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by Press Release | Naugatuck Valley Health District | Aug 30, 2017 3:03 pm | Comments (0)
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) announced this week that a mosquito trapped in Shelton on August 17, 2017 tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).
CAES maintains 91 mosquito traps in 73 towns statewide, including Shelton.
Results provide information on the numbers and types of mosquitoes present, as well as the rates of infection with WNV and other viruses that may have public health importance.
by Press Release | Aug 30, 2017 9:51 am | Comments (0)
Come join the fun and excitement at Ansonia’s St. Joseph’s Parish annual picnic/festival.
This year’s event is scheduled for Sept. 17 at Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski Highway (Route 243) from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
by First Baptist Church | Aug 30, 2017 9:49 am | Comments (0)
Ansonia’s First Baptist Church e-mailed the Valley Indy the info below about a fundraiser for the Ansonia police:
HONORING ANSONIA BLUE, our Second Annual Police Appreciation Day and Fundraiser, will be Sept. 23 at 3 p.m.
We are trying to raise $50,000 to purchase life-saving equipment (helmets, ballistic shields and defibrillators) which is not in the city’s budget. This equipment will not only give our officers a better chance of returning home to their loved ones at the end of shift after protecting us, our loved ones, homes and businesses but it may save the life of a citizen also especially one in need of a defibrillator before EMS can arrive.
by Press Release | Aug 29, 2017 9:27 am | Comments (0)
The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club recently held its installation ceremony for 2017-2018 officers. Silvia Rodriguez of Shelton will serve as the President for the upcoming year.
by Press Release | Aug 29, 2017 7:06 am | Comments (0)
Editor’s Note: This event was canceled because the speaker was in Florida dealing with Hurricane Irma.
Please join The Valley Community Foundation for a planned giving workshop over lunch, specifically tailored for Valley nonprofits.
Build your knowledge about planned gifts with nationally recognized expert, Bryan Clontz, and learn about the new initiative, the Valley Gives Back.
This event is perfect for executive directors, resource development staff and your board members.
by Press Release | Aug 28, 2017 12:20 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton’s Pine Rock Park Volunteer Fire Co. 4 will host a community tag sale Oct. 7 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.
The firehouse is at 722 Long Hill Ave.
A flyer with details is posted below.
by Press Release | Aug 28, 2017 11:47 am | Comments (0)
A joint 40th reunion of the Ansonia High School Classes of 1977 and 1978 will be held at The Rustic Colonial Tavern, 24 Hawley Road, Oxford, Connecticut from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25.
by Press Release | Aug 24, 2017 11:02 am | Comments (0)
Dr. Joseph DiBacco has been appointed as the new Assistant Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Carol Merlone, Superintendent of Schools, made the announcement jointly with the Ansonia Board of Education.
In response to a question from the Valley Indy, the school district said DiBacco’s salary will be $159,000.
by Press Release | Aug 22, 2017 1:36 pm | Comments (0)
Does your roof leak? Are your steps crumbling? Are you facing a winter without heat due to a failing furnace? The City of Ansonia under the leadership of Mayor David Cassetti has been awarded a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for housing rehabilitation and funding remains to serve approximately ten further households.
by Press Release | Aug 22, 2017 1:33 pm | Comments (0)
Due to the LABOR DAY HOLIDAY there will be NO TRASH or RECYCLING collected on Monday September 4, 2017.