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posted: Jul 24, 2014 2:41 pm

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SEYMOUR HIGH SCHOOL

To get new turf field, bleachers.

AGE DISCRIMINATION

Alleged in Ansonia.

WEEKEND PLANS?

Les Miserables is Friday and Saturday in Shelton.

Ansonia-wide tag sale is Saturday.

Picnic and silent auction to benefit the Poeta family is Saturday.

St. Baldrick’s fundraiser is Saturday in Shelton.

Salt-n-Pepa is on the New Haven Green Saturday.

Oxford Center Fire House Car Show is Saturday.

Children’s Tea Crafting Workshop is Saturday in Derby.

Mud Madness is Sunday in Ansonia.

CAR CRASHES

Into gas pumps in Shelton.

FREE!!!!!!

Admission, parking at state parks this weekend.

CENTER STAGE

Presents ‘Les Miserables’ beginning July 25.

MEGA TAG SALE

Saturday, July 26 in Ansonia.

MCGORTY WINS

Special election to 122nd State House seat.

OFFER MADE

In arson case.

OLD DERBY LAWSUIT

Tossed from court.

DERBY HISTORICAL

Gets grant for David Humphreys House.

FITNESS CENTER

To be funded by grant in Derby.

PRESSURE MOUNTS

To house refugee kids.

DEMO NEXT MONTH?

For Seymour Lumber.

BRIDGEPORT MAN

Charged in Shelton hotel stickup.

PHOTO GALLERY

From Ansonia ‘Summerfest.’

HELP FIREFIGHTERS

Raise money for cancer research.

HUNDREDS SEE

Shakespeare in Shelton.

WHY

Is this woman smiling?

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON?

The late Stewart McKinney would do just fine running for office as a Republican in today’s Connecticut, his son insisted.

The son has a chance to prove it.

SPECIAL ELECTION

Tuesday.

‘OPEN DOOR’

With Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto.

HOLBROOK STREET

In Ansonia will turn two-way on July 28.

HIMES v DEBICELLA

Who’s winning the money race?

HIGH SCHOOL EVACUATED

In Derby after exterminator hits gas line.

Derby Gets Funds To ‘Transform’ Learning At The High School

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 25, 2014 2:48 pm

Posted to: Derby

FILE PHOTO

Derby Schools Superintendent Matthew Conway said money approved by the state bonding commission Friday will transform the way technology is used to teach students at Derby High School.

The commission approved giving Derby schools about $496,000 to purchase 400 laptops, eight interactive whiteboards and projectors, 23 mobile teacher desks, along with the redesign and renovation of several classrooms in the high school, among other technology-driven initiatives.

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Ansonia Gets $500,000 For Downtown Redevelopment

by Ethan Fry | Jul 25, 2014 12:10 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

FACEBOOK PHOTOThe state’s Bond Commission Friday (July 25) approved a $500,000 grant to the City of Ansonia for downtown redevelopment.

Mayor David Cassetti will formally announce the grant at a press conference Monday morning at the Palmer Building at 153 Main St.

Ansonia Economic Development Director Sheila O’Malley said the money will go to a variety of different uses — feasibility studies, environmental studies, engineering costs, and possibly construction and/or demolition — with respect to a number of properties in the downtown area.

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Video: Here’s What To Expect During A Derby WPCA Inspection

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 24, 2014 11:34 pm

Posted to: Derby

Engineers for the Derby Water Pollution Control Authority are trying to figure out how to remove millions of gallons of water from its sanitary sewer system, and they’ll be knocking on your door for help.

The problem is that too much clean water enters Derby’s sanitary sewer system and, instead of making its way to the Housatonic River, ends up at the Derby sewage treatment plant.

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Big Brothers, Big Sisters Bringing Donation Center, Jobs To Ansonia

by Ethan Fry | Jul 23, 2014 10:45 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

Photo:Ethan FryA nationally renowned youth mentoring group is bringing a new location — and dozens of jobs — to Ansonia.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, a nonprofit that has been matching children with adult mentors for more than a century, will open a 3,200-square-foot donation site and call center in a building at 7 Clifton Ave., on the corner of Clifton Avenue and Division Street.

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Ansonia Soccer Club To Honor Founder

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 22, 2014 3:13 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

An unsung hero who launched the city’s youth soccer program is scheduled to be honored at a ceremony Sept. 7 at the soccer fields at the Ansonia Nature Center.

The date, a Sunday, kicks off the 2014 season for the city’s youth soccer program.

It’s tentatively scheduled for 10 a.m.

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Ansonia Cancer Survivor Raising Money Through Bike Ride

by Ethan Fry | Jul 21, 2014 7:56 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

CONTRIBUTEDShawn Chancey returned from a weekend of scrapbooking with her friends the week before Thanksgiving 2011 to her home on Ansonia’s Hilltop when she made a disconcerting discovery: a lump in one of her breasts.

She suspected the worst immediately.

Less than a week later, a radiologist confirmed her fears.

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Seymour Grad Returns To Screen His Musical Comedy

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 21, 2014 8:23 am

Posted to: Seymour

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOIt all comes full circle for Jeffrey A. Johns Aug. 16, when “Waiting in the Wings: The Musical” screens at the Strand Theater in Seymour.

Johns wrote, produced and co-starred in the movie, a musical comedy about reality talent shows, a male stripper, a theater geek, hidden identity, and other stuff.

“The Strand Theater is where I decided, ‘This is what I want to do with my life,’” Johns told the Valley Indy in a recent interview.

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Seymour Bank Robbery Suspect Wanted By The FBI

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 18, 2014 3:11 pm

Posted to: Seymour

The FBI in New Haven is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the whereabouts and arrest of a man suspected of robbing a bank in Seymour.

Daniel W. Hamlett, Sr. is wanted for armed bank robbery, along with aiding and abetting, according to the FBI.

Anyone with information should call FBI Special Agent Lisa MacNamara at 203 996-4132.

On April 9, 2013 about 3 p.m., the FBI alleges Hamlett pulled into a handicapped parking space outside the Webster Bank at 15 New Haven Road.

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Celebrate Ansonia’s 125th Birthday At ‘Summerfest’ July 19

by STAFF | Jul 18, 2014 3:10 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Ansonia 125

Ansonia’s yearlong celebration of the city’s 125th anniversary culminates July 19 with Summerfest, a day of music, sports, food, and fireworks at Nolan Field.

The eight-hour celebration kicks off at 2 p.m. Nolan Field is at 350 Wakelee Ave.

Admission is $5 for adults, and children 12 and under get in free.

Organizers promise “an accommodating re-enter policy will be in effect” for the event to satisfy all your quasquicentennial needs.

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Seymour Eyes Millions In Road Work

by Ethan Fry | Jul 17, 2014 5:57 pm

Posted to: Seymour

Photo:Ethan FryResidents of Seymour’s Jay Lane and Patton Avenue: the town knows your roads are awful, and will fix them this year.

Seymour Selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday (July 16) to spend up to $350,000 to repave the two streets, which the town’s engineer called the worst in town.

Beyond that, they plan to place a referendum question on the November election ballot asking residents to approve $5 million in more road repairs.

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Ansonia's Town Center Condition - In light of the 125 Anniversary
Jul 26, 2014 10:00 am
Address: 251 Main Street Ansonia, Connecticut
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