Ansonia school board member faces drunken driving, weapon charge. http://t.co/7H94BobqGI
SUV rollover in Derby, car into a river in Oxford. http://t.co/irCIkTiFoW
by STAFF | May 24, 2013 12:28 am | Comments (0)
Two people were sent to area hospitals after crashes in Derby and Oxford Thursday night.
The first wreck happened about 6:30 p.m., when Derby fire and ambulance were sent to Route 34 at the intersection with Gilbert Street.
A white SUV rolled over near the intersection.
by STAFF | May 23, 2013 11:55 pm | Comments (0)
Oxford firefighters went door-to-door to properties bordering the Housatonic River to warn residents of potential flooding Thursday night.
The firefighters followed safety protocols after the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the region about 8 p.m. Thursday.
by STAFF | May 22, 2013 4:26 pm | Comments (0)
The Connecticut Association of Boards of Education and the Derby Board of Education recognized four outstanding students Thursday night.
by STAFF | May 22, 2013 4:18 pm | Comments (0)
Griffin Hospital in Derby recently received a $7,500 grant from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation. Griffin Hospital’s Community Outreach and Parish Nursing Program will use the grant to purchase infant car seats, booster car seats and bicycle helmets for its Safe Kids Car Seat/Bicycle Helmet Initiative.
by STAFF | May 22, 2013 3:53 pm | Comments (1)
Congratulations are in order for two Derby women who graduated Saturday (May 18) from the inaugural “Doctor of Nursing Practice” from Sacred Heart University.
The photo (left to right) shows Susan Goncalves, DNP,MS,RN-BC, and Linda Mascolo, DNP, APRN,CWON. Their dissertation advisor is standing between the two Derby women.
by PRESS RELEASE | May 22, 2013 2:05 pm | Comments (0)
Center Stage Theatre director Gary Scarpa will hold auditions for the theatre’s Youth CONNection production of the Broadway hit The Drowsy Chaperone from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 26th. High School and college students from all Connecticut towns are eligible to audition. All roles are open and newcomers as well as experienced actors are welcome to audition.
by STAFF | May 22, 2013 1:35 pm | Comments (0)
The City of Derby will honor the memory of Edward J. Cotter, Jr. by unveiling a monument at O’Sullivan’s Island Saturday.
The ceremony is open to the public and is scheduled to start at 10 a.m.
by STAFF | May 22, 2013 1:13 pm | Comments (0)
Chris Murphy voted Tuesday to try to keep the average food stamp recipient receiving $4.80 a day—then, stomach growling, went home for a second straight supper of chicken-flavored Ramen noodles.
by STAFF | May 22, 2013 11:42 am | Comments (0)
The Derby Board of Aldermen will be meeting with the Derby Board of Apportionment and Taxation tonight (Wednesday, May 22) to discuss items to be placed on a yet-to-be scheduled referendum.
by Paul Bass | May 21, 2013 10:43 am | Comments (1)
On his first day of trying to eat for under $5, Chris Murphy found the first sustenance he could afford en route to a flight at 1 p.m.—and he had to forgo the schmear.