Shelton P&Z accepts affordable housing plan

The Planning & Zoning Commission has officially accepted the 84-unit affordable housing application for 16 Ripton Road in Huntington Center, submitted by developer John Guedes. At the April 9 meeting, no date was set for a public hearing on ...

City of Shelton recognizes ‘Education Day’

Mayor Mark Lauretti, alongside Rabbi Shneur Brook of Chabad of Shelton-Monroe, proclaimed April 16 as “Education Day." Shelton ...

Huntington Fire House: Memorial garden taking shape

Huntington Fire Co. Capt. Donald Zak in the memorial garden, which should be completed prior to Memorial Day. ...

Shelton DTC backs Stop & Shop workers as strike continues

The Stop & Shop workers’ strike enters its sixth day Tuesday, April 16, with both sides still unable ...

Stop & Shop strike enters 7th day as talks drag on

Updated 11:20 am EDT, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Negotiations continue Wednesday - the seventh day of a strike by Stop & Shop workers. Talks on Tuesday between the grocery giant and with five union affiliates of the United Food & Commercial Workers produced no agreement. On Thursday, striking workers will receive some high-profile support from former Vice President Joe Biden. Biden will speak at a rally at a Stop & Shop in Dorchester, Mass. ...

Boys volleyball: Darien’s back row denies Shelton Gaels

Shelton High lost in three sets to Darien when the Blue Wave made dig after did to improve to 7-1.  Coach LeAnne Bianchine’s Gaels, now 4-5, were led by David Niski (2 aces ...

Boys volleyball: East Hartford sweeps Shelton Gaels

Shelton lost to East Hartford, 3-0, on Tuesday.  David Niski had two aces, 13 kills and eight digs for Shelton (4-4).  Max Klein had four kills, 12 assists and four digs.  Jack Gangi had four kills and a dig.  Leading ...

Baseball: Matt Cintron powers Hamden past Shelton

HAMDEN — Shelton and Hamden High found themselves in a strange company on Friday afternoon — adversaries.  It really didn't matter, however, to the Green Dragons' Matt Cintron.  The junior designated hitter provided ...

Boys volleyball: Hand Tigers topple Shelton in four sets

Shelton High lost 3-1 (25-21, 25-19, 11-25, 25-18) to Daniel Hand on Friday.  Leading the Gaels (4-3) were Jack Gangi (4 kills, 2 blocks), Brandon Acervida (6 digs) and Vinny ...

Football: Shelton routs ND-WH

Not even a driving rainstorm could cool off the Shelton High football team’s offense on Friday night when the Gaels traveled to Veteran’s Stadium to face Notre Dame of West Haven. Behind three rushing touchdowns in the first half from senior tailback Jack Carr, fourth-ranked Shelton cruised to a 44-13 Southern Connecticut Conference Tier 1 win ...

Column: BOE budget needs to be adequately funded

Board of Education Chairman Mark Holden read this statement at the Board of Apportionment & Taxation budget workshop ...

Column: Better communication needed between aldermen, BOE

The Board of Aldermen president read this statement during the joint meeting of the Board of Apportionment & ...

Stop & Shop strike enters 7th day as talks drag on

Updated 11:20 am EDT, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Negotiations continue Wednesday - the seventh day of a strike by Stop & Shop workers. Talks on Tuesday between the grocery giant and with ...

Shelton P&Z accepts affordable housing plan

The Planning & Zoning Commission has officially accepted the 84-unit affordable housing application for 16 Ripton Road in Huntington Center, submitted by developer John Guedes. At the April ...

City of Shelton recognizes ‘Education Day’

Mayor Mark Lauretti, alongside Rabbi Shneur Brook of Chabad of Shelton-Monroe, proclaimed April 16 as “Education Day." Shelton residents joined communities worldwide Tuesday in marking the 117th anniversary of the ...

Huntington Fire House: Memorial garden taking shape

Huntington Fire Co. Capt. Donald Zak in the memorial garden, which should be completed prior to Memorial Day. — Brian Gioiele/Hearst Connecticut Media As Memorial Day approaches, so too does ...

Shelton DTC backs Stop & Shop workers as strike continues

The Stop & Shop workers’ strike enters its sixth day Tuesday, April 16, with both sides still unable to agree on a new contract — negotiations were to continue Tuesday ...

Football: Shelton routs ND-WH

Not even a driving rainstorm could cool off the Shelton High football team’s offense on Friday night when the Gaels traveled to Veteran’s Stadium to face Notre Dame of West Haven. Behind three rushing touchdowns in the first half from senior tailback Jack Carr, fourth-ranked Shelton cruised to a 44-13 ...

Boys volleyball: Darien’s back row denies Shelton Gaels

Shelton High lost in three sets to Darien when the Blue Wave made dig after did to improve to 7-1.  Coach LeAnne Bianchine’s Gaels, now 4-5, were led by David Niski (2 aces 8 kills 7 digs) ...

Boys volleyball: East Hartford sweeps Shelton Gaels

Shelton lost to East Hartford, 3-0, on Tuesday.  David Niski had two aces, 13 kills and eight digs for Shelton (4-4).  Max Klein had four kills, 12 assists and four digs.  Jack Gangi had four kills and a dig.  Leading East Hartford (4-2) were ...

Baseball: Matt Cintron powers Hamden past Shelton

HAMDEN — Shelton and Hamden High found themselves in a strange company on Friday afternoon — adversaries.  It really didn't matter, however, to the Green Dragons' Matt Cintron.  The junior designated hitter provided a good portion of ...
Stone’s Throw restaurant overlooks the Housatonic River in Seymour and specializes in farm-to-table, eclectic American cuisine.

