by Press Release | Oct 24, 2014 11:49 am | Comments (0)
Shelton High school honored 154 CAPT Scholars at a breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 23.
These students achieved goal on the Math, Reading Across the Disciplines, Writing Across the Disciplines and Science sections of the Connecticut Academic Performance Test.
by Eugene Driscoll | Oct 23, 2014 4:28 pm | Comments (0)
Halloween is almost here!
We’ve searched high and low to scrape together a list of things to do.
Remember — life is better if you post your events on the Valley Indy calendar. It’s free.
Keep in mind the weather and other factors can cause events to change. We’ve inserted hyperlinks to websites and Facebook pages in an effort to give more information.
It’s a good idea to check those links as insurance before you head out.
Enjoy, and happy Halloween.
by Shelton Police Department | Oct 22, 2014 2:44 pm | Comments (0)
The Shelton Police Department has received numerous calls recently from citizens who state someone called them claiming to be from the IRS and that they owe money.
Residents who receive these calls are advised to not release any personal information and hang up immediately.
According to the IRS, taxpayers should remember their first contact with the IRS will not be a call from out of the blue, but through official correspondence sent through the mail.
by STAFF | Oct 22, 2014 2:17 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton police served five arrest warrants Wednesday on a Cardinal Drive man they say broke into vehicles and stole valuables — including a gun — from them.
Kyle Eckweiler, 21, has been jailed since last month after being arrested by police Sept. 23 on charges of third-degree burglary and fourth-degree larceny.
He was scheduled to appear at Superior Court in Derby in the Sept. 23 case Wednesday when Shelton cops served him with new arrest warrants.
by City of Shelton | Department of Public Works | Oct 22, 2014 12:37 pm | Comments (0)
Paul J. DiMauro, Director of Public Works, announced Oct. 22 that the SHELTON TRANSFER STATION, the COMPOST SITE and the CITY YARD, will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Nov. 11 in observance of VETERANS DAY.
They will reopen on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
by Press Release | Oct 22, 2014 11:30 am | Comments (0)
Wesley Village is proud to host the 6th annual Wesley Village 5K Halloween 5K and Fun Walk on Saturday, Oct. 25.
More than 400 runners and walkers are expected to attend this year’s event! The Wesley Village Halloween 5K and Fun Walk takes place at the Wesley Village Campus, 580 Long Hill Ave. in Shelton.
The event features a 5K run, 1-mile fun walk and half-mile Kids Fun Run. This year’s 5K course is a new, flatter, out and back course.
by STAFF | Oct 22, 2014 6:17 am | Comments (0)
Congestion was the word of the day from about 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday on Route 8 north and the local roads motorists jammed after the highway was closed because of a wreck.
Traffic lights fell from the sky, a tractor-trailer carrying an over-sized shed crashed, and emergency responders had to use the jaws of life to free a person trapped in a car — yet only one person was sent to the hospital with minor injuries after the chaos.
by City of Shelton | Department of Public Works | Oct 21, 2014 10:46 pm | Comments (0)
The first citywide curbside collection of bagged leaves will begin on Monday, Nov. 3 and end on Friday, Nov. 7.
The last citywide curbside collection of bagged leaves will be begin on Monday, Dec. 8 and end on Friday, Dec. 12.
by Press Release | Oct 21, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (0)
This weekend (Oct. 25/26), Jones Family Farms will celebrate its Children’s Festival for UNICEF, and an initiative for Breast Cancer awareness as part of the Valley Goes Pink program.
Terry Jones estimates that with this year’s funds, the 29-year total of the festival is over $110,000 in donations for UNICEF.
by STAFF | Oct 21, 2014 11:54 am | Comments (0)
Eat at Bertucci’s restaurant in Shelton Thursday (Oct. 23) and part of the money you spend could go toward helping student athletes.
Those who print out the flier below and dine at the restaurant will see 15 percent of their bill donated to the Shelton High School girls cross country team.