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Reception At Valley Arts Council Tonight

by STAFF | Mar 16, 2018 5:33 am | Comments (0)

The Valley Arts Council at 35 Elizabeth St. in Derby is hosting an opening reception tonight (Friday, March 16, 2018) for “Visions from Veterans: An Exhibition of Art from Our Veterans.”

See the flyer below for details!

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Derby Mayor, Archie Moore’s Donate $1,500 To Griffin Cancer Center

by STAFF | Mar 15, 2018 8:30 am | Comments (0)

Contributed Photo Derby Mayor Richard Dziekan and Eric Heinig, manager of Archie Moore’s in Derby recently presented Griffin Hospital CEO and President Patrick Charmel with a $1,500 donation for The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital.

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Derby-Shelton Students Want An End To School Shootings

by STAFF | Mar 14, 2018 6:44 pm | Comments (0)

Three students in Derby called for tougher gun regulations while students in Shelton avoided making policy recommendations during separate events marking Wednesday’s “National School Walkout.”

Click play on the YouTube player above to listen to commentary and clips from the students in Derby and Shelton, along with interviews with school officials from Derby.

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Valley Students Plan Events To Mark Florida School Shooting

by STAFF | Mar 13, 2018 2:29 pm | Comments (0)

Valley school officials voiced support for student-led school “walkouts” planned for Wednesday honoring the victims of last month’s school shooting in Florida.

Seventeen people were killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Feb. 14.

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Storm-Related Tweets From The Local Twitterverse

by STAFF | Mar 13, 2018 6:48 am | Comments (0)

Hello readers.

Twitter, a social media tool where people talk to each other via Tweets, often has useful info during weather events and political revolutions.
We're also posting updates all the time on the Valley Indy Facebook page.

The thingamajig below contains Tweets from Twitter users we follow during winter storms.

Free Community Breakfast In Ansonia April 14

by Press Release | Mar 12, 2018 7:10 am | Comments (0)

The Assumption Church Social Justice Committee will host a free breakfast at the church April 14.

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Drug Dealer In Fatal Ansonia Overdose Gets Seven Years

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.

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The Most-Read Stories Of The Week

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

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Ansonia Church Group Sponsors Mohegan Sun Bus Trip

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.

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Some Still Without Power In The Naugatuck Valley

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.

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