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Inside The Dying Derby Walmart . . .

by Ethan Fry | Jul 29, 2016 3:29 pm | Comments (0)

ethan fry photoThe Wal-Mart on Route 34 in Derby opened its doors for the last time Friday, so my editor gave me six bucks and told me to go check it out.

I came back about an hour later with regret at not having raided its nearly empty shelves earlier, hope that the people who worked there find decent jobs elsewhere, a Spongebob Squarepants piñata, and 68 cents in change.

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Tickey In Philly: A New Hope?

by STAFF | Jul 29, 2016 10:44 am | Comments (0)

Jimmy Tickey, a Shelton Planning and Zoning Commissioner and Rep. Rosa DeLauro’s campaign manager, is attending the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia — and he’s checking in daily with the Valley Indy to react to the news of the day.

Click play to hear an interview conducted Friday morning.

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Is Trump’s ‘Chaos’ Overshadowing The Dems?

by STAFF | Jul 28, 2016 10:46 am | Comments (0)

Jimmy Tickey, a Shelton Planning and Zoning Commissioner and Rep. Rosa DeLauro’s campaign manager, is attending the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia — and he’s checking in daily with the Valley Indy to react to the news of the day.

Click play to hear an interview conducted Thursday morning.

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Charter Change Moves To Derby Aldermen’s Table

by STAFF | Jul 27, 2016 9:41 pm | Comments (0)

Three members of the public — not counting the mayor and a reporter — attended the public hearing on proposed changes to the Derby City Charter Wednesday, but no one from the public commented on the matter at hand.

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‘Valley Sports Rewind:’ Remembering The 1990 Red Raiders

by STAFF | Jul 27, 2016 4:44 pm | Comments (0)

Photo: Eugene Driscoll“Valley Sports Rewind” is a new podcast from the Valley Independent Sentinel.

Host Mike Cannici will interview past players, coaches, broadcasters and fans from the Naugatuck Valley athletic scene.

The first guest is Rob Hyder, a player on Derby’s 1990 championship football team.

Click play to listen!

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Griffin Pharmacy & Gifts Award One Millionth Customer

by PRESS RELEASE | Jul 27, 2016 12:20 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOThe following information was submitted by Griffin Pharmacy & Gifts

Michele Mahan-Bibber, of Derby, became the one millionth customer of Griffin Pharmacy & Gifts, winning a basket filled with gift cards and items from the store.

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Tickey In Philly: A Valley Indy Mini Podcast, Episode 2

by STAFF | Jul 27, 2016 10:42 am | Comments (0)

Shelton’s Jimmy Tickey is attending the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia — and he’s checking in daily with the Valley Indy to react to the news of the day.

Click play to hear an interview conducted Wednesday morning.

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Want To See ‘Em Change The Rules In Derby?

by STAFF | Jul 26, 2016 10:20 pm | Comments (0)

Should Derby throw out the rule forcing city employees doubling as elected officials to get an OK from the Board of Aldermen?

Should the phrasing in the Derby rulebook be gender neutral, so that phrases such as “Alderman” becomes “Alder?”

Don’t tell us, tell the people making the suggestions during a public hearing in Derby City Hall at 7 p.m. TONIGHT (Wednesday, July 27, 2016).

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Tickey In Philly: A Valley Indy Mini Podcast

by STAFF | Jul 26, 2016 11:43 am | Comments (0)

Shelton’s Jimmy Tickey is attending the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia — and he’s checking in daily with the Valley Indy to react to the news of the day.

Click play to hear an interview conducted Tuesday morning.

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New Podcast ‘Valley Sports Rewind’ Launches Thursday

by STAFF | Jul 25, 2016 12:24 pm | Comments (0)

‘Valley Sports Rewind,’ a new weekly podcast from the Valley Indy, launches Thursday, July 28.

Host Mike Cannici will interview past players, coaches, broadcasters and fans from the Naugatuck Valley athletic scene.

New episodes are scheduled to be released every Thursday.

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Jul 28, 2016 9:39 am
Address: Division Street Derby, Connecticut
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The new road that was just completed on Division Street, past the Griffin Hospital, has not...

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Jul 24, 2016 10:37 am
Address: 2-8 Division Street Ansonia, Connecticut
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pothole (or very recessed pipe, hard to tell), in left side of right lane on bridge, a...

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Jun 27, 2016 11:42 am
Address: 211 Main Street Ansonia, Connecticut
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