by STAFF | Dec 16, 2017 8:07 am
It’s Popcorn Ball Sunday in the Valley!
On Dec. 17, Santa will be riding fire trucks in Ansonia, Derby and Seymour to toss sticky popcorn balls to lucky youngsters and youngsters at heart.
Popcorn Ball Sunday is usually the Sunday before Christmas, though some departments have already held their event.
by Ethan Fry | Dec 14, 2017 6:51 pm
Posted to: Derby
Derby’s Board of Aldermen got a new member Thursday, while Valley Indy readers complained about the decision to replace Anthony DeFala Sr. as Derby Public Works Director.
by STAFF | Dec 13, 2017 3:23 pm
Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast, Your Right To Know
On this very special episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” reporters Ethan Fry and Eugene Driscoll quiz Thomas Hennick on the ins and outs of the state’s Freedom of Information Act.
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by Ethan Fry | Dec 12, 2017 5:26 pm
An iPhone found near the scene of a fight on the Derby-Shelton bridge led police to the suspect who allegedly threw a man into the Housatonic River on “Valley New Year.”
by STAFF | Dec 12, 2017 7:46 am
Shelton police Tuesday announced the arrest of three people in connection to a “Valley New Year” incident in which a man was thrown off the Derby-Shelton bridge.
Gregory Rottjer, 25, of Derby, is charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, and first-degree reckless endangerment.
Matthew Dorso, 27, of Ansonia, is charged with third-degree assault.
by STAFF | Dec 11, 2017 2:29 pm
This week’s podcast features Donna DeLuca and her son, Matt, the founders of The CARES Group, a support group for families dealing with addiction.
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by STAFF | Dec 11, 2017 9:28 am
Posted to: Seymour
UPDATE: Sunday night’s fire in Seymour was so intense heavy equipment was called to the scene to knock down parts of the house so firefighters could extinguish the blaze.
The floor collapsed during the fire, making it too dangerous for firefighters to get in the house, Seymour Deputy Fire Marshal Timm Willis said.
by STAFF | Dec 7, 2017 11:45 am
On the latest episode of ‘Valley Sports Rewind,’ host Mike Cannici sits down to talk old-school softball with Jack Walsh and Dave Barone.
Both men played for the Kasden softball team, a venerable team that powered through through leagues and tournaments from 1969 until 1984, winning more than 1,000 games.
by Eugene Driscoll | Dec 6, 2017 6:07 pm
Ending months of speculation, Big Y Foods. Inc, officially announced plans to open a supermarket at 656 New Haven Ave. in Derby.
“We look forward to bringing Big Y’s world class service, quality and selection closer to shoppers in Derby and surrounding communities,” Charles D’Amour, Big Y’s president and chief operating officer, said in a press release.
by Eugene Driscoll | Dec 6, 2017 4:00 pm
Posted to: Derby
Mayor Rich Dziekan’s new administration reached out across political rivalries again this week by hiring Lynn DiGiovanni as a consultant.
DiGiovanni is former Mayor Anita Dugatto’s sister-in-law.
Dziekan unseated Dugatto — a two-term mayor and the city’s first female to hold the position — on Nov. 6.