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Foley Leads Malloy in Poll From New York Times and CBS
Jul 28, 2014 10:53 am

An internet-based poll by the New York Times, CBS News and a research firm called YouGov suggests that Republican Tom Foley has a 42 to 33 percent...

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In Crowded Primary, Somers Touts Her Business Credentials
Jul 28, 2014 5:30 am

Christine Stuart photo Heather Bond Somers of Groton may have been an unknown candidate for lieutenant governor several months ago, but due to some high-profile...

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$800K Paving Plan Targets 9 Streets
by Jordi Gassó | Jul 28, 2014 12:04 pm
At least nine city streets will be repaved and another 12 patched in places under a plan drawn up by city public works and transit officials.
City Reels In A Big Green Fish
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 8:10 am
Let’s fix that pier—and give the fisherman who climbed around that chain-link fence more places to catch snapper.

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Confidence, But No Details On How To Fix CT Budget

by the CT Mirror | Jul 28, 2014 8:36 am

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

FILE PHOTOTo say Tom Foley is keeping his cards close when it comes to his plans to fix state finances might be an understatement.

The Greenwich businessman and Republican gubernatorial contender’s positions on key income and business taxes and public-sector wages are guarded at best.

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Derby Gets Funds To ‘Transform’ Learning At The High School

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 25, 2014 2:48 pm

Posted to: Derby

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Derby Schools Superintendent Matthew Conway said money approved by the state bonding commission Friday will transform the way technology is used to teach students at Derby High School.

The commission approved giving Derby schools about $496,000 to purchase 400 laptops, eight interactive whiteboards and projectors, 23 mobile teacher desks, along with the redesign and renovation of several classrooms in the high school, among other technology-driven initiatives.

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Ansonia Gets $500,000 For Downtown Redevelopment

by Ethan Fry | Jul 25, 2014 12:10 pm | Comments (3)

Posted to: Ansonia

FACEBOOK PHOTOThe state’s Bond Commission Friday (July 25) approved a $500,000 grant to the City of Ansonia for downtown redevelopment.

Mayor David Cassetti will formally announce the grant at a press conference Monday morning at the Palmer Building at 153 Main St.

Ansonia Economic Development Director Sheila O’Malley said the money will go to a variety of different uses — feasibility studies, environmental studies, engineering costs, and possibly construction and/or demolition — with respect to a number of properties in the downtown area.

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Video: Here’s What To Expect During A Derby WPCA Inspection

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 24, 2014 11:34 pm

Posted to: Derby

Engineers for the Derby Water Pollution Control Authority are trying to figure out how to remove millions of gallons of water from its sanitary sewer system, and they’ll be knocking on your door for help.

The problem is that too much clean water enters Derby’s sanitary sewer system and, instead of making its way to the Housatonic River, ends up at the Derby sewage treatment plant.

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Big Brothers, Big Sisters Bringing Donation Center, Jobs To Ansonia

by Ethan Fry | Jul 23, 2014 10:45 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

Photo:Ethan FryA nationally renowned youth mentoring group is bringing a new location — and dozens of jobs — to Ansonia.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, a nonprofit that has been matching children with adult mentors for more than a century, will open a 3,200-square-foot donation site and call center in a building at 7 Clifton Ave., on the corner of Clifton Avenue and Division Street.

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Ansonia Soccer Club To Honor Founder

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 22, 2014 3:13 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

An unsung hero who launched the city’s youth soccer program is scheduled to be honored at a ceremony Sept. 7 at the soccer fields at the Ansonia Nature Center.

The date, a Sunday, kicks off the 2014 season for the city’s youth soccer program.

It’s tentatively scheduled for 10 a.m.

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Ansonia Cancer Survivor Raising Money Through Bike Ride

by Ethan Fry | Jul 21, 2014 7:56 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

CONTRIBUTEDShawn Chancey returned from a weekend of scrapbooking with her friends the week before Thanksgiving 2011 to her home on Ansonia’s Hilltop when she made a disconcerting discovery: a lump in one of her breasts.

She suspected the worst immediately.

Less than a week later, a radiologist confirmed her fears.

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Seymour Grad Returns To Screen His Musical Comedy

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 21, 2014 8:23 am

Posted to: Seymour

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOIt all comes full circle for Jeffrey A. Johns Aug. 16, when “Waiting in the Wings: The Musical” screens at the Strand Theater in Seymour.

Johns wrote, produced and co-starred in the movie, a musical comedy about reality talent shows, a male stripper, a theater geek, hidden identity, and other stuff.

“The Strand Theater is where I decided, ‘This is what I want to do with my life,’” Johns told the Valley Indy in a recent interview.

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Seymour Bank Robbery Suspect Wanted By The FBI

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 18, 2014 3:11 pm

Posted to: Seymour

The FBI in New Haven is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the whereabouts and arrest of a man suspected of robbing a bank in Seymour.

Daniel W. Hamlett, Sr. is wanted for armed bank robbery, along with aiding and abetting, according to the FBI.

Anyone with information should call FBI Special Agent Lisa MacNamara at 203 996-4132.

On April 9, 2013 about 3 p.m., the FBI alleges Hamlett pulled into a handicapped parking space outside the Webster Bank at 15 New Haven Road.

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Celebrate Ansonia’s 125th Birthday At ‘Summerfest’ July 19

by STAFF | Jul 18, 2014 3:10 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Ansonia 125

Ansonia’s yearlong celebration of the city’s 125th anniversary culminates July 19 with Summerfest, a day of music, sports, food, and fireworks at Nolan Field.

The eight-hour celebration kicks off at 2 p.m. Nolan Field is at 350 Wakelee Ave.

Admission is $5 for adults, and children 12 and under get in free.

Organizers promise “an accommodating re-enter policy will be in effect” for the event to satisfy all your quasquicentennial needs.

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