by Press Release | Apr 29, 2016 11:41 am | Comments (0)
The water level of Lake Housatonic will be lowered on Friday, May 6 beginning at 10 p.m., so that the Derby Dam can be inspected and maintained.
Lowering the water level of Lake Housatonic is contingent upon river flow conditions, as well as FirstLight Power Resources’ need to generate electricity at its upstream dams at the time of the drawdown.
by STAFF | Apr 29, 2016 9:48 am | Comments (0)
The Valley Independent Sentinel is pleased to announce Griffin Hospital as the official sponsor of the 2016 “Valley Indy Great Give Webcast.”
The Valley Indy’s two reporters are scheduled to host a marathon video webcast on ValleyIndy.org from 8 a.m. May 3 until 8 p.m. May 4.
by STAFF | Apr 29, 2016 9:30 am | Comments (0)
The Great Give, an online fundraiser that raised more than $1 million last year for area nonprofits, starts 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 3 and ends Wednesday, May 4 at 8 p.m.
The Valley Indy is one of the many nonprofits benefiting from the event.
by STAFF | Apr 28, 2016 10:58 pm | Comments (0)
A section of Route 34 in Derby will be closing overnight for almost two weeks in May as part of the ongoing reconstruction of the bridge that carries thousands of vehicles over the Naugatuck River.
The bridge will close and detours will be used from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, May 2 through Friday, May 6, and then again from Sunday, May 8 through Friday, May 13.
by STAFF | Apr 28, 2016 11:16 am | Comments (0)
Two Shelton High students were recognized for their efforts in the unified sports program Monday.
Sarah Falsetti and Emily Manzo received the CIAC 1 Athlete 1 Partner Awards at a banquet at the AquaTurf.
by STAFF | Apr 28, 2016 10:13 am | Comments (0)
A 53-year-old Shelton man is accused of supplying an 18-year-old girl with drugs and alcohol until she passed out.
Shelton police charged Steven Weitzman Thursday (April 28) with procuring alcohol to a minor, permitting a minor to possess alcohol in a dwelling, possession of a controlled substance and illegal dispensing a legend drug.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 28, 2016 5:28 am | Comments (0)
About 400 people showed up at Shelton Intermediate School Wednesday for the beginning of a public hearing on a developer’s request for a zone change to put a mixed-use “lifestyle center” development on a 121-acre property off Bridgeport Avenue.
by Patricia Villers | Apr 27, 2016 8:51 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton resident Ned Miller may admit to a fear of heights, but he clearly has no fear of volunteering for many nonprofits in the Valley.
On Tuesday Valley United Way presented Miller with the Charles H. Flynn Humanitarian Award, the Valley’s oldest and most prestigious community service award.
by STAFF | Apr 27, 2016 5:15 am | Comments (0)
Shelton’s Planning and Zoning Commission is scheduled Wednesday to hear details on a developer’s plans to build a nine-story, 450-unit apartment building and more than 300,000 square feet of retail space on a 121-acre property off Bridgeport Avenue.
More than 100 residents turned out for an informal “informational” meeting on the project last month at City Hall. Many worried about increased traffic in the area and the impact the development will have on nearby scenic roads.
Wednesday’s public hearing will be at Shelton Intermediate School, 675 Constitution Blvd. North, at 7 p.m.
by Press Release | Apr 26, 2016 2:38 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton High School held its third quarter recognition breakfast on Thursday, April 21, in the school’s cafeteria.
The goal of the recognition breakfast is acknowledge students who have demonstrated increased motivation, built self-esteem and to encourage students from all academic tracks to continue to improve academically.