by Press Release | Sep 3, 2015 3:52 pm | Comments (0)
More than $17,000 was raised in two fundraisers to support the families of two 6-year-old children who lost their lives in car accidents in August.
Nyah Marcano, a Prendergast student, and Leah Rondon, a Mead student, were about to enter first grade this year.
In addition to the two fundraisers, the City of Ansonia donated $6,780 from the proceeds of the “Rock the Valley” event on Aug. 22.
by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 3, 2015 10:56 am | Comments (0)
Derby police Thursday released the name of a burglary suspect arrested on Sunset Drive Wednesday morning. Both Derby and Ansonia police believe he is connected to a rash of recent overnight burglaries.
Davon Miller, 21, of Ansonia, was charged with first-degree burglary, third-degree burglary, two counts of attempted first-degree burglary and two counts of sixth-degree larceny.
by STAFF | Sep 1, 2015 2:06 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton police charged an Ansonia woman with cruelty to animals after they said investigators found a dead puppy at a residence on Soundview Avenue and four other animals “living in unsanitary conditions without adequate food, water, or heat.”
Police in a prepared statement said 31-year-old Charlotte D’Amico used to live at the residence and was responsible for the animals’ care.
by Ethan Fry | Sep 1, 2015 1:46 pm | Comments (0)
The federal Internal Revenue Service has filed another tax lien against Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti.
The lien — filed by an IRS agent in City Hall Aug. 14 — says Cassetti owes the federal government $59,384.19 dating back to 2011, though the “date of assessment” listed on the document is July 6, 2015.
by STAFF | Sep 1, 2015 10:25 am | Comments (0)
Ansonia police arrested two teens last week and are trying to figure out whether they are connected to a spate of burglaries and attempted burglaries in the Hilltop section of the city.
Police arrested a 17-year-old Ansonia and an 18-year-old Monroe resident after they were allegedly spotted leaving a property on Benz Street in the early morning hours of Aug. 26.
by STAFF | Sep 1, 2015 7:59 am | Comments (0)
Two men have been arrested in connection to the murder of a woman with deep Valley roots.
Dr. Teresa Sievers, the Ansonia High School class of 1986 valedictorian, was killed inside her home in Estero, Florida June 29.
She was 46.
by STAFF | Aug 31, 2015 1:23 pm | Comments (0)
How much construction can Derby take?!?
The question will be answered in the next few years as the state embarks on the long-planned widening of Route 34 in west Derby.
by STAFF | Aug 31, 2015 7:26 am | Comments (0)
‘Valley Navel Gazing,’ the Indy’s new FM-Internet radio show, starts at 9 a.m.
Today’s guest is Rick Dunne, executive director of the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments.
If you miss it, we’ll post the entire show later today, and it will be available on iTunes.
by Press Release | City Of Ansonia | Aug 26, 2015 12:15 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti, Police Chief Kevin Hale, Officer Rick Esposito along with Aldermen Patrick Henri, Matthew Edo, Dave Blackwell and Frank DeLibero will host a Neighborhood Block Watch Meeting for residents of the Hilltop area.
The meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. at Hilltop Hose Company No. 5, 80 Pulaski Highway,
by STAFF | Aug 25, 2015 5:54 pm | Comments (0)
The Ansonia Police Department named Officer Kevin Coonan its officer of the year last week.
Police Chief Kevin Hale said Coonan, an officer for 27 years, is a veteran leader.
“Especially the last couple years, Kevin’s really stepped up,” Hale said. “He displayed the qualities of that senior guy, that go-to guy that we can turn to and go to, especially younger newer guys know that they can go to Kevin for any type of advice.”