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Popcorn Sunday Love Connection?

by The Love Doctor | Dec 22, 2014 12:49 pm | Comments (0)

At the Valley Indy, we try to report on local government, we try to let you know what’s on fire, and we try to publicize community events.

Today, we’re trying to be Chuck Woolery on “Love Connection.”

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State Cops Announce Checkpoints, Patrols Targeting Drunken Drivers

by STAFF | Dec 19, 2014 11:01 am | Comments (2)

FILEState police will step up traffic enforcement over the holidays “to rid the roads and highways of drivers who will drive under the influence, speed, and fail to wear seatbelts.”

The “accident reduction effort” is part of the state police’s annual “Operation SANTA,” which stands for “Stop Another Needless Tragic Accident.”

State police said that “DUI enforcement will increase dramatically” during the holidays with a number of checkpoints and roving patrols.

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Developer Inks New Deadline For Cleanup Of Ansonia Eyesore

by Ethan Fry | Dec 18, 2014 7:41 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia officials agreed to let a downtown developer have more time to fence off a blighted Main Street eyesore Thursday (Dec. 18) after he signed an agreement to fix it up by Jan. 31 or face more than $1 million in fines.

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Ansonia Police Ask For Public’s Help Locating Man

by STAFF | Dec 18, 2014 1:27 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia police Thursday (Dec. 18) asked for the public’s help in “locating a male who has made claims to hurt himself.”

“He’s not in trouble, we just want to make sure he is OK,” Ansonia Police Lt. Andrew Cota said.

Although Shawn Bagley’s last known address was on Hubbell Avenue in Bridgeport, he has family locally and is from Ansonia, police said.

One of Bagley’s relatives received telephone calls from him in which he indicated he no longer had a reason to live, according to a statement from police.

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Ansonia Cops Charge Two After Drug Raid

by STAFF | Dec 18, 2014 5:52 am | Comments (0)

Ansonia police arrested two people on narcotics charges last month after early morning raids of two downtown apartments.

Arrested were:

  • James Burnes, 58, charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics with intent to sell within 1,500 feet of a housing project, tampering with evidence, possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana, and risk of injury to a minor.
  • Malcolm Carpenter, 50, charged with possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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New Engine On Tap For Ansonia Fire Department

by Ethan Fry | Dec 17, 2014 4:31 pm | Comments (0)

FILEThe Ansonia Fire Department will be getting a new fire engine next year, city officials say.

Once they figure out a way to pay its $500,000 to $600,000 price, that is.

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Valley Kids Belong Participants Graduate

by Press Release | Dec 17, 2014 3:35 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDThe Valley Kids Belong (VKB) Program held its graduation at Bradley Elementary School Dec. 10, where participants were awarded certificates of completion for the 15-session After School Program, a grant-funded early identification and prevention initiative.

The VKB After School Program is a fun and free activity that provides ways for children to build confidence. Students meet new friends and learn about making good choices that will have a positive impact in their lives.

Participants are given the opportunity to try a new activity, involving concepts such as health, wellness, art and music.

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Ansonia Company Raises $1,000 For Griffin Hospital Cancer Center

by Press Release | Dec 17, 2014 3:20 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDCoordinated Transportation Solutions (CTS) is a not-for-profit transportation broker headquartered in Ansonia that employs 40 members of the local community.

Through the efforts of the CTS Morale Committee, the organization sponsors various events throughout the year to help raise funds for local charitable causes.

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The End Is Here For The Ansonia Copper & Brass Buildings

by Ethan Fry | Dec 16, 2014 4:13 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti climbed into the cockpit of an excavator Tuesday morning, took the controls of the giant machine, and wrested down the corner of a dilapidated building used for decades to store lumber at the Ansonia Copper & Brass Company.

Seconds after a rusted steel beam clanged onto the ground along with a shower of crusty corrugated metal fragments, the mayor surveyed his work with satisfaction.

“I had to take the first girder down, guys,” he said.

The photo op marked the beginning of demolition at the sprawling, 44-acre property, which city officials hope will prompt an economic growth spurt downtown.

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by STAFF | Dec 15, 2014 9:08 am | Comments (5)


(We posted the original Silver Alert Sunday evening. No further info)

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