Seymour Police Chief Michael Metzler is retiring in June after 30 years as the town’s top cop.
He also spent just over a decade on the job in Ansonia.
In this free-wheeling episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” Metzler talks about what it was like to patrol Ansonia in the late 1970s, how he tried to keep external politics out of the Seymour Police Department, and what’s changed in law enforcement since 1976.
The Great Give — an annual online event that raised more than $1 million last year for local nonprofits — is scheduled to start 8 a.m. May 1 and conclude 8 p.m. May 2.
On the latest episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” I talk to Jackie Downing about what “The Great Give” is and then specifically about a “charity tap line” supporting this year’s “Great Give” at Bad Sons, a brewery in Derby on Roosevelt Drive.
In this very special episode of ‘Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,’ Seymour’s Stephan Behuniak and Ansonia’s David Papcin enter the political thunderdome in a no-holds-barred Texan death match for the hearts and minds of Naugy Valley young folk.
The Valley Indy published a story last week about Derby educators exploring whether the Connecticut National Guard could be stationed in Derby High School in some capacity.
In this very whiny episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” the reporters respond to a reader who “shamed” the publication on social media for not mentioning a school shooting in Maryland where a young person shot two students before being shot by police.