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The Valley Indy’s Most Read Stories Of 2016

by STAFF | Dec 28, 2016 6:14 pm | Comments (0)

Editor’s note: The two staffers at the Valley Indy are on vacation this week. Happy New Year.

Here they are — the most popular stories of 2016.

They are, simply, the stories people read the most, based on page views.

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Man Arrested On Drug Charges Near Ansonia School

by STAFF | Dec 24, 2016 11:07 am | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOA 23-year-old man was arrested on drug charges Friday morning after he was allegedly spotted sleeping in a car near the Prendergast School in Ansonia.

A resident sent a message to the Valley Indy saying two men were seen sleeping by parents waiting to drop their kids off at the school. They called police.

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Honda Accord Stolen In Ansonia

by STAFF | Dec 24, 2016 10:34 am | Comments (0)

Someone stole a Honda Accord from a busy gas station in broad daylight Dec. 20.

The car’s owner sent a message to the Valley Indy saying he stopped at the Shell gas station at 696 Main St. about 11:45 a.m. to get a drink and cigarettes. Someone got into his car and drove away while he was inside.

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Ansonia Students Thank Police

by STAFF | Dec 23, 2016 1:50 pm | Comments (0)

Grade 4 teachers from Ansonia’s Mead School — Mrs. Alfreda Pepe, Mrs. Joyce Seccombe, Mrs. Jeanine Spillane, and Ms. Christa Cable — sent these photos to the Valley Indy Friday.

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Delivery Driver Assaulted, Robbed In Ansonia

by STAFF | Dec 22, 2016 10:01 am | Comments (0)

A food delivery driver was assaulted and robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, according to police.

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Boys & Girls Club Welcomes New Board Members

by Press Release | Dec 22, 2016 9:27 am | Comments (0)

The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the induction of two new board members.

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In Ansonia, A Meeting That Wasn’t

by Ethan Fry | Dec 22, 2016 6:46 am | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryA meeting of Ansonia Aldermen scheduled for Wednesday night was canceled after most of them met behind closed doors in the mayor’s office while the scheduled meeting was supposed to be going on.

Emerging after about 25 minutes, the city’s lawyer said the meeting was called off because of “issues with quorum” — even though a majority of the board had just been in the building.

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New Police Officer Hired In Ansonia

by STAFF | Dec 22, 2016 6:42 am | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryA New York City native who has worked for the Department of Homeland Security for more than a decade is Ansonia’s newest cop.

James Power, 33, was sworn in by Mayor David Cassetti Wednesday after members of the city’s Police Commission voted unanimously to hire him.

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Valley Indy Radio: The Valley Indy Christmas Special

by STAFF | Dec 22, 2016 6:24 am | Comments (0)

In this very specialNavel Gazing‘ episode, Valley Indy reporter Eugene Driscoll tries recording a holiday-themed podcast with his 6-year-old son, Jack, and his 3-year-old daughter, Emma.

Things don’t go quite as planned.

Press play to listen.

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Car Hit By Gunfire In Ansonia

by STAFF | Dec 22, 2016 6:14 am | Comments (0)

An empty vehicle was struck by gunshots in Ansonia Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

In a prepared statement, Ansonia Police Lt. Patrick Lynch said the department received a complaint of shots fired at the intersection of Star and Fifth streets about 3:40 p.m.

“The first arriving officers found shell casings at the intersection and a parked and unoccupied vehicle had been struck by the gunfire,” Lynch said.

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