Enjoy waterfront farm-to-table dining a ‘Stone’s Throw’ away

Sponsored Content: After three decades as a chef and owner, Peter Hamme has a clear idea of what he wants a restaurant to represent. “It should be a place where people don’t just go to eat but they go to celebrate,” said Hamme. “And it should also have an impact ...

Do you recognize this local building?

Shelton’s Chromium building in the mid-1930’s.  Do you recognize this local building? This reader submitted photo shows a snapshot of the Chromium Process building on Center St. and the downtown area of Shelton more than 80 years ago. Resident Mary Wysowski-Churma, worked at the Chromium Process in the mid-1930’s after ...

United Illuminating wants to help you save money and energy

Sponsored Content: Keeping your home cool and comfortable during the hottest months in Connecticut can require a closer look at its energy efficiency. United Illuminating is helping Connecticut residents make their homes more comfortable and reduce their energy bills with the Home Energy Solutions program. The program provides approximately $1,000 ...

OPINION

Column: Better communication needed between aldermen, BOE

The Board of Aldermen president read this statement during the joint meeting of the Board of Apportionment & Taxation and Board of Aldermen meeting on Wednesday, April 10, and submitted for publication. ...

Walsh’s Wonderings — Winter bodies in summer clothes

Robert F. Walsh It’s upon us, people, so don’t say you haven’t been warned. We’re officially in that seasonal purgatory where temperatures dance between freezing and “Do I really need a jacket?” ...

Letter: Kelly still wrong on health care

To the Editor: Sen. Kevin Kelly recently shared “How Connecticut can make health care more affordable.” Unfortunately, Kelly’s two stated goals to accomplish this are flawed. The first, to sell the public ...

Police: Shelton home health aide took $22,000 from elderly dementia patient

A home health aide accused of taking more than $20,000 from an elderly dementia patient was charged by city police on Wednesday. Jennifer Poitevien Jennifer ...

Innovator Honored: Festa takes unique approach to literacy

Kristen Festa, reading leader at Sunnyside School, has been named the school district's Innovator of the Month for March. The deluge of electronics in today’s ...
The front entrance to Shelton City Hall on Hill Street.

Shelton city meeting schedule

The following meetings are held at City Hall, 54 Hill Street, unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, April 17 Board of Education Finance Committee, 5 p.m., Board ...

Shelton religious listings

Any churches who wish to have its listing appear in this weekly column, send information to brian.gioiele@hearstmediact.com. Non-denominational Huntington Chapel, 177 Ripton Road, Shelton. For ...

Police: Shelton home health aide took $22,000 from elderly dementia patient

A home health aide accused of taking more than $20,000 from an elderly dementia patient was charged by city police on Wednesday. Jennifer Poitevien Jennifer ...

Innovator Honored: Festa takes unique approach to literacy

Kristen Festa, reading leader at Sunnyside School, has been named the school district's Innovator of the Month for March. The deluge of electronics in today’s ...
The front entrance to Shelton City Hall on Hill Street.

Shelton city meeting schedule

The following meetings are held at City Hall, 54 Hill Street, unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, April 17 Board of Education Finance Committee, 5 p.m., Board ...

Shelton religious listings

Any churches who wish to have its listing appear in this weekly column, send information to brian.gioiele@hearstmediact.com. Non-denominational Huntington Chapel, 177 Ripton Road, Shelton. For ...

Conscious Cook: The beauty of rebirth

“For I remember that it is Easter Morn and life and love and peace are all new born.” — Alice Freeman Palmer Spring brings the ...

Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Egg Hunt, April 20, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St., Fairfield. Outdoor egg hunt, spring-themed ...

Test Drive: Lexus surprises with 2019 RX450hL

If we’ve ever driven a quieter, smoother-riding car — sedan or crossover — than the 2019 ...

Squirrel Nut Zippers return to their roots

Not many bands have albums released 18 years apart, but the Squirrel Nut Zippers aren’t like ...

Movie Menu: Wuthering Heights, Grease, The Godfather and more

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Who wouldn’t want a friend like Ferris? Matthew Broderick makes us ...

On Stage: This weekend and upcoming

THIS WEEKEND Illusionist Rick Thomas, April 20, 8 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. ...

WCSU hosts art exhibit to raise awareness about sexual assault

The #MeToo Movement reinforced the ongoing plight of women’s rights. Now, Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) ...

This Weekend: Concerts, egg hunts and more

Julie Julie Julie will be screened on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse, ...

WCSU hosts art exhibit to raise awareness about sexual assault

The #MeToo Movement reinforced the ongoing plight of women’s rights. Now, Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) ...

Kids Stuff: Family fun

SPECIAL EVENTS Egg Hunt, April 20, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St., Fairfield. Outdoor egg hunt, spring-themed ...

This Weekend: Concerts, egg hunts and more

Julie Julie Julie will be screened on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse, ...

Test Drive: Lexus surprises with 2019 RX450hL

If we’ve ever driven a quieter, smoother-riding car — sedan or crossover — than the 2019 Lexus RX450hL, its identity has slipped from the old ...

Conscious Cook: The beauty of rebirth

“For I remember that it is Easter Morn and life and love and peace are all ...

Movie Menu: Wuthering Heights, Grease, The Godfather and more

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Who wouldn’t want a friend like Ferris? Matthew Broderick makes us ...

On Stage: This weekend and upcoming

THIS WEEKEND Illusionist Rick Thomas, April 20, 8 p.m., The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. ...

Squirrel Nut Zippers return to their roots

Not many bands have albums released 18 years apart, but the Squirrel Nut Zippers aren’t like ...

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