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Sen. Chris Murphy And Jim Gildea Talk Train Line’s Money Problems

by STAFF | Mar 5, 2018 7:09 am | Comments (0)

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and Jim Gildea talk train service funding problems in the latest episode of “Navel Gazing,” The Valley Indy’s weekly talk show.

Gildea, a Derby resident, is chairman of the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council.

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The Most-Read Stories Of The Week

by STAFF | Mar 2, 2018 8:37 pm | Comments (0)

Curiosity about police activity dominated the news cycle this week in the lower Naugatuck Valley.

This week’s “most-read story list” is brought to you by Archie Moore’s Bar and Restaurant in Derby.

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Seymour To Talk School Safety

by STAFF | Mar 2, 2018 11:46 am | Comments (0)

The following information was posted on the Seymour school district’s website:

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Upcoming Red Cross Blood Drives

by Press Release | Mar 2, 2018 9:54 am | Comments (0)

In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling cancer and other illnesses are fighting for their lives. The American Red Cross is asking blood donors to help patients rebound by making a lifesaving donation this spring.

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CT Gov’t Looks For ‘Opportunity Zones’

by Press Release | Feb 26, 2018 4:34 pm | Comments (0)

The following is a press release from Gov. Malloy’s office:

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut has begun an application process for towns and cities that are interested in participating in the federal government’s recently established Opportunity Zone program.

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New NVCOG Study Outreach To Include Five Workshops

by Press Release | Feb 26, 2018 2:38 pm | Comments (0)

Naugatuck Valley residents will have the opportunity to provide input to a major transportation planning study being conducted by the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) in March and early April 2018 via charrettes and an online survey. The study is assessing alternative transit modes within the Route 8 / Waterbury branch rail line corridors and developing transit-supportive land use plans in and around rail stations and transit hubs located between Naugatuck and Shelton.

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Valley Indy Radio: Grant Money Available!

by STAFF | Feb 26, 2018 11:29 am | Comments (0)

In this episode of Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast, Valerie Knight-DiGangi of the Valley Community Foundation talks about two grant opportunities available for organizations in the Naugatuck Valley.

Then Paul Velardi, chairman of the Ansonia Recreation Commission, talks to The Valley Indy about a new funding opportunity available there.

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Starbucks Donates To Treasured Time

by STAFF | Feb 23, 2018 8:26 am | Comments (0)

The Starbucks Project Give Good squad gave away $1 million worth of free Starbucks to customers and deserving organizations during the holiday season.

The Give Good squad presented Treasured Time with a grant in the amount of $300 in Starbucks gift cards. The presentation happened on Thursday, Dec. 28 at the Seymour location.

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Naugatuck Valley Young Dems Host Birthday Party

by Press Release | Feb 22, 2018 12:57 pm | Comments (0)

For the last year the Naugatuck Valley Young Democrats have worked to support Democratic candidates and now they are launching their next endeavor, fundraising. With statewide and federal level elections coming up, the organization ramps up their efforts in the Valley community.

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Valley Young Republicans Kick Off Feb. 26

by STAFF | Feb 22, 2018 12:56 pm | Comments (0)

The first meeting of the Valley Young Republicans is scheduled for Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Derby City Hall.

“A new generation of political leadership is rising in the Greater Naugatuck Valley,” a prepared statement announcing the meeting said.

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