by City of Ansonia | Press Release | Apr 24, 2015 2:17 pm | Comments (0)
Work is scheduled to begin April 28 to refurbish the Ford Street Emmett O’Brien athletic fields.
Fusco and Mather Construction Company will be operating heavy equipment for excavations and has informed us that there will be no access to the fields for safety concerns during the duration of their repairs.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 24, 2015 1:06 pm | Comments (1)
Work crews shut the railroad crossing on Division Street at about 9:30 a.m. Friday, as promised.
“Hey buddy, can I make a left?” a bearded motorist yelled to a reporter standing on the corner of Division and Pershing Street at 9:45 a.m.
No sir, you may not.
by Gregory Johnson Sr. | Ansonia NAACP | Apr 23, 2015 3:22 pm | Comments (0)
Some may have read the paper and say Officer Mustafa Salahuddin was victorious with the lawsuit that he won. The taxpayers will feel that hard reality!
That was no victory, the victory would have been if Officer Salahuddin was still a loving, respected member of the Ansonia Police Department.
by STAFF | Apr 23, 2015 3:11 pm | Comments (2)
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti announced Thursday that the city will receive $400,000 in federal funds to build the next segment of its Riverwalk.
The grant is an 80 percent federal and 20 percent local share matching grant, Cassetti said in a prepared statement.
The next section of the Riverwalk to be built will be about 500 feet, the statement said, including a 130-foot bridge over the Metro-North railroad tracks.
by Press Release | Apr 23, 2015 11:00 am | Comments (0)
Ansonia’s Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a July 2 trip to see the New York Mets take on the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field.
Game time is 1:10 p.m.
Cost is $50 and includes ticket to the game and transportation via coach bus.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 23, 2015 8:04 am | Comments (0)
An Ansonia man accused last year of robbing a boy who had just illegally sold him a handgun will be sentenced to at least two years behind bars after pleading guilty in the case Tuesday (April 21).
Jacob Freeman, 19, pleaded guilty under the Alford doctrine to charges of first-degree robbery and theft of a firearm before Judge Frank Iannotti at Superior Court in Milford.
by Krystina Morgan | Apr 21, 2015 11:34 pm | Comments (0)
TEAM Inc. is used to helping others with basic needs.
On Tuesday the Derby-based nonprofit celebrated getting some help with one if its own, via a donation from United Illuminating.
The power company has installed 18 solar panels on TEAM Inc.‘s roof at 30 Elizabeth St., which officials expect to cut the group’s electric bill $50 to $100 per month.
by STAFF | Apr 21, 2015 10:30 am | Comments (0)
Route 34 over the Stevenson Dam between Monroe and Oxford will be closed in both directions from May 2 until May 5, according to the FirstLight Hydro Generating Co., the dam’s owner.
It’s being closed so maintenance work can be done on the dam.
by Press Release | Apr 21, 2015 7:09 am | Comments (0)
Troop 3 Boy Scouts of America will be holding a Giant Tag Sale to raise funds for their upcoming Derby, England Trip.
The sale will take place on Saturday, April 25th, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, 136 Elizabeth Street located on the Derby Green.
There will be an Early Bird Sale, admission $2.00, on Friday evening, April 24th, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 21, 2015 6:55 am | Comments (1)
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro came to Ansonia Monday to take what she called “a walk through history” — to a time when manufacturing jobs in the Valley were plentiful.
Flanked by labor, environmental, and religious activists, DeLauro used the dilapidated Ansonia Copper & Brass company as a backdrop to rally opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed trade agreement the congresswoman said will send American jobs overseas.
She said Ansonia Copper & Brass was the perfect place to oppose the agreement — because the business was gutted by prior trade agreements to which the United States signed on.