Stories By Brian Gioiele

  • Shelton Day returns to downtown Oct. 2 SHELTON — Shelton Day makes its annual return downtown on Oct. 2. This year, the event will take place at the Veterans Memorial Park from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will once again feature more than 70 vendors, numerous food offerings and the return...
  • Shelton hires new zoning enforcement officer The new ZEO is also happy to bring stability to an office that has been short-staffed for months. He says one area he has already begun handling is zoning complaints. 
  • Shelton considers 62 apartments at Langanke's site The developer had already received approval from the Planning and Zoning Commission in 2020 for a Planned Development District at the property. 
  • Shelton eateries breeze through health checks According to Naugatuck Valley Health District (NVHD) records, every restaurant passed its health inspection.
  • Officials: CT cop shoots at 'sick' raccoon, bullet hits house Shelton police are investigating an officer accused of firing several shots at a "sick" raccoon with a stray bullet hitting a house near Riverside Cemetery.
  • Shelton's Trinity Lutheran Church closing doors after 123 years Trinity Lutheran Church leaders have agreed to merge with Immanuel Lutheran Church in Oxford, a partnership that will officially begin in the coming weeks.
  • Fired Shelton police officer back on job Officer John Napoleone — fired in 2020 along with then-Officer Michael McClain and then-Lt. Dave Moore for dereliction of duty, — returned to the Shelton Police Department Monday.  
  • Police investigate gunshot at Shelton firehouse Neither the police department nor fire officials would release the name of the individuals citing the ongoing investigation.
  • Milford group backs accessory dwellings to boost housing options An accessory dwelling unit is a second, small dwelling on the same grounds or attached to a regular single-family house.
  • Shelton's Holy Trinity looks to grow post-COVID Holy Trinity Catholic Academy in Shelton enjoyed an enrollment bump during COVID. But with restrictions lifted, many families have returned to public school. 
  • Shelton Day celebration Oct. 2 The 38th annual Derby-Shelton Rotary Club's Shelton Day celebration will return on Oct. 2.
  • Shelton seniors gather for luau to close out summer The center, which has returned to full programming, finally brought back its end of summer luau event, with more than 180 seniors gathering for food, fun and dancing.
  • Self-storage site coming to Shelton’s Bridgeport Avenue The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a modification to an existing Planned Development District to allow construction of a three-story building.
  • Shelton P&Z rejects gas station, office plans on Bridgeport Ave. Shelton Plaza Realty, LLC, sought a special exception in a Restricted Business Zone for construction of the 8,000-square-foot structure.
  • Shelton P&Z approves apartment, retail plans for downtown site The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved developer John Guedes’ plans to construct a four-story building on land listed as 113 Canal St.
  • Shelton aldermen use surplus to cover budget overruns Finance Director Paul Hiller said, even after use of the general fund surplus for these excess budget costs, the city’s finances remain “healthy.”
  • Shelton P&Z denies farm stand rule change A farm store, under the proposed regulations, could include up to 3,000 square feet of retail area on land parcels 10 acres or greater.
  • Official: Police ups presence at Milford schools this week In a letter to the Milford school community, Superintendent Anna Cutaia said there was no specific threat, but could not provide more details about the situation.
  • Shelton approves reimbursing parents for pay-to-play costs The Board of Aldermen, at its meeting Thursday, approved $250,000 to reimburse parents who are paying a fee for their children to participate in athletics.
  • Shelton alerts parents to bus route consolidations, stop changes Shelton Student Transportation Services has announced the consolidation of bus runs and reconfigured bus stops in an effort to “provide efficient and safe transportation.”