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Former Derby Principal’s Court Date Pushed To March

by STAFF | Feb 26, 2015 8:12 am | Comments (0)

Former Derby High School Principal Greg Gaillard’s arraignment on a larceny charge was pushed until March 16.

Gaillard, was charged by Derby police with second-degree larceny Feb. 17.

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Dugatto To Run For Second Term As Derby Mayor

by STAFF | Feb 25, 2015 7:24 am | Comments (2)

FILE PHOTOMayor Anita Dugatto announced Tuesday she will seek a second term as Derby mayor.

“I’m running for re-election because there’s more work to do,” Dugatto said in a prepared statement. “For years, it seemed Derby’s approach to issues was reactive rather than proactive. My administration has worked very hard to change that, and today we have a strategic plan to move forward.”

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Planning Underway For Derby Sports Hall Of Fame

by Krystina Morgan | Feb 25, 2015 6:50 am | Comments (0)

Ansonia started the Valley trend by establishing a Football Hall of Fame in 1986. Seymour followed suit with a Seymour High School Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.

Now it’s time for Derby residents to step up their game.

Mike Cannici, a 1995 graduate of Derby High School and former athlete, wants to start a Derby High School Athletic Hall of Fame to recognize outstanding players for their accomplishments.

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Macaroni and Meatball Family Supper In Derby

by Press Release | Feb 24, 2015 4:24 pm | Comments (0)

St. Mary- St. Michael’s School is hosting a macaroni and meatball dinner to support the school.

Marc Garofalo and the St. Michael’s kitchen crew will have a family dinner on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m.

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Derby’s East End Hose Plans Corned Beef And Cabbage Fundraiser

by Press Release | Feb 24, 2015 3:55 pm | Comments (0)

East End Hose Co. #3 is having a corned beef and cabbage fundraiser dinner to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

Located on Derby Milford Road in Derby, the East End Hose Fire Station will be hosting a fundraiser dinner on Saturday, March 14 at 6 p.m.

The cost is $15 per person.

Children under the age of 10 cost $8, and children under the age of five are free.

Anyone can purchase tickets from a CO#3 member any time before Wednesday, March 11.

The dinner is limited to 75 people. If there are any questions, please contact East End Hose at (203)-736-1032.

Regional Water Authority Gives: How To Prevent Frozen Pipes

by Press Release | Feb 24, 2015 3:43 pm | Comments (0)

With abnormally cold weather in Connecticut this winter, the Regional Water Authority has issued a consumer alert to help protect home plumbing from freezing and bursting.

“With such a mild start to the winter, some customers may be lulled into a false sense of security,” said vice president of service and technology, Jean Zanella Dyer. “When cold weather hits, consumers may have pipes that freeze. Some freeze so hard they burst, releasing water which can be damaging.”

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State Teachers’ Union: Eliminate Statewide Standardized Tests

by THE CT MIRROR | Feb 24, 2015 8:35 am | Comments (2)

The state’s largest teachers’ union is calling on Connecticut lawmakers to end the requirement that students take a statewide standardized test each spring.

Students take a common-core-aligned test — the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, or SBAC test — so the state can measure student progress in selected subject areas and grades.

Click here to read the full story on the CT Mirror.

No Injuries In Derby House Fire

by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 23, 2015 7:15 pm | Comments (0)

EUGENE DRISCOLL PHOTODerby firefighters put out a fire inside an exterior wall of a house on Seymour Avenue Monday before it could spread inside the home.

There were no injuries reported.

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‘Minor’ Injuries After Route 8 Rollover

by STAFF | Feb 23, 2015 2:43 pm | Comments (0)

ETHAN FRY PHOTOA 30-year-old Waterbury man suffered minor injuries after flipping a car on Route 8 Friday afternoon.

State police said Raymond Anthony Ortiz was driving a 2001 Volkswagen Jetta north in the left lane between exits 17 and 18 at about 2:40 p.m. when he veered left and hit a concrete barrier.

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Q&A: New Derby High School Principal Martin Pascale

by STAFF | Feb 23, 2015 8:54 am | Comments (0)

photo:patricia villersMartin Pascale, a former teacher in the Ansonia school district, is Derby High School’s new principal.

Click here for a previous Valley Indy story.

Pascale, 37, was previously the school’s assistant principal.

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