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posted: Jan 15, 2018 10:53 am

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Overtime Costs Increase

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Ansonia’s MLK Day Message: Keep The Faith And Never Stop Caring

by Melissa Nunez | CONTRIBUTOR | Jan 16, 2018 6:37 am

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

Melissa Nunez Photo 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.

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One Of Derby’s Worst Eyesores To Be Removed

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 15, 2018 5:38 am

Posted to: Derby

Photo: Eugene Driscoll 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.

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Texas Fugitive Caught In Ansonia Waives Extradition

by Ethan Fry | Jan 12, 2018 3:45 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Shelton

pool photo courtesy ct post 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.

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Seymour School Staffers Laid Off Last Month Won’t Be Coming Back

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 11, 2018 2:04 pm

Posted to: Seymour

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.

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