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It’s Going To Snow, And WFSB Named The Storm EUGENE

by Eugene | Mar 13, 2017 5:26 pm | Comments (0)

The National Weather Service is predicting a major snowstorm to create blizzard conditions in the area starting around 3 a.m. Tuesday.

As much as two feet of snow could fall, according to a Monday afternoon forecast.

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Ansonia Parking Ban Details

by Press Release | Ansonia Police Department | Mar 13, 2017 5:11 pm | Comments (0)

The City of Ansonia will begin a parking ban at 6 p.m. Monday (March 13), and it will be in effect until further notice for all streets in the city.

There will no on street parking allowed; vehicles in violation will be towed.

Residents can use the following city owned parking lots for parking:

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U.S. Attorney For Connecticut Resigns Post Friday, Announces She’s Staying Monday

by STAFF | Mar 13, 2017 4:44 pm | Comments (0)

UPDATE: The U.S. Attorney’s Office sent the following press release Monday at 4:39 p.m.:

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that she will continue to serve as U.S. Attorney.

“I thank the Attorney General and the Administration for affording me the opportunity to remain as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut so that I might complete 20 years of service to the Department of Justice in October,” said U.S. Attorney Daly. “I look forward to continuing to work on behalf of the residents of Connecticut in my remaining time, and I will focus on an orderly transition as I complete what has been a rewarding tenure in the Office.”

Daly has served as the U.S. Attorney, including in an acting or interim capacity, since May 14, 2013. From July 2010 to May 2013, she was the First Assistant U.S. Attorney during which time she assisted in the oversight of both the Criminal and Civil Divisions. From 1985 to 1997, Daly was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where she prosecuted a wide range of cases from racketeering and murder to corruption and fraud, and later served as the Assistant-In-Charge of White Plains Office for three years. She also served as a law clerk to Honorable Lloyd F. MacMahon, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, from 1984 to 1985.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office is charged with enforcing federal criminal laws in Connecticut and representing the federal government in civil litigation. The Office is composed of approximately 65 Assistant U.S. Attorneys and approximately 52 staff members at offices in New Haven, Hartford and Bridgeport.

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Cassetti: Schools, City Buildings Closed March 14, Parking Ban

by STAFF | Mar 13, 2017 12:15 pm | Comments (0)

FACEBOOK PHOTOAnsonia Mayor David Cassetti sent the following message about noon Monday (March 13) regarding the snowstorm forecast for Tuesday.

This is a Code Red alert from Mayor David Cassetti. The state of Connecticut is going to be impacted by a severe winter storm beginning on Tuesday by 6 a.m and continuing into Wednesday.

Latest forecasts indicate our area will receive 18 to 28 inches of snow as well as high winds.

In preparation for this storm, the City of Ansonia is announcing the following:

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Busy Weekend For Valley Volunteer Firefighters

by STAFF | Mar 12, 2017 7:57 pm | Comments (0)

Eugene Driscoll PhotoSeveral fires in Ansonia over the weekend are not thought to be related, Ansonia’s acting fire marshal said Monday.

“They’re all under investigation but they do not appear to be connected in any way,” the fire marshal, Darrick Lundeen, said.

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Fire Burns Two Houses In Ansonia

by Eugene Driscoll | Mar 11, 2017 4:26 am | Comments (0)

At least 11 people, including a teenager, were driven from their homes Friday after flames tore through two multi-family houses at the corner of Fourth and Liberty streets.

No injuries were reported, though Red Cross officials said they were told two dogs died in the fire.

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School Board President: Tax Board Cut Unwarranted, Detrimental

by William Nimons | President, Ansonia Board of Education | Mar 10, 2017 2:45 pm | Comments (0)

FILEIt never ceases to amaze me how the Board of Apportionment and Taxation can approve such drastic educational budget cuts to Ansonia’s children.

My fellow Board members and I have worked so hard on presenting a transparent budget that is beyond fair and reasonable in today’s Educational realm in order to meet the needs of all of our students.

We have worked tirelessly with our team which includes the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Business Manager, and all other educational stakeholders to draft a budget that is fair in all aspects.

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Ansonia Shooting Victim Faces Assault, Drug Charges

by STAFF | Mar 10, 2017 1:36 pm | Comments (0)

An Ansonia man allegedly shot by his father in January is facing drug dealing and assault charges.

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Spooner House Food Drive Surpasses Goals

by Press Release | Mar 10, 2017 12:58 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDIn spite of the frigid weekend temperatures, the 15th annual Valley Has a Heart Spooner House food collection drive Saturday (March 4) surpassed its fundraising goal by more than $1,000.

More than 5,000 food items were also collected. This time of year, more food is always needed, especially when the temperatures drop as they did last weekend.

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Valley Students To Be Honored At Football Awards Dinner

by Bill O'Brien | Chapter President | Mar 8, 2017 3:39 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDThe 57th anniversary of the Casey-O’Brien New Haven County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will be on Friday March 31 at Fantasia, 404 Washington Ave., North Haven. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. a with the march to the head table at 6:30 p.m.

Twenty-seven high school and prep school athletes who play football will be honored for academic excellence, leadership and citizenship.

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