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Special Interest Group Sends Mailing To Thank Lawmaker For Charter Funding
Sep 3, 2015 5:30 am

State Rep. Brandon McGee, D-Hartford, is being thanked with a glossy mailer from a special interest group that has spent more than $1.1 million this...

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Record Number of Travelers Will Hit the Roads This Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2, 2015 12:00 pm

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Northland Gets Default Order—& A New Offer
by Paul Bass & Aliyya Swaby | Sep 2, 2015 6:28 pm
The federal government issued the owners of the crumbling Church Street South complex a notice of default—while opening the door to a longer-term...more »
Firebirds Call For More Than Suspension
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 2, 2015 11:00 am
Black firefighters disagreed on whether the firefighter suspended for allegedly using the N-word in a Facebook comment should ultimately be...more »


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Burglary Suspect Arrested In Derby

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 2, 2015 11:05 am

Posted to: Derby

Photo: Patricia VillersAn 18-year-old burglary suspect is in custody after setting off a brief manhunt in Derby Wednesday morning.

The man’s name has not been released yet.

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IRS Files Another Tax Lien Against Ansonia Mayor

by Ethan Fry | Sep 1, 2015 1:46 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Ansonia 2015 Election

The federal Internal Revenue Service has filed another tax lien against Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti.

The lien — filed by an IRS agent in City Hall Aug. 14 — says Cassetti owes the federal government $59,384.19 dating back to 2011, though the “date of assessment” listed on the document is July 6, 2015.

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Arrests Made In Murder Of Ansonia Native

by STAFF | Sep 1, 2015 7:59 am

Posted to: Ansonia

Two men have been arrested in connection to the murder of a woman with deep Valley roots.

Dr. Teresa Sievers, the Ansonia High School class of 1986 valedictorian, was killed inside her home in Estero, Florida June 29.

She was 46.

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Everything You Want To Know About The Route 34 Widening Project

by STAFF | Aug 31, 2015 1:23 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast

How much construction can Derby take?!?

The question will be answered in the next few years as the state embarks on the long-planned widening of Route 34 in west Derby.

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Derby Schools Unveil ‘Redesigned’ High School

by Patricia Villers | Aug 27, 2015 7:59 am

Posted to: Derby

Photo: Patricia VillersDerby Public Schools officially unveiled a “redesigned” high school during a ceremony Monday.

Under Superintendent Matthew Conway, the school district has made an aggressive push into 21st century education. The district has parlayed grant money to heavily invest in online learning.

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Kevin Coonan Is Ansonia’s Cop Of The Year

by STAFF | Aug 25, 2015 5:54 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

The Ansonia Police Department named Officer Kevin Coonan its officer of the year last week.

Police Chief Kevin Hale said Coonan, an officer for 27 years, is a veteran leader.

“Especially the last couple years, Kevin’s really stepped up,” Hale said. “He displayed the qualities of that senior guy, that go-to guy that we can turn to and go to, especially younger newer guys know that they can go to Kevin for any type of advice.”

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Cause Of Derby Fire ‘Undetermined’

by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 24, 2015 12:11 pm

Posted to: Derby

Extensive damage is preventing the Derby fire marshal from issuing a cause in Sunday’s fatal fire on Derby Avenue.

The fire started on an outside deck in the rear of the apartment house at 204-206 Derby Ave.

“We couldn’t determine the cause of the fire. We know it started somewhere on the upper-level deck on the outside of the building,” Hawks said.

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Update: State Police Fire And Explosion Unit Probes Derby Fire

by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 23, 2015 9:15 pm

Posted to: Derby

One person is dead after a fire in an apartment house at 204-206 Derby Ave. Sunday.

The victim was identified as Nilda Ruiz, 48.

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Ansonia Responds To Double Tragedies

by STAFF | Aug 21, 2015 2:18 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

The community is doing its best to support two Ansonia families who suffered tragic losses this week.

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Grief Counselors Available In Ansonia Schools

by STAFF | Aug 21, 2015 10:34 am

Posted to: Ansonia

Ansonia schools and city officials expressed their condolences Friday for two children who died in separate vehicle-related accidents this week.

Six-year-old Nyah Marcano, a passenger in a vehicle that crashed in Route 8 in Shelton Tuesday, died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. Two days later, 6-year-old Leah Rondon died after police said a wagon she was playing in rolled onto Ford Street and was hit by a truck.

Both were about to enter first grade when schools open next week.

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