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Update: Missing Boat Found In Seymour

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 15, 2014 2:27 pm | Comments (0)

UPDATE 4:19 P.M.: Seymour Police Chief Michael Metzler said the boat reported stolen from a Maple Street home Monday was recovered Tuesday (July 15) afternoon.

An anonymous tip led cops to the boat, which was found parked at a business on Skokorat Street.

“Upon recovery of the vehicle the owner decided not to pursue the case further,” Metzler said. “He’s happy with recovery.”

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United Way Gives More Than $470,000 To Local Groups

by United Way | Jul 15, 2014 1:36 pm | Comments (0)

Valley United Way’s Board of directors met recently and approved over $470,000 in Allocations for the 2014-2015 fiscal year beginning in July.

The process was conducted by the Allocations Committee composed of 25 community volunteers headed by Valley United Way Board member Ron Villani.

Agencies submitted funding requests in May, and committee members then visited with the agencies examining programs and budgets.

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New Program Manager At Literacy Volunteers

by Press Release | Jul 14, 2014 2:53 pm | Comments (0)

Literacy Volunteers is pleased to welcome Lindsey Hutter as the new Program Manager for the Valley, including Shelton, Derby, Ansonia and Seymour.

Lindsey will be responsible for expanding the ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and Basic Literacy programs in the Valley towns, working with volunteer tutors.

Lindsey is a former ESOL tutor and resides in Shelton.

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Gentile Encourages Participation In Renters’ Rebate Program

by Press Release | Jul 14, 2014 2:49 pm | Comments (0)

State Representative Linda M. Gentile (D-Ansonia, Derby) is encouraging participation in Connecticut’s Elderly Renters’ Rebate Program for low-income and disabled residents. A recent increase of more than $6.5 million to expand the program will help thousands of additional senior citizens stay in their own homes.

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Seymour CERT Is Ready To Help

by Press Release | Jul 14, 2014 2:41 pm | Comments (0)

Members of the new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) were sworn in by Tom Eighmie, Seymour’s Director of Emergency Management.

First Selectmen Kurt Miller attended the ceremony and congratulated the members.

Members of the team are: (left to right)

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Oxford’s Drayton Wins Rotary Scholarship

by Seymour-Oxford Rotary Club | Jul 14, 2014 1:25 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDThe Seymour-Oxford Rotary Club recently announced one of its 2014 scholarship awarded to Taylor Drayton of Oxford.

The presentation took place at the club’s recent scholarship dinner. Drayton will be attending Cornell University this fall to prepare her for a career in medicine.

Pictured in the photo, left to right, are: Justin Vescovi, Rotary Club Past President, scholarship award winner Taylor Drayton, and her mother, Jill Drayton.

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Live Chat: The Weather

by STAFF | Jul 14, 2014 12:00 pm | Comments (0)

The National Weather Service said the weather could get a bit crazy today in the lower Valley.

We’ll post weather-related info in the live chat below (only if things get hairy).

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Rape Crisis Center Offering Free Training For Counselors

by Press Release | Jul 10, 2014 1:33 pm | Comments (0)

Do YOU want to make a difference?

The Rape Crisis Center of Milford may be just the right place for your commitment to provide a vital community service.

The Center is now accepting applications for the upcoming training to become a certified sexual assault crisis counselor, and is providing free training to those interested.

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‘Outhouse on Wheels:’ Train Riders Complain of Subpar Service

by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Jul 9, 2014 8:46 pm | Comments (0)

PHOTO: Jodie Mozdzer GilWhen Jeanne Iannocone gets on her homebound train from Stamford each evening, she can see a train follow closely behind hers on a parallel track.

Iannocone’s train stops in Bridgeport, everyone gets off, then she gets on the train that’s been following them from Stamford in order to continue the trek up the Waterbury branch of the Metro North train line.

Why can’t she just get on that train in the first place?!?

It’s one of the idiocies of Metro North’s Waterbury line aired at a passenger meeting Wednesday at the Derby train station.

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Seymour Business Leader Releases Statement On Mansion Fire

by STAFF | Jul 9, 2014 10:54 am | Comments (1)

The Seymour businessman whose mansion in Middlebury was destroyed by fire released a statement Tuesday saying he is “incredibly blessed” by the show of support from family, friends, employees and customers.

Larry Janesky owns Connecticut Basement Systems on 60 Silvermine Road in Seymour. It is the town’s largest private employer, with 300 employees.

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Ansonia's Town Center Condition - In light of the 125 Anniversary
Jul 23, 2014 4:31 pm
Address: 251 Main Street Ansonia, Connecticut
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Garbage never picked up
Jul 22, 2014 5:16 pm
Address: 60 Grove Street Shelton, Connecticut
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River Run condominiums. Called trash pick up line after trash was not picked up Friday. No...

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Straight on Olivia
Jul 23, 2014 4:11 pm
Address: Derby / Shelton Bridge Derby Side Derby, Connecticut
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