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Derby Needs A New Finance Director

by STAFF | Jan 30, 2015 4:46 pm | Comments (0)

Tom Thompson, Derby’s finance director since August 2012, has “decided to terminate his relationship” with the city, according to a memo circulated by Mayor Anita Dugatto Jan. 29.

“This is to inform you that Tom Thompson has decided to terminate his relationship with the City of Derby as the City’s finance director effective immediately,” according to the mayor’s letter.

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Irving School Honor Rolls

by Press Release | Jan 30, 2015 8:13 am | Comments (0)

Jennifer Olson, Principal of Irving School, Derby, has announced the honor roll for the Second marking period of the 2014-2015 school year.

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Volunteers Say Criminal Background Checks Are Crippling Derby Day

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 29, 2015 5:42 pm | Comments (4)

Members of the Derby Cultural Commission said they will be forced to cancel this year’s Derby Day if city government continues to require criminal background checks for vendors.

The requirement and associated expense — $25 — are keeping vendors from committing to the annual community festival held in June, they said.

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Derby High School Honor Rolls

by STAFF | Jan 29, 2015 1:46 pm | Comments (0)

Here are the honor rolls from Derby High School.

Congrats students and proud families!

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Bradley School Honor Rolls

by STAFF | Jan 28, 2015 4:07 pm | Comments (0)

Here are the Bradley School (Derby) honor roll lists.

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St. Mary - St. Michael Honor Rolls

by Press Release | Jan 28, 2015 3:05 pm | Comments (0)

The St. Mary-St. Michael School Honor Roll for the second marking period is announced by Mrs. Linda Coppola, principal.

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Kindergarten Registration Is Feb. 7 In Derby

by Press Release | Jan 28, 2015 1:47 pm | Comments (0)

Attention Derby Parents:

The Derby Early Childhood Council has scheduled kindergarten registration for Derby on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 at Derby High School.

It will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with a snow date of Feb. 14.

There will be a free pancake breakfast and a free book for every child registered.

Derby High School is on 8 Nutmeg Ave.

Art Gerckens Is The New President Of The Derby Board Of Aldermen

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 28, 2015 1:05 pm | Comments (2)

Second Ward Alderman Art Gerckens was voted president of the Derby Board of Aldermen Jan. 22.

He succeeds the First Ward’s Barbara DeGennaro, who held the position for two years. Both Gerckens and DeGennaro are registered Democrats.

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NAVEL GAZING: Non-Blizzard Of 2015 Edition

by STAFF | Jan 28, 2015 12:40 pm | Comments (0)

It’s been awhile since we’ve done an edition of Navel Gazing, the Valley Indy’s award-winning podcast, but in the wake of a snowstorm Tuesday that was predicted to be “historic” and turned out to be a dud in our neck of the woods, we thought we’d discuss what happened.

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Burning Incense May Have Started House Fire In Derby

by STAFF | Jan 27, 2015 4:04 pm | Comments (0)

The fire Monday night that tore through a duplex on Mount Pleasant Street may have been started by incense that was part of a religious shrine.

Derby Fire Marshal Phil Hawks said a man who lived in the apartment where the fire started had been praying at the shrine shortly before the fire started.

The man then went upstairs, smelled smoke and returned to the lower floor. The information comes from an interview Hawks said he conducted with the man and his family.

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Removal of snow after Monday storm would be appreciated by 80-year-old woman #snowcrew

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