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Derby PD Receives Badge From English Counterparts

by Kate Ramunni | Jul 17, 2017 2:50 pm

Posted to: Derby

Second Ward Alderman Art Gerckens spent a few weeks visiting family members in England and Scotland, and while it was a family trip, he didn’t forget about his hometown.

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The Valley Indy Totally Awesome Call-In Show!

by STAFF | Jul 17, 2017 7:46 am

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast

On Friday evening July 14, Valley Indy reporters Eugene Driscoll and Ethan Fry opened the phone lines to talk about whatever people wanted to talk about.

Amazingly, people dialed in!

Press play to listen, why don’t ya?

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Suspect In Ansonia Hilltop Burglaries Takes Plea Deal

by Ethan Fry | Jul 13, 2017 6:52 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby

The man accused of several summer 2015 break-ins in the Ansonia and Derby Hilltop took a plea deal Tuesday on the eve of a trial.

The deal calls for 22-year-old Davon Miller to be sentenced to five years in prison.

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Wicked Storm Wreaks Havoc On Part Of Ansonia

by STAFF | Jul 13, 2017 3:21 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

About 6 percent of Ansonia lost power after a quick moving storm tore through town Thursday.

That’s 520 out of 8,400 United Illuminating customers in Ansonia.

The storm came through about 1:40 p.m.

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Derby Housing Authority Moves Forward With Sale Of Property

by STAFF | Jul 12, 2017 5:12 pm

Posted to: Derby

The Derby Housing Authority voted July 5 to put out a request for proposals for the sale and development of its long-vacant “Barron Building” at 31-37 Anson St.

As part of the deal, the buyer must agree to provide seven Section 8 vouchers for the property, and the government-assisted vouchers must remain with the property for 15 years.

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Update: City Vehicle Stolen In Ansonia, Crashed In Seymour

by STAFF | Jul 12, 2017 11:57 am

Posted to: Ansonia, Police

ethan fry photo A 15-year-old boy stole a city car used by Ansonia’s blight inspector in the north end Wednesday morning and led police on a chase before driving it onto the Metro-North Railroad tracks into Seymour, according to police.

The suspect was captured after he ditched the vehicle once it became inoperable.

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Derby Lawmakers To Talk Vandalism, Security

by STAFF | Jul 12, 2017 7:40 am

Posted to: Derby

Members of Derby’s government will convene 7 p.m. Wednesday for a special meeting to discuss vandalism.

The special meeting was called after local officials talked about a rash of vandalism at two previous meetings — a subcommittee of the Derby Board of Aldermen, and then at a full meeting of the Derby Board of Aldermen.

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Derby High School Graduate Is A Hero

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 11, 2017 6:21 am

Posted to: Derby

A Derby High School graduate now working for the Richland County Sheriff’s Department in South Carolina is being hailed as a hero after a harrowing car chase captured live on national television Saturday.

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Police: Shelton ‘Porch Pirate’ Identified

by STAFF | Jul 10, 2017 2:16 pm

Posted to: Shelton, Police

CONTRIBUTED Shelton police say they’ve identified a woman caught on video swiping a parcel from a resident’s front porch in broad daylight.

The alleged crime occurred Thursday (July 6) afternoon, according to the victim, who reached out to the Valley Indy via Facebook and asked not to be identified.

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What Are The Most Popular Stories In The Valley?

by STAFF | Jul 10, 2017 6:24 am

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

What do readers read the most on ValleyIndy.org?

Our “most read” list is usually dominated by serious, “hard” news stories — things such as car wrecks and house fires.

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