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- Apr 20, 2015 1:49 pm
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SHELTON ROBOTICS TEAM
SHELTON SCHOOL BOARD
NEW PERMIT FEES
THE GREAT GIVE 2015
ANSONIA GETS $3.5 MILLION
WHAT SHOULD DERBY
BHCARE AND THE VALLEY CHAMBER
NEW LIFE-SAVING DEVICE
FORMER DERBY PRINCIPAL
by Patricia Villers | Apr 19, 2015 11:39 am
Posted to: Derby
Parents 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.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 16, 2015 5:53 pm | Comments (2)
Posted to: Ansonia
Ansonia’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.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 15, 2015 4:31 pm
Ansonia’s Board of Education honored two groups of employees for their years of service and their dedication to students last week.
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.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 13, 2015 6:12 pm | Comments (4)
Listen, there’s no easy way to say this, so I’m just going to type it.
The railroad crossing on Division Street near Stop & Shop and McDonald’s will be closed for up to a week starting after the morning rush hour Friday, April 24.
A new railroad crossing will be installed.
by STAFF | Apr 13, 2015 8:17 am
Posted to: Shelton
A 21-year-old man from Naugatuck died in a crash in Shelton early Sunday.
According to a statement from police, Alexandre Grosso was heading north on Howe Avenue near Housatonic Rise when he crashed into a tree and then a utility pole.
by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Apr 12, 2015 5:23 pm
Posted to: Seymour
Seymour is moving forward with plans to upgrade the athletic complex at the high school this summer.
The Board of Selectmen last Tuesday approved a contract with Nafis & Young Engineers of Northford, Connecticut for $69,600 worth of design and construction oversight work on the project, which will include the installation of a new artificial turf field.
The project is being paid for with a $1.89 million state grant.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 9, 2015 4:13 pm
History came alive for students at the Bradley School in Derby studying the Revolutionary War last week.
But first you had to press a button to make ‘em talk.
The kids took part in an “Interactive Wax Museum,” a project that was the culmination of a unit on the Revolutionary War.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 8, 2015 8:29 pm | Comments (19)
Posted to: Ansonia
A construction business owned by Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti owes the Internal Revenue Service more than $100,000 in back taxes and faces foreclosure for not making payments to its mortgage lender.
Cassetti has owned the business, Birm-1 Construction, since 1986.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 7, 2015 4:53 pm | Comments (2)
Posted to: Derby, Education, We Love The Valley
Chris Diaz is a kid with a focus — an intense focus.
He treats his education in Derby public schools like it’s his full-time job.
He wants to be an anesthesiologist — a career path he got serious about three or four years ago, by his estimate. He’s only 17.
Diaz isn’t just a big talker. There are actions behind his words.