by Patricia Villers | Oct 30, 2014 8:54 am | Comments (0)
It’s the message that The Valley Goes Pink committee co-chair Susan Coyle of Shelton wants to convey.
Coyle survived breast cancer 25 years ago.
Her experience propelled her into becoming one of the original members of the committee created to raise money to build The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital in Derby.
by Press Release | Oct 29, 2014 10:29 am | Comments (0)
is now the Shelton Voters Network, an affiliate of the Bridgeport Area League of Women Voters.
Like its affiliate, the Shelton Voters Network is nonpartisan. Its mission is to educate Shelton residents about the local government, engage Shelton residents in local decision making, and advocate for processes that ensure strong public input and transparency in the local government.
by STAFF | Oct 28, 2014 4:23 pm | Comments (0)
A student at a Shelton elementary school is being treated for enterovirus, a rare respiratory infection, the school district announced Tuesday.
“A documented case of Enterovirus has been identified at Sunnyside Elementary School,” the school district said in an announcement on its website.
by Press Release | Oct 28, 2014 3:59 pm | Comments (0)
The 6th Annual Griffin Hospital 5K Walk/Run to Benefit the Center for Cancer Care set a record for participation with approximately 580 participants and raised more than $50,000 for patient needs.
The Oct. 18 event drew walkers and runners from throughout the Greater Naugatuck Valley and surrounding areas and featured a Survivors’ Tent for local cancer survivors to come and enjoy the festivities as well as gifts and refreshments.
by Press Release | Connecticut Department Of Transportation | Oct 28, 2014 1:27 pm | Comments (0)
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a Public Information Meeting concerning the rehabilitation of Bridge No. 00571A, which carries Route 8 over Housatonic River in the cities of Shelton and Derby.
The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., in the Auditorium of Shelton City Hall, 54 Hill St., Shelton.
by Press Release | Oct 27, 2014 2:39 pm | Comments (0)
St. Joseph School in Shelton celebrated its Annual Halloween Monster Mash this past weekend.
The event included a DJ, crafts, skeleton relay, mummy wrap and donut eating on a string contest.
by Jimmy Tickey | Guest Column | Oct 27, 2014 1:25 pm | Comments (0)
As the former Vice Chair of the City of Shelton’s Board of Apportionment & Taxation, an elected body that oversees the City’s budget, I have come to appreciate the efforts of our State Comptroller, Kevin Lembo.
As Comptroller, Kevin provides monthly reports on Connecticut’s financial condition that are based on facts and statistics, not politics.
by Press Release | Oct 27, 2014 11:34 am | Comments (0)
The Grateful Dog, a dog groomer offering high-end grooming services as competitive prices is coming to downtown Seymour!
This new business, which will be holding a Grand Opening ceremony Saturday, Nov. 1 at noon at its location at 98 Main St., seeks to become “Seymour’s premier groomer.”
by Press Release | Oct 27, 2014 10:51 am | Comments (0)
Dr. Beth A. Smith, Headmaster, has announced the September Students of the Month at Shelton High School.
These students were nominated by staff members and have demonstrated one or more of the following criteria: improvement in subject area; improvement in behavior; set a good, positive example in class; willing to help others; completes homework and class work with quality; goes above and beyond in the classroom; involvement in school activities; exhibits leadership qualities; is kind and friendly to classmates; follows the Gael Guidelines.
by Ethan Fry | Oct 26, 2014 7:17 pm | Comments (0)
Dave Choate left college with a degree in finance, but before long found himself drawn to fine arts.
A Shelton resident, Choate is a self-taught artist who has gained notoriety — and even a blurb in the pages of “Playboy” — for his unique portraits of athletes and celebrities.