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- After Sit-In, Connecticut Democrats Say They Remain Committed
- Jun 24, 2016 1:34 pm
U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, who was responsible for planning the 25-hour sit-in this week on the floor of the U.S. House, said it started after a chat...more »
- OP-ED | Looking for the Turning Point on Guns
- Jun 24, 2016 10:00 am
After the heartbreak and agony of Newtown, I had just the faintest stirring of hope that we’d reached a turning point on guns. Maybe, just maybe,...
- OP-ED | For Katharine Wade, A Moment of Introspection Is In Order
- Jun 24, 2016 5:29 am
In all the years I’ve been writing about government, I’ve never been able to answer one question: why are otherwise smart people so blind to their...
- After Overdoses, Back To “Normal”
- by Paul Bass & Aliyya Swaby | Jun 24, 2016 2:58 pm
- Chris Carey didn’t shudder when he heard that 16 people overdosed on drugs within six hours in New Haven. He’s seen plenty of fellow addicts die...more »
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by STAFF | Jun 24, 2016 6:01 am
Posted to: Derby
A 57-year-old man died after being struck by a car in Derby on Route 34 near Chapel Street Thursday.
The man’s name was not released, as police were attempting to notify his family.
by Eugene Driscoll | Jun 23, 2016 6:42 pm
Posted to: Derby
Good news, Route 34 Derby motorists.
The state Department of Transportation has agreed to put two right-turn lanes back onto Route 34 as part of the major bridge rehab currently underway.
by Press Release | Jun 23, 2016 11:28 am
The Derby and Ansonia high school softball teams recently gave Griffin Hospital President and CEO Patrick Charmel a $4,000 donation to benefit The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness Center at Griffin Hospital.
The two teams raised the money May 7 at at the Sixth Annual Derby-Ansonia Pink Softball Game.
by Ethan Fry | Jun 22, 2016 8:31 pm
Posted to: Seymour
The Seymour priest accused of stealing money from his church applied for a pretrial program Tuesday meant for first-time offenders.
If the Rev. Honore Kombo’s application for “accelerated rehabilitation” is accepted and he complies with the court’s requests, the criminal case could be dismissed.
by Ethan Fry | Jun 21, 2016 1:42 pm
The Ansonia High School student accused of authoring an anonymous threat to shoot up the school confessed to writing the post but said “he had no intention of shooting inside the school and had no access to any guns.”
by STAFF | Jun 20, 2016 8:55 pm
Hopefully you noticed the Valley Indy hasn’t published a new story in a week.
That’s because we took a week off.
Actually, it was three days.
Nevertheless, we still recorded a fresh episode of “Navel Gazing,” our weekly podcast.
Press play to listen.
by Ethan Fry | Jun 13, 2016 5:26 pm
Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Legal Writes, Silva Trial
The state’s Appellate Court denied an appeal from a man convicted of a 2012 Derby murder.
by Ethan Fry | Jun 12, 2016 8:51 am
Posted to: Seymour, Legal Writes
A five-year legal battle between the Town of Seymour and the Regional Water Authority over a shed off Route 34 is over.
by STAFF | Jun 10, 2016 5:35 pm
The Special Olympics Torch Run made its way through Ansonia Friday afternoon en route to opening ceremonies at Southern Connecticut State University.
Special Olympians Nicholas Lasky, of Derby, and Michael Adamczyk, of Ansonia, took part in the Ansonia leg of the torch run.
by Eugene Driscoll | Jun 9, 2016 12:44 pm
Posted to: Ansonia
A convicted felon with a violent streak was sentenced to nine years in federal prison Monday for dealing drugs.
This won’t be Waheed Islam’s first stint behind bars.
Islam, 48, formerly of Ansonia and Manchester, has a long criminal history.