by PRESS RELEASE | Oct 14, 2016 6:04 am | Comments (0)
House Republican Leader Themis Klarides Thursday said the state’s underperforming income and sales tax revenue has put Connecticut nearly $79 million in deficit, and conflicts with the Governor’s budget office which has insisted as recently as Sept. 20 there was no deficit.
by Ethan Fry | Oct 13, 2016 2:01 pm | Comments (0)
A man serving a 10-year prison sentence for robbing $4,700 from a Seymour bank is asking for a new trial.
The man, Thomas “Country” Steele, 57, and his lawyer argue in court documents that a judge should have barred part of a Seymour detective’s testimony during his 2014 trial.
by Press Release | Oct 13, 2016 1:46 pm | Comments (0)
United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas — the Connecticut operating companies of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) — are offering guidance to help state residents navigate the process for applying for Energy Assistance and maintaining service during the cold weather months.
by Letter to the Editor | Oct 13, 2016 1:15 pm | Comments (0)
Per the CT Mirror, the Connecticut Board of Education has targeted Vo-Tech schools — along with many other programs that benefit poorer students — for the majority of the cuts, with a proposal for closing two schools and eliminating sports at the others.
by Press Release | Oct 13, 2016 1:02 pm | Comments (0)
State Representative Theresa Conroy (D-Derby/Seymour/Beacon Falls) announced another key endorsement by The Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
by LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Oct 13, 2016 12:49 pm | Comments (0)
Letter to the Editor,
With the state facing challenging economic times, Representative Theresa Conroy has focused on three very important issues: Jobs, jobs and jobs.
by Comcast | Oct 13, 2016 12:35 pm | Comments (0)
Here’s the local cable access schedule from Comcast.
Some highlights — “Valley Football Classics,” “Hometown Heroes,” a Seymour Selectmen meeting and an Ansonia Aldermen meeting.
by STAFF | Oct 13, 2016 6:36 am | Comments (0)
Residents are advised to use alternate routes as maintenance work begins on the Stevenson Bridge between Oxford and Monroe.
The work is scheduled to start on Oct. 13 and continue until Dec. 2, 2016.
It will affect traffic on Route 34, the state road that carries vehicles over the dam.
by Press Release | Oct 12, 2016 5:01 pm | Comments (0)
The Connecticut AFL-CIO has endorsed Theresa Conroy for State Representative in the 105th Assembly District which includes the towns of Seymour, Beacon Falls and Derby.
Conroy has been instrumental in creating legislation that represents the interests of the working people. This session, she focused her efforts on supporting small businesses, job creation and public health
by Ethan Fry | Oct 11, 2016 12:56 pm | Comments (0)
A Seymour man accused of a string of commercial burglaries this summer told police he went on the spree in an effort to finance his crack addiction, according to an arrest warrant.
The man, 40-year-old James Aspinwall, has been locked up since his Aug. 4 arrest in connection with the Seymour break-ins — which he allegedly committed while he had other burglary charges pending in court.