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OP-ED | Court Case Pushed By Think Tank Could Leave Uninsured Out In The Cold
Nov 26, 2014 5:58 pm


Supremes To Decide Challenge To Obamacare Based On A Single Sentence

At least four million Americans will rejoin the ranks of the uninsured — and...

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Governor’s Thanksgiving Day Message
Nov 26, 2014 12:08 pm

It’s been nearly 400 years since the first Thanksgiving, and while there have been countless changes during that time, one aspect of the original...

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Patients Seek To Add Their Conditions To Medical Marijuana List
Nov 26, 2014 11:54 am

Hertz Nazaire, 41, lives with sickle cell disease and while he says he’s never tried marijuana to ease his chronic pain, he hates the narcotics he...

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After 23 Years, “Stinky Bomb” Cart Going Strong
by Allan Appel | Nov 27, 2014 4:18 am
No turkey carts were in sight in the run-up to Thanksgiving. The carnivores in the medical school food district had to make do with a mere pound to...more »
Child Abuse Cases Lead To Arrests
by Paul Bass | Nov 26, 2014 2:07 pm
Mom didn’t believe her 30-year-old boyfriend would abuse her toddler. She didn’t believe he really abused kids in the past. So the cops stepped...more »

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REMEMBER THE NEEDIEST

This holiday season, state lawmaker says.

MAYOR CASSETTI:

Help a neighbor in need this Thanksgiving.

DERBY-SHELTON

Football game pushed to 5:30 p.m. Friday, according to athletic director’s Tweet.

Derby High principal says so, too.

DID ANSONIA

Welsh on its bet with Derby?

THE POWER

Of a simple thanksgiving.

COMMODORE HULL RACE

Is Thursday, but the weather has prompted a new route.

DERBY GOV’T

To close early because of storm. Photo above is from last year.

LIGHTS, SIRENS

And Santa in Shelton.

SHELTON HIGH SCHOOL

Celebrates students of the month.

SHELTON STUDENTS

Hold Thanksgiving food drive.

CODE RED MESSAGE

From Shelton in advance of Wednesday’s forecasted snow.

ALDI AND PANERA

To open in Derby in December

BEWARE

Of creeps who want to pave your driveway, unannounced.

SEYMOUR RESIDENTS

Charged with stealing jewelry in Shelton.

‘CELEBRATE SHELTON’

Kicks off Friday with Downtown Handmade Market.

WINTER PARKING RULES

Begin Dec. 1 in Ansonia.

SHS ‘TEAM PINK’

Gets props from Connecticut Association of Schools.

HELP SEND

Ansonia cheerleaders to nationals.

SENTENCING DELAYED

For lawyer who works in Seymour.

HONOR ROLLS

Ansonia High School

Assumption School

Bradley School

Derby Middle School

Irving School

Seymour High School

St. Mary-St. Michael School

KLARIDES TO GOV:

Where’s the money?

DOG DAYS OF AUTUMN

Next week at the Ansonia Riverwalk.

VENDOR FAIR DEC. 6

At Ansonia Middle School.

29 YEARS AND COUNTING

Derby dentist’s annual food drive nets 130 turkeys.

SHELTON MAN

Charged in domestic dispute.

Happy Thanksgiving! We’re Offline Today

by STAFF | Nov 27, 2014 7:44 am

Posted to: Derby

Enjoy the day with your family.

Things To Do, Christmas Edition

by Yukon Jack | Nov 26, 2014 5:59 pm

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

Here is a list of holiday-themed events we culled from our self-serve calendar, Facebook, things we found on the side of the road, and so forth.

Enjoy!

Oh, and if your event isn’t listed, it’s your fault because we’ve been begging you since 2009 to use our self-serve calendar.

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As If The Holidays Aren’t Stressful Enough, Here Comes Some Snow

by STAFF | Nov 26, 2014 6:49 am

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

Hundreds of Valley residents are expected to use the ‘what do you expect, this is New England’ mantra in reaction to a snowstorm headed our way today.

Click here to read how your neighbors reacted to the forecast early Wednesday.

Continue reading ‘As If The Holidays Aren’t Stressful Enough, Here Comes Some Snow’ »

Ansonia Developer Appeals Blight Citation, Says Construction Will Begin Soon

by Ethan Fry | Nov 25, 2014 5:05 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

FILEThe developer cited by the City of Ansonia for a host of blighted conditions at a former industrial property on Main Street has appealed, saying construction to redevelop the property will begin within 60 days.

A hearing on the “remediation plan” from the developer, Moustapha Diakhate, has been scheduled for Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. in City Hall.

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Prendergast Does ‘Movember’ Fundraiser

by Patricia Villers | Nov 25, 2014 9:23 am

Posted to: Ansonia

Mustachioed staff and students at John G. Prendergast School in Ansonia celebrated Friday the culmination of two fund-raisers to benefit programs at Griffin Hospital in Derby.

The school marked Movember, an international effort during November each year to raise awareness about men’s health issues.

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Officials Mum On Sudden Leadership Switch At Derby Middle School

by Eugene Driscoll | Nov 24, 2014 1:17 pm

Posted to: Derby, Education

A week after a threat was found written on a bathroom stall at Derby Middle School, the district superintendent announced an “interim change in the administration” at the school.

Greg Gaillard, the Derby High School principal, will be “providing oversight” at Derby Middle School across the street on Nutmeg Avenue, according to a message sent to parents.

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Flooding Closes Derby High School

by STAFF | Nov 24, 2014 8:12 am | Comments (3)

Posted to: Derby

FILE PHOTODerby High School was closed Monday because of “severe” flooding, according to messages from principal Greg Galliard.

Rain water entered the building through a section of a recently-installed roof.

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Ansonia High Welcomes Sikorsky Credit Union

by Patricia Villers | Nov 23, 2014 4:55 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

Promoting the importance of financial literacy is the idea behind locating a Sikorsky Credit Union branch at Ansonia High School.

Students, staff, and representatives of the Stratford-based Sikorsky Credit Union Wednesday marked the grand opening of the branch. It is next to the cafeteria in the former school store location.

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Derby Puts Infomercial Ordeal To Rest

by Eugene Driscoll | Nov 21, 2014 2:11 pm

Posted to: Derby

FILE PHOTOThe city didn’t follow its own procedures before hiring a company to market Derby in an infomercial, and the result was embarrassing.

But the city righted itself by killing the contract, Alderman Art Gerckens said during an Aldermen meeting Thursday.

Gerckens, who represents the Second Ward, was talking about Derby’s contract with “Communities of Distinction,” a Florida-based infomercial company.

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The WorkPlace Opens Ansonia Job Center

by Ethan Fry | Nov 21, 2014 12:11 am | Comments (2)

Posted to: Ansonia

About 30 people gathered Thursday at a community center in Ansonia for the grand opening of a new job center aimed at helping the unemployed and “underemployed” get work.

Nowhere is the need greater.

Continue reading ‘The WorkPlace Opens Ansonia Job Center’ »

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Train tracks section elevated
Nov 26, 2014 2:54 pm
Address: Division Street Derby, Connecticut
Rating: 3

There is a section of the train tracks that is elevated and is a hazard to cars. It is on the...

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Need street light
Nov 2, 2014 9:01 pm
Address: 5 Lynnwood Court Shelton, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Lynnwood ct doesn't have any street light on the street and there are many children that...

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Sidewalk in horrible shape
Oct 30, 2014 12:12 pm
Address: 7 Elm Street Ansonia, Connecticut
Rating: 3

I walk here daily and the sidewalk is in terrible shape. Very uneven and difficult to navigate....

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