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Shelton Alderman: Connecticut ‘Ready For Lauretti’

by Anthony Simonetti | GUEST COLUMN | May 18, 2017 1:13 pm | Comments (0)

Mark Lauretti, with 26 continuous years as the Mayor of the most successful city in the State of Connecticut, has filed to run Governor of the State of Connecticut in 2018.

Lauretti Governor 2018 is sponsoring a fundraiser Monday, May 22 to begin the campaign financing and statewide recognition of Mark Lauretti.    

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Boys & Girls Club Awards Nearly $30,000 In Scholarships

by Press Release | May 18, 2017 1:03 pm | Comments (0)

The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley held its 2017 Scholarship Award Ceremony on May 16, 2017. Linda Welch, Chair of the Scholarship Committee, awarded 20 students with a combined total of $28,949 in college scholarships. It was a wonderful evening with the recipients and family.

The scholarship recipients were, Samantha B., Matthew B., Megan B., Jess C., Holly C., Mackenzie C., Kiara D., Alina G., Julia H., Kyle H., Emily K., Jaylen L., Sabrina M., William M., Yancere P., Keith P., Taylor Q., Tayliah Q., Marila S. and Lauren S. The scholarships and awards amounts were as follows:

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‘Valley Sports Rewind’ With Kyle McIntosh

by STAFF | May 17, 2017 4:50 pm | Comments (0)

Kyle McIntosh was a four-year starter at running back at Cheshire, where he was a three-time state champion and the 1994 New Haven Register “Player of the Year.”

He then went to Syracuse University where he played with future NFL players Donavan McNabb and David Tyree.

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Free Concert In Seymour May 20, 2017

by Press Release | May 17, 2017 8:35 am | Comments (0)

On Saturday May 20, 2017 in honor of Armed Forces Day, the Seymour Culture and Arts Commission will present the Naugatuck Community Band under the direction of Joel Knecht. The band will perform a patriotic concert titled “An American Salute.”

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Michael Wilson Appointed Seymour Schools Superintendent

by STAFF | May 17, 2017 6:15 am | Comments (0)

FILE PHOTOThe Seymour school board voted to appoint Michael Wilson as superintendent Tuesday.

Wilson has been the Ansonia school district’s assistant superintendent since 2013.

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Emmett O’Brien Technical High School Honor Rolls

by Press Release | May 16, 2017 1:08 pm | Comments (0)

Emmett O’Brien Technical High School
141 Prindle Avenue, Ansonia, CT 06401

The lists . . .

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Seymour Historical Society Program To Explore America’s National Parks

by Press Release | May 16, 2017 11:18 am | Comments (0)

America’s national parks – and how they came into being – will be the focus of a program at the Seymour Historical Society on Sunday, May 21, at 2 p.m.

In 1872, the United States created Yellowstone National Park, the world’s first national park, with the goal being to “conserve the scenery . . . unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.”

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DeLauro: Trump Budget Could Impact Domestic Violence Services

by Ethan Fry | May 16, 2017 5:41 am | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryRep. Rosa DeLauro told a roomful of leaders from groups that serve victims of domestic and sexual crimes Monday that she hopes a budget proposal from President Trump won’t hurt the thousands of area residents who seek help from them each year.

DeLauro said that lawmakers don’t yet know all of the specific programs that will be targeted for cuts in Trump’s “America First” budget.

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Spooner House Walk For Hungry, Homeless May 20 In Derby

by Press Release | May 15, 2017 12:05 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDSpooner House is accepting registrations for walkers, runners and helping hands to be part of the 20th Annual Walk for the Hungry and Homeless at the Derby Greenway on Saturday, May 20 starting at 9 a.m. (rain or shine).

Registration is at the fountain beginning at 8:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. kick off.

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Shelton Police Share Bear Tips

by STAFF | May 15, 2017 11:42 am | Comments (0)

Shelton police asked residents who see bears to leave them alone whenever possible.

In a Facebook post Friday (May 12) police said they had received reports of bear sightings in the area of Dexter Drive, Walnut Tree Hill Road, and Cardinal Drive.

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