- New Haven Independent
- New Haven “Rises” To King’s Full Vision
- by Thomas Breen | Jan 16, 2018 7:42 am
On the day that slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 89 years old, hundreds of New Haveners gathered to celebrate...more »
- Seafood Kings Pull Up Some Chairs
- by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 15, 2018 2:13 pm
For the first time in 85 years of feeding New Haveners fresh fried seafood, the D’Amatos have invited them to sit down.
by Melissa Nunez | CONTRIBUTOR | Jan 16, 2018 6:37 am
As the “Celebration of the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” began, Macedonia Baptist Church Minister Bruce Goldson reminded the audience that in times of division, one must recognize the importance of unity.
“As long as we stand together as one nation, under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all, we as a people and as a nation shall prevail,” Goldson said.
Continue reading ‘Ansonia’s MLK Day Message: Keep The Faith And Never Stop Caring’ »
by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 15, 2018 5:38 am
Posted to: Derby
Update, 10:03 a.m. Monday Mayor Dziekan’s chief of staff sent an email saying the silo will not becoming down today due to frigid temperatures.
“Machines are frozen in New Haven so tearing down is re-scheduled for tomorrow. Stay tuned,” Andrew Baklik wrote in an email.
Update: The Derby Mayor’s Office sent word that Mayor Dziekan and others will be at Sherman’s Taphouse, a new business at 181 Main St., to watch the silo be dismantled starting at 10 a.m. Monday. The establishment is across the street from the silo.
Original post from Jan. 12 follows:
The Derby Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Thursday to allow a company to remove one of the most prominent eyesores in the city — for free.
“I’m elated. And it only took him six weeks. Not bad,” joked Second Ward Alderman Ron Sill, referencing Derby Mayor Rich Dziekan, who was sworn into office Dec. 2.
Continue reading ‘One Of Derby’s Worst Eyesores To Be Removed’ »
by STAFF | Jan 13, 2018 5:42 am
It was a busy week at The Valley Indy.
Here are the stories that our readers read the most this week.
This post is sponsored by ValleyGivesBack.org.
Continue reading ‘Most Read Stories Of The Week!’ »
by Ethan Fry | Jan 12, 2018 3:45 pm
A 19-year-old Texas man wanted for the New Year’s Day killing of a romantic rival agreed to waive extradition back to the Lone Star State.
Giuseppe Briguglio was arrested by a team of detectives from Ansonia and Shelton late Thursday after police learned he was hiding out in the basement of a home on Ansonia’s Beverly Drive.
Continue reading ‘Texas Fugitive Caught In Ansonia Waives Extradition’ »
by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 11, 2018 2:04 pm
Seymour school district officials said they had to lay off 13 workers last month because of a shortfall in state funding.
The move eliminated all “clerical paraprofessionals” from the district.
Those workers answered phones, answered the entrance doors and assisted with lunch duties, according to an email from Seymour Public Schools Superintendent Michael Wilson.
Continue reading ‘Seymour School Staffers Laid Off Last Month Won’t Be Coming Back’ »
by STAFF | Jan 11, 2018 12:22 pm
Several people voiced support for Ansonia High School Principal Terri Goldson at a school board meeting Wednesday, Fox 61 reported.
Continue reading ‘Community Members Voice Support For Ansonia Principal’ »
by Ethan Fry | Jan 10, 2018 7:11 pm
Ansonia Aldermen voted Tuesday to take a downtown property by eminent domain as a new location for the police department.
Continue reading ‘Ansonia Will Use Eminent Domain To Get New PD Downtown’ »
by Ethan Fry | Jan 10, 2018 4:20 am
The chairman of Ansonia’s tax board is Ansonia’s newest Alderman.
Woodlawn Avenue resident Dan King was elected unanimously at a special meeting Tuesday to represent the First Ward.
Continue reading ‘Dan King Is The New Alderman In Ansonia’ »
by STAFF | Jan 9, 2018 12:08 am
State Rep. Linda Gentile announced Monday she will not seek re-election in November, putting a traditionally Democratic seat in the state House of Representatives up for grabs.
Continue reading ‘Reaction: Gentile Won’t Seek Re-Election, So What’s Next For The District?’ »
by Ethan Fry | Jan 8, 2018 7:07 am
Shelton’s Inland Wetland Commission will discuss the controversial “Shelter Ridge” development at a meeting this week.
Continue reading ‘Shelter Ridge Seeks Wetlands Commission OK’ »