by Press Release | May 24, 2018 9:45 am
Students and families in Ansonia are invited to attend a first ever Summer Reading Block Party, which will be held outside of the Ansonia Library on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The rain date is June 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free of charge.
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by Eugene Driscoll | May 23, 2018 7:58 pm
Gus Williams is 83, but age did not stop him from placing flags on the graves of veterans buried in Derby.
“I’ve been putting them on since the ’80s, but it’s been going on long before that,” Williams, a U.S. Army veteran from the Korean War era, said of the tradition that happens before Memorial Day every year.
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by Press Release | May 23, 2018 3:28 pm
A Public Information Meeting has been rescheduled by the Shelton Planning and Zoning Department on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6 pm at the Shelton Community Center, Multi Purpose room.
The purpose of the meeting is take comments from property owners, business owners and interested parties regarding the Huntington Center Special Area Study.
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by Press Release | May 23, 2018 1:20 pm
On Monday night, Jorge Cabrera, Democratic candidate for the State Senate 17th District, officially received the Party endorsement. On the second ballot, Cabrera received 30 delegate votes, which gave him a comfortable cushion above the 27 needed to receive the nod.
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by David Papcin | Letter To The Editor | May 23, 2018 10:37 am
Accountability is the theme of budget season in Ansonia this year. That’s why I am encouraged to see commenter Brian Perkins calling for a reconciliation of the Board of Education budget. I would add to that a recommendation for a full, independent audit of what amounts to not only the largest city department, but one of the largest employers in New Haven County.
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by Press Release | May 23, 2018 10:33 am
Republicans on Wednesday (May 16) evening unanimously endorsed local Attorney and Ansonia Alderman Joseph Jaumann as their candidate for the 104th District House Seat.
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by Press Release | May 23, 2018 5:23 am
On Sunday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Derby Police Department will host a free car seat clinic to promote child car seat safety.
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by Eugene Driscoll | May 23, 2018 5:15 am
In the wake of yet another school shooting, the school district and the police department are launching a plan to get a school resource officer at Derby High School — without raising taxes.
The effort was revealed during a public hearing on the proposed Derby budget Tuesday at City Hall.
Click the video to watch the meeting.
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by STAFF | May 22, 2018 3:40 pm
The Derby Board of Aldermen/Alderwomen held a monthly meeting May 10 and The Valley Indy livestreamed it on Facebook.
It was a relatively routine meeting, with updates on the city’s takeover of the former VARCA building on Coon Hollow Road, and a concern from a member of the public about the city switching health plans.
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by STAFF | May 22, 2018 2:29 pm
The Ansonia Aldermen’s finance committee is scheduled to hold a budget workshop Tuesday (May 22) at 6:30 p.m.
The agenda for the meeting says the committee will be discussing the 2018-2019 budget in the Erlingheuser Room on the second floor of City Hall, 253 Main St.
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