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‘Navel Gazing’ With State Rep. Linda Gentile

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 25, 2016 3:56 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby

Photo: Ethan FryState Rep. Linda Gentile (D-Ansonia) is up for re-election and she stopped by the Valley Indy office to address topics ranging from taxes to whether she’ll debate her Republican opponent.

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Derby Could Receive $3 Million For Athletic Fields

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 23, 2016 12:59 pm

Posted to: Derby

Derby is in line to receive just under $3 million from the state for new athletic fields.

The money, if approved by the State Bond Commission Sept. 30, will be used for a new, 8-lane rubberized track and artificial football/soccer field at the Leo F. Ryan Athletic Complex on Chatfield Street. A new field house will be constructed there as well.

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Shelton ‘Punk’ Sees The Light On Sentencing Day

by Ethan Fry | Sep 22, 2016 6:25 pm

Posted to: Shelton

By his own admission, Joseph Cahill used to be a punk.

Like when Shelton police said he and three others beat up a Wright Street man last September because they thought he had drugs they could steal.

But he told a judge at Superior Court in Milford Thursday that being in jail for nearly a year since his arrest has led to an attitude adjustment.

“I’ve learned not to be so naive,” Cahill said before the judge sentenced him to serve 18 months behind bars in the case.

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Remembering The 1992 Derby Baseball Team

by STAFF | Sep 21, 2016 12:57 pm

Posted to: Derby, Seymour, Valley Sports Rewind

It’s the tenth anniversary of “The Fat Lady Never Sings,” a book by Steve Reilly about the 1992 championship Derby baseball team.

Click play to listen to Reilly reflect on the team and the book with Mike Canicci on the seventh episode of “Valley Sports Rewind,” a podcast produced by ValleyIndy.org.

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Derby Wants Your Redevelopment Zone Ideas

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 20, 2016 4:20 pm

Posted to: Derby

Derby government wants as many people as possible to pack a public forum Thursday meant to generate new ideas for the city’s long-suffering downtown redevelopment zone.

The goal is to get a people-driven redevelopment plan in Derby, according to Mayor Anita Dugatto.

The forum, billed as a “community voices workshop,” is from 6 to 8 p.m. in the ballroom at 33 Elizabeth St.

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Small Fire At Vacant Building In Derby

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 19, 2016 8:09 pm

Posted to: Derby

The Derby fire marshal is investigating a fire that started within the second floor of a vacant commercial building on Caroline Street.

No injuries were reported. Firefighters were on the scene for a little more than an hour.

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‘Navel Gazing’ With Seymour’s Kurt Miller

by STAFF | Sep 19, 2016 7:53 am

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

In the latest “Navel Gazing” broadcast, First Selectman Kurt Miller talks about pushing a car for charity, a European road trip, potential changes to the underutilized Tri-Town Plaza strip mall, and why the town is asking for permission to borrow more than $5 million in November.

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Sex Offender Protests Derby FD Decision

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 15, 2016 4:20 pm

Posted to: Derby

A 38-year-old convicted sex offender says the Derby Fire Department discriminated against him by not allowing him to join their ranks.

Joseph Fragoso, of Waterbury, filed a complaint with the state Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities Sept. 8.

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Derby’s ‘Cobblestone Hill’ Is No More

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 14, 2016 9:19 pm

Posted to: Derby

Despite emails and social media posts protesting the decision, there was no last-minute reprieve for the old stones on lower Caroline Street in Derby.

Demolition started as scheduled Wednesday morning, with heavy machinery tearing apart the road piece by piece and loading the Belgian blocks into a dump truck. Click play on the video above.

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Derby Asks Voters Whether To Change The Rules

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 13, 2016 4:15 pm

Posted to: Derby

In addition to state and federal races, Derby residents will be voting on two charter revision questions on Nov. 8.

After much debate, the Derby Board of Aldermen voted Sept. 6 to put the two questions out on the ballot.

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