by STAFF | Mar 9, 2018 4:41 pm | Comments (0)
Whew. What a week, with all that weather.
Thanks to all the volunteer firefighters, EMS crews, police, plow drivers, dispatchers, town officials, and Valley Indy readers for keeping us informed during the storm.
Here’s a list of the stories you read the most this week, sponsored by ValleyGivesBack.org.
by STAFF | Mar 9, 2018 6:03 am | Comments (0)
The impact of this week’s winter storm is still being felt in the Valley.
According to United Illuminating and Eversource — the two electric companies servicing the area — some people are still without power.
The storm rolled through the region Wednesday into early Thursday.
by STAFF | Mar 7, 2018 11:30 am | Comments (0)
Derby Mayor Rich Dziekan and Archie Moore’s Bar & Restaurant raised $1,500 for The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital Tuesday.
Dziekan was “guest bartender” at the Elizabeth Street restaurant for two hours. His tips and a percentage of sales during his shift were donated.
by STAFF | Mar 6, 2018 5:17 pm | Comments (0)
Derby Mayor Rich Dziekan’s office sent a message Tuesday saying the transfer station will be closed Wednesday and that garbage pickup has been postponed.
Also, free parking is available at the parking garage downtown Tuesday into Wednesday for anyone who wants to get his or her vehicle off the street. Click this link to read about Derby winter parking regulations.
The news comes as the region readies for a winter storm.
by STAFF | Mar 5, 2018 7:09 am | Comments (0)
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and Jim Gildea talk train service funding problems in the latest episode of “Navel Gazing,” The Valley Indy’s weekly talk show.
Gildea, a Derby resident, is chairman of the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council.
Press the play button to listen to the interviews.
This episode is brought to you by ValleyGivesBack.org.
by STAFF | Mar 2, 2018 8:37 pm | Comments (0)
Curiosity about police activity dominated the news cycle this week in the lower Naugatuck Valley.
This week’s “most-read story list” is brought to you by Archie Moore’s Bar and Restaurant in Derby.
by Press Release | Mar 2, 2018 9:54 am | Comments (0)
In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling cancer and other illnesses are fighting for their lives. The American Red Cross is asking blood donors to help patients rebound by making a lifesaving donation this spring.
by STAFF | Feb 28, 2018 10:22 am | Comments (0)
Derby police are trying to catch whoever stole license plates from local dealers.
The CT dealer plates were affixed to a vehicle that is connected to the robbery of a cell phone store on Pershing Drive.
by Press Release | Feb 26, 2018 4:34 pm | Comments (0)
The following is a press release from Gov. Malloy’s office:
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut has begun an application process for towns and cities that are interested in participating in the federal government’s recently established Opportunity Zone program.
by Press Release | Feb 26, 2018 2:38 pm | Comments (0)
Naugatuck Valley residents will have the opportunity to provide input to a major transportation planning study being conducted by the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) in March and early April 2018 via charrettes and an online survey. The study is assessing alternative transit modes within the Route 8 / Waterbury branch rail line corridors and developing transit-supportive land use plans in and around rail stations and transit hubs located between Naugatuck and Shelton.