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Primary Elections To Be Held On A Wednesday This Year
Aug 31, 2015 3:28 pm

Primaries for this year’s municipal elections have been pushed back a week and a day due to what a spokesman for Secretary of the State Denise...

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Insurance Regulators Lower Proposed Increases, In Most Cases
Aug 31, 2015 12:51 pm

Regulators told health insurance companies selling plans both on and off the state’s insurance exchange that it was okay to increase their...

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Lieberman’s Old Foe Urges Blumenthal to Say ‘Yes’ to Iran Deal
Aug 31, 2015 5:30 am

With ads that harken back to the political and social tumult of the late 1960s, former senatorial and gubernatorial hopeful Ned Lamont has embarked...

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Racist Facebook Post Lands Firefighter In Trouble
by Paul Bass | Aug 31, 2015 11:24 pm
The fire chief sent home a veteran firefighter from the Morris Cover firehouse Monday night after a racist Facebook posting in his name was...more »
Harp: Rename Calhoun College
by Paul Bass | Aug 31, 2015 4:29 pm
New Haven Mayor Toni Harp Monday added her voice to those calling for Yale to remove a leading slavery advocate’s name from one of its 12...more »


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OMG Derby Is Heading Into Road Workpalooza LOL

by STAFF | Aug 31, 2015 1:23 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast

How much construction can Derby take?!?

The question will be answered in the next few years as the state embarks on the long-planned widening of Route 34 in west Derby.

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Derby Schools Unveil ‘Redesigned’ High School

by Patricia Villers | Aug 27, 2015 7:59 am

Posted to: Derby

Photo: Patricia VillersDerby Public Schools officially unveiled a “redesigned” high school during a ceremony Monday.

Under Superintendent Matthew Conway, the school district has made an aggressive push into 21st century education. The district has parlayed grant money to heavily invest in online learning.

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Kevin Coonan Is Ansonia’s Cop Of The Year

by STAFF | Aug 25, 2015 5:54 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

The Ansonia Police Department named Officer Kevin Coonan its officer of the year last week.

Police Chief Kevin Hale said Coonan, an officer for 27 years, is a veteran leader.

“Especially the last couple years, Kevin’s really stepped up,” Hale said. “He displayed the qualities of that senior guy, that go-to guy that we can turn to and go to, especially younger newer guys know that they can go to Kevin for any type of advice.”

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Cause Of Derby Fire ‘Undetermined’

by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 24, 2015 12:11 pm

Posted to: Derby

Extensive damage is preventing the Derby fire marshal from issuing a cause in Sunday’s fatal fire on Derby Avenue.

The fire started on an outside deck in the rear of the apartment house at 204-206 Derby Ave.

“We couldn’t determine the cause of the fire. We know it started somewhere on the upper-level deck on the outside of the building,” Hawks said.

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Update: State Police Fire And Explosion Unit Probes Derby Fire

by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 23, 2015 9:15 pm

Posted to: Derby

One person is dead after a fire in an apartment house at 204-206 Derby Ave. Sunday.

The victim was identified as Nilda Ruiz, 48.

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Perillo, Closius On Tap For Valley Indy Radio Show

by STAFF | Aug 22, 2015 8:55 am

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Seymour, Shelton

This week on “Valley Navel Gazing,” the Valley Indy’s new radio show, we will talk Route 8 safety with State Rep. Jason Perillo of Shelton.

Then we will chat with Valley Community Foundation President and CEO Sharon Closius about “The Valley Now: A 2015 Snapshot,” a report released in May.

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Ansonia Responds To Double Tragedies

by STAFF | Aug 21, 2015 2:18 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

The community is doing its best to support two Ansonia families who suffered tragic losses this week.

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Grief Counselors Available In Ansonia Schools

by STAFF | Aug 21, 2015 10:34 am

Posted to: Ansonia

Ansonia schools and city officials expressed their condolences Friday for two children who died in separate vehicle-related accidents this week.

Six-year-old Nyah Marcano, a passenger in a vehicle that crashed in Route 8 in Shelton Tuesday, died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. Two days later, 6-year-old Leah Rondon died after police said a wagon she was playing in rolled onto Ford Street and was hit by a truck.

Both were about to enter first grade when schools open next week.

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Update: ‘Rock The Valley’ At Nolan Field Saturday

by STAFF | Aug 20, 2015 1:03 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

Update: Proceeds from the ticket sales from “Rock the Valley” will benefit the families of Leah Rondon and Nyah Marcano, two 6-year-old girls from Ansonia who lost their lives in separate accidents this week.

Original post follows:
Comedy. Music. Food. Fireworks!

All that and more is on tap for “Rock The Valley: A Day of Music, Art, and Family Fun” at Nolan Field Saturday (Aug. 22).

Nolan Field is at 350 Wakelee Ave. The event runs from 4 to 10 p.m.

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Remembering The Flood Of 1955

by Ethan Fry | Aug 19, 2015 8:04 pm

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

Only in the Valley.

Not many communities would call a ceremony marking a horrible natural disaster’s anniversary a “celebration,” Greg Stamos noted Wednesday.

But not many communities have been affected as much as the Valley was by the Flood of 1955.

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Aug 31, 2015 10:22 am
Address: 256 East Main Street Ansonia, CT
Rating: 4

Been walking by these empty Hollows of Ansonia's town center for the last 9 months and look....no...

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New Light Needs Adjustment
Aug 29, 2015 9:25 pm
Address: 20-24 Pershing Drive Ansonia, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Intersection of Division & Pershing. North bound Pershing drive. Left turn lane for...

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Road improvements
Aug 21, 2015 4:13 pm
Address: 111-125 Colony Road Seymour, Connecticut
Rating: 2

So all but 1/4 of Colony Rd in Seymour plans to be repaved. Why? The area left out is as...

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