Emails Trigger Evacuations In Seymour, Investigation Underway

by STAFF | Dec 13, 2018 3:18 pm

State and local police are investigating a series of “suspicious” emails received Thursday.

The emails — described as bomb threats by various outlets — are happening all over the U.S. Click this link for a story.

According to state police, troopers from Montville were sent to Griswold Elementary School at 1:10 p.m.

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Ansonia Welcomes Valley Arts Council To Main Street

by Eugene Driscoll | Dec 12, 2018 6:25 am

Contributed Photo Ansonia officially welcomed the Valley Arts Council to the city during a ribbon-cutting ceremony outside the council’s new gallery at 258 Main St. Tuesday.

Rich DiCarlo, the Valley Arts Council’s president, said Ansonia’s Main Street is undergoing a renaissance as evidenced by new restaurants. The arts will add to the progress.

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NVHD Offering Free Radon Test Kits During January For Residents

by Press Release | Dec 11, 2018 8:58 am

January is National Radon Action Month and the Naugatuck Valley Health District (NVHD) is recommending residents test their homes for radon gas, the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers.

Naugatuck Valley Health District will hold a ‘Lunch and Learn’ at the Kellogg Center, located at 500 Hawthorne Avenue in Derby, on Jan. 3 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., where residents can come listen to a presentation on radon and can pick up their FREE radon test kit.

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Seymour Police Help TEAM Inc’s Toy Drive

by STAFF | Dec 10, 2018 7:25 am

The Seymour Police Department hosted a toy drive outside Stop & Shop Dec. 8. The photo and the following message was published on the department’s Facebook page:

“Thank you to everyone who stopped by and made a donation today at our TEAM Toys 4 Kids event. We are happy to report that we collected 262 toys, 4 bicycles and over $500!”

Christmas Cookie Walk

by Press Release | Dec 7, 2018 8:43 am

The Ladies Guild of Our Lady Queen of Apostles Parish will hold its Christmas Cookie Walk from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 8 in St. Mary’s Church Hall, 212 Elizabeth St. The 6th annual event will offer a variety of festive, homemade cookies for sale, including seasonal favorites.

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