by Ethan Fry | Mar 12, 2018 6:40 am | Comments (0)
In a letter to a federal judge, a Waterbury drug dealer implicated in an Ansonia overdose death wrote that he learned his lesson after seeing “the havoc that addiction causes and the impact it has on families.”
“I no longer want to be the reason why men are outside all day trying to steal so they could get a five dollar hit, or why women are on the corner all night selling and degrading themselves,” the drug dealer, Jeremy Waver, wrote.
U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer ensured he won’t be — for at least the next seven years.
by STAFF | Mar 9, 2018 4:41 pm | Comments (0)
Whew. What a week, with all that weather.
Thanks to all the volunteer firefighters, EMS crews, police, plow drivers, dispatchers, town officials, and Valley Indy readers for keeping us informed during the storm.
Here’s a list of the stories you read the most this week, sponsored by ValleyGivesBack.org.
by Press Release | Mar 9, 2018 6:18 am | Comments (0)
The Episcopal Church Women of Christ Episcopal Church, Ansonia invite you to join us on a bus trip Saturday, May 12, 2018 to Mohegan Sun.
by STAFF | Mar 9, 2018 6:03 am | Comments (0)
The impact of this week’s winter storm is still being felt in the Valley.
According to United Illuminating and Eversource — the two electric companies servicing the area — some people are still without power.
The storm rolled through the region Wednesday into early Thursday.
by Ethan Fry | Mar 8, 2018 2:43 pm | Comments (0)
Federal contractors have removed hundreds of drums of toxic waste from the former Ansonia Copper & Brass property as part of a cleanup effort they hope to wrap up by summer.
State environmental officials asked the federal Environmental Protection Agency to investigate the sprawling 40-acre property last May.
by Press Release | Mar 6, 2018 6:08 pm | Comments (0)
Due to the incoming snowstorm, the City of Ansonia is instituting a parking ban on all city streets.
The parking ban will begin at midnight tonight and it will end on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at noon.
by STAFF | Mar 5, 2018 7:09 am | Comments (0)
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and Jim Gildea talk train service funding problems in the latest episode of “Navel Gazing,” The Valley Indy’s weekly talk show.
Gildea, a Derby resident, is chairman of the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council.
Press the play button to listen to the interviews.
This episode is brought to you by ValleyGivesBack.org.
by STAFF | Mar 2, 2018 8:37 pm | Comments (0)
Curiosity about police activity dominated the news cycle this week in the lower Naugatuck Valley.
This week’s “most-read story list” is brought to you by Archie Moore’s Bar and Restaurant in Derby.
by STAFF | Mar 2, 2018 1:12 pm | Comments (0)
A cosmetology school and barber training center will be opening in downtown Ansonia, according to an announcement from city officials.
by Press Release | Mar 2, 2018 9:54 am | Comments (0)
In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling cancer and other illnesses are fighting for their lives. The American Red Cross is asking blood donors to help patients rebound by making a lifesaving donation this spring.