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CT Magazine To Unleash Valley Issue!

by STAFF | Apr 19, 2018 9:07 pm

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

In this very special episode of ‘Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,’ reporters Eugene Driscoll and Ethan Fry sit down with Erik Ofgang and Michael Lee-Murphy, journalists with Connecticut Magazine.

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The May issue of Connecticut Magazine is the VALLEY ISSUE!

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Watch: Derby-Shelton Bridge Meeting

by STAFF | Apr 19, 2018 6:09 am

Posted to: Derby, Shelton

About 50 people attended a meeting in Shelton Wednesday to discuss $4.3 million in planned improvements to the Derby-Shelton bridge.

The Valley Indy live-streamed the meeting. Click the play button to watch and the sound button for audio.

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Derby Landowner Mulls Mixed-Use Development Downtown

by Ethan Fry | Apr 17, 2018 9:09 pm

Posted to: Derby

A downtown Derby property owner unveiled preliminary plans to put hundreds of new apartments in a mixed-use development on Factory Street.

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Dozens Displaced By Seymour Apartment Fire

by Ethan Fry | Apr 17, 2018 6:20 am

Posted to: Ansonia, Oxford, Seymour

FACEBOOK PHOTO More than two dozen people lost their homes after a fire tore through a Seymour apartment building Saturday.

Most of the 26 people displaced are living with relatives temporarily as relief efforts are organized.

A firefighter broke his ankle at the scene of the blaze. No other injuries reported.

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New Scoreboard At Derby Little League Has History

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 15, 2018 6:31 pm

Posted to: Derby

Of course Jamie Cohen doesn’t remember who the home run hitters were back when he played Derby Little League in the 1950s.

“We were 8 years old!” he told a reporter, incredulously.

But he does remember learning a little something about community service in Derby through his father’s involvement in Derby Little League.

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Birmingham Health Center In Derby To Close

by STAFF | Apr 13, 2018 12:01 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby

FILE PHOTO Birmingham Health Center, a nursing home at 210 Chatfield St. in Derby, will be closing its doors, according to Derby officials and federal bankruptcy court records.

Spectrum Health Care, LLC, the nursing home’s owner, has been in bankruptcy court since October 2016.

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Ansonia And Derby Hire Lawyers To Probe Impact Of Opioids

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 12, 2018 8:08 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby

NVCOG PHOTO The Derby Board of Aldermen Thursday voted to hire two law firms that are researching whether to file a class-action lawsuit against “big pharma” drug companies.

The lawsuit has not been filed, nor have the defendants been named. It is being formulated by Ventura Law, a firm based in Danbury, and Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, a law firm based in Tennessee.

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DUI Case Involving Derby FD Vehicle Could Be Resolved

by STAFF | Apr 12, 2018 6:57 am

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Seymour

A DUI case involving a Derby fire department vehicle appears headed toward resolution.

Patrick McGuire, a Seymour resident, was charged with allegedly taking an off-road vehicle on a drunken joyride after last year’s Derby-Shelton Memorial Day Parade.

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Bluff Street Bridge In Derby Will Not Be Removed

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 10, 2018 10:44 pm

Posted to: Derby

GOOGLE MAPS The bridge on Bluff Street in west Derby will not be removed, according to a letter from the state Department of Transportation to Mayor Rich Dziekan.

Instead, the DOT will make repairs to the ailing bridge.

In 2016 the DOT hosted a public forum in Derby City Hall to talk about the bridge.

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Watch: Ansonia FOI Workshop

by STAFF | Apr 9, 2018 10:04 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Your Right To Know

About 30 people attended a Freedom of Information workshop in Ansonia City Hall Monday.

The Valley Indy live streamed the meeting on Facebook. Click play to watch.

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