by Eugene Driscoll | Nov 26, 2013 8:07 pm | Comments (0)
Seymour has two offers from entities hoping to buy the former LoPresti School at 29 Maple St. and a third offer is on the way, First Selectman Kurt Miller said.
“We’re currently in conversation with one person who made an offer,” Miller said Nov. 25. He said the third offer is expected to be handed in next month.
by Eugene Driscoll | Nov 22, 2013 9:06 am | Comments (0)
If you’re ever feeling down about kids, social media or just about anything at all, search #NinaStrong on Twitter.
You’ll find hundreds of short messages from young people packed with support, solidarity, hope and love.
The recipient of all those messages is 16-year-old Seymour High School junior Nina Poeta, a gymnast and cheerleader who is starting a journey she rather not take.
by Press Release | Nov 21, 2013 1:24 pm | Comments (0)
Strange but true tales from Connecticut history will be the focus of the final Seymour Historical Society program of the year, on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m.
Diana Ross McCain, head of the Research Center at the Connecticut Historical Society, will share several episodes featured in her books, “It Happened in Connecticut” and “Mysteries and Legends of New England.”
by Press Release | Nov 21, 2013 1:15 pm | Comments (0)
The Seymour First Selectman’s Office passed along this note from the organizers of the Seymour High School Sports Hall of Fame
The organizers said the event was a huge success and they are accepting applications for a new class.
by Press Release | Nov 21, 2013 1:05 pm | Comments (0)
Valley Council to Present Awards to Ansonia Police, Parish Nurses, and Boys & Girls Club Staff Member
The Valley Council for Health & Human Services will hold its Annual Meeting and Community Awards Presentation on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.
The event will feature a keynote presentation on “Access Health CT, A Vision for the Future” presented by Kevin Counihan, leader of the state’s healthcare exchange.
The breakfast meeting and awards presentation, which is sponsored by the Valley Community Foundation, will be held from 7:30 a.m. to10 am at Grassy Hill Lodge in Derby, CT.
All Valley residents and community partners are welcomed.
by Press Release | Nov 21, 2013 12:57 pm | Comments (0)
“Unfaithfully Good” captured the reserve world championship title in junior trail at the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association Open World Championship Show on Tuesday, Nov. 19 in Oklahoma City.
The reserve world champion is owned by Wendy Ward of Seymour and was shown by J. Garry McAllister of Southbury.
by Press Release | Nov 21, 2013 12:42 pm | Comments (0)
Grade 12 – 1st Honors
by STAFF | Nov 20, 2013 4:55 pm | Comments (0)
It looks like no one will be able to purchase medical marijuana in Seymour anytime soon.
An unnamed company was interested in opening a marijuana dispensary in town. A lawyer representing the company had been scheduled to talk to elected officials at the Nov. 19 Board of Selectmen meeting.
by STAFF | Nov 20, 2013 4:54 pm | Comments (0)
The Naugatuck Valley Health District released the following summary of its food service inspection report for the month of October.
Anything below 80 is categorized as failing.
A restaurant may also fail if it receives a single, serious violation.
by STAFF | Nov 19, 2013 3:04 pm | Comments (0)
The holiday season is upon us and Toys 4 Kids has begun for the community!
TEAM Toys 4 Kids is the largest holiday toy drive in the region; toys are collected for children from infancy to 12 years old who live in Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Orange and Woodbridge.
TEAM has conducted the drive for the past 28 years and last year provided toys to 1,486 children from 771 families.