by Press Release | Mar 19, 2015 3:14 pm | Comments (0)
Seymour Pink’s first event of 2015 was held March 13, the sixth annual wine tasting gala at the Waterview in Monroe, and was a phenomenal success.
More than 525 people came together to enjoy any evening of food, wine, and friendships to raise money for the organization, started in 2009 to raise money for breast cancer research.
The event raised more than $20,000.
by STAFF | Mar 19, 2015 2:55 pm | Comments (0)
A 36-year-old Seymour man was arrested after allegedly threatening to stab his parents to death Wednesday night.
Christopher Nevers is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree assault, two counts of attempted first-degree assault on an elderly person, third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree threatening and interfering with a police officer.
by Press Release | Mar 17, 2015 12:51 pm | Comments (0)
The Seymour-Oxford Rotary Club is proud to announce this year’s scholarships to a graduating high school senior and/or continuing education college student residing in the Town of Seymour and/or Oxford.
High School graduating seniors and/or continuing education college students attending a four-year college or university full time in August/September 2015 is eligible.
by Press Release | Mar 15, 2015 7:53 pm | Comments (0)
The Seymour Oxford Rotary Club 2015 Honorees are:
From Seymour: Captain Chris Edwards of Great Hill Hose Company and Ben Kovalsky of Seymour Ambulance Association.
From Oxford: Margaret West, Oxford Town Clerk and John Downs Sr., Oxford Fire Department, Riverside Fire House.
by Patricia Villers | Mar 15, 2015 6:00 pm | Comments (0)
It’s never too early to start reading to children.
That was the message from Kyn Tolson, executive director, Read to Grow, a Branford-based nonprofit, who addressed a breakfast Tuesday (March 10) to kick off Read Across the Valley, an annual initiative to promote children’s literacy.
by STAFF | Mar 15, 2015 5:25 pm | Comments (0)
Here are the “food service” inspections for February 2015.
Commercial eateries are graded by the Naugatuck Valley Health District as poor, fair, good or excellent.
Other eateries get numerical scores. On that scale, anything lower than 80 fails, or anything with a single four-point violation fails.
In addition to providing the data, the Valley Indy looked at specific inspection files for anything rating of “poor” or “fair” to obtain more info. Same for anything scoring less than a 95.
by Press Release | Mar 13, 2015 12:40 pm | Comments (0)
Congratulations to Gabriel Sand (Ms. Garofalo’s class) and Alexa Tamburrino (Mr. Milia’s class) for being chosen as this year’s Connecticut Association of Schools award recipients.
Gabriel received the Elementary Arts Award for art, and Alexa received the Elementary Arts Award for music.
by Press Release | Mar 9, 2015 12:59 pm | Comments (0)
The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley is holding its annual Herbie Rollinson Memorial 5K Run-Walk on Sunday, April 12, at the Derby Greenway.
Herb Rollinson was a director of our Boys & Girls Club from 1972 until his death in 2008. He was our Club historian, remembering much of our treasured history. This event is an annual salute to his dedication to our organization and the youth we serve.
by Eugene Driscoll | Mar 9, 2015 10:11 am | Comments (0)
A compromised chimney flue caused a major house fire that displaced five people in Seymour Saturday.
The cause was accidental, Seymour Deputy Fire Marshal Timm Willis said Monday.
by Krystina Morgan | Mar 9, 2015 6:09 am | Comments (0)
Treasured Time is a relatively new non-profit organization in Seymour that helps people with life-threatening illnesses make lasting memories with their families.
“We’re here to give memories to families who can’t afford to do it on their own,” Suzanne Major, the founder and CEO of Treasured Time, said. “We want to be able to give them that time together with their family and away from trying to run their household.”