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Woman Falls Off Bridge In Derby

by STAFF | Feb 23, 2017 7:56 pm | Comments (0)

A young woman was hurt after falling off a railroad bridge in Derby Thursday afternoon.

Her name was not available. She was taken to Bridgeport Hospital complaining of pain to her head, neck and back.

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Stew Leonard’s Is Still Not Coming To Derby

by STAFF | Feb 22, 2017 8:23 pm | Comments (0)

ethan fry photoRumors of Stew Leonard and his army of robot farm animals invading Derby are so persistent Mayor Anita Dugatto issued a statement Monday to tell people it’s not true.

“Mayor Dugatto has reached out to Stew Leonard personally about the opportunity to establish a location in Derby,” her office wrote on Facebook. “She was informed that the company has no interest in adding a Derby store at this time since they are currently busy with growth in other areas.”

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CT Issues Guidance To Local Towns And Cities About New Federal Illegal Immigration Policies

by Press Release | Feb 22, 2017 1:24 pm | Comments (0)

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the commissioners of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, the Department of Correction, and the State Department of Education today announced that they are sending recommendations to every school superintendent and police chief in the state outlining suggested protocols to help deal with President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration.

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Lembo Supports School Funding Change

by Press Release | Feb 22, 2017 10:36 am | Comments (0)

Paul Bass PhotoThe following was sent by state Comptroller Kevin Lembo’s office.

It is written testimony in support of a new proposal to fund special education that would establish greater budget predictability for municipalities, according to Lembo.

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Possible Overdose Triggers Search For Patient In Derby

by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 22, 2017 7:53 am | Comments (0)

Photo: Eugene DriscollUpdate: Derby police said the man was located safe and sound.

Police in Derby and Shelton along with Derby firefighters and ambulance personnel searched Tuesday evening for a missing person near the Housatonic River.

Two friends were at a Shelton coffee shop then walked into Derby using a train trestle.

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Derby’s Carmen DiCenso: I Can Do Better As Derby Mayor

by Ethan Fry | Feb 21, 2017 10:04 pm | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryDerby Board of Aldermen President Carmen DiCenso formally announced his candidacy for mayor Tuesday by vowing to do a better job than two-term Democratic incumbent Anita Dugatto overseeing ethics, communicating with residents, and shaping political consensus.

“I am confident in my leadership ability to pull everyone together to get the job done,” DiCenso said at the end of a five-minute speech. “We will do better.”

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Derby High School Honor Roll

by Press Release | Feb 21, 2017 2:15 pm | Comments (0)

Derby High School
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Klarides-Ditria: Don’t Put Competition Ahead Of Safety

by Press Release | Feb 21, 2017 1:25 pm | Comments (0)

The legislature’s Committee on Children held a public hearing on a variety of bills on Thursday (Feb. 16), which included Senate Bill 769, co-sponsored by State Representative Nicole Klarides-Ditria.

The legislation looks to help protect youth athletes against concussions. Rep. Klarides-Ditria expressed her support for the bill with detailed testimony recounting her first-hand experience as a certified athletic trainer and a mother of a high school football player.

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Derby’s Mayor To Seek Third Term

by STAFF | Feb 21, 2017 11:44 am | Comments (0)

FILE PHOTODerby Mayor Anita Dugatto’s campaign issued a prepared statement Tuesday confirming she will seek a third term as Derby mayor.

The mayor filed paperwork in the town clerk’s office Jan. 31 declaring her intent to run again.

She faces a challenge for the nomination from fellow Democrat Carmen DiCenso, who is scheduled to formally announce his intent to enter the race at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Italian Pavilion on Pershing Drive.

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Carmen DiCenso To Announce Derby Mayoral Run

by Eugene Driscoll | Feb 21, 2017 6:57 am | Comments (0)

The president of the Board of Aldermen is scheduled to announce his intent to run for mayor at 6 p.m.

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