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Can Primary Voters Handle Handler? by
Paul Bass | Dec 8, 2017 12:31 pm
Mike Handler has a general election message honed. He’ll have to find a way to get Republican primary voters to let him deliver it.
Female Ex-Offenders Band Together by
Thomas Breen | Dec 8, 2017 8:05 am
Jackie Lucibello was serving a three-year sentence at the York Correctional Institution when she found out that her mother was dying from... more »
STAFF | Dec 7, 2017 11:45 am
On the latest episode of ‘Valley Sports Rewind,’ host Mike Cannici sits down to talk old-school softball with Jack Walsh and Dave Barone. VIDEO
Both men played for the Kasden softball team, a venerable team that powered through through leagues and tournaments from 1969 until 1984, winning more than 1,000 games.
Continue reading ‘‘Valley Sports Rewind’ Recalls The Kasden Softball Team’ »
Eugene Driscoll | Dec 6, 2017 6:07 pm
Ending months of speculation, Big Y Foods. Inc, officially announced plans to open a supermarket at 656 New Haven Ave. in Derby.
“We look forward to bringing Big Y’s world class service, quality and selection closer to shoppers in Derby and surrounding communities,” Charles D’Amour, Big Y’s president and chief operating officer, said in a press release.
Continue reading ‘Big Y Is Coming To Derby In 2019’ »
Eugene Driscoll | Dec 6, 2017 4:00 pm Posted to:
Mayor Rich Dziekan’s new administration reached out across political rivalries again this week by hiring Lynn DiGiovanni as a consultant.
DiGiovanni is former Mayor Anita Dugatto’s sister-in-law.
Dziekan unseated Dugatto — a two-term mayor and the city’s first female to hold the position — on Nov. 6.
Continue reading ‘Dziekan Administration Hires Dugatto Ally As Consultant’ »
STAFF | Dec 5, 2017 5:32 pm
Fire officials believe a deadly blaze Friday in a Shelton mobile home was started by a propane-fired heater. VIDEO Continue reading ‘Fire Marshal: Shelton Fire Started With Propane Heater’ »
Eugene Driscoll | Dec 4, 2017 11:03 pm
Rick Dunne is the executive director of the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments. VIDEO
Jim Gildea is the chairman of the CT Commuter Rail Council, and the new chairman of the Derby Board of Education.
In this very special episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” the two Derby titans talk transportation, from the Route 34 widening in Derby to a series of public forums that have been happening around the Valley.
Continue reading ‘‘Navel Gazing’ With Jim Gildea And Rick Dunne’ »
Eugene Driscoll | Dec 4, 2017 9:25 pm
First Selectman Kurt Miller and his fellow elected officials were sworn in during a 30-minute ceremony at Seymour Middle School Monday.
Miller is exploring whether to make a run for state office, most likely treasurer.
But he didn’t sound like a typical politician trying to grab headlines.
Continue reading ‘Miller, Elected Officials, Take The Oath In Seymour’ »
Eugene Driscoll | Dec 2, 2017 1:00 pm
Retired police officer Rich Dziekan took the oath of office as Derby’s 31st mayor Saturday with an enthusiastic “I do,” and a big thumbs up.
“It’s been a long journey,” said Dziekan, who unseated two-term incumbent Democratic Mayor Anita Dugatto Nov. 6.
Continue reading ‘Dziekan Vows To Refocus On Economic Development In Derby’ »
STAFF | Dec 2, 2017 10:21 am Posted to:
Shelton police identified the person found dead after a fire in the Fairchild Heights mobile home park Friday.
In a prepared statement, Detective Richard Bango identified the victim as 75-year-old Richard Kowalsky.
Continue reading ‘Shelton Police Identify Person Found Dead After Fire’ »
STAFF | Dec 1, 2017 7:54 pm
Update: Police have identified the person found after Friday’s fire in Fairchild Heights mobile home community.
Original post follows.
A person was found dead inside a mobile home gutted by fire in Shelton Friday.
Continue reading ‘Person Found Dead After Shelton Fire’ »
Ethan Fry | Nov 30, 2017 9:15 pm
The “winds of change” are sweeping through Ansonia, Mayor David Cassetti told an audience of about 150 gathered at Emmett O’Brien Technical High School for his third inauguration Thursday.
Not in the mayor’s office, of course, but in new businesses, lower taxes, as well as more open, engaged government, Cassetti said.
And, come next month’s Board of Aldermen meeting, there will be a new person in the second highest post in city government.
Continue reading ‘Cassetti Heralds Changes In Third Inaugural’ »