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Derby May Seek Permission For $3.7 Million For Road Repairs

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 1, 2014 12:55 pm | Comments (0)

In addition to some $30 million in sewer repairs making its way to the November ballot, city officials may also seek permission to bond another $3.75 million to repair roads in Derby.

Street Commission/Public Works Director Anthony DeFala said he has inspected every road in Derby since being hired at the start of the year. Many are in bad shape, but DeFala came up with a list of 12 roads that are the worst of the worst.

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Prosecutor: Mobbed-Up Derby Rapist Removed GPS Device

by Ethan Fry | Aug 29, 2014 3:51 pm | Comments (0)

A prosecutor said Friday that Dardian Celaj removed a GPS device he had been outfitted with before skipping out on a sentencing date at which he faced eight years behind bars for a nauseating 2012 rape of a woman who worked for him in Derby.

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Derby Parking Authority Board Members Resign In Protest

by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 29, 2014 3:28 pm | Comments (0)

File PhotoSaying they were “undermined by distrust and non-communication” from City Hall and angry that a multi-million dollar repair job isn’t being sent to voters for approval, four of the five members of the Derby Parking Authority resigned in protest Wednesday.

“Members of the authority have been dealing with this situation since 2005, when we first started getting studies showing the garage was deteriorating and needed to be addressed. Every year it gets worse,” Joseph Moore, the authority’s former chairman, said Friday.

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Derby All Decades Reunion Is Saturday

by Press Release | Aug 28, 2014 3:38 pm | Comments (0)

The 15th Annual Derby All-Class Reunion will be held SATURDAY, Aug. 30, 2014.

Originally conceived by the Derby Cultural Commission, it has been growing since.

The 1970 to 1979 decade (and earlier decades) can meet at the Derby Elks Lodge. The 1980s graduates and on can meet at Archie Moore’s.

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U.S. Marshals Catch Mob-Connected Derby Rapist

by STAFF | Aug 28, 2014 1:17 pm | Comments (0)

Dardian “Danny” Celaj, 36, a convicted rapist with ties to organized crime, was captured Thursday by U.S. Marshals and is being held by Derby police, according to a press release from city police.

Celaj skipped out on his sentencing date Aug. 1 for raping a woman in Derby.

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Scouts Have The Trip Of A Lifetime

by Press Release | Aug 28, 2014 11:16 am | Comments (0)

“Amazing” “fantastic” and “unbelievable” were some of the comments heard from the scouts and leaders from Housatonic Council Boy Scout Troop 3 Derby, exchange scouts from Derby, England, Peterborough, England and Limerick, Ireland, who recently returned from a 3 week cross country camping adventure.

The crew of 19 flew to Los Angeles and then traveled with the TrekAmerica touring company by vans and trailers back to Derby, covering more than 4,300 miles while visiting many of the natural and national monuments of America.

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Derby Wrestles With $30.7 Million Sewer Referendum

by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 26, 2014 4:56 pm | Comments (1)

Photo: Eugene DriscollWatching Derby officials trying to come to grips with their $30.7 million sewer repair referendum Monday was like watching a freakishly hairy man try to pull a Band Aid off his forearm, one tiny hair at a time.


The referendum, assuming it lands on the November election ballot, will seek permission from Derby voters to borrow millions for seven repair projects throughout the sewer system.

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‘Food Trucks In The Valley’ Is Sept. 18

by Press Release | Aug 25, 2014 3:21 pm | Comments (0)

The Parent Child Resource Center will be hosting “Food Trucks in the Valley” on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Shelton River Walk.

The event will benefit programs and services that serve local children and families.

“Food Trucks in the Valley” will raise funds to support PCRC’s clinical programs that deliver a state of the art care to their clients – as a leader in the delivery of mental health services to children and families.

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Military Veterans Raise Money At Run For The Warriors

by Press Release | Aug 25, 2014 1:39 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDFor the second year in a row, Shelton resident Lauren Cust, a wounded warrior from Operation Iraqi Freedom, and her Derby/Shelton AMVETS Post 43 team were the top fundraisers for the (Fifth) Annual Sunset Run For The Warriors held at the Huntington Green on Aug. 17.

Lauren was the top individual fundraiser and AMVETS Post 43 was the top team fundraiser with $1,445 donated for the race.

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Derby Schools Soak Up The Ice Bucket Challenge

by Eugene Driscoll | Aug 25, 2014 12:08 pm | Comments (0)

Derby school employees laid down an ice bucket challenge Monday to their counterparts in Ansonia, Seymour and Shelton.

Faculty and staff from all four Derby schools — the high school, the middle school, along with the Irving and Bradley elementary schools — gathered in the lower parking lot on Nutmeg Avenue where Superintendent Matthew Conway led the charge.

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