UConn backs Newsome, Thompson recall high school rivalry

Photo: Winslow Townson / Associated Press Image 1of/3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 UConn running back Arkeel Newsome in a 20-9 win over Cincinnati on Oct. 8, 2016, in East Hartford. UConn running back Arkeel Newsome in a 20-9 win over Cincinnati on Oct. 8, 2016, in East Hartford. Photo: Winslow Townson / Associated Press Image 2 of 3 UConn’s Arkeel Newsome (22) celebrates his touchdown with teammate Ryan Crozier during a game against Syracuse on Sept.   Read more of  UConn backs Newsome, Thompson recall high school rivalry

Jeff Bagwell went from high school soccer star to baseball hall of famer

Photo: Milo Stewart / Associated Press Image 1of/5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 In this photo provided by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Jeff Bagwell and his wife Rachel look at a photo of Hank Aaron at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Bagwell will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in July 2017. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame via AP) less In this   Read more of  Jeff Bagwell went from high school soccer Read More …

Shelton group pushes to get Widomski on GOP ballot for commissioner

SHELTON >> A push to get Mark Widomski a spot on the Republican ballot for Planning and Zoning commissioner will be a major part of Save Our Shelton’s Aug. 2 meeting. The grassroots group which organized to preserve neighborhoods and challenge Planned Development and Designated Residential districts will meet beginning Wednesday at 6:30 p. Read more of  Shelton group pushes to get Widomski on GOP ballot for commissioner

Hearst Connecticut Media Boys Golf All-Stars

Published 5:36 pm, Friday, July 28, 2017 MVP Jackson Fretty, Greenwich Sophomore shot a 74 to tie for second at the FCIAC championships, leading the Cardinals to the team title … In the CIAC Division I tournament, shot a one-under par 71 to tie for second and help Greenwich place second as a team … Shot a 69 to tie for second at the New England championships … All-State Division I, All-FCIAC first team. Andrew Maslar, Masuk Junior helped the Panthers win the SWC tournament team championship … Placed third in Read More …

Shelton, Derby, Ansonia to host concerts on their Greens

There will be live music this week in downtown Derby, Huntington and Shelton with area bands performing frees. Derby’s Green will be filled with the sound of oldies as the Big Beat Band performs at 7 p.m. Aug. 1. The following week will feature Rhythm and Blues from Timmy Maia. On Aug. 2 Gunsmoke, a country western band will perform on the Huntington Green from 7 to 9 p.m. And on the same day the Southern Voice Band will provide some country rock in Veteran’s Park next to Ansonia’s city Read More …

Widomski ballot push by Save Our Shelton Aug. 2

SHELTON-A push to get Mark Widomski a spot on the Republican ballot for Planning and Zoning commissioner will be a major part of Save Our Shelton’s Aug. 2 meeting. The grassroots group which organized to preserve neighborhoods and challenge Planned Development and Designated Residential districts will meet beginning Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of the Plumb Memorial Library’s Huntington branch on Church Road. “We will have petitions that registered Shelton Republicans could sign to get Mark on the ballot,” said Greg Tetro, who helped organized Save Our Read More …

Day care owner rejects plea deal in child’s death

BRIDGEPORT – Carol Cardillo is going to trial. The owner of an unlicensed Fairfield day care accused of killing a 4-month-old Shelton boy with an overdose of Benadryl, on Friday rejected a plea bargain that could have sent her to prison for five years. Cardillo, standing beside her lawyer, Eugene Riccio, smiled as she told Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin that she was rejecting the plea deal. “The merits of the case will be decided in court,” Riccio said later as he and Cardillo left the Fairfield County courthouse. The Read More …

Hearst Connecticut Media Boys Volleyball All-Stars

Published 8:05 pm, Thursday, July 27, 2017 PLAYER OF THE YEAR Tim Herget, Darien Senior finished career with 1290 total assists, 775 kills, 732 digs, 185 aces and 86 blocks … Had 295 kills, 247 service points, 191 digs and 91 aces during senior season to lead the Blue Wave to the Class L and FCIAC championships … Four-year starter played both setter and outside hitter … Two-time team MVP and team captain … Two-time FCIAC MVP … Recipient of the Val Dickinson Award as a senior … Two-time All-State Class Read More …

