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Ansonia Mulls Tobacco, Pet Bans On Recreational Properties

by Ethan Fry | Feb 8, 2016 9:58 pm | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryAnsonia Aldermen are considering two new ordinances that would ban tobacco use and pets on certain city-owned parks and fields.

An Aldermen subcommittee talked about the issue last week and it will be on the agenda for the Feb. 9 Aldermen meeting.

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Cassetti Proposes Tax Decrease In Ansonia

by Ethan Fry | Feb 8, 2016 8:26 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti has proposed a 2016-2017 budget that would lower the tax rate by 0.33 mill.

That means a person with a house assessed at $150,000 would save about 50 bucks in property taxes if the spending plan is adopted.

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Ansonia To Open Portable Skating Rink In February

by STAFF | Feb 8, 2016 2:58 pm | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryUpdate Feb. 8: The opening of the skating rink has been rescheduled to Saturday, Feb. 13 from 4 to 9 p.m.

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Derby’s Gildea Elected Chairman Of Commuter Council

by Press Release | Feb 7, 2016 3:37 pm | Comments (0)

Jim Gildea of Derby was elected chairman of the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council at a recent organizational meeting.

Gildea has been on the council for three years. He served as vice chairman for the last two years.

The Connecticut Commuter Rail Council is an independent state board that acts as an advocate for commuters on all rail lines throughout the State of Connecticut, including the New Canaan, Danbury and Waterbury branches, Shore Line East railroad and the Hartford line.h4. Your title here…

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Derby House Had A Place In History

by Kevin M. Blake | Guest Column | Feb 7, 2016 2:38 pm | Comments (0)

John D. Poole via FacebookI was saddened to learn that the oldest house in Derby was recently torn down by the owner.

The Samuel Bowers-John Durand House, known to many as “Brownie Castle”, has existed in Derby since approximately 1686.

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Valley Indy Radio: Ask The Mayor

by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 7, 2016 2:31 pm | Comments (0)

Assuming the snow doesn’t prevent us from traveling to the New Haven studio, Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti is scheduled to be our guest for the full hour Monday on “Valley Navel Gazing,” our weekly radio show.

The show goes live at 9 a.m.

Have a question for Mayor Cassetti?

Call 203 872 7356 about 9:10 a.m.

To listen, click the play button on the media player at at 9 a.m., then click play again on the pop-up to listen.

In New Haven we can be heard on 103.5 FM.

We’ll post the show as a podcast later Monday.

Ansonia School Board Seeks $2 Million Increase

by Ethan Fry | Feb 3, 2016 8:33 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia’s Board of Education voted Wednesday to request a budget increase of just over $2 million from the city.

After the meeting, school board President William Nimons said the budget, as-is, would probably cut 6 to 8 positions in the school district next year. He said he hopes to avoid layoffs through attrition.

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Free Community Dinner In Ansonia Feb. 28

by Press Release | Feb 3, 2016 2:05 pm | Comments (0)

Master’s Table Community Meals Inc. is having their free monthly community dinner Sunday, Feb. 28 from 3 to 5 p.m.

The dinner will be at Assumption Church in Ansonia, located at 61 North Cliff St.

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Ansonia High School Honor Roll

by Press Release | Feb 3, 2016 10:51 am | Comments (0)

Ansonia High School
High Honor Roll – all 90s or above
2nd Marking Period
November 2, 2015 – January 22, 2016
School Year: 2015 – 2016

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‘Leah’s Birthday Bash’ Feb. 6 To Benefit Memorial Scholarship Fund

by STAFF | Feb 2, 2016 10:35 pm | Comments (0)

The family of Leah Rondon, a 6-year-old Ansonia girl killed in an accident last August, will celebrate her life at a “Birthday Bash” in her honor Saturday (Feb. 6).

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Leah Rondon Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Saturday’s event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at Kolbe Cathedral High School, where Leah’s father, Henry, is principal.

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