by PRESS RELEASE | Apr 10, 2015 7:35 am | Comments (0)
State Representative Theresa Conroy (D-Seymour, Beacon Falls, Derby) received the Legislative Achievement Award from AARP CT for her work on legislation to help seniors.
by Comcast Cable | Apr 10, 2015 7:24 am | Comments (0)
by PRESS RELEASE | Apr 10, 2015 6:40 am | Comments (0)
Join the fun and good times at the 8th Annual “Men Who Cook” as it returns to the Valley on April 25th.
This is a unique spring evening out with your friends and family at the Valley’s most popular event. Let someone else cook while you enjoy a wide variety of dishes and desserts prepared by 98 “celebrity chefs.”
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 8, 2015 7:34 pm | Comments (0)
Cops Wednesday packed the former Ames store in Tri-Town Plaza where a gaggle of Home Depot workers slung hammers and buzzed table saws.
It was all good, though. The workers were volunteers and they were building a canine training facility for the Seymour Police Department.
by Press Release | Apr 8, 2015 1:39 pm | Comments (0)
The Seymour Wildcats Diamond Club Boosters and Softball Team will be sponsoring a Document Shredding Day on Saturday, April 25.
The event will be held at the Seymour Community Center, 20 Pine St. (Broad Street entrance), between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon, and will take place rain or shine.
by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Apr 8, 2015 8:02 am | Comments (4)
Seymour is no longer a “sleepy little town,” it’s a $50 million “corporation” and the chief executive officer should be compensated accordingly.
That’s according to Bill Sawicki, the chairman of the town’s Board of Finance, who spoke to the Board of Selectmen at its meeting Tuesday about coming up with a plan to increase the First Selectman’s salary over the current $72,500 mark.
“Quite honestly it’s the universal opinion of our board, and myself included, that to run a $50 million corporation and expect to get paid $72,500 is absolutely ridiculous,” Sawicki said.
by Press Release | Apr 6, 2015 1:59 pm | Comments (0)
Doing the most good: That’s the motto of The Salvation Army.
Members of the Advisory Board of the Greater Valley Salvation Army are working with Majors Wilder and Dora Garcia to do just that, but they need your help.
by Press Release | Apr 2, 2015 11:27 am | Comments (0)
On April 1, 2015 students from the Seymour Middle School Small Steps Club presented the Town Seymour Animal Control Officer Deborah Ice with a check for $307.
The students raised the money from a bottle and can drive they recently held at the Seymour Middle School.
“The students’ goal was to collect 6,100 cans and bottles that would be enough to fill 38 contractor size trash bags,” Club Advisor Teacher Brian Cleveland said. “They easily achieved that goal.”
by STAFF | Mar 31, 2015 9:19 pm | Comments (1)
Seymour school officials came to the Valley Indy office Tuesday to explain the reasons behind their $32.6 million budget request.
The budget (along with the town side of the spending plan) goes to voters in late April.
The presentation was streamed live on ValleyIndy.org, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Readers submitted questions at the end of the presentation by email and through Facebook.
According to YouTube, 108 people watched it live Tuesday night. Another 100 people watched the replay by Wednesday morning.
School board members Kristen Harmeling and Yashu Putorti participated, along with assistant superintendent Rick Belden.
Click the play button below to watch the presentation.
by Eugene Driscoll | Mar 31, 2015 4:03 pm | Comments (7)
First Selectman Kurt Miller announced Tuesday he has filed paperwork to seek a third term as the town’s top elected official.
“It has been my honor to serve the residents of Seymour for the last four years,” Miller said in a statement posted on his personal Facebook page.