by STAFF | Feb 28, 2015 4:43 am | Comments (2)
A 54-year old Seymour man was badly hurt after being hit by a car on Route 67 in front of Webster Bank Friday.
The man’s name was not released. He had serious injuries, according to a statement from police, and was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital.
The accident happened at 6:43 p.m.
by Press Release | Feb 27, 2015 3:25 pm | Comments (0)
The Connecticut Hurricanes Drum and Bugle Corps will present a Veterans Appreciation Concert April 11 in the Seymour Middle School Auditorium.
The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10.
Seymour Middle School is located at 211 Mountain Road.
by Ethan Fry | Feb 25, 2015 3:31 pm | Comments (2)
If you have a sweet tooth and spend any time in downtown Seymour, chances are you’ll be seeing Alyssa DeMatteo a lot in the future.
That is, if you haven’t already beaten a path to Wildflour Confections, DeMatteo’s new shop at the corner of Columbus and Bank streets.
DeMatteo held a “soft opening” of the bakery on Valentine’s Day — and promptly sold out hours before closing time.
by Patricia Villers | Feb 25, 2015 6:57 am | Comments (0)
Three months ago students at Seymour’s Chatfield-LoPresti school began a challenge to read 5,500 books.
They passed the 6,000-book mark this month with a week to spare.
So school officials treated students to a visit Tuesday from two pro hockey players currently on the roster of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
by Press Release | Feb 24, 2015 3:43 pm | Comments (0)
With abnormally cold weather in Connecticut this winter, the Regional Water Authority has issued a consumer alert to help protect home plumbing from freezing and bursting.
“With such a mild start to the winter, some customers may be lulled into a false sense of security,” said vice president of service and technology, Jean Zanella Dyer. “When cold weather hits, consumers may have pipes that freeze. Some freeze so hard they burst, releasing water which can be damaging.”
by THE CT MIRROR | Feb 24, 2015 8:35 am | Comments (2)
The state’s largest teachers’ union is calling on Connecticut lawmakers to end the requirement that students take a statewide standardized test each spring.
Students take a common-core-aligned test — the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, or SBAC test — so the state can measure student progress in selected subject areas and grades.
by Ethan Fry | Feb 23, 2015 7:53 am | Comments (0)
A transportation plan unveiled by Gov. Dannel Malloy last week includes tens of millions of dollars in work for the Waterbury branch of Metro-North Railroad.
“We’ve taken steps over the past year to make improvements to the 27-mile-long Waterbury Branch,” Malloy told lawmakers during his budget address at the Capitol in Hartford Feb 18.
“We’ll continue this work with additional design funds and $70 million for a complete build-out of a new signal system.”
by CT Health I-Team | Feb 20, 2015 8:35 am | Comments (1)
A Derby nurse practitioner was among the top 10 prescribers nationally of the most potent controlled substances in Medicare’s drug program in 2012 – an anomaly in a state where Medicare records show nurse practitioners rarely prescribe such drugs, which have a high potential for abuse.
by Press Release | Feb 19, 2015 2:18 pm | Comments (0)
The Naugatuck Valley Health District (NVHD) and the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) are pleased to offer residents of the NVHD (Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Seymour and Shelton) free well water sampling for arsenic and uranium.
by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 16, 2015 9:14 am | Comments (0)
A deal to sell the former LoPresti School on Maple Street has been finalized, Seymour First Selectman Kurt Miller announced last week.
The town sold the school building to developer John Guedes’ Primrose Companies for $335,000.