by STAFF | May 4, 2015 5:39 pm | Comments (0)
Welcome to the Valley Indy’s Great Give 2015 Webcast.
For 36 hours starting 8 a.m. May 5, we will be hosting a video webcast LIVE from our office in Ansonia.
by Eugene Driscoll | May 4, 2015 3:32 pm | Comments (0)
Did our Facebook page help you find your lost pet?
Did you learn the results of an election from our site?
Did you attend the political debates we co-sponsored in Ansonia and Seymour?
by STAFF | May 4, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (0)
Four Valley residents, including a state Judicial Marshal, were arrested last week as part of a probe of steroid and prescription pill distribution in the area, federal prosecutors announced Monday.
The arrests were the result of an investigation by a federal task force dubbed “Operation Juice Box.”
The probe, which involved two months of wiretaps and electronic surveillance, revealed the suspects allegedly imported steroids from China before distributing them, federal prosecutors said in a prepared statement Monday (May 4).
by STAFF | May 4, 2015 10:25 am | Comments (0)
The bridge carrying Route 34 over the Naugatuck River in Derby will be closed overnight from May 10 to May 15 for construction work, the state’s Department of Transportation has announced.
The road will be closed on those days from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., according to the DOT.
The closure will allow construction crews to install new steel beams needed to repair and widen the bridge.
by Eugene Driscoll | May 1, 2015 3:48 pm | Comments (0)
Stay up all night with the Valley Indy as we spread the word about The Great Give!
Reporter Ethan Fry and I are planning to do a live webcast from our office in Ansonia for the duration of The Great Give.
The Valley Indy’s Great Give webcast will start at 8 a.m. on May 5 (Tuesday) and conclude at 8 p.m. on May 6 (Wednesday).
by STAFF | Apr 30, 2015 10:12 pm | Comments (0)
The traffic headaches caused by the reconstruction of the railroad vehicle crossing on Division Street are expected end by 8 p.m. Friday, when the crossing will reopen, according to an email from the state Department of Transportation.
To quote Ric Flair, WOO!
by Press Release | Apr 30, 2015 12:50 pm | Comments (0)
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.
Eligible towns are: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Oxford and Shelton.
by Ethan Fry | Apr 29, 2015 12:46 pm | Comments (0)
A man who pleaded guilty to shooting a Derby man in Ansonia in 2013 was sentenced to serve six and a half years in prison.
Gordon Cole, 19, had pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree assault and first-degree robbery in February.
by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 29, 2015 12:38 pm | Comments (1)
The man who had the thankless job of explaining why Derby residents needed to cough up another $300 per year to pay for sewer repairs has stepped down from the city’s Water Pollution Control Authority.
John Saccu, the authority’s former chairman, submitted a resignation letter to Mayor Anita Dugatto April 17. It went into effect immediately.
It’s not like he’s going underground, though.
by STAFF | Apr 29, 2015 9:00 am | Comments (0)
New York troopers are trying to find a Derby woman they think ripped off a terminally ill fashion executive.
According to Newsday, Erin O’Hanlon, 34, allegedly fled her apartment within 35 Minerva St. Monday just before New York State police arrived to question her about the theft of $9,200 from the bank account of Kate Sullivan, 50, a Manhattan marketing executive who had worked for designers Kimora Lee Simmons and Diane von Furstenberg.