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Shelton Man Faces Child Pornography Charges

by Ethan Fry | Mar 22, 2017 3:00 am | Comments (0)

A Shelton man appeared in court Tuesday (March 21) after state police accused him of having more than 250 images and a dozen videos depicting child pornography on computers in his home.

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Valley Community Foundation Announces New Board Members

by Press Release | Mar 21, 2017 1:15 pm | Comments (0)

The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) is proud to announce the appointment of four new board members: Francis H. Michaud, Jr., Raymond Oppel, Fred Ortoli and Marianne Smythe replacing former members.

The organization also thanks departing board members, Susan Coyle and John Zaprzalka, whose terms concluded at the end of 2016, for their dedicated service to the Foundation and the Valley community.

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Spring Fair April 8 In Shelton

by Press Release | Mar 21, 2017 12:58 pm | Comments (0)

A Spring Fair presented by the Echo Hose Auxiliary is scheduled for Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Co. 1 is at 379 Coram Ave., Shelton.

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Shelton Fire Department Weekly Calls

by James Tortora | Fire Marshal, City of Shelton | Mar 21, 2017 12:01 pm | Comments (0)

Shelton Fire Marshal James Tortora submitted the following summary of the Shelton Volunteer Fire Department’s calls from last week.

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Rep. McGorty Votes Against Tolls In Transportation Committee

by Press Release | Mar 20, 2017 12:14 pm | Comments (0)

State Representative Ben McGorty (R-122) voted against a proposal to implement electronic tolls on Connecticut highways during a vote taken on Friday (March 17) afternoon in the legislature’s Transportation Committee.

The bill, narrowly approved by a vote of 19-16, aims at using the revenue generated to repair Connecticut’s aging transportation infrastructure. 

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What Does Trump’s Spending Plan Do For Meals on Wheels, Special Education Funding?

by STAFF | Mar 17, 2017 6:42 am | Comments (0)

The Trump administration unveiled a plan Thursday that increases spending on defense, veterans affairs and homeland security by $59.5 billion while cutting funds to education, the state department, health and human services, and the Environmental Protection Agency by about $57.3 billion, according to Fox News.

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Driver In Fatal Shelton Hit-And-Run Says He ‘Panicked,’ Family Wants Maximum Punishment

by Ethan Fry | Mar 16, 2017 8:58 pm | Comments (0)

FILEA conversation overheard at a retail store in Shelton helped police track down the identity of the driver who allegedly struck and killed a woman crossing Howe Avenue last year, according to an arrest warrant.

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Trump Budget Would End CT Heating Aid, Housing, After-School Programs

by ANA RADELAT | CT MIRROR | Mar 16, 2017 4:10 pm | Comments (0)

Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia CommonsPresident Donald Trump’s first budget proposal would strip Connecticut of tens of millions of dollars in federal grants, eliminating programs that subsidize heating bills for nearly 110,000 Connecticut households and provide housing for the homeless and after-school care. But the budget would boosting the state’s defense industry and fund a border wall.

“Our aim is to meet the crucial, but simple, demands of our citizens,” Trump said. “A government that puts the needs of its own people first.

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Klarides Calls For ‘Time Out’ On ‘First Five’ Deals

by Press Release | Mar 15, 2017 1:28 pm | Comments (0)

Following the disclosure that Alexion Pharmaceutical, which received $51 million from the state to relocate from Cheshire to New Haven, is laying off 210 workers, House Republican Leader Themis Klarides today called for a halt to the First Five deals and said the legislature’s Finance Committee members should have some oversight on such agreements.

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March 14 Winter Storm In Five Seconds

by STAFF | Mar 14, 2017 7:32 pm | Comments (0)

Recorded in Derby, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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