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Valley Sports Rewind Chats With Joe Ferrigno

by STAFF | Oct 26, 2016 4:11 pm | Comments (0)

This week on “Valley Sports Rewind,” host Mike Cannici chats with Joe Ferrigno, former Derby basketball and football player.

Ferrigno talks about the influence his grandfather had on him, and what it’s like to come full circle and watch his son take the field.

Click the play button above to listen.

Ken Marcucio Sr. Says He Is Voting For Conroy

by Kenneth Marcucio Sr | GUEST COLUMN | Oct 26, 2016 3:50 pm | Comments (0)

Letter to the Editor,

I’m voting for Theresa Conroy to be our state representative because of her admirable record in representing Derby, Seymour and Beacon Falls.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Nov. 5

by Press Release | Oct 26, 2016 3:22 pm | Comments (0)

Residents of Ansonia, Derby, and Seymour can dispose of household hazardous waste and paint Saturday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ansonia Public Works Department, 1 North Division St., Ansonia.

There is no fee, but proof of residency is required.

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Seymour Selectman: Conroy Embodies Being A Representative

by Stephan Behuniak | GUEST COLUMN | Oct 26, 2016 11:15 am | Comments (0)

I have not been involved in politics for a long time. It’s been about two years since I took a keen interest in what was happening in my community, and one year since I was elected to Seymour’s Board of Selectmen. In that time, I have been lucky enough to meet just about every local official in the area. Though it has been an incredible honor and experience to personally meet and speak with both of our Senators and our Congressperson, nobody I’ve met in politics has ever impressed me more than Theresa Conroy. Fortunately for me and the 105th District, Theresa is ours.

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Police And Fire Union Endorses Gentile

by Press Release | Oct 26, 2016 11:13 am | Comments (0)

Linda M. Gentile has received notice that she has earned the endorsement of the CPFU.

CT Police and Fire Union President, Glenn Terlecki, and CPFU Secretary/Treasurer, William J. Boucher, issued a joint letter stating, “We look forward to supporting your efforts and working with you in the future…We would like to thank you for your commitment and dedication to public service. We feel the citizens of the State of Connecticut, and our members, will benefit greatly from your work as a State Legislator.”

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Drugonis: Klarides-Ditria Will End The Partisan Divide

by Annmarie A.A. Drugonis | GUEST COLUMN | Oct 26, 2016 11:11 am | Comments (0)

The partisan politics we are seeing at the national level is just as prevalent at the state level. The majority party Democrats have controlled the state legislature for the past 38 years. During this time, the minority party Republicans have been locked out of budget negotiations.

Our current state representative, Theresa Conroy, has been part of the partisan divide in Hartford. Rep. Conroy and her party leadership have failed to balance the state’s budget, even though they passed the second largest tax increase in our state’s history.

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Guest Column: Vote For Nicole Klarides-Ditria

by Richard Demko | GUEST COLUMN | Oct 26, 2016 11:08 am | Comments (0)

State Representative Theresa Conroy has misrepresented the facts to the residents of Seymour, Beacon Falls, and Derby this election cycle. Representative Conroy is painting a rosy picture of Connecticut and asking you to believe that things are just fine. Unfortunately, this is a total distortion of reality. 
The true reality is Connecticut is ranked almost last in every national ranking from business friendliness to the cost of living. These bottom of the barrel rankings occurred from out-of-control spending by Representative Conroy, the Democratic controlled majority and her friend Governor Dan Malloy. 

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Derby Residents: Leave No Athletic Field Behind

by Eugene Driscoll | Oct 25, 2016 10:45 pm | Comments (0)

At one point during a public forum Tuesday at Derby Middle School Janine Netto, a member of the Derby school board, walked to the podium and asked a question.

How many people wanted to put a new baseball field in Witek Park?

About 140 people didn’t make a sound.

How many people want a baseball complex behind the Bradley School?

Thunderous applause.

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A Photo Op, Then Political Fallout

by Ethan Fry | Oct 25, 2016 10:28 pm | Comments (0)

ethan fry photoAll of the local politicians gathered for a photo op at Griffin Hospital Tuesday could agree on one thing: it’s good that the state provided $1.3 million to the fund research at the hospital’s Multiple Sclerosis Research Center.

But what the money — and the eve-of-election timing of its release — means in the bigger picture depends on who you ask.

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DeLauro: Conroy’s Heart And Soul Are In The Valley

by Rep. Rosa DeLauro | GUEST COLUMN | Oct 25, 2016 10:02 pm | Comments (0)

Theresa Conroy may have an office in Hartford, but her heart and soul are in the Valley. 

Theresa has an impressive record of securing state dollars for local projects including the fields at Seymour High, Beacon Falls’ green energy project and Derby’s downtown revitalization. Each of these projects received state funds thanks in part to Theresa’s tireless work for good economic development in the Valley.

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