by STAFF | Jun 23, 2018 8:22 am
Shelton police have charged a second man with racing prior to a River Road crash that killed two people April 8.
Lawrence Carter, a 19-year-old from Bridgeport, surrendered to police Friday (June 22) after cops obtained a warrant charging him with two counts of first-degree manslaughter, two counts of negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, four counts of first-degree assault, and illegal racing on a highway.
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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).
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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.
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by Ethan Fry | Jun 19, 2018 7:19 pm
MILFORD — A Shelton man convicted of shooting his wife to death in their home in 2015 spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday at his sentencing in the case — and said he hopes to rejoin his family some day.
He’ll have to serve a 25-year prison sentence first.
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by STAFF | Jun 19, 2018 8:36 am
A Hamden man was racing before a crash in Shelton that killed two people in April, according to Shelton police.
The man, 19-year-old Abdulaziz Yuldoshev, was arrested Monday.
Police said more arrests are expected in the case.
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by Ethan Fry | Jun 18, 2018 8:21 pm
Eleven downtown Shelton residents were displaced by a fire Saturday night that killed three animals.
Two firefighters were treated for dehydration and exhaustion at the scene, but there were no other injuries.
Continue reading ‘Shelton Fire Marshal Investigating Cause Of Weekend Downtown Blaze’
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.
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by Press Release | Jun 18, 2018 11:39 am
The Friends of the Shelton Library are pleased to announce the first winner of the Joann Patters Scholarship.
The recipient was Caitlin McGuire, a senior at Shelton High School.
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by James Tortora | Fire Marshal, City Of Shelton | Jun 18, 2018 9:24 am
Shelton Fire Marshal James Tortora submitted the following summary of the Shelton Volunteer Fire Department’s calls from the last two weeks.
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by Press Release | Jun 18, 2018 9:18 am
Dr. Beth A. Smith, Headmaster, has announced the May 2018 Students of the Month at Shelton High School.
Continue reading ‘Shelton High School Recognizes Students, Employee Of The Month’