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Lauretti Is The Money Man In GOP Governor’s Race

by STAFF | Jul 11, 2017 5:51 am | Comments (0)

Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti made state headlines Monday after his campaign for governor raised $145,000 in the first round of finance disclosures.

He leads the crowded GOP field. Former lawmaker turned political columnist Kevin Rennie pointed out every contribution to Lauretti’s campaign qualify toward the state’s public campaign financing system.

That’s important because if his fundraising continues at that level he’ll unlock millions of dollars from the state’s system.

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Seymour-Oxford Rotary ‘Christmas In July’ Ornament Sale

by Press Release | Jul 10, 2017 10:29 am | Comments (0)

Seymour-Oxford Rotary Club has Seymour historical ornaments available in limited quantities for the last four years – 2013 is Seymour’s town seal; 2014 is Tingue Falls; 2015 is Matthies House; and 2016 is Town Hall Statue.

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Seymour FD: Hydrants Are Not Play Things

by STAFF | Jul 10, 2017 6:50 am | Comments (0)

The Seymour Fire Department is reminding residents that fire hydrants are not toys.

The reminder comes after someone put clothes and a baseball cap on a hydrant on Meadow Street, according to a FD Facebook post July 8.

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What Are The Most Popular Stories In The Valley?

by STAFF | Jul 10, 2017 6:24 am | Comments (0)

What do readers read the most on

Our “most read” list is usually dominated by serious, “hard” news stories — things such as car wrecks and house fires.

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Valley Shakespeare Festival Performances Start July 13 In Shelton

by Press Release | Jul 6, 2017 10:28 am | Comments (0)

Valley Shakespeare Festival, the Naugatuck Valley’s only professional theater company, will present its fifth annual free outdoor summer production, Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night, or What You Will,” at 8 p.m. on the evenings of Thursday, July 13 through Sunday, July 16 at Shelton’s Veterans Memorial-Riverwalk Park.  

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Gentile: House Democrats Propose Honest Budget

by State Rep. Linda Gentile | GUEST COLUMN | Jul 5, 2017 11:24 am | Comments (0)

Last Thursday, State Representatives Themis Klarides and Nicole Klarides-Ditria made a statement in which they criticized the Democrats for not proposing a balanced budget.

However, that same day, the House Democrats presented a revised budget proposal that was honest, balanced, and had the support of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities.

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State Police Release Fourth Of July Holiday Stats

by STAFF | Jul 5, 2017 9:34 am | Comments (0)

Troopers made 60 DUI arrests over the extended Fourth of July weekend, according to state police stats.

State police also investigated 398 motor vehicle crashes. One person died and people were hurt in about 13 percent of those wrecks.

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The Valley Indy’s Most Read Stories Of Last Week

by STAFF | Jul 2, 2017 8:47 am | Comments (0)

Happy Fourth of July, everybody.

Here are the stories you read the most last week, sponsored by American Job Centers in Ansonia and Derby.

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D’Antona Completes Basic Training

by STAFF | Jun 30, 2017 7:19 am | Comments (0)

Pete D’Antona recently completed basic training with the U.S. Navy, according to a post on the Facebook page of the Storm Engine Company Ambulance & Rescue Corps.

Pete is a five-year member of the Storms. His father, John D’Antona, is a Storms past captain and a Seymour police officer.

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State Plans Overnight Closures On Route 34 In Derby

by Press Release | Jun 29, 2017 1:45 pm | Comments (0)

The following is a press release sent from state Rep. Linda Gentile Thursday.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced overnight closures on Route 34 in Derby from Friday July 7, to Sunday, July 9, from the intersections with Route 115 to Route 8, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.       

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