by Press Release | Sep 8, 2017 9:39 am | Comments (0)
Founded in February of 2017, the Naugatuck Valley Young Democrats have had their eye on municipal elections in the valley from day one. Now they are ready to reveal their first group of endorsed candidates. The twelve endorsed candidates represent Ansonia, Derby, Seymour, and Shelton.
by STAFF | Sep 7, 2017 11:21 am | Comments (0)
Shelton police say a Seymour man upset with his daughter’s boyfriend paid someone to accuse the boyfriend of a knifepoint robbery.
The Seymour man, 47-year-old Philip Prokop, was charged Thursday with second-degree conspiracy to give a false statement. He was released after posting a $5,000 bond and is due in court Sept. 21.
by Press Release | Sep 6, 2017 9:22 am | Comments (0)
The following information was sent by the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop and Food Bank in Derby:
The response to St Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop & Food Bank and the Shelton Volunteer Fire Departments’ joint Food and New Clothing Drive for Texas has been a huge success due to the incredible generosity of so many caring individuals, churches and businesses in the Valley.
by Press Release | Sep 5, 2017 10:17 am | Comments (0)
State Sen. Kevin Kelly’s office sent out the following info Sept. 4.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime milling and resurfacing project will be performed on Route 34 (Roosevelt Dr.) in Seymour and Derby, beginning Tuesday, September 5.
The project consists of milling and resurfacing a 4.34 mile segment of Route 34 (Roosevelt Dr.) in Seymour and Derby.
This project is scheduled to occur from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 5, to the morning of Tuesday, September 26.
by KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR | Sep 5, 2017 7:14 am | Comments (0)
At first glance, House Democrats would avert nearly $1 billion in grant reductions and other fiscal burdens that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would impose on cities and towns in the next, two-year state budget.
But a closer look shows the caucus plan also would compel Malloy to cut nearly one-third as much from municipalities once the budget is in force.
by STAFF | Sep 3, 2017 6:53 am | Comments (0)
Hope you’re enjoying Labor Day, Valley neighbors.
Now it is time to reveal the stories you read the most this week!
This week’s list is sponsored by the Valley Transit District in Derby.
by STAFF | Sep 1, 2017 11:59 am | Comments (0)
The following information was posted on the Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Co. No. 1 Facebook page on Friday.
by STAFF | Sep 1, 2017 6:53 am | Comments (0)
First Selectman George R. Temple said the town will hold a “Lights of Hope” candlelight vigil Sept. 24 to make people aware of the opioid problems in Oxford and in the state.
The vigil is scheduled to start 6:30 p.m. at the Center School Gazebo, 462 Oxford Road.
by Kyle Constable | CT Mirror | Sep 1, 2017 6:26 am | Comments (0)
For the third year in a row, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has put forward and signed legislation aimed at curbing the growing opioid epidemic in Connecticut.
The governor’s bill-signing ceremony Thursday came days after the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner reported that an average of nearly three Connecticut residents are dying every day from accidental drug intoxication.
The state is now on pace to hit more than 1,000 opioid-related deaths by the end of the year, which would break the previous year’s record of 917 deaths.
by Press Release | Aug 31, 2017 3:14 pm | Comments (0)
The 8th Annual Valley Goes Pink Campaign invites the lower Naugatuck Valley and surrounding communities to enjoy a variety of events featuring great food, drink and fun for a good cause throughout September and October.
The campaign kicks off Wed., Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. with “Turn the Huntington Green Pink,” a free concert featuring the Highland Rovers, as well as several vendors and food trucks at the Huntington Green in Shelton.