GOP competition for governor turns nasty between Lauretti and Herbst

The spat centers around Q-tips parent company Unilever, which Hearst Connecticut Media reported Wednesday has moved an undisclosed number of employees from its global center for its personal care and beauty brands in Trumbull to neighboring Shelton. The relocation recently came up because the company listed the building on the commercial real estate market, which Trumbull officials characterized as a positive development for attracting a new employer. “This education record, coupled with widespread public corruption and multiple indictments has made many Shelton residents uncomfortable,” Herbst said. When your chief executive Read More …

Troopers Investigate Serious Crash On Route 8 In Shelton

State police said they continue to investigate a serious crash on Route 8 in Shelton. At least one motorist was severely injured, police said. The two-car crash happened about 10 a.m. Thursday, when one of the vehicles crossed from the southbound to the northbound lanes. One of the vehicles flipped… Read more of  Troopers Investigate Serious Crash On Route 8 In Shelton

Shelton-based OneWayLimo offers transportation discounts

Photo: Contributed Photo / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Desiree Tavares, chief operating officer at Shelton-based OneWayLimo, and Will Haire, principal partner and director of marketing, pose behind the company’s table at the career fair at Post University. Desiree Tavares, chief operating officer at Shelton-based OneWayLimo, and Will Haire, principal partner and director of marketing, pose behind the company’s table at the career fair

Shelton-based OneWayLimo offers transportation discounts

Photo: Contributed Photo / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Desiree Tavares, chief operating officer at Shelton-based OneWayLimo, and Will Haire, principal partner and director of marketing, pose behind the company’s table at the career fair at Post University. Desiree Tavares, chief operating officer at Shelton-based OneWayLimo, and Will Haire, principal partner and director of marketing, pose behind the company’s table at the career fair

State Police: Injury ‘serious’ in car accident on Route 8 near Shelton

SHELTON—The injuries sustained in a rollover crash on Route 8 are serious and part of the highway remains closed, according to state officials. Firefighters had to “extract” a passenger from at least one of the vehicles, according to State Police. The occupant—unclear if it was a driver or a passenger—was taken to the hospital. Route 8 northbound remains closed near Exits 11 and 12, according to the CT Department of Transportation.   Read more of  State Police: Injury ‘serious’ in car accident on Route 8 near Shelton

Serious crash closes Route 8 NB in Shelton

SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A serious crash involving two cars has closed all lanes of Route 8 Northbound in Shelton. According to police, the collision took place before exit 12. (WTNH/ Kelly Ward) Officials are saying those involved in the crash suffered serious injuries. It is unclear what those injuries were. It is not yet known when the route will reopen. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes. (WTNH/ Report It) News 8 will update this story with more information as it becomes available. Read more of  Serious crash closes Route 8 Read More …

Unilever moves more workers to Shelton from Trumbull

Photo: Alexander Soule / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The former Unilever building in July 2017 at 75 Merritt Blvd. in Trumbull, Conn. The former Unilever building in July 2017 at 75 Merritt Blvd. in Trumbull, Conn. Photo: Alexander Soule / Hearst Connecticut Media Unilever moves more workers to Shelton from Trumbull Back to Gallery

Shelton Transitions: The Marketplace

Published 1:07 pm, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Photo: Alexander Soule / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The Marketplace, Shelton — Heading into August 2017, The Marketplace continues to fill its available spaces in Shelton with the addition of Kindred Spirits & Wine, which is adding a fourth location at the Bridgeport Avenue shopping center in addition to package stores in Monroe, Fairfield and

Jack Finn Won’t Seek Another Term On Shelton Board Of Aldermen

{media_1}Next month, Jack Finn will begin a ritual he’s undertaken every other year for 32 years — going door-to-door, talking to every resident of the city’s First Ward. But this year it won’t be Jack Finn the candidate asking for another term on the Board of Alderman. Instead, he’ll be asking people support to Adam Heller to replace him, because Finn announced Monday he won’t run for re-election to the Shelton Board of Aldermen. Read more of  Jack Finn Won’t Seek Another Term On Shelton Board Of Aldermen