by STAFF | Jul 24, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (0)
Firefighters had to use the jaws of life to free a Derby woman trapped in her car after she crashed into the gas pumps at Mont’s Mart, a gas station at 198 Leavenworth Road in Shelton, Wednesday night.
The woman, identified by police as Susan Linnane, 41, was rushed to St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport for treatment of “non-life-threatening” injuries.
by Press Release | Office of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy | Jul 23, 2014 2:29 pm | Comments (0)
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Robert Klee today announced that as part of the ongoing celebration of the state parks centennial, this upcoming Saturday and Sunday -– July 26 and 27 -– will be “Free State Parks Weekend” in Connecticut.
For the weekend, all parking and museum fees will be waived throughout Connecticut’s state park system.
“To encourage everyone to visit a state park in this Centennial year, we are waiving fees at our parks this Saturday and Sunday,” said Malloy, who made the announcement during an event at Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden – one of Connecticut’s 107 state parks.
by Center Stage Theatre | Jul 23, 2014 2:18 pm | Comments (0)
In 2002, the Youth CONNection’s Les Misérables played to four sellout audiences in Shelton High School’s massive auditorium.
And now, Center Stage kicks off its 10th anniversary season with the world’s most famous musical, based on the Victor Hugo classic novel.
by STAFF | Jul 22, 2014 9:31 pm | Comments (0)
Republican Ben McGorty won a special election Tuesday (July 22) for the 122nd State House of Representatives seat formerly held by Larry Miller, who died May 31, according to the Shelton Herald.
McGorty, a Shelton resident, defeated Arlene Liscinsky, also a Shelton resident, to represent the district, which contains parts of Shelton, Trumbull, and Monroe.
by Press Release | Jul 22, 2014 3:04 pm | Comments (0)
TEAM, Inc announces the start of a new matched savings program, called the IDA Program, for low-income residents of the Valley area.
The IDA Program allows participants to deposit regular savings into a special savings account, called an Individual Development Account or IDA, in order to work toward the purchase of a productive asset—a first home, a small business, a car for employment or post-secondary education.
by STAFF | Jul 22, 2014 7:30 am | Comments (0)
Update: Shelton police announced this morning (Tuesday, July 22) the arrest of Anthony Santiago, the second suspect in the hotel robbery.
Santiago, 20, was charged with first-degree larceny and sixth-degree larceny.
He was being held on a $75,000 bond pending a court date in Derby later today.
The original post from July 21 follows:
by Press Release | Jul 21, 2014 12:39 pm | Comments (0)
Valley Shakespeare Festival celebrated its second season of Free Shakespeare in the Park with three performances of the Bard’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” on the evenings of July 10, 11 and 12 at Shelton’s Riverwalk-Veterans Memorial Park.
The weather cooperated with beautiful, sunny days fading into moonlit, mild nights as the company took to the newly-constructed stage to entertain the assembled audiences with Shakespeare’s tale of the battle of the sexes.
by STAFF | Jul 21, 2014 11:36 am | Comments (0)
Shelton firefighters have raised more than $20,000 in the past two years to benefit childhood cancer research, and are asking for the community’s help to make this year’s fundraiser a success.
Huntington Fire Co. #3 is hosting a St. Baldrick’s fundraiser July 26 beginning at 2 p.m. in Hirshbeck’s Sports Bar and Grille, 882 Bridgeport Ave.
by STAFF | Jul 21, 2014 8:25 am | Comments (0)
Two Shelton residents square off Tuesday (July 22) in a special election to fill the 122nd District state House of Representatives seat formerly held by Larry Miller, who died May 31.
The 122nd District covers parts of Shelton, Trumbull, and Stratford.
by Press Release | Jul 18, 2014 12:32 pm | Comments (0)
The Bristol Veterans Council honored Operation Gift Cards by presenting a plaque to the creator and chairman of the program, Al Meadows of Shelton, in recognition of the success of the program.
Operation Gift Cards (OGC) has delivered over $833,000 in post exchange (military department store) gift cards and corporate donations to the wounded troops and their families at the Walter Reed National Military Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland during the program’s 109 visits.
The Derby/Shelton AMVETS Post 43 is one of the major contributors in funds and volunteers for OGC. Forty-nine members of AMVETS Post 43 have participated in a visit to the wounded troops at Walter Reed, many of the post members have participated multiple times. Four members of the post were assigned to Walter Reed while they went through rehabilitation after being seriously wounded (two were at Walter Reed over two years).