Ansonia school board member faces drunken driving, weapon charge. http://t.co/7H94BobqGI
SUV rollover in Derby, car into a river in Oxford. http://t.co/irCIkTiFoW
by Ethan Fry | May 20, 2013 8:27 am | Comments (0)
A program funded by the federal government is allowing a Seymour trucking business to train unemployed military veterans for high-demand jobs.
The Allstate Commercial Driver Training School on Pearl Street offers programs for obtaining Commercial Driver’s Licenses.
And through a program called the the Veteran Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), unemployed veterans between the ages of 35 and 60 can apply for up to $1,564 per month for 12 months to pursue job training in the field.
by Press Release | May 17, 2013 10:24 am | Comments (0)
Pictured is Dr. T.C. Nanavati with Oxford First Selectman George R. Temple on Thursday (May 16).
Site work has begun on the new addition to the Dog Pound next to Town Hall.
Nanavati, a veterinarian with clinics in Seymour and Oxford, has been chosen as an adviser to the Animal Shelter Building Committee.
by Press Release | May 16, 2013 5:20 pm | Comments (0)
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by STAFF | May 16, 2013 3:52 pm | Comments (0)
A West Haven man was arrested in Seymour Sunday on charges of possessing illegal weapons in a local storage facility, the New Haven Register reported Thursday.
Brent Rammer, 38, faces two counts each of criminal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of an assault weapon, illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, and a single count of possession of marijuana and possession of narcotics.
Rammer posted $250,000 bond and is due at Superior Court in Derby May 24.
by The Valley Indy | May 16, 2013 2:04 pm | Comments (0)
Spring is in full swing and that means a ton of stuff to do for you and your family.
If you’re sponsoring or organizing an event and you don’t see it on the list below, please register for the Valley Indy self-serve calendar and post your event.
We don’t post all the events emailed to us because of sheer volume. You people host a lot of events.
by Press Release | Seymour High School | May 16, 2013 2:03 pm | Comments (0)
On Friday (May 10), Seymour High School participated in the annual Electrathon spring race in Lime Rock Park in Lakeville.
Racers from schools throughout New England participated in the race, showing off their talents in designing and building electric vehicles.
The vehicles themselves were unique in terms of engineering, design, speed, and maneuverability. Seymour’s electric vehicle was a kit-based model that was modified to include custom fabricated steering and braking components and the vehicle performed with outstanding results.
by PRESS RELEASE | May 16, 2013 12:43 pm | Comments (0)
Spooner House Is Asking For Helping Hands And Feet On May 18
Spooner House invites willing walkers and runners too, to the Derby Greenway on Saturday, May 18 starting at 9 a.m. (rain or shine) to take part in the 16th annual Walk for the Hungry and Homeless.
by Knights Of Columbus Aurora Council #53 | May 16, 2013 10:40 am | Comments (0)
On Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, the Knights of Columbus Aurora Council #53 in Seymour will be hosting a “Talent Show to Support Veterans” at the Strand Theater to benefit the Friends of Fisher House Connecticut.
This local chapter of the national organization, Fisher House Foundation, is raising funds to construct a house on the property of the VA Hospital in West Haven, which will provide housing to the families of Veterans going into the hospital.
At this time, auditions for the show are being accepted electronically, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
by STAFF | May 15, 2013 3:02 pm | Comments (0)
Seymour firefighters extinguished a fire at a detached garage next to a house on Seymour’s Jefferson Street Wednesday afternoon.
There were no injuries.
Crews were dispatched to the scene about 2 p.m. on a report of a structure fire in the garage, which sits between 3 Jefferson St. and 1 Jefferson St.
by Press Release | May 15, 2013 1:34 pm | Comments (0)
On May 14, 2013, fifteen Student Ambassadors from Seymour Middle School traveled to Bungay and Chatfield-Lopresti Elementary Schools to speak to fifth graders about transitioning to the middle school next year.