duck Race was held Saturday during Derby Day.
The event raises money for the St. Mary-St. Michael School in Derby.
This year’s event also raised money for several participating nonprofit groups.
The school sent along the following prize list.
by Press Release | Jun 30, 2015 7:15 am | Comments (0)
The Valley Women’s Health Initiative is seeking nominations of “outstanding women” from Lower Naugatuck Valley who have made positive contributions to the community.
Award winners will be recognized at the 15th Annual Women Making a Difference in the Valley luncheon and fundraiser on Oct. 1.
by Press Release | Jun 30, 2015 7:07 am | Comments (0)
Griffin Hospital honored a large gathering of volunteers who selflessly gave their time and talents to the hospital in 2014 at its Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner held at Grassy Hill Lodge in Derby.
by Patricia Villers | Jun 28, 2015 9:38 am | Comments (0)
The Valley Arts Council has re-invented itself.
The organization recently emerged from the darkness of not being able to pay its electric bill to once again having lights and opening a new and improved gallery.
E Street Gallery is at 35 Elizabeth St., Derby, next door to its former location. It is the former home of Galerie Chartier.
by Eugene Driscoll | Jun 28, 2015 9:23 am | Comments (0)
Valley kids entering kindergarten are invited to participate next month in the third annual “KinderKamp’.”
It’s a program designed to give kids a taste of kindergarten before the school year officially starts. It’s an especially worthwhile program for kids who didn’t attend preschool and aren’t familiar with how a school day is structured.