by STAFF | Jan 29, 2015 1:07 pm | Comments (0)
A former Ansonia resident who left a job as Gov. Dannel Malloy’s top spokesman last month has taken a new role at a New York City public relations firm.
The former spokesman, Andrew Doba, has joined Stu Loeser & Co., a “strategic communications firm” started by Loeser a former spokesman for past New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
by STAFF | Jan 29, 2015 11:09 am | Comments (0)
Ansonia police are investigating an armed robbery that happened about 6:15 p.m. on Hill Street Jan. 24.
Police said a man wearing a mask or bandana obscuring his face from the eyes down walked into the Hill Street Market (also known as the GQ Food Market) at 3 Hill St., pointed a handgun at the store’s clerk, took about $600 in cash from the register, and fled.
No one was hurt, police said.
by STAFF | Jan 28, 2015 12:40 pm | Comments (0)
It’s been awhile since we’ve done an edition of Navel Gazing, the Valley Indy’s award-winning podcast, but in the wake of a snowstorm Tuesday that was predicted to be “historic” and turned out to be a dud in our neck of the woods, we thought we’d discuss what happened.
by STAFF | Jan 27, 2015 5:00 pm | Comments (0)
The City of Ansonia sent the following message to the Valley Indy about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 27):
All Municipal buildings will be open Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m.
Parking ban will be lifted Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7 a.m.
by STAFF | Jan 27, 2015 12:20 pm | Comments (0)
Gov. Dannel Malloy announced a statewide travel ban will be lifted at 2 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 27) in the aftermath of a snowstorm that ended up being less severe than forecasted.
Still, Malloy warned drivers not to expect the roads to be great.
“We’re not saying that we want you to get on the roads,” Malloy said at a noon press conference in Hartford. “They are still able to be as they would be in a normal storm as opposed to a storm the likes of which we have just come through.”
by STAFF | Jan 26, 2015 9:18 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti sent the following message about 9:15 p.m. Monday (Jan. 26) regarding the snowstorm hitting the area:
This is Mayor Cassetti with a Code Red alert from the City of Ansonia.
The State of Connecticut is being impacted by a winter blizzard which will continue into late Tuesday. Weather services are forecasting that we will receive well over a foot of snow during the storm with the heaviest of the snow coming over the next 12 hours.
by STAFF | Jan 26, 2015 12:29 pm | Comments (0)
There is a blizzard coming, as you may have heard.
Twitter, a social media tool where people talk to each other via Tweets, often has useful info during weather events and political revolutions.
The thingamajig below contains Tweets from Twitter users we follow during winter storms.
by STAFF | Jan 26, 2015 12:15 pm | Comments (0)
The following is a list of phone numbers and links that could be helpful during the blizzard expected to have a serious impact on the state Friday and beyond.
ALWAYS CALL 911 IN AN EMERGENCY.
by Ethan Fry | Jan 26, 2015 10:29 am | Comments (0)
Gov. Dannel Malloy announced a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m. Monday (Jan. 26) in anticipation of “the largest winter storm we’ve seen since the blizzard of 2013.”
The governor said people should make preparations to get home safely by Monday evening and then stay put — for awhile.
“This afternoon, please get off the roads as early as possible,” Malloy said during a brief press conference Monday morning, noting that those who can leave work early, or work from home, should.
by Press Release | Jan 26, 2015 9:27 am | Comments (0)
The following info was sent by the United Illuminating Co. Monday morning with the subhead, “customers urged to be ready for the possibility of outages:”