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Tierney Lawlor To Take Part In Ansonia Memorial Day Parade

by Press Release | City Of Ansonia | May 24, 2017 9:32 am | Comments (0)

Tierney Lawlor is coming home.

The former Ansonia High School basketball star and member of the University of Connecticut Huskies last three NCAA women’s championship basketball teams, will participate in Ansonia’s Memorial Day Parade on Sunday May 28.

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Derby-Shelton 2017 Memorial Day Parade Information

by STAFF | May 24, 2017 9:17 am | Comments (0)

The organizers of the Derby-Shelton Memorial Day Parade have a website packed with information about the upcoming event.

According to, a memorial service is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 at Shelton High School.

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Derby Budget Could Mean Cuts To Schools

by STAFF | May 23, 2017 7:55 pm | Comments (0)

A public hearing on the Derby tax board’s proposed 2017-2018 budget drew a half-dozen officials to City Hall Tuesday, but no living creatures actually offered any comments on the spending plan.

The tax board will reconvene next Tuesday (May 30) at 6:30 p.m. to finalize the budget.

The budget does not increase taxes.

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Ansonia Alderman: Democrats Playing ‘Fast And Loose’ With Facts

by Lorie Vaccaro | GUEST COLUMN | May 23, 2017 7:39 pm | Comments (0)

The Ansonia Republican Town Committee has long been a proponent of transparency in local government.

Our members are responsible for installing permanent video cameras in Aldermanic Chambers, establishing the first active Facebook page for the city, and starting the annual tradition of the Mayor’s State of the City address.

We applaud the Ansonia Democratic Town Committee in their efforts to try to be vocal on city issues. It helps the public to see the discourse.

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UPDATE: House Fire Displaces Family In Ansonia

by Ethan Fry | May 23, 2017 1:39 pm | Comments (0)

A fire ripped through the second floor of a multi-family home on Ansonia’s Hubbell Avenue Tuesday morning.

No injuries were reported.

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Derby Budget Cheat Sheets

by STAFF | May 23, 2017 12:56 pm | Comments (0)

The Derby Board of Apportionment and Taxation is hosting a public hearing 6:30 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, May 23, 2017) in Derby City Hall on the preliminary 2017-2018 budget.

The mill rate will remain flat, according to The New Haven Register.

The following entry compares the budget approved last year (now) to the preliminary budget (next year) under consideration by Derby BOAT.

Then there’s a separate document embedded at the bottom of the article with another column — the amount Derby actually spent so far in this fiscal year, which differs from the bottom-line amount the city approved last year at this time.

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Irving Kids Learn, Have Fun At Derby DPW

by Eugene Driscoll | May 23, 2017 5:56 am | Comments (0)

A third-grade class from the Irving School had the chance to see where tax money goes — while checking out some really cool heavy equipment.

“If you look at this long enough, it looks like a dune buggy,” said 9-year-old Trevion Jackson while checking out a utility task vehicle (UTV) at the Derby Public Works complex April 26.

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Derby Hosts Route 34 Widening Info Session

by STAFF | May 23, 2017 5:51 am | Comments (0)

The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and the City of Derby held an info session Monday on proposed changes to the Route 34 widening project.

Click the video to watch.

The video was carried on the Derby Mayor’s Facebook page, and it was shared on the Valley Indy Facebook page in addition to being embedded on

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Lawyer’s Report On Derby Police Chief Could Become Public

by Ethan Fry | May 22, 2017 11:22 am | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryA report authored by a lawyer detailing his investigation of a complaint made against the Derby police chief could soon become public.

However, another lawyer representing Derby is arguing that releasing it would be improper under state law.

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Ansonia Holds Woodbridge Avenue Memorial Day Honor Roll Ceremony

by Press Release | May 22, 2017 10:54 am | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDThe 73rd Annual Woodbridge Avenue Memorial Day Ceremony was held Sunday (May 21) at the corner of Woodbridge Ave and Visselli Court in Ansonia. 

More than 100 people turned out to watch or participate in the hour-long ceremony at the base of the unique city landmark Veterans’ Honor Roll Memorial.

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