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Things To Do This Weekend, People!

by STAFF | Aug 25, 2016 6:12 pm | Comments (0)

Summer is fading

So the calendar’s lean,

My cargo shorts cry.

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Shelton Official To Lead United Way Campaign

by Press Release | Valley United Way | Aug 25, 2016 11:31 am | Comments (0)

Valley United Way announces the appointment of Jimmy Tickey as the 2016-2017 Annual Community Campaign Chair.

Jimmy and his team of selected Campaign Cabinet Members, comprised of volunteers from our community in the professional and residential arenas, will lead the organization to its goal of raising $1 million in support of 23 health and human services organizations serving our Valley community.

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Livestream: Derby Public Schools Convocation 2016

by STAFF | Aug 25, 2016 7:09 am | Comments (0)

Derby is kicking off the 2016 school year with a formal convocation at 8 a.m.

The school system is live streaming the event, and you can watch above.

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Derby Pain Clinic’s High Prescribing Of Cancer Drug Extends Beyond Nurse

by Lisa Chedekel | C-HIT | Aug 25, 2016 2:05 am | Comments (0)

Four nurses, all of them affiliated with a Derby pain clinic, were responsible for nearly all of the state’s 2014 Medicare spending on the powerful opioid painkiller Subsys, which is at the center of a kickback probe.

New Medicare data for 2014 show the four nurses, all who worked at the Comprehensive Pain and Headache Treatment Center of Derby, were responsible for 279 claims for Subsys, at a cost of $2.3 million.

The highest prescriber was Heather Alfonso, an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) formerly employed by the clinic who is awaiting sentencing on charges she took kickbacks from Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics for dispensing Subsys to patients.

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Policing Forum A Good ‘First Step’ Of Many

by Ethan Fry | Aug 24, 2016 10:52 pm | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryDerby Police Chief Gerald Narowski was the first to admit it — he has some work to do.

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Derby’s “BEST” Is Sept. 24

by Press Release | Aug 24, 2016 10:10 am | Comments (0)

A race to benefit the Derby public school system is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24 on the Derby Greenway.

To register, or for more information, visit

Click here for the event’s Facebook page.

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Former Derby School Employee Charged With Unemployment Fraud

by STAFF | Aug 23, 2016 1:26 pm | Comments (0)

State prosecutors have charged a Danbury man with fraudulently collecting almost $23,000 in unemployment benefits while working for Derby public schools.

Jeffrey Smith, 57, is due to appear at Superior Court in New Britain Aug. 30 to face charges of first-degree larceny by defrauding a public community and unemployment compensation fraud.

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There’s Room At Derby’s St. Mary-St. Michael School

by PRESS RELEASE | Aug 23, 2016 12:37 pm | Comments (0)

Openings in kindergarten through eighth grade for the 2016- 2017 school year are still available.

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Financial Aid For Students Interested In Music

by PRESS RELEASE | Aug 23, 2016 12:16 pm | Comments (0)

The following information was submitted by the Neighborhood Music School

Neighborhood Music School (NMS) invites residents from towns located in the Naugatuck Valley to apply for financial aid for its lessons, classes and ensembles.

Funds are available to those who qualify through a generous grant from the Katharine Matthies Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.

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Derby Kindergarten Registration Info

by Press Release | Aug 23, 2016 11:50 am | Comments (0)

Kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year in Derby is underway.

Registration packets are available on our website at or for pickup at Central Office, 35 5th St.

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Aug 21, 2016 2:24 pm
Address: 42 Howe Ave Shelton, CT
Rating: 1

Large dead possum at the corner of Howe Ave and Edgewood Ave

Dollar Store / Tree
Aug 12, 2016 9:47 am
Address: 212-216 Main Street Derby, Connecticut
Rating: 3

This area is in need of a Dollar Store or Dollar Tree (e.g.) There is not one for miles....

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Ansonia Riverwalk - An Embarassment
Aug 26, 2016 6:14 pm
Address: Ansonia Riverwalk Ansonia, Connecticut
Rating: 13

This weekend I took a friend down to the Greenway / Riverwalk off Division Street....

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