by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 7, 2015 6:53 pm | Comments (0)
J.R. Romano, a Derby native, was elected chairman of the state Republican Party last month.
Romano, 36, grew up on Eighth Street in west Derby, and was the quarterback of the Derby High School football team. He’s a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford.
He lives in a condo in Branford, but his parents still live on Hawthorne Avenue.
by Press Release | Jul 7, 2015 3:43 pm | Comments (0)
Celebrate National Service Dog Day at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1 at Kellogg Environmental Center in Derby.
Join others to meet some dogs involved in private and public service.
by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 6, 2015 6:43 am | Comments (0)
The River House Cafe at 148 Elizabeth St. in downtown Derby opened June 22.
It’s owned by Peter Maniatis and his family. It’s not their first time in a kitchen.
Maniatis has owned Zoi’s on Orange Street in New Haven for almost 12 years.
by Comcast | Jul 2, 2015 4:01 pm | Comments (0)
SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015
by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 1, 2015 4:29 pm | Comments (0)
So far test results from contaminated soil at O’Sullivan’s Island show the dirt doesn’t pose a threat to the public — assuming you don’t dig a hole in the ground.
That’s the gist of a report prepared by the state Department of of Public Health and reviewed by the federal Department of Health and Human Services.
by Press Release | Jul 1, 2015 10:44 am | Comments (0)
Valley United Way’s Board of Directors recently approved allocations of just under $475,000 to agencies providing a variety of health and human services in the Valley area.
The decision came as the culmination to a thorough process where agencies submitted budget requests and program information, followed by site visits and reviews from 20 volunteer members of the Allocations Committee.
by Press Release | Jun 30, 2015 3:04 pm | Comments (0)
The Honor Roll for the 4th Marking Period has been announced by Mrs. Linda Coppola, Principal of St. Mary-St. Michael School.
by Press Release | Jun 30, 2015 3:02 pm | Comments (0)
Honor Roll – ’14-’15
by Press Release | Jun 30, 2015 2:54 pm | Comments (0)
Derby Middle School ~ Quarter 4 Honor Roll
Gr. 8 First Honors
by Press Release | Jun 30, 2015 12:24 pm | Comments (0)
The Derby Police Commission swore in two new police recruits June 22.
Kristopher Matthews (on left in photo) is 22 years old is from Seymour. He graduated Kings College with bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a minor in Spanish.
Joseph Townsend (on right in photo) is 23 years old from Meriden. He graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
Both are scheduled to begin the Connecticut Resident Police Academy in Meriden July 2.