• seymour February 5, 2024 10:51 am

    Woman charged in connection to wrong-way crash on Route 8 in Seymour

    A woman has been charged in connection to a wrong-way crash on Route 8 in Seymour over the weekend. Troopers were called to Route 8 South before exit 20 around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday after getting a report of a crash involving a vehicle traveling the wrong way. State police said a 55-year-old woman from Bethel was driving a Lexus…

  • seymour February 1, 2024 4:48 pm

    Water main break reported in Seymour

    Parts of Seymour may be without water today after a water main broke near North Star Drive. The Office of the First Selectwoman informed Aquarion customers around 4 p.m. that they may experience low or no water pressure over the next six to eight hours as the company works to repair the break. When service is restored, customers could have…

  • seymour October 1, 2023 9:24 am

    Water restored to Seymour residents after repair of water main break

    A water main break in the town of Seymour that impacted water services for hundreds of residents on Saturday has been repaired. According to Aquarion Water, a six inch water main on West Church Street began leaking around 5 p.m. on Saturday. The leak left about fifty customers without water and about five hundred more with some level of water….

  • seymour August 7, 2023 11:24 am

    Police ID motorcyclist killed in crash in Seymour

    A 28-year-old man has died after a motorcycle crash in Seymour over the weekend. Police said the crash happened on Great Hill Road around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. According to police, the motorcyclist was taken to Yale New Haven Hospital and died around an hour later. Police have identified him as 28-year-old Michael Marrone. No other vehicles were involved in the…

  • seymour June 22, 2023 5:22 pm

    Town officials look for whoever vandalized Seymour Land Trust

    The Seymour First Selectman’s Office is looking for whoever vandalized property at the town’s land trust. Town officials said an excessive amount of damage and graffiti has been done at the Seymour Land Trust. “This upsets me and makes me sick knowing that the time and effort that goes into maintaining this historic piece of property by our volunteers...

  • seymour June 12, 2023 5:35 pm

    Police ID body found in Naugatuck River during Seymour's Memorial Day parade

    Police have identified the person who was found dead in a river during Seymour’s Memorial Day parade on May 28. Investigators said a citizen noticed what appeared to be a body in the Naugatuck River under the Broad Street Bridge around 11:30 a.m. during the town’s annual Memorial Day parade. Emergency crews cordoned off the area and confirmed it...

  • seymour May 4, 2023 11:30 pm

    Voting Extended at Seymour Community Center After Smoke Condition Caused Evacuation

    Firefighters responded to the Seymour Community Center for smoky conditions as residents turned out to cast their vote on a budget referendum.

  • seymour May 4, 2023 11:35 pm

    Voting Extended at Seymour Community Center After Smoke Condition Caused Evacuation

    Firefighters responded to the Seymour Community Center for smoky conditions as residents turned out to cast their vote on a budget referendum. Crews initially responded to a reported electrical fire inside the community center. It turned out that the smell and presence of smoke was a result of a burned-out motor on the HVAC system, according to firefighters. “It’s...

  • seymour April 18, 2023 12:51 pm

    1 Killed in Seymour Crash Monday Night

    One person was killed in a crash in Seymour Monday night. Emergency crews responded to a one-car crash in the area of 189 Maple Avenue just before 10:30 p.m. Monday, according to police. A car traveling north on Maple Avenue started to skid as it rounded a curve, went into the southbound lanes before skidding back across the northbound lanes…

  • seymour February 10, 2023 7:27 am

    Several People Taken to Hospital After Seymour Transit Bus Crash

    Several people were taken to the hospital after a pickup crashed into a CT Transit bus in Seymour Thursday night. Firefighters said they responded to the accident on South Main Street. No one needed to be extricated, but several people were transported to the hospital with injuries. The specific number of people hospitalized is unclear. The extent of their injuries…

  • seymour February 1, 2023 6:46 pm

    Police Make Arrest After Cyber Theft of $375K From Town of Seymour

    Seymour’s first selectwoman announced that police have arrested a person in connection to a cybercrime that resulted in the theft of $375,000 from the town’s Board of Education. First Selectwoman Annmarie Drugonis said the town was defrauded of the money last month. A man, identified as 48-year-old Charles Ukasanya, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, was arrested in his hometown Wednesday. The...

  • seymour January 19, 2023 2:02 pm

    Police, FBI Investigating Theft of $375K From Town of Seymour

    Seymour police are investigating the theft of about $375,000 in town funds, according to Police Chief John Bucherati. Police in Seymour are working with the State’s Attorney’s Office and the FBI on the investigation, Bucherati said. He did not release any futher details. Seymour First Selectwoman Annmarie Drugonis posted on her official Facebook page that the town is in...

  • seymour January 19, 2023 12:42 pm

    Crews Battle Fire at House in Seymour

    Firefighters put out a fire at a house on Knorr Avenue in Seymour Thursday morning and said no one was hurt. Firefighters were alerted about the fire at 8:12 a.m. and it was under control in an hour, according to fire officials. The American Red Cross is assisting the family of five as well as the family’s dog and...

  • seymour January 2, 2023 8:02 am

    Residents in Parts of Seymour Urged to Boil Water After Water Main Break

    Aquarion Water Company is urging several customers in Seymour to boil their water as a precaution or use bottled water after a water main break along Route 67 Sunday night. The First Selectwoman posted on Facebook that it would take several hours to repair the watermain and to fully restore normal water service. Route 67 has reopened. Around 2,000 customers…

  • seymour December 21, 2022 4:41 pm

    Seymour Closes Schools Friday Due to Storm

    Public schools in Seymour will be closed Friday because of the forecast for storms. “Due to the intensity of the storm predicted for Friday and our desire to keep our students and staff safe, I have decided to close the schools on Friday, December 23. Please stay safe!” a message on the Seymour Public Schools website says. The rain will…

  • seymour November 17, 2022 10:46 am

    Police Make Second Arrest in December 2021 Double Fatal Hit-and-Run in Seymour

    Seymour police have arrested the brother of a man accused of hitting an killing an elderly couple as they crossed Route 67 in December 2021. Riqui Irigoyen-Flores, 31, of West Haven was arrested Wednesday, according to police. He is the brother of Jair Irigoyen-Flores, who was charged with hitting and killing James and Barbara Tamborra on December 10, 2021. The…

  • seymour October 5, 2022 6:07 pm

    Seymour Expectant Mother Grappling With Car Theft as Social Media Trend Continues

    NBC CT Responds team checks in on what the targeted car companies are saying about the trend and what you can do to protect your vehicle.

  • seymour October 5, 2022 7:48 pm

    Seymour Expectant Mother Grappling With Car Theft as Social Media Trend Continues

    Ashleigh Schlemmer is due with her first child on Nov. 15. She has a lot to do prepare, but didn’t expect dealing with a car theft as something that would be on her to-do list. “They just found the car like on, open, running, lights on, radio on, everything,” she explained. The Seymour woman says overnight Monday, Sept. 19, her…

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