McGorty bill to increase water safety earns support

Legislation requiring operators of a kayak, canoe and a paddleboard to wear a life vest, proposed by state Rep. Ben McGorty (R-122), garnered positive reviews during a public hearing last week in the legislature’s Environment Committee. State Rep. Ben ...

Strong support for Sereno

More than 250 people attended a ziti dinner Feb. 3 to help raise money for Stacey Sereno, pictured ...

Artisans finally calling Shelton home

For one area arts organization that has survived more than 120 years, this week marked a time to ...

Policy committee to examine BOE shortfalls

As a Board of Aldermen policy committee plans to investigate school budget deficits identified in the city auditor’s ...

Kelly’s offers plans focused on fiscal stability, economic growth

State Sen. Kevin Kelly (R-21) speaks at a press conference today at the Legislative Office Building detailing proposals to establish public-private partnerships, enhance social services and create a “Buy Connecticut” program for the defense industry. — Contributed photo State Sen. Kevin Kelly (R-21) today joined members of the Senate Republican caucus at a press conference at the Legislative Office Building detailing a series of legislative proposals aimed at creating opportunities ...

Girls basketball: Shelton ousted from SCC playoffs

Valentine's Day didn't particularly turn out to be the sweetest of experiences for Shelton High in its 62-41 Southern Connecticut Conference first-round playoff loss to Sheehan in Wallingford ...

Boys swimming: Shelton seniors celebrate with victory

Shelton High boys swim team defeated Hamden, 94-71, on Thursday at the Shelton Community Center pool. The meet was senior night. Before the meet, senior tri-captains Rajan Caccam, ...

Girls basketball: Shelton to visit Sheehan in SCC playoffs

Shelton High, the No. 11 seed, will visit No. 6 Sheehan in Wallingford in the first round of the SCC playoffs on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Fourteen teams ...

Wrestling: Shelton’s Ray Weiner SCC champion at 220 pounds

MILFORD — Shelton High senior Ray Weiner was just seconds removed from having his arm raised as Southern Connecticut Conference champion for the second time in his career ...

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 ...

Walsh’s Wonderings — Knives on roadsides

Robert F. Walsh There’s a disturbing trend on the streets these days that is as dangerous as it ...

Letter: School system needs checks and balances

To the Editor: I’ve been reading the back-and-forth over the school budget with chagrin. For me, it’s déjà ...

Kelly’s offers plans focused on fiscal stability, economic growth

State Sen. Kevin Kelly (R-21) speaks at a press conference today at the Legislative Office Building detailing proposals to establish public-private partnerships, enhance social services and create a ...

McGorty bill to increase water safety earns support

Legislation requiring operators of a kayak, canoe and a paddleboard to wear a life vest, proposed by state Rep. Ben McGorty (R-122), garnered positive reviews during a public ...

Strong support for Sereno

More than 250 people attended a ziti dinner Feb. 3 to help raise money for Stacey Sereno, pictured below with husband, Mike. The dinner was at the Echo Hose Ambulance ...

Artisans finally calling Shelton home

For one area arts organization that has survived more than 120 years, this week marked a time to celebrate a new name to go with a new home. Mayor Mark ...

Policy committee to examine BOE shortfalls

As a Board of Aldermen policy committee plans to investigate school budget deficits identified in the city auditor’s report, Shelton’s mayor did not rule out future legal action against the ...

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 ...

Girls basketball: Shelton ousted from SCC playoffs

Valentine's Day didn't particularly turn out to be the sweetest of experiences for Shelton High in its 62-41 Southern Connecticut Conference first-round playoff loss to Sheehan in Wallingford on Thursday. "We're in ...

Boys swimming: Shelton seniors celebrate with victory

Shelton High boys swim team defeated Hamden, 94-71, on Thursday at the Shelton Community Center pool. The meet was senior night. Before the meet, senior tri-captains Rajan Caccam, Adam Kryzwosz, and Matt ...

Girls basketball: Shelton to visit Sheehan in SCC playoffs

Shelton High, the No. 11 seed, will visit No. 6 Sheehan in Wallingford in the first round of the SCC playoffs on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Fourteen teams have qualified for the ...
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

Letter: School system needs checks and balances

To the Editor: I’ve been reading the back-and-forth over the school budget with chagrin. For me, it’s déjà vu all over again. We fled Westchester County and N.Y. state years ago, primarily ...

Letter: Kelly is wrong about a health insurance public option

To the Editor: I was disappointed to read that our state senator, Kevin Kelly, is opposed to the possibility of CT developing its own health insurance public option, a state-run health insurance ...

Commentary: Hawks Ridge will benefit Shelton

As you stated in the article on this project in this week's print edition, there are currently 89 independent-living apartments already approved for the Hawks Ridge site. What we are asking the ...

Shelton firehouse arson suspect takes plea deal

A former volunteer fire captain accused of drunkenly setting a carboard box bonfire behind a Shelton firehouse took a plea deal in the case Tuesday. ...

Young Patriot Award scholarships available to high school students

The Western Connecticut Military Officers Association (WCMOA) announced that Patriot Bank N.A will sponsor this year’s “Young Patriot Awards” given to local high school students ...
The front entrance to Shelton City Hall on Hill Street.

Shelton city weekly meetings

The following meetings are held at City Hall, 54 Hill St., unless otherwise noted. Thursday, Feb. 14 Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission, 7 p.m., City ...

Shelton weekly religious listings

Any churches who wish to have its listing appear in this weekly column, send information to editor@sheltonherald.com. Methodist First United Methodist Church of Shelton, 188 ...

Shelton firehouse arson suspect takes plea deal

A former volunteer fire captain accused of drunkenly setting a carboard box bonfire behind a Shelton firehouse took a plea deal in the case Tuesday. ...

Young Patriot Award scholarships available to high school students

The Western Connecticut Military Officers Association (WCMOA) announced that Patriot Bank N.A will sponsor this year’s “Young Patriot Awards” given to local high school students ...
The front entrance to Shelton City Hall on Hill Street.

Shelton city weekly meetings

The following meetings are held at City Hall, 54 Hill St., unless otherwise noted. Thursday, Feb. 14 Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission, 7 p.m., City ...

Shelton weekly religious listings

Any churches who wish to have its listing appear in this weekly column, send information to editor@sheltonherald.com. Methodist First United Methodist Church of Shelton, 188 ...

Conscious Cook: The lusciousness of love

“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or torturous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.” — Joanne Harris, Chocolat" Love is in the air! With ...

Test Drive: 2019 Jeep Compass focuses on comfort

One of the biggest mistakes an automaker can make is to build lousy vehicles and slap ...

Reel Dad: Remembering Albert Finney

From the start, his smile lit the screen. And in that first moment Albert Finney appeared ...

Curtain Call: ‘Always … Patsy Cline’ packs the house

Music Theatre of Connecticut (MTC), Norwalk: Some super star vocalists who produce pure magic on stage ...

Conscious Cook: The lusciousness of love

“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or torturous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.” — ...

Test Drive: 2019 Jeep Compass focuses on comfort

One of the biggest mistakes an automaker can make is to build lousy vehicles and slap a popular brand name on them. General Motors made ...

Reel Dad: Remembering Albert Finney

From the start, his smile lit the screen. And in that first moment Albert Finney appeared ...

Curtain Call: ‘Always … Patsy Cline’ packs the house

Music Theatre of Connecticut (MTC), Norwalk: Some super star vocalists who produce pure magic on stage ...

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