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CDC Confirms Rare Respiratory Virus In Connecticut

by Press Release | Sep 17, 2014 3:48 pm | Comments (1)

The state’s Department of Health released the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

“The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 infection (EV-D68) involving a Connecticut child. The child, who was recently hospitalized, has since improved and been discharged.”

The health department didn’t give a location.

Click here for a discussion on the infection, which is a particular threat for kids with asthma, from last week’s News Hour on PBS.

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Better Call Crozier? Drug Dealer Alleges Seymour Lawyer Was His Cleaner

by Ethan Fry | Sep 17, 2014 6:43 am | Comments (0)

photo:ethan fryBruce Yazdzik is no angel.

The 31-year-old Bridgeport native and current federal inmate had four felonies to his name by 2010, when he was charged — while on probation — with assaulting his pregnant girlfriend and possession of prescription painkillers packaged individually for sale.

The best his attorney could do was a plea deal calling for three years in prison.

But then he met Seymour lawyer Ralph Crozier, whose trial on money laundering charges began Tuesday with Yazdzik as the government’s star witness in U.S. District Court in New Haven.

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Mustang Sally’s Struggles For A Valley Foothold

by Ethan Fry | Sep 16, 2014 9:29 pm | Comments (12)

Photo:Ethan FryBusiness was booming when Dennis Jordhamo opened up Mustang Sally’s Saloon in downtown Ansonia earlier this year.

Now? Not so much.

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Foley Says He Supports Closing Restraining Order Gun Loophole

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 16, 2014 4:32 pm | Comments (0)

Photo: Eugene DriscollThe Republican candidate for governor said Tuesday he would support a state law prohibiting people who have temporary restraining orders against them from possessing a firearm.

“I said I support it,” Foley said outside Ansonia City Hall before embarking on a tour of Main Street with Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti.

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‘It’s Wrong And It Has To End’

by Ethan Fry | Sep 15, 2014 10:00 pm | Comments (0)

Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act 20 years ago this month, and while the law has helped reduce incidents of domestic violence since, Rep. Rosa DeLauro noted during a visit to Ansonia the problem is still an epidemic that needs to be confronted aggressively.

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Good Turnout For Charity’s Car Show In Oxford

by Patricia Villers | Sep 15, 2014 9:20 am | Comments (0)

Photo: Patricia VillersSunday’s sunny skies set the stage for a fundraiser for the Seymour-based nonprofit, Connecticut Partnership for Children, Inc.

The organization helps low-income children and their families throughout Connecticut. It operates the Valley Diaper Bank in Seymour.

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Channel 10 Programming Schedule

by COMCAST | Sep 14, 2014 6:21 pm | Comments (0)

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Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled For Ansonia, Derby and Seymour

by Press Release | Sep 12, 2014 12:18 pm | Comments (0)

GOOGLELive in Seymour, Ansonia or Derby and want to get rid of pool chemicals, used motor oil and other assorted dangerous junk?

Go to the Ansonia Public Works Department Saturday, Oct. 4 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

See the embedded flier below for details.

Happy dumping!

Click here for a map.

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Shelton Family Wants To Open A Children’s Museum

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 12, 2014 7:39 am | Comments (0)

Mark Hatfield is chasing a dream, one he hopes to share one day with you and your family.

Hatfield, 47, and his wife, Sheri, want to open a children’s museum somewhere locally, preferably Shelton.

It is an idea that has consumed Hatfield since 2011, when he and his wife took their son, A.J., now 5, to Kidcity, a children’s museum in Middletown.

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Seymour High School Sports Hall Of Fame Coming Up

by Press Release | Sep 11, 2014 2:30 pm | Comments (0)

The second induction banquet to the Seymour High School Sports Hall of Fame will be held on Nov. 1, 2014 at The Colonial Tavern commencing at 6 p.m. for a social hour and a cash bar.

There will be a 50/50 raffle.

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Address: 19 Beverly Drive Ansonia, Connecticut
Rating: 1

On any given day we witness racoons, skunks and possums coming out of the sewer drains on...

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Sep 17, 2014 9:16 am
Address: Main Street Ansonia, Connecticut
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Paving not finished
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Address: Lenore Dr Shelton, Connecticut
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Paving was begun in 2013 on Margaret and Lenore Drives and never completed. When will they be done?


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