by STAFF | Apr 29, 2016 9:48 am | Comments (0)
The Valley Independent Sentinel is pleased to announce Griffin Hospital as the official sponsor of the 2016 “Valley Indy Great Give Webcast.”
The Valley Indy’s two reporters are scheduled to host a marathon video webcast on ValleyIndy.org from 8 a.m. May 3 until 8 p.m. May 4.
by STAFF | Apr 29, 2016 9:30 am | Comments (0)
The Great Give, an online fundraiser that raised more than $1 million last year for area nonprofits, starts 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 3 and ends Wednesday, May 4 at 8 p.m.
The Valley Indy is one of the many nonprofits benefiting from the event.
by STAFF | Apr 28, 2016 10:58 pm | Comments (0)
A section of Route 34 in Derby will be closing overnight for almost two weeks in May as part of the ongoing reconstruction of the bridge that carries thousands of vehicles over the Naugatuck River.
The bridge will close and detours will be used from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, May 2 through Friday, May 6, and then again from Sunday, May 8 through Friday, May 13.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 28, 2016 10:08 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia’s budget debate officially went into overtime Thursday.
The city’s charter calls on Aldermen to have a spending plan — and a tax rate — in place for next year by the end of April.
Instead, they met Thursday and voted to “recess” the meeting until May 24, by which time they hope to have agreed on a plan to save money on insurance with the Board of Education.
by Press Release | Apr 28, 2016 1:38 pm | Comments (0)
Master’s Table Community Meals will host a free community breakfast and a free community dinner this month.
Both events will take place at Assumption Church Hall, 61 N. Cliff St., Ansonia.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 28, 2016 11:42 am | Comments (0)
Ansonia Aldermen are scheduled to meet tonight (Thursday) to decide on the city’s budget for next year and whether the property tax rate will go up or down.
But a question mark looms over the biggest-ticket item in the spending plan — funding for the Board of Education.
by STAFF | Apr 28, 2016 11:38 am | Comments (0)
Students from Prendergast and Mead schools helped to stock 200 trout into Ansonia’s Colony Pond Wednesday.
Dave Connelly and Rich Dziekan sent the Valley Indy a few pictures from the event.
The trout — brown, brook, and rainbow — were transferred from the truck into smaller buckets that the students emptied into the pond.
by Patricia Villers | Apr 27, 2016 8:51 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton resident Ned Miller may admit to a fear of heights, but he clearly has no fear of volunteering for many nonprofits in the Valley.
On Tuesday Valley United Way presented Miller with the Charles H. Flynn Humanitarian Award, the Valley’s oldest and most prestigious community service award.
by Press Release | Apr 27, 2016 3:06 pm | Comments (0)
We invite all who have a love for the Lord Jesus Christ and wish to pray for our nation, to join us for the Judeo-Christian expression of the 65th annual National Day of Prayer, to be held on Thursday, May 5.
Valley residents and their families are invited to answer the call of prayer from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, located adjacent to Ansonia City Hall at 253 Main St.
by STAFF | Apr 27, 2016 12:49 pm | Comments (0)
An Ansonia police officer is on paid leave after Milford police charged him with a misdemeanor in connection to a domestic dispute.
Officer Christopher Kelley is accused of grabbing his girlfriend by her throat, according to an arrest warrant on file in Superior Court in Milford. Her nose was bleeding when police arrived.