by STAFF | Apr 26, 2015 7:33 pm | Comments (0)
A 35-year-old Shelton man was charged Thursday with taking money for a kitchen renovation project, then never showing up to start the job.
According to a prepared statement from Milford police, Timothy Kovalsky was hired to do a kitchen job for a resident on Hauser Street in Milford.
by STAFF | Apr 26, 2015 7:27 pm | Comments (0)
A 31-year-old Naugatuck man was killed during in a car crash on Route 8 in Shelton Saturday morning.
Thomas Sulier was heading north in his 1997 Buick Park Avenue near exit 13 at about 7:45 a.m. when he veered off the highway and crashed into the trees in the median.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 24, 2015 1:06 pm | Comments (1)
Work crews shut the railroad crossing on Division Street at about 9:30 a.m. Friday, as promised.
“Hey buddy, can I make a left?” a bearded motorist yelled to a reporter standing on the corner of Division and Pershing Street at 9:45 a.m.
No sir, you may not.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 23, 2015 10:27 pm | Comments (0)
The owner of several properties on Shelton’s Canal Street complained to the Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday that it has OK’d too much residential development there while traffic and parking issues go unresolved.
The comments came during a public hearing on a proposal to put a 68-apartment development at 223 Canal St., just north of the recently completed Avalon Shelton.
The proposal is from John Guedes, the head of Primrose Companies and the principal author of the “master plan” for the redevelopment of Canal Street.
by Press Release | Apr 22, 2015 1:05 pm | Comments (0)
Four area shelters in Fairfield County recently benefited from the generosity of the DiMatteo Group in Shelton, who recently delivered 100 Easter baskets to homeless children in the region.
Since this annual drive was started over 15 years ago, a total of 1,500 baskets have brightened the lives of area children.
Kim DiMatteo of Bethany, a partner and vice president of the DiMatteo Group, along with her children and their friends, have spearheaded this community service project. Each gift basket is filled with age-appropriate necessities.
by STAFF | Apr 22, 2015 11:57 am | Comments (0)
Alert Shelton residents, cops, and a police dog joined forces Tuesday to nab two men police say broke into a home on Waverly Terrace.
Police said they received several calls about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday regarding a suspicious vehicle driving around Waverly Road and Sorghum Road.
by Krystina Morgan | Apr 21, 2015 11:34 pm | Comments (0)
TEAM Inc. is used to helping others with basic needs.
On Tuesday the Derby-based nonprofit celebrated getting some help with one if its own, via a donation from United Illuminating.
The power company has installed 18 solar panels on TEAM Inc.‘s roof at 30 Elizabeth St., which officials expect to cut the group’s electric bill $50 to $100 per month.
by STAFF | Apr 21, 2015 10:30 am | Comments (0)
Route 34 over the Stevenson Dam between Monroe and Oxford will be closed in both directions from May 2 until May 5, according to the FirstLight Hydro Generating Co., the dam’s owner.
It’s being closed so maintenance work can be done on the dam.
by Press Release | Apr 21, 2015 7:09 am | Comments (0)
Troop 3 Boy Scouts of America will be holding a Giant Tag Sale to raise funds for their upcoming Derby, England Trip.
The sale will take place on Saturday, April 25th, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, 136 Elizabeth Street located on the Derby Green.
There will be an Early Bird Sale, admission $2.00, on Friday evening, April 24th, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
by Press Release | Apr 20, 2015 10:11 am | Comments (0)
The Shelton High School Robotics team #230, The Gaelhawks, has qualified to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship and will travel to St. Louis, MO from April 22 to April 25.
The team, with their Robot Talon XVI, will compete in the 2015 FRC Challenge “Recycle Rush!” with over 600 teams from across the globe.
This year’s team qualified with New England District wins at competitions in Waterbury, Hartford, and Dartmouth, MA.