by STAFF | Oct 2, 2014 9:18 am | Comments (0)
A 48-year-old Ansonia man was arrested on a laundry list of drug-related charges after city police raided his Beaver Street apartment Sept. 26.
Police allege they found a half pound of cocaine, along with an unspecified amount of marijuana and prescription drugs in the apartment where Dominic Sarracco lived.
by Press Release | Oct 2, 2014 9:04 am | Comments (0)
The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that the fourth annual Greater Valley Restaurant Week will be held from Monday, Oct. 6 through Friday, Oct. 10.
“This is the largest group of participating restaurants that we have ever had, and it is testament to the breadth and diversity of the Valley restaurant scene,” said Greater Valley Chamber President Bill Purcell.
by Patricia Villers | Oct 2, 2014 4:14 am | Comments (0)
The Katharine Matthies Foundation on Tuesday awarded a $43,000 two-year grant to the human relations clubs within the Ansonia and Derby school systems.
by Rich Grosso | Guest Column | Oct 2, 2014 4:12 am | Comments (1)
The recent decision, in August 2014, by the Ansonia Board of Education to outsource the Instructional Assistants exhibits a lack of business aptitude and background resulting in significant monetary loss in pay causing stress in an already bleak economic society.
The outsourcing decision did not just come about the end of July, beginning of August as indicated in the Valley Independent Sentinel. Discussions with the staffing agency, Delta-T, began long before Ms. Merlone’s announcement at the end of July and into August.
by STAFF | Oct 1, 2014 7:24 pm | Comments (7)
Wayback Burgers will be opening a store within a rebuilt structure that formerly Xpect Discounts in Derby, company officials confirmed Wednesday.
The restaurant will open on Pershing Drive, where there are two different retail redevelopment projects underway.
Walgreen Eastern Co. owns Red Raider Plaza, where Xpect Discounts sat on one end and a strip of retail shops sat on the other, toward Division Street.
by Krystina Morgan | Oct 1, 2014 4:57 pm | Comments (0)
Having flat-screen TVs would make the CT Transit bus ride a lot more fun, according to frequent rider Wilfredo Garcia.
“I would just like something to do,” said Garcia. “The bus ride home wouldn’t be so boring if there was something to watch.”
Garcia, 42, takes the bus every week day to get to and from work.
by Press Release | Oct 1, 2014 3:32 pm | Comments (0)
Update, Oct. 1 3:30 p.m.:Due to rain, the vigil will be held at Huntington Congregational Church, 19 Church St., Shelton, BHCare announced.
Original post follows below.
The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence affects all ages, races, socioeconomic, educational, religious, and occupational segments of our society.
Every 9 seconds, a woman is battered in the U.S.
One in four women and one in seven men in the U.S. are victims of domestic violence at some point in their lives.
by STAFF | Oct 1, 2014 2:31 pm | Comments (0)
Cumberland Farms will celebrate the re-opening of its expanded store in Ansonia this month with a fundraiser to benefit the Prendergast School’s Parent-Teacher Organization.
Throughout the fundraiser, 10 cents from every dispensed beverage purchased at the company’s Ansonia location will be donated directly to the the Prendergast PTO.
The store re-opened in July after the company demolished its old store at the property and rebuilt one more than double in size.
by Legal Notice | City of Ansonia | Oct 1, 2014 12:37 pm | Comments (0)
Proposed revisions to the Ansonia Charter will be placed on the ballot for consideration by residents on November 4, 2014.
A full copy of the proposed revisions can be found at www.cityofansonia.com.
A copy of the revised Charter is available at the Town Clerk’s Office, 253 Main Street, Ansonia, or by calling 203-736-5980.
by Ethan Fry | Oct 1, 2014 5:57 am | Comments (2)
Ansonia’s Planning and Zoning Commission approved a zone change Monday that paves the way for the city’s housing authority to develop “lower density” affordable housing on Olson Drive.
But don’t expect shovels to be in the ground there for awhile — housing authority officials told the PZC Monday that ground-breaking for the redevelopment could be as many as two years away, after more specific plans for the redevelopment are vetted by federal and local officials.