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Republicans Try Again To Get Their Democratic Colleagues To Agree To Special Session
Oct 9, 2015 12:42 pm

Republican lawmakers wrote their Democratic colleagues again Friday and asked them to take a stand against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s...

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OP-ED | Time to Reform Public Employee Compensation So It Is Fair and Sustainable
Oct 9, 2015 10:00 am

The cry for solutions has grown louder as Connecticut’s state budget crisis continues along its destructive path.

OP-ED | Let the Furloughs Fly
Oct 9, 2015 8:00 am

Connecticut’s state employees were largely spared the ax during this past year’s agonizing budget negotiations — but that may be about to...

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“Howl” Howls Afresh
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 9, 2015 12:28 pm
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, Allen Ginsberg’s clipped and certain tenor boomed through a loudspeaker. Starving...more »
Weary Newhall Gardens Presses New Boss
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 9, 2015 8:17 am
Seniors at the Newhall Gardens complex got to meet their new property manager — and wasted no time letting her know that, given last winter’s...more »


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The Hops Company To Open In Derby

by Cara Rosner | Oct 9, 2015 6:35 am

Posted to: Derby

Facebook ImageA beer garden is on tap for a Derby site that previously housed Grassy Hill Lodge, a long-standing wedding and catering venue.

Owners are aiming to open THC The Hops Company on Nov. 10.

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October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

by Press Release | Oct 7, 2015 8:09 pm

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

Every nine seconds, a woman is battered in the U.S.

One in four women and one in seven men in the U.S. are victims of domestic violence at some point in their lives.

Every October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month is observed to bring to light an issue that effects all of our communities.

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Cops: Shelton Suspects Set Trap, Hoped To Score Drugs

by Ethan Fry | Oct 6, 2015 4:25 pm

Posted to: Shelton

A group of conspirators thought they’d gain access to a roomful of “weed and drugs” inside a Shelton home by having a 17-year-old girl incapacitate the homeowner with pills.

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Arrest Made In Shooting That Left Man Paralyzed

by Eugene Driscoll | Oct 6, 2015 12:44 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Shelton

Ansonia police arrested a suspect Oct. 1 in connection to a shooting that left a man paralyzed.

Kevin Boyd, 23, of Shelton, is charged with first-degree assault, criminal use of a firearm, first-degree reckless endangerment, unlawful discharge of a firearm and carrying a pistol without a permit.

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Miller Touts Accomplishments On Valley Indy Podcast

by STAFF | Oct 5, 2015 2:08 pm

Posted to: Seymour, Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast, Seymour Election 2015

Seymour First Selectman Kurt Miller isn’t one to shy away from questions.

Miller, a Republican running for this third, two-year term, appeared live Monday on “Valley Navel Gazing,” this publication’s weekly talk show.

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Report: Murder Suspect A ‘Hothead’ With Troubling Work History

by STAFF | Oct 2, 2015 6:14 am

Posted to: Shelton

A Shelton man accused of fatally shooting his wife in their house Sunday was a “hothead” prone to outbursts at work, according to a story in The Connecticut Post.

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Ansonia Couple Wants To Help Troops With ‘Operation Gratitude’

by Patricia Villers | Oct 1, 2015 3:56 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

Contributed PhotoAlyssa Antonucci has vivid memories of when her boyfriend, Adam Avenia, served overseas.

Avenia served a year as a military police officer in Afghanistan, returning to Connecticut in 2013.

All military families worry about their loved ones in the service.

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Harvest House Collects More Than 100,000 Items To Help The Hungry

by Patricia Villers | Sep 30, 2015 4:20 pm

Posted to: Shelton

Patricia Villers PhotoValley nonprofit representatives may have deconstructed Harvest House VI at the Shelton Riverwalk Monday — but they had built hope for people in need.

The shelves of the 400-square-foot house constructed by 130 volunteers Saturday in the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club pavilion were filled with non-perishable donated food.

The more than100,000 donated items were split among the Valley’s food banks.

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Donation Page Launched For Infante Family

by STAFF | Sep 30, 2015 8:41 am

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

Echo Hose Ambulance in Shelton has set up a “Go Fund Me“ page to help the family of Lisa Infante.

Infante, a long-time volunteer with the organization and a mother of four, was murdered Sunday.

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Prosecutor: Shelton Murder Suspect Confessed To Cops

by Ethan Fry | Sep 29, 2015 3:14 pm

Posted to: Shelton

A Shelton man accused of shooting his wife to death Sunday night fled the area and had made it nearly to Ohio before deciding to turn around and surrender to police Monday, according to a prosecutor.

Thomas Infante, 52, was arraigned on a murder charge Tuesday at Superior Court in Derby. He is accused of killing Lisa Infante, his wife of 27 years.

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