- Senator Murphy Optimistic About Budget Deal
- Dec 6, 2013 4:45 pm
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said Friday there is momentum in congressional negotiations on reaching a budget deal that could reduce sequestration cuts...more »
- Judge Rejects Request To Dismiss Education Funding Lawsuit
- Dec 6, 2013 2:24 pm
A Superior Court Judge rejected the state’s request to dismiss an 8-year-old education funding lawsuit Thursday.
- A Grandson Rescues Women’s Immigrant Stories
- by Diana Li | Dec 6, 2013 3:47 pm
- Growing up in New Haven in the 1950s, Anthony Riccio never understood why his grandmother immigrated from Italy, the land of Bernini’s masterful...more »
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by Eugene Driscoll | Dec 7, 2013 6:21 pm
Posted to: Derby, Derby 2013 Election
Promising to usher in an era of transparency within city government, Anita Dugatto was sworn-in as Derby’s 30th mayor Saturday morning during a ceremony at Derby High School.
“I want to re-affirm our commitment to integrity, transparency and a determined focus to rebuild our local economy through smart planning, smart growth, and smart economic development,” she said.
by STAFF | Dec 6, 2013 12:57 pm
Area veterans marked the 72nd anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor during a ceremony next to Ansonia City Hall on Main Street Friday.
Peter J. Danielczuk was the master of ceremonies for the event, which included a speech and proclamation by newly-elected Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti.
by Eugene Driscoll | Dec 5, 2013 9:47 pm
Posted to: Seymour
A company that specializes in cleaning up North America’s worst messes just moved into a 38,000-square-foot building on Derby Avenue in Seymour.
The property is now the Connecticut Field Services Division for Clean Harbors, a Massachusetts-based company that generates more than $13 billion in revenue a year.
The company provides an array of environmental and hazardous waste management services across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
by Santa | Dec 5, 2013 9:36 pm
We asked our readers on Facebook to provide us with information on any holiday happenings happening between now and the end of the year.
Here’s the list!
If your event is not on here, you should seriously consider getting someone else to handle publicity for your event, because the Valley Indy can’t make it any easier!
For the love of Rudolph, we have a self-serve, free calendar where you can post away.
by Eugene Driscoll | Dec 4, 2013 9:58 pm | Comments (1)
Every so often the Valley Indy receives e-mails from random readers sharing a theme: “Hey, what’s up with the Walgreens’ project in Derby?” or a variation on that theme: “Hey, when is Panera Bread coming to Derby?”
The questions relate to two major projects approved, enthusiastically, by Derby officials — the redevelopment of (Walgreens-owned) Red Raider Plaza on Pershing Drive, and the redevelopment of the old Valley Bowl next door into a Panera Bread and an Aldi grocery store.
by Ethan Fry | Dec 3, 2013 7:11 pm
Want to know the busiest place in Ansonia this week?
Spend a couple hours at Mayor David Cassetti’s office.
by Ethan Fry | Dec 2, 2013 8:47 pm | Comments (1)
Posted to: Ansonia
Businessman and ex-boxer David Cassetti took the oath of office to be Ansonia’s new mayor Monday night feet away from the spot on the stage of the high school’s auditorium he sat thirty-nine days earlier while debating seven-term incumbent James Della Volpe for the city’s top job.
A lot has changed since.
by STAFF | Dec 2, 2013 12:54 pm
Posted to: Derby
A 22-year-old Derby man faces three criminal charges after allegedly hitting two people with a SUV on Thanksgiving morning.
James Depalmer was charged with reckless driving, evading responsibility and driving with a suspended registration or license, according to information released by Derby police Dec. 2.
by Ethan Fry | Dec 2, 2013 7:15 am
More than three years after a Roosevelt Drive crash killed a Derby woman, a New Haven man charged in the case received a fine after pleading no contest to reduced charges Nov. 26.
Christmas Neustadter, 43, pleaded no contest to charges of reckless driving and failure to drive right before Judge Charles Lee at Superior Court in Derby, according to court records.
by Press Release | Nov 29, 2013 7:13 am
The Valley Community Foundation awarded $754,325 in multi-year grants ($363,125 for this year) to nonprofits providing services to Valley residents last month.
The grants will support the creation of a diaper bank, fund the cleanup of environmentally contaminated properties, and create a coalition to improve prenatal care for women in the area, among other initiatives.