by Ethan Fry | Aug 31, 2017 3:09 am
Don’t rob banks — especially if you’re using your girlfriend’s pay stub to allegedly commit the crime.
Police investigating an Aug. 19 bank robbery in Seymour didn’t have to go far for the key piece of evidence that led them to an arrest.
A note the robber allegedly handed to a teller demanding cash was written on the back of a pay stub — which police promptly connected to his girlfriend within two hours of the heist, according to court documents.
by STAFF | Aug 29, 2017 3:37 pm
Two-term Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti visited the Valley Indy office Tuesday (Aug. 29) for an interview.
The mayor is trying for his third term. Election Day is Nov. 7.
by Ethan Fry | Aug 28, 2017 7:16 pm
Posted to: Ansonia, Ansonia Election 2017, Your Right To Know
Officials with both major political parties in Ansonia re-filed campaign financing reports after the Valley Indy pointed out they had submitted incomplete documents.
Mayor David Cassetti’s campaign did not include some information about two fundraisers it held in its latest round of disclosures. And Democrats didn’t submit some of their donors’ employment information, a violation of state law.
by Ethan Fry | Aug 27, 2017 3:04 pm
Posted to: Shelton
A $200,000 federal grant will help evaluate possible environmental contamination at several former industrial properties fronting the Housatonic in River in Shelton.
Mayor Mark Lauretti accepted a novelty check on the city’s behalf Wednesday on a property that he and other officials said showed the value of government investment in redeveloping such properties, which dot downtowns throughout the Valley.
by STAFF | Aug 26, 2017 8:19 am
The weekend is finally here, so it is time to reveal the stories you read the most this week.
This week’s list is sponsored by the Valley Transit District in Derby.
by STAFF | Aug 24, 2017 11:31 pm
In this episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” reporters Ethan Fry and Eugene Driscoll interview U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, Bad Sons Beer Co. co-owner Bill DaSilva, and Leslie Creane, Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto’s chief of staff.
Click play to listen.
by STAFF | Aug 23, 2017 5:07 pm
Posted to: Derby, Valley Sports Rewind
Former Derby High School cross country coach Joe Musante returns for a second appearance on ‘Valley Sports Rewind,’ the weekly talk show hosted by Mike Cannici.
Press play to listen!
by STAFF | Aug 22, 2017 4:46 pm
Have you ever read a Sunday newspaper profile of a candidate running for office?
It’s an article where the writer doesn’t necessarily delve into the politics of a given candidate, but concentrates more on who they are, where they’re from, and why they’re running.
This is a newspaper profile, but in podcast form.
by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 21, 2017 11:50 am
The investigation into a fatal shooting in Derby took a step forward last week when police seized a Jeep Cherokee believed to be connected to the crime.
The state police major crime squad, Derby detectives, and Seymour police served a search warrant Friday at a property on Skokorat Street near Bunting Road in Seymour.
Police were at the property for most of the day. No arrests have been made, but police are obviously trying to build a case.
by The CT Mirror | Aug 21, 2017 7:08 am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would reduce grants to school districts by 28 percent in October — if no state budget has been adopted — and would dramatically shift funding away from wealthy and middle-income communities and into poorer ones.