Former UConn star QB Orlovsky signs with Rams

Dan Orlovsky isn’t done playing football just yet. The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a one-year contract with the former UConn and Shelton High star quarterback, sportsspectrum.com reported Thursday. Orlovsky, who will turn 34 next month, has made his mark mostly as a backup since entering the league in 2005 with the Detroit Lions. He’s made 12 career starts with the Lions, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Orlovsky had been contemplating his future ever since the Lions opted not to re-sign him at the conclusion of Read More …

Former Shelton man gets 15 years for robbing 4 banks, including one in Milford

HARTFORD >> A Shelton man will serve 15 years in federal prison for robbing four Connecticut banks last summer. Between June 2 and July 13 of 2016, Scott Taylor, 47, formerly of Shelton, robbed four branches of Chase Bank in Westport, Milford, Norwalk and Stratford, according to a release from the U. Read more of  Former Shelton man gets 15 years for robbing 4 banks, including one in Milford

Shelton Resident To Swim Across Long Island Sound For Fundraiser

{media_1}On August 5, 2017, Shelton resident Kim Adler and her team will join approximately 200 swimmers, accompanied by a fleet of 100 boats, and take turns swimming 15.5 miles from Port Jefferson, New York, across Long Island Sound to Captain’s Cove Seaport in Bridgeport. All are participating in the St. Vincent’s 30th Anniversary SWIM Across the Sound marathon to raise money for cancer patients. Adler — a Clinical Nurse Educator, Perioperative Services, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center — is a member of the “Sink or Swim” six-person relay team. The Read More …

Police identify body found near Shelton boat launch

SHELTON — Police have identified the man found dead in the water near a Connecticut boat launch.First responders were called to the Sunnyside Boat Ramp in Shelton around 2 p.m. Wednesday after receiving multiple 911 calls of a man in the water who seemed to be in distress. The man’s body was found after a 2 ½ hour search.Police say the man is 46-year-old Willard McDonald, of Stratford.LT. Robert Kozlowsky says the area is for boat launches and multiple signs […] Read more of  Police identify body found near Shelton boat launch

Police identify man’s body found near Sunnyside Boat Ramp in Shelton

SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Shelton Police have identified the man’s body who was found near the Sunnyside Boat Ramp on Wednesday afternoon. According to police, at approximately 2:00 p.m., they received multiple 911 calls reporting a male in the water who appeared to be distressed by the ramp. Police, fire and emergency personnel were called to the scene. Once police arrived, they went into the water to try and find the man, but were unsuccessful. Officers say personnel and dive teams from Shelton, Trumbull, Milford, Monroe, Stratford and Fairfield came Read More …

Stratford Man Dies In Shelton

{media_1}A 46-year-old Stratford man died in Shelton Wednesday after he went missing while in the Housatonic River, police said. Detectives are investigating. In a prepared statement, Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said police received several 911 calls about 2 p.m. “reporting a male in the water who appeared to be distressed by the Sunnyside Boat Ramp.” Read more of  Stratford Man Dies In Shelton

Shelton police investigate untimely death at Sunnyside Boat Ramp

SHELTON >> Police are investigating the death of a 46-year-old man pronounced dead Wednesday at the Sunnyside Boat Ramp in Shelton, police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said. Police responded to the boat launch off River Road in Shelton around 2 p.m., Kozlowsky said. He said police received calls for a male in the water in distress and who had gone under. Read more of  Shelton police investigate untimely death at Sunnyside Boat Ramp

Reports: Rescue at Sunnyside Boat Ramp in Shelton

SHELTON — Dispatch reports indicated police responded to the scene after a person went underwater at the Sunnyside Boat Ramp in Shelton Wednesday afternoon. Reports indicated the incident occurred around 2:20 p.m. The boat launch is on the Housatonic River. Shelton police, the police marine unit and other emergency personnel responded to the area to search for an unidentified missing man, NBC Connecticut reported. Police and fire departments did not immediately respond for comment.   Read more of  Reports: Rescue at Sunnyside Boat Ramp in Shelton

Senior Helpers open Fairfield location, second in state

Photo: Contributed Photo / Connecticut Post Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Senior Helpers has opened a location in Fairfield, at 1700 Post Road. Senior Helpers has opened a location in Fairfield, at 1700 Post Road. Photo: Contributed Photo / Connecticut Post Senior Helpers open Fairfield location, second in state Back to Gallery FAIRFIELD — Senior

Silver Alert issued for Shelton girl, 15

SHELTON >> A Silver Alert has been issued for Joy Milano, 15. Joy is a white female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds, police said. She was last seen Monday, wearing a brown dress. Anyone with any information on Joy’s whereabouts should call police at 203-924-1544. Read more of  Silver Alert issued for Shelton girl, 15

Sunset Run For The Warriors Aug. 20 In Shelton

{media_1}The Hope For The Warriors 8th Annual Sunset Run For The Warriors will take place Sunday, August 20, featuring a 10K, 5K, 1-Mile Walk/Run, and Kids Race. All proceeds benefit Hope For The Warriors, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family, and hope to service members, their families, and families of the fallen. Read more of  Sunset Run For The Warriors Aug. 20 In Shelton

Valley book bag and school supply drive is underway

SHELTON >> A local barber shop wants to make sure Valley students in need head back to class this fall equipped with essentials to start the school year off right. J Cuts, located at 505 Howe Ave., has launched its 11th annual “Book Bag & School Supply Drive,” which runs through August 22. Owner Jennifer Sneider is again reaching out to the public to donate backpacks, book covers, rulers, pens, pencils, erasers, notebooks, binders, calculators, crayons, pencil sharpeners, paper and folders to send kids back to school with items they Read More …

CT Politics: Speeding ticket written off as political expense

[…] when Democrat gubernatorial hopeful Chris Mattei reimbursed a junior-level aide last month for a $94.02 ticket using political contributions, it stupefied friends and foes alike. “Given anybody’s background that’s in the public arena, they should know that’s a personal situation and it should be handled personally,” said Mark Lauretti, a Republican gubernatorial candidate and Shelton mayor. The creator of the popular news aggregation site ctcapitolreport.com has been known to have politicians beg him to change a gotcha headline, placement of stories or unflattering photographs — old images can come Read More …

In 71st season, Brakettes again looking for sponsor

Photo: Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1of/23 Caption Close Image 1 of 23 Brakette’s Manager John Stratton huddles with the team before going up against Rock Gold for softball action at DeLuca Field in Stratford, Conn., on Saturday July 15, 2017. Brakette’s Manager John Stratton huddles with the team before going up against Rock Gold for softball action at DeLuca Field in Stratford, Conn., on Saturday July 15, 2017. Photo: Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut Media   Read more of  In 71st season, Brakettes again looking for sponsor

Shelton tops Westport in tournament opener

ROCKY HILL — Despite the rain pushing the start of the Little League softball state championship tournament back a day, the team from Shelton made sure not to let it affect them. Shelton took down Westport in the opening game 5-1, behind a strong outing from starter Julia Krijgsman and stout defense. “It starts a lot with our pitching,” Shelton coach Mike Krijgsman said. “Strong pitching can keep the runs off the boards for your opponents.” Grace Alfero scored the lone run for Westport in the first inning after reaching Read More …

Police Release Identity of Man Killed in Bethany Crash

State police have identified the man killed in a two-vehicle crash on Route 42 in Bethany Friday afternoon. John A. Kwocha, 43, of Hill St. in Shelton, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle, Amanda Cashmore, 21, of Crescent Circle, Cheshire, was taken to Yale New Haven… Read more of  Police Release Identity of Man Killed in Bethany Crash