by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Jun 21, 2018 7:49 pm
Valley Transit District Dispatcher Dave O’Dell has seen a lot in his 40 years on the job — but since the VTD facility in downtown Derby was renovated this year, he sees a lot more.
The dispatch center in the building was upgraded from a small space with narrow vertical windows to a “fishbowl” office with large windows providing sightlines of the entire back entrance, parking lot, fueling stations and van wash bay.
The work was one of many recent upgrades to the 38-year-old building celebrated during a ceremony Tuesday (June 19).
Continue reading ‘Valley Transit District Celebrates Renovation, Expansion’
by STAFF | Jun 20, 2018 12:13 pm
A Shelton man is in federal custody on charges he sold counterfeit drugs after an investigation prompted by a deadly Seymour overdose.
Continue reading ‘Feds: Shelton Man Sold Counterfeit Drugs’
by Press Release | Jun 18, 2018 5:06 pm
The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley presented Raymond P. Lavietes Service to Youth Awards to Martin Coughlin and Jack Walsh at its annual Service to Youth Awards dinner held at the Stone Barn Restaurant at Whitney Farms Golf Course on June 12.
The Raymond P. Lavietes Service to Youth Award is the highest honor our Boys & Girls Club can bestow on an individual.
Continue reading ‘Boys & Girls Club Honors Coughlin, Walsh’
by PRESS RELEASE | Jun 18, 2018 6:34 am
Griffin Hospital is looking for volunteers to help provide patients and caregivers peace of mind about future healthcare decisions.
The hospital’s new Advance Care Planning Volunteer Program will train individuals to help guide others in developing a plan for their care in the event they are unable to speak for themselves.
Continue reading ‘Griffin Hospital Seeks Advance Care Planning Volunteers’
by STAFF | Jun 17, 2018 1:46 pm
SEYMOUR — Oxford and Seymour firefighters responded to a report of a “structure fire” on Argonne Terrace in Seymour Sunday at about 1:36 p.m.
The initial emergency radio dispatch said a porch was on fire, though that was later revised to a fire inside a garbage container.
Continue reading ‘Firefighters Make Quick Work Of Father’s Day Blaze’
by Christopher Bowen | GUEST COLUMN | Jun 14, 2018 11:31 am
“What’s going on with Tri-Town!?”
Above this paragraph sits the number one question anyone in Seymour politics is asked.
Continue reading ‘New Seymour Official Reflects On ‘Valley Realtor Day’’
by Press Release | Jun 13, 2018 9:01 am
On June 21, 2018, Spencer Williams, 19, of Seymour, will be inducted into a special and unique group of Boy Scouts.
Spencer will receive his Eagle Scout Court of Honor from the Housatonic Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Continue reading ‘A New Eagle Scout Takes Flight In Seymour’
by Press Release | Jun 12, 2018 1:17 pm
At its Annual Reception on May 22, The Valley Community Foundation (VCF) announced its 2017 accomplishments in a room filled with donors, grantees, public officials and community-minded citizens.
Continue reading ‘VCF Renews Affiliation With New Haven Foundation’
by Press Release | Jun 11, 2018 3:28 pm
Podiatrist Luke Jeffries of Seymour was recently honored as Physician of the Year at Griffin Hospital’s 32nd Annual Nurses Week luncheon.
Continue reading ‘Griffin Hospital Nurses Name Luke Jeffries, of Seymour, Physician of the Year’
by Press Release | Jun 11, 2018 1:49 pm
On Saturday, June 9 The Catholic War Veterans and The Barque Eagle Division of the U.S. Navel Sea Cadets together with state and local officials came to pay their respects in honoring our country’s flag in the Annual Retirement Flag Ceremony hosted by the Catholic War Veterans.
Continue reading ‘U.S. Flags Retired During Weekend Ceremony In Derby’