Bridgeport Man Charged In Fatal Shelton Crash

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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Valley Transit District Celebrates Renovation, Expansion

by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Jun 21, 2018 7:49 pm

contributed 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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Boys & Girls Club Honors Coughlin, Walsh

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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