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Still No Resolution In Ansonia PTO Theft Case

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 18, 2014 1:55 pm | Comments (1)

An Ansonia woman accused of stealing $21,000 from a school’s Parent Teacher Organization appeared in front of a judge for the tenth time Thursday — and was promptly told to come back next month for visit number 11.

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The Valley Gets A Disaster Response Trailer

by Kate Rammuni | Sep 17, 2014 9:18 pm | Comments (0)

Photo: Kate RamunniThey hope there will never be a need for it, but in the case of an emergency or a disaster, the American Red Cross is now better equipped to handle it in the Valley.

On Wednesday, contingents from the groups that made it possible were on hand in the West Main Street Parking Lot to christen a new disaster response trailer that will be stationed at Ansonia High School and available to serve the five Valley communities.

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CDC Confirms Rare Respiratory Virus In Connecticut

by Press Release | Sep 17, 2014 3:48 pm | Comments (1)

The state’s Department of Health released the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

“The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 infection (EV-D68) involving a Connecticut child. The child, who was recently hospitalized, has since improved and been discharged.”

The health department didn’t give a location, but the Register reported the little one had been treated at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Click here for a discussion on the infection, which is a particular threat for kids with asthma, from last week’s News Hour on PBS.

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Mustang Sally’s Struggles For A Valley Foothold

by Ethan Fry | Sep 16, 2014 9:29 pm | Comments (15)

Photo:Ethan FryBusiness was booming when Dennis Jordhamo opened up Mustang Sally’s Saloon in downtown Ansonia earlier this year.

Now? Not so much.

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Foley Says He Supports Closing Restraining Order Gun Loophole

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 16, 2014 4:32 pm | Comments (2)

Photo: Eugene DriscollThe Republican candidate for governor said Tuesday he would support a state law prohibiting people who have temporary restraining orders against them from possessing a firearm.

“I said I support it,” Foley said outside Ansonia City Hall before embarking on a tour of Main Street with Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti.

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‘It’s Wrong And It Has To End’

by Ethan Fry | Sep 15, 2014 10:00 pm | Comments (0)

Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act 20 years ago this month, and while the law has helped reduce incidents of domestic violence since, Rep. Rosa DeLauro noted during a visit to Ansonia the problem is still an epidemic that needs to be confronted aggressively.

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Crave, An Ansonia Success Story, Expands

by Kate Rammuni | Sep 15, 2014 9:57 pm | Comments (2)

Photo: Kate RamunniIt was seven years ago, just as the economy was in free fall, when Libby Meissner opened the doors of Crave on Main Street in Ansonia.

Despite the dour economy, Crave flourished.

So much so that when another storefront opened a few doors down on Main Street, Meissner moved the boutique she also owned next to Crave to the empty spot in order to expand her popular restaurant.

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Two In Hospital After Ansonia Crash

by STAFF | Sep 15, 2014 11:17 am | Comments (0)

How’s your day going? Probably not as bad as an unfortunate soul who partially amputated his finger Monday morning.

The 20-something man hurt his finger with a power saw, according to emergency responders, but that was just the start of his troubles.

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‘We Need To Work Together Better Than This’

by Ethan Fry | Sep 15, 2014 8:16 am | Comments (0)

Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti downplayed the notion of a rift between his administration and the city’s Water Pollution Control Authority despite the WPCA chairman saying the mayor tried to make him hire a politically connected Trumbull lawyer.

The dispute came to a head last week at the WPCA’s monthly meeting, during which Alderman Charles Stowe, who is also a member of the WPCA, and the WPCA Chairman, Nunzio Parente, argued over whether to hire the lawyer, Joseph Coppola, for about 10 minutes.

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UConn Basketball Documentary Filmed At Ansonia Armory

by Patricia Villers | Sep 15, 2014 8:03 am | Comments (0)

The historic Ansonia Armory Sunday hosted women’s basketball players who have made history of their own playing for the University of Connecticut Huskies and in the Olympics for Team USA.

Several former standout UConn players were interviewed in the gymnasium for a documentary for ESPN2, said Sheila O’Malley, Ansonia’s Director of Economic and Community Development.

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Possible rabid animals
Sep 16, 2014 10:26 am
Address: 19 Beverly Drive Ansonia, Connecticut
Rating: 1

On any given day we witness racoons, skunks and possums coming out of the sewer drains on...

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Ansonia to Split Money in Bank Account with Former Town Clerk
Sep 17, 2014 9:16 am
Address: Main Street Ansonia, Connecticut
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I think it's ridiculous that the former Town Clerk who held multiple positions at City Hall...

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Paving not finished
Sep 5, 2014 12:55 am
Address: Lenore Dr Shelton, Connecticut
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Paving was begun in 2013 on Margaret and Lenore Drives and never completed. When will they be done?


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