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Ansonia Students Add A Touch Of Winter To 125th Anniversary Sign

by Press Release | Dec 2, 2014 1:11 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDMembers of Ansonia High School’s Art Club stand beside a sampling of their work recently after adding a creative and wintery mix of snowflakes to the ANSONIA 125 display that has been seen at many events throughout the year.

Instructor Nancy Bennett-Morgenstern happily collaborated with ANSONIA 125 Deputy Event Coordinator Pat Henri to give the display a festive holiday facelift.

The full display will be on hand Friday, Dec. 5, at Veterans Park next to City Hall on Main Street for Ansonia’s annual tree lighting.

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Ansonia Riverwalk Going To The Dogs

by Press Release | Nov 20, 2014 7:02 pm | Comments (0)

The ANSONIA 125 celebration continues with an inclusive event for man’s best friend.

Mayor David Cassetti and ANSONIA 125 Deputy Event Coordinator Pat Henri are happy to announce the Dog Days of Autumn.

The Ansonia Riverwalk will be open for dog walking Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday Nov. 27 through Sunday Nov. 30.

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Ansonia Plans ‘Naugy River Bash’ Sept. 27

by Press Release | Sep 8, 2014 2:46 pm | Comments (0)

The Ansonia Nature Center in conjunction with Ansonia’s 125th anniversary is hosting a celebration of the Naugatuck River along the Ansonia Riverwalk — the first ever NAUGY RIVER BASH Saturday, Sept. 27 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Take a stroll along the river and stop by at the corner of Division and North Division streets for a diverse agenda of music, magic, food, exhibits, games, and activities for the entire family.

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Pizza Clinic A Hit With Mayor, Son

by Press Release | Aug 20, 2014 2:12 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDAnsonia Mayor David Cassetti and his son, David Jr., took part in a weekly “pizza clinic” Aug. 9 at The Original Antonio’s restaurant.

The eatery, located at the corner of Main and Bridge streets, has been conducting the clinics for kids every Saturday this summer, at which pizza chefs lead a demonstration and give step-by-step instructions while children follow along making their own pies.

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Campout, Stargazing At Ansonia Nature Center Aug. 9

by Press Release | Aug 4, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (0)

Spend the night camping with your family/friends at the Ansonia Nature Center during a Family Campout and Star Party Aug. 9!

Relax in your chaise lounge while we search the night skies for “shooting stars.”

Bob Carruthers and the New Haven Astronomical Society will be available to talk about the Perseid meteor showers.

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Ansonia Stops Payment On Fireworks Check

by Ethan Fry | Jul 28, 2014 5:46 pm | Comments (1)

Just how lousy were the fireworks at the conclusion of the Ansonia Summerfest at Nolan Field July 19?

“IS THAT IT?” some yelled angrily from Wakelee Avenue. They weren’t being divas.

The underwhelming $5,500 “flare show” caused city officials to stop payment on a check issued to the company that put on the disappointing display.

The show simply wasn’t what Ansonia ordered, according to city officials.

“The moment the fireworks ended I ran to talk to the guy doing the display,” Chris Tymniak, Ansonia’s chief administrative officer, said Monday (July 28). “We immediately stopped payment on the check.”

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Guest Column: Town-wide Tag Sale A ‘Huge Success’

by Patrick Henri | Guest Column | Jul 28, 2014 11:27 am | Comments (0)

This past Saturday, Ansonia had its first town-wide tag sale.

Judging by the 21 individual homes registered to participate and the high volume of traffic I had at my own tag sale, I would say that it was a huge success.

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‘Town-wide Tag Sale’ In Ansonia July 26

by Press Release | Jul 23, 2014 11:22 am | Comments (1)

As part of the yearlong “Ansonia 125” celebration, Ansonia’s first “Town-wide Tag Sale” is scheduled to be held on Saturday July 26 between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a rain date of Sunday July 27.

“Whether you call it a Tag Sale, Yard Sale, or Garage Sale, people just love selling and buying items at a bargain,” says ANSONIA 125 Event Coordinator Melissa Torres.

This gives residents and civic organizations an opportunity to sell some of their unneeded items to bargain-hunters who will be proficiently focused and guided to tag sales throughout Ansonia.

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PHOTOS: Ansonia Summerfest

by STAFF | Jul 21, 2014 1:27 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia’s “Summerfest,” a daylong celebration of the 125th anniversary of the city’s founding, took place Saturday (July 19)

The event featured music, food, fireworks, and an vintage baseball game between teams representing Ansonia and Derby.

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Celebrate Ansonia’s 125th Birthday At ‘Summerfest’ July 19

by STAFF | Jul 18, 2014 3:10 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia’s yearlong celebration of the city’s 125th anniversary culminates July 19 with Summerfest, a day of music, sports, food, and fireworks at Nolan Field.

The eight-hour celebration kicks off at 2 p.m. Nolan Field is at 350 Wakelee Ave.

Admission is $5 for adults, and children 12 and under get in free.

Organizers promise “an accommodating re-enter policy will be in effect” for the event to satisfy all your quasquicentennial needs.

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