by Eugene Driscoll | May 17, 2013 6:48 am | Comments (1)
The city’s tax board Thursday voted to give the school district a $1 million (or 3.7 percent) increase next year.
In addition, the school district and the tax board hashed out a plan that could see full-time kindergarten start in Ansonia next year — paid for, at the moment and hopefully for the next five years, by a state grant for struggling public school systems like Ansonia’s.
by John Marini | Guest Column | May 17, 2013 6:38 am | Comments (10)
Note: Ansonia Alderman John Marini sent the following to the Valley Indy Friday morning after reading a story published Thursday night on the proposed 2013-2014 Ansonia budget.
by Press Release | May 16, 2013 5:20 pm | Comments (0)
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by The Valley Indy | May 16, 2013 2:04 pm | Comments (0)
Spring is in full swing and that means a ton of stuff to do for you and your family.
If you’re sponsoring or organizing an event and you don’t see it on the list below, please register for the Valley Indy self-serve calendar and post your event.
We don’t post all the events emailed to us because of sheer volume. You people host a lot of events.
by PRESS RELEASE | May 16, 2013 12:43 pm | Comments (0)
Spooner House Is Asking For Helping Hands And Feet On May 18
Spooner House invites willing walkers and runners too, to the Derby Greenway on Saturday, May 18 starting at 9 a.m. (rain or shine) to take part in the 16th annual Walk for the Hungry and Homeless.
by STAFF | May 16, 2013 10:58 am | Comments (0)
A car with a gun inside it was stolen from downtown Ansonia Thursday morning.
The incident took place about 10 a.m. near the intersection of Main Street and Kingston Drive.
Ansonia Police Lt. Andrew Cota said a person left the vehicle, a gray Chrysler 300 with New York plates, running on the street and went inside a business, after which the car was stolen.
by Daniel Maldonado | Guest Column | May 16, 2013 7:22 am | Comments (1)
I grew up in Ansonia and am a graduate of Lincoln Elementary, Willis School, Ansonia Middle and Ansonia High School, going through the music programs in each of them.
I have heard of the budget cuts up on the table through the Valley Sentinel and the Register and just wanted to let all of you know how the music education program helped me grow during my time in school and helped me get to where I needed to be today.
by Ethan Fry | May 15, 2013 9:40 pm | Comments (0)
The search for an Eastern Connecticut State University student missing since last month came to Ansonia this week.
The mystery surrounding the disappearance of 20-year-old Alyssiah Wiley has attracted statewide attention since state police announced she was missing April 26.
Wiley’s mother, Corrinna Martin, spent Tuesday and Wednesday evenings canvassing Ansonia neighborhoods spreading the word about her daughter’s case.
Martin said that while her daughter didn’t have friends or family in Ansonia, it is an “area of interest.”
by Nagautuck Valley Health District | May 15, 2013 1:07 pm | Comments (0)
The Naugatuck Valley Health District has a federally-funded lead-hazard control grant that seeks to prevent childhood lead poisoning by removing lead hazards from older housing.
The health is district is now on its second grant and has completed lead-hazard control work in more than 230 housing units in the Valley. Click this link to read more about the program.
by Press Release | May 15, 2013 12:55 pm | Comments (5)
Sen. Rob Kane (R-Watertown) on May 14 proposed a measure in the Connecticut State Senate which would make public the names and addresses of those who are found guilty of gun crimes in Connecticut.
Under current law, only public safety officials have access to this information.