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“They,” “Hir,” “Ze” Bend Gender Boundaries
by David Sepulveda | Apr 24, 2015 3:06 pm
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There’s a budget that needs your votin’ April 30.


$400,000 grant for Riverwalk.


July 2 via Ansonia bus trip.


Charge two men with burglary.


Donates Easter baskets.


During The Great Give, May 5 and May 6. Click the video for info.


To raise money for cancer center.


Offers program this Sunday. Check it out!


Is Saturday in Ansonia.


In Ansonia gun case.


Don’t forget — the railroad crossing at Division Street will close Friday.

And Route 34 over the Stevenson Dam will close May 2.

And they’re building a new ramp to Route 8 north in Ansonia.

And they’re renovating a roundabout in Seymour!


For alleged Oxford killer.


Dies before prison sentence starts.


Performed by Seymour High School students!


To raise money for overseas trip.


Dissolve its Parking Authority?


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Bowl for charity in West Haven.


Is 100 years young.


Competes this week at world championship.


To host public information night on budget April 28.


In the Town of Seymour.

The Division Street Railroad Crossing Is Closed

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 24, 2015 1:06 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton

Eugene Driscoll PhotoWork crews shut the railroad crossing on Division Street at about 9:30 a.m. Friday, as promised.

“Hey buddy, can I make a left?” a bearded motorist yelled to a reporter standing on the corner of Division and Pershing Street at 9:45 a.m.

No sir, you may not.

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Eric Hicks Breaks 54-Year-Old Derby High Jump Record

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 23, 2015 5:30 pm | Comments (1)

Posted to: Derby, awesome.

When Derby Public School Superintendent Matthew Conway called David Bishop Wednesday morning for a chat, Bishop didn’t believe his ears.

“I almost hung up on him. I thought someone was playing a joke,” said Bishop, 71.

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Prison Offer On Table In Seymour Cruelty Case

by STAFF | Apr 23, 2015 7:46 am

Posted to: Seymour

A Seymour man accused of holding his sister captive in “dungeon”-like conditions is scheduled to decide next week whether to take a plea deal.

Arthur Gauvin, 60, is due at Superior Court in Milford April 28, where he will accept or reject a plea offer calling for him to serve five and 10 years behind bars.

Gauvin’s lawyer said Wednesday his client hasn’t yet made a decision on whether to take the deal.

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Power Company Helps Derby Nonprofit Go Solar

by Krystina Morgan | Apr 21, 2015 11:34 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Seymour, Shelton

TEAM Inc. is used to helping others with basic needs.

On Tuesday the Derby-based nonprofit celebrated getting some help with one if its own, via a donation from United Illuminating.

The power company has installed 18 solar panels on TEAM Inc.‘s roof at 30 Elizabeth St., which officials expect to cut the group’s electric bill $50 to $100 per month.

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Route 34 Over The Stevenson Dam To Close For Repairs

by STAFF | Apr 21, 2015 10:30 am

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton

Route 34 over the Stevenson Dam between Monroe and Oxford will be closed in both directions from May 2 until May 5, according to the FirstLight Hydro Generating Co., the dam’s owner.

It’s being closed so maintenance work can be done on the dam.

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DeLauro Visits Ansonia To Blast ‘Insane’ Trade Deal

by Ethan Fry | Apr 21, 2015 6:55 am | Comments (1)

Posted to: Ansonia

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro came to Ansonia Monday to take what she called “a walk through history” — to a time when manufacturing jobs in the Valley were plentiful.

Flanked by labor, environmental, and religious activists, DeLauro used the dilapidated Ansonia Copper & Brass company as a backdrop to rally opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed trade agreement the congresswoman said will send American jobs overseas.

She said Ansonia Copper & Brass was the perfect place to oppose the agreement — because the business was gutted by prior trade agreements to which the United States signed on.

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‘Safety First’ The Message At Derby Car Seat Giveaway

by Patricia Villers | Apr 19, 2015 11:39 am

Posted to: Derby

patricia villers photoParents and grandparents received training on proper installation of child car seats Wednesday at a clinic in Derby run by Griffin Hospital’s Valley Parish Nursing and Community Outreach Program.

More than 40 people registered for the clinic held in the hospital’s Community Outreach parking lot, and several more drivers stopped in, said Cathi Kellett, coordinator, Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley. Kellett is also a parish nurse.

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Ansonia Official Will Leave Post To Run For Office

by Ethan Fry | Apr 16, 2015 5:53 pm | Comments (2)

Posted to: Ansonia

photo:ethan fryAnsonia’s chief administrative officer will resign later this year to pursue the top elected job in his hometown.

Chris Tymniak is running for the Republican nomination for First Selectman in Fairfield, where he was born and raised.

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Ansonia Thanks Teachers For Service, Dedication

by Ethan Fry | Apr 15, 2015 4:31 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Education

Ansonia’s Board of Education honored two groups of employees for their years of service and their dedication to students last week.

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Taxes Decrease In Ansonia Again

by Ethan Fry | Apr 15, 2015 12:01 am

Posted to: Ansonia

Ansonia Aldermen on Tuesday (April 14) unanimously approved a 2015-2016 budget that will deliver a tax decrease to residents for the second year in a row.

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