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Staffing Dispute Prompts Resignation Of VEMS Executive Director

by Ethan Fry | Nov 27, 2015 8:14 am | Comments (0)

The executive director of Valley Emergency Medical Services left his job this month after a staffing dispute with the organization’s board of directors.

In a Nov. 5 letter to the board of directors president, executive director Robert Pettinella charged that the board was undermining his decisions to serve their own interests.

VEMS provides highly trained medics to assist with ambulance calls in the Valley.

The letter is embedded below:

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Firefighters Deliver Thanksgiving Meals To People In Need

by Eugene Driscoll | Nov 26, 2015 6:37 am | Comments (0)

Firefighters Wednesday prepped, cooked, then delivered more than 80 Thanksgiving meals to senior citizens in Ansonia, Derby and Shelton.

The meal drop offs were coordinated with TEAM Inc’s Meals-on-Wheels program, the Derby Housing Authority and volunteer fire departments in Ansonia, Derby and Shelton.

The meals were prepared at Paugassett Hook and Ladder Co. 4 on Route 34 in Derby, where members hope they’ve started a new Valley tradition.

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Comcast Local Access Lineup

by Press Release | Nov 25, 2015 12:05 pm | Comments (0)

Channel 10 Programming Schedule Comcast Cable.

For more information about the Public Access Channel, visit our webpage
at or call 203-734-1857.

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‘Celebrate Shelton’ Announces Holiday Schedule

by Press Release | Nov 23, 2015 3:43 pm | Comments (0)

Downtown Handmade Markets are ready for the holidays!

Celebrate Shelton creators Nicole Heriot-Mikula, Michael Skrtic & Jimmy Tickey are excited to announce upcoming Celebrate Shelton events, all taking place in the Conti Building unless otherwise noted:

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Ryan Talks Shelton Downtown Redevelopment On ‘Valley Navel Gazing’

by STAFF | Nov 23, 2015 11:08 am | Comments (0)

James Ryan appeared on “Valley Navel Gazing” Monday morning to explain how downtown Shelton transformed from an arson crime scene to a place where new apartment buildings fill vacancies in less than a year.

Hosts Eugene Driscoll and Ethan Fry announce several upcoming events in the Valley this week, including the Thanksgiving road race and the upcoming dedication of a monument marking the location of a Cold War-era missile defense system in Ansonia.

Click the play button below to listen.

Shelton PD Details Road Closures For Thanksgiving 5K

by Shelton Police Department | Nov 23, 2015 10:46 am | Comments (0)

On Thursday, Nov. 26, the annual Commodore Hull Thanksgiving Day 5K Road Race will take place in Shelton and Derby.

The race starts at 8 a.m.

The route takes runners from Canal Street, Cornell Street, right (north) onto Howe Avenue, another right onto Bridge Street, then over the bridge into Derby.

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Shelton FD Shares Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips

by City of Shelton | Fire Prevention Bureau | Nov 20, 2015 10:41 am | Comments (0)

The Shelton Fire Department is urging the public to keep safety in mind when preparing meals and using candles this Thanksgiving.

Statistics form U.S. Fire Administration indicate that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires.

The average number of home fires on Thanksgiving Day is normally double the average number of fires in homes all other days.

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Klarides And Crisco: Don’t Close Troop I Barracks

by STAFF | Nov 20, 2015 7:13 am | Comments (0)

State Rep. Themis Klarides (R-Derby) and state Sen. Joseph Crisco (D-Woodbridge) released a statement Thursday regarding the potential closure and consolidation of state police Troop I barracks in Bethany.

The closure is on the table as a way to save money.

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‘Grow’ Offers Farm-To-Table Food In Shelton

by Patricia Villers | Nov 20, 2015 7:01 am | Comments (0)

Photo: Patricia VillersMore than a decade ago the Matto family of Shelton rolled the dice on Michele and Fred Bialek, leasing the couple space to start The Liquid Lunch, a restaurant aimed at giving downtown diners more choices than the common fare of pizza, burgers, or Chinese food.

“You took a chance on us,” Michele Bialek told the Mattos Wednesday. “You could have had a Domino’s come in here.”

Now, the eatery has been “reimagined,” in the Bialeks’ words — with an eye toward distancing it even further from mass-produced meals.

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Perillo, McGorty: Connecticut Shouldn’t Accept Syrian Refugees

by Press Release | Nov 19, 2015 3:59 pm | Comments (0)

With the announcement of Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy that he intends to receive 1,500 refugees fleeing violence in Syria, Shelton State Reps. Jason Perillo (R-113) and Ben McGorty (R-122) have called for a reversal of that decision in consideration of public safety concerns. 

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