by Press Release | Dec 19, 2014 11:39 am | Comments (0)
With the start of the new legislative session on Jan. 7, State Representative Jason Perillo (R-113) has ascended to the position of House Republican Whip within the ranks of legislative leadership.
The appointment comes from incoming House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-114).
As Republican Whip, Perillo will play a greater role in policies advanced by the House Republican caucus and will take on the task of developing and educating new caucus members.
by STAFF | Dec 19, 2014 11:01 am | Comments (0)
State police will step up traffic enforcement over the holidays “to rid the roads and highways of drivers who will drive under the influence, speed, and fail to wear seatbelts.”
The “accident reduction effort” is part of the state police’s annual “Operation SANTA,” which stands for “Stop Another Needless Tragic Accident.”
State police said that “DUI enforcement will increase dramatically” during the holidays with a number of checkpoints and roving patrols.
by City Of Shelton | Fire Prevention Bureau | Dec 19, 2014 10:41 am | Comments (0)
The City of Shelton Fire Prevention Bureau would like to remind everyone that it is important to make fire prevention a top priority when decorating and celebrating this holiday season.
Fires involving holiday trees, lights and candles pose a serious threat during this time of year. Decorating homes, businesses, and other facilities is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season.
Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire that can cause extensive damage to property, in addition to possible injury or death.
by Press Release | Dec 19, 2014 10:37 am | Comments (0)
AAA Southern New England – CT recently honored the Shelton Police Department with a Silver Award for the department’s outstanding traffic safety programs that include mature driver training, reduction in auto crashes and aggressive speed enforcement initiatives.
In addition, AAA recognized Officer Chris Roback as a department-nominated Traffic Safety Hero for his efforts involving DUI arrests and preparing DUI warrants.
by Press Release | Shelton Police Department | Dec 18, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (0)
The Shelton Police Department has recently upgraded its training room.
The upgrades included a new laptop computer and new projector. However, the room was dull and needed to be livened up.
Police reached out to the Shelton High School Career and Technical Education Department head Nancy Duff and asked for assistance.
Teachers Jeff Mackniak and Allison Pianka-Gray (pictured) recently finished the project for the police department.
by Press Release | Dec 17, 2014 3:59 pm | Comments (0)
Celebrate Shelton hosts the final Downtown Handmade Market of the season this Saturday, December 20 from 10am-3pm for all of our last minute shoppers.
The market takes place at 415 Howe Avenue, Conti Building in Shelton.
by Press Release | Dec 17, 2014 3:35 pm | Comments (0)
The Valley Kids Belong (VKB) Program held its graduation at Bradley Elementary School Dec. 10, where participants were awarded certificates of completion for the 15-session After School Program, a grant-funded early identification and prevention initiative.
The VKB After School Program is a fun and free activity that provides ways for children to build confidence. Students meet new friends and learn about making good choices that will have a positive impact in their lives.
Participants are given the opportunity to try a new activity, involving concepts such as health, wellness, art and music.
by Press Release | Dec 17, 2014 11:00 am | Comments (0)
On Wednesday, December 17, 2014, the Shelton High School administration recognized those students who have perfect attendance for the first quarter.
Students receiving this award certificate were in attendance every day for quarter 1.
They were not late for school or any class and were not dismissed early.
by Press Release | Dec 17, 2014 10:52 am | Comments (0)
The Shelton High School cafeteria was abuzz Monday (Dec. 15) as the SHS National Honor Society sponsored the Second Annual Gingerbread Wars.
Nineteen teams paid an entry fee and were given a gingerbread house kit and a supporting board. They brought all the extra decorations, which included cookies and candy. Glue guns and frosting were used to hold the houses together.
by STAFF | Dec 16, 2014 3:40 pm | Comments (0)
The arrest Tuesday (Dec. 16) of two New Haven men on charges they stole packages intended for delivery in Shelton prompted police to warn residents about how they can assure their holiday packages arrive safe and sound.
In a prepared statement, Shelton Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said officers were dispatched about noon to Meadow Lake Drive on a larceny complaint.
A man told police he had seen a green pickup truck park on the street with two men inside, and had watched the driver exit the vehicle, take a package from the porch of a residence, and drive away.