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posted: Apr 17, 2014 12:25 pm

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Here Comes The Composting Man
by Allan Appel | Apr 18, 2014 4:10 pm
Domingo Medina wants to bike up to your house and take away your old banana peels.
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Easter Bunny photos at Aaron’s in Ansonia.


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In White Hills.


Takes another title, will compete in world championships.


For group swept up during raid.


It’s time to register for kindergarten. Details here.


To a 450th birthday party!


Another popular Ansonia restaurant.


Recognized its outstanding students.


Sends an Easter message.


Shelton property devastated by fire, Herald reports.


On the job in Derby. Read the press release.


Pushes Shelton revitalization project forward.


To give presentation on how fallen soldiers are returned to the U.S.


On Good Friday.


Ansonia High School

Bradley School

Irving School

St. Mary-St. Michaels


At Shelton’s Wesley Village.


Crossed party lines, CT News Junkie reports.


Describes prison life.


In Oxford.


Skate park ready for official opening.


City man allegedly caught with gun.

Marijuana charges for another city man.

Stolen weapon brings serious charges.


To toss former police officer’s lawsuit.


Faces child pornography charge.


Coming to crash-prone Derby road.


Honor Shelton’s Al Meadows for Operation Gift Cards.


Mr. Waleski.

Troop 3 Is Planting 100 Trees For 100 Years Of Scouting

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 18, 2014 10:50 am

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton

Photo: Eugene Driscoll

What does membership in Boy Scout Troop 3 do for young men?

Well, it gets them up early on a 35-degree morning, on a day when there is no school, to spend the day doing manual labor.

And and the Scouts are grateful for it.

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Roadside Arsonist Strikes Route 34 Once Again

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 17, 2014 5:39 pm | Comments (3)

Posted to: Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton


Someone started four small brush fires along Route 34 in Oxford and Seymour Thursday afternoon.

Scott Pelletier, the Town of Oxford’s veteran fire chief and fire marshal, said there were two fires near the Stevenson Dam.

The fires appear to be the latest in a long line of intentionally set roadside brush fires that have been plaguing Derby, Shelton, Seymour and Oxford in recent years.

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Heroin Fix Starts In Doc’s Office

by Melissa Bailey | Apr 17, 2014 4:14 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton

Photo: Melissa Bailey

Targeting a heroin epidemic, a high-powered group assembled in New Haven sent a message to doctors: Stop helping patients get hooked on prescription drugs.

U.S. Sens. Dick Blumenthal and Chris Murphy convened the group Thursday morning at the Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center on in New Haven to discuss a troubling rise in heroin addiction and deaths in Connecticut and beyond.

The event brought together people recovering from addition, law enforcement officers, health care professionals, and Obama’s point-person on federal drug control policy.

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Derby To Receive State Money To Test Soil At O’Sullivan’s Island

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 16, 2014 1:08 pm | Comments (1)

Posted to: Derby

The City of Derby will be receiving $200,000 from the state to investigate whether there is still contaminated soil at O’Sullivan’s Island.

The money is on top of a $100,000 grant the Valley Council of Governments will use to assess the situation at the public property at the confluence of the Housatonic and Naugatuck rivers.

“It will answer our question — what is down there?” Mayor Anita Dugatto said. “Our overall goal is to get O’Sullivan’s Island back to being a public park,” she said.

The Derby Board of Aldermen — out of an “abundance of caution” — voted in January to close the property after questions were raised as to whether the site is safe for the public.

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Ansonia High School Student To Attend Harvard University

by Press Release | Apr 16, 2014 9:27 am

Posted to: Ansonia, Education, News by You

Ansonia Public Schools is proud to announce that Louis Nicoletti, Valedictorian of the Class of 2014 at Ansonia High School, has been accepted to Harvard University, where he will major in economics in the fall.

Meet Louis Nicoletti as he talks with Eileen Ehman, Community Liaison for Ansonia Public Schools, about the many college-credit courses he has taken at Ansonia High, his involvement in the community, and his advice to underclassmen.


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Cops Probe Overnight Burglaries In Ansonia, Seymour

by Ethan Fry | Apr 15, 2014 3:52 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Seymour, Police

Photo:ethan fryOn most mornings, Libby Meissner is preparing Crave, her popular restaurant in downtown Ansonia, for the usual rush of daily lunch customers.

On Tuesday, however, Meissner found herself dealing with police and her insurance agent after one of her employees arrived at work to find the restaurant’s front door smashed in and its safe emptied of cash.

The restaurant has security cameras, Meissner said, but the system that records video from the cameras wasn’t locked up.

“They took that with them,” she said.

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Need $100,000 In 90 Days? Call Mark Lauretti

by Ethan Fry | Apr 15, 2014 9:25 am

Posted to: Shelton, Gov. Lauretti?

On Jan. 10, Shelton Mayor and gubernatorial hopeful Mark Lauretti made his first campaign finance disclosures.

They weren’t exactly eye-popping.

Days into his candidacy, Lauretti had raised just $1,200. A quarter of that money came in donations from his wife and two sons.

How three months can change things.

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Derby Little League Honors Ken Marcucio

by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Apr 14, 2014 9:07 am

Posted to: Derby, Sports

PHOTO: Jodie Mozdzer GilKen Marcucio Sr. stood watch over the Little League sports complex in Derby Saturday, as 102 boys and 40 girls ran around in their uniforms, tossing baseballs and meeting up with teammates as they started the season on a picture perfect opening day.

“It’s an important part of their life,” said Marcucio, the league’s president, as the players warmed up and took season photos on the league’s opening day. “That’s why I stayed involved for so long.”

How long is so long? Forty years as president of Derby Little League.

For his work and dedication, the Little League complex was named for Marcucio in a dedication ceremony Saturday before the opening pitch.

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Bank Robbed In Shelton, Again

by STAFF | Apr 10, 2014 5:02 pm

Posted to: Shelton

photo:ethan fryThe Wells Fargo bank on Shelton’s Coram Avenue was robbed at gunpoint for the second time in four months about 4 p.m. Thursday (April 10).

In a prepared statement Shelton Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said a white man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and carrying a gray book bag entered the bank and showed a handgun.

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Derby School Budget Includes Ambitious Technology Plan

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 9, 2014 9:46 pm

Posted to: Derby


The city’s tax board is mulling a proposed school budget that carries a 2.9 percent increase in spending.

But $177,000 of the new spending will be reimbursed, so the budget-to-budget increase is actually 1.9 percent, school officials said.

Jim Gildea, a member of the Derby Board of Education, said the school budget is solid.

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