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Shelton History Center To Host Yard Sale Sept. 27

by Press Release | Sep 19, 2014 2:35 pm | Comments (0)

The Shelton Historical Society is holding a Membership Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This multi-booth tag sale will be held on the conveniently located grounds of the Shelton History Center complex, 70 Ripton Road, a half-mile north of the Huntington Green.

Many participants will offer a variety of treasures just awaiting your discovery.

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St. Joseph School Celebrates Spirit Day

by Press Release | Sep 19, 2014 1:54 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDSt. Joseph School, Shelton recently hosted its annual Spirit Day.

It was a fun-filled day of activities and games in which all of the students, teachers and parents comes together for camaraderie, teamwork and a sense of community.

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Jager, Shelton’s Police Dog, Retires

by Press Release | Shelton Police Department | Sep 19, 2014 1:27 pm | Comments (0)

The Shelton Police Department has recently retired K-9 Jager.

K-9 Jager came to the department in 2008 partially through a donation from People’s United Bank. K-9 Jager was paired with his partner Officer Christopher Nugent. K-9 Jager was an asset to the department and assisted several local, state, and federal agencies during his career.

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Smoke In The Valley Is Oct. 4 In Seymour

by Press Release | Sep 19, 2014 10:57 am | Comments (0)

Smoke in the Valley proudly announces its 2014 music lineup, bringing together national and local touring acts and exciting newcomers to the stage as well as its partnership with the International Chili Society for our largest Chili Competition yet netting a $5,000 purse.

The Festival once again invites area residents to come and experience a craft beer and chili event like no other in the state. The annual event will take place Saturday, Oct. 4 in Downtown Seymour at the Community Center grounds on Pine Street.

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Food Trucks For A Cause

by Patricia Villers | Sep 18, 2014 11:15 pm | Comments (0)

Photo: Patricia VillersVisitors at Food Trucks in the Valley Thursday on the Shelton Riverwalk were greeted with tantalizing aromas emanating from 19 trucks.

Choices included pizza, pasta, pulled pork, pierogies, and stuffed potato skins.

Pat Tarasovic, director, Valley United Way Volunteer Center, stopped at the event to get dinner to take home.

“It was hard to decide what to get, there were so many choices,” she said. Tarasovic said she finally chose lobster roll and fish and chips.

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The Valley Gets A Disaster Response Trailer

by Kate Rammuni | Sep 17, 2014 9:18 pm | Comments (0)

Photo: Kate RamunniThey hope there will never be a need for it, but in the case of an emergency or a disaster, the American Red Cross is now better equipped to handle it in the Valley.

On Wednesday, contingents from the groups that made it possible were on hand in the West Main Street Parking Lot to christen a new disaster response trailer that will be stationed at Ansonia High School and available to serve the five Valley communities.

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CDC Confirms Rare Respiratory Virus In Connecticut

by Press Release | Sep 17, 2014 3:48 pm | Comments (1)

The state’s Department of Health released the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

“The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 infection (EV-D68) involving a Connecticut child. The child, who was recently hospitalized, has since improved and been discharged.”

The health department didn’t give a location, but the Register reported the little one had been treated at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Click here for a discussion on the infection, which is a particular threat for kids with asthma, from last week’s News Hour on PBS.

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Mob-Connected Rapist Faces Judge Sept. 22

by STAFF | Sep 17, 2014 12:19 pm | Comments (0)

A mobbed up Shelton man who pleaded guilty to raping a woman should learn next week whether he will go to prison.

Dardian Celaj is scheduled to appear in Superior Court in Milford Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.

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Shelton Unveils New Animal Shelter

by Kate Ramunni | Sep 16, 2014 10:40 pm | Comments (0)

Photo: Kate RamunniIt took seven years, more than a million dollars and countless hours of work, but on Tuesday the dream of a new city animal shelter came to pass as Mayor Mark Lauretti cut the ceremonial ribbon on the Brewster Street facility.

“To have stayed within the budget and get the product that they got is a credit to them,” Lauretti said of the Animal Shelter Building Committee, which started working on the project in 2007, “and it speaks volumes to our city and the people who reside here.”

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Mustang Sally’s Struggles For A Valley Foothold

by Ethan Fry | Sep 16, 2014 9:29 pm | Comments (16)

Photo:Ethan FryBusiness was booming when Dennis Jordhamo opened up Mustang Sally’s Saloon in downtown Ansonia earlier this year.

Now? Not so much.

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