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Derby Athletic Field Project Unearths Dirty Dirt

DERBY About 4,300 cubic yards of contaminated soil was discovered after construction began earlier this year on new athletic fields in Derby.

About 1,800 cubic yards of soil contaminated with petroleum and solid waste (garbage, metal, glass bottles and the like) was trucked from the Chatfield Street property and brought to a landfill in Manchester.

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Valley Train Service So Inadequate Commuters Question Existence

ethan fry photo DERBY A roomful of angry commuters vented about the Waterbury Branch’s maddeningly inconsistent performance at a meeting of the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council Wednesday.

It’s not the first time Valley commuters have shared horror stories about late trains, filthy cars, and missed connections.

And judging by the timetables outlined by officials for planned improvements, it won’t be the last.

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Some Of Tainted Drugs Were Being Given Away For Free

At least some of the K2 smokers who overdosed on the New Haven Green the past two days — who now number well into the 80s — received bags of a bad batch of the synethic drug from a dealer possibly looking to hook new customers.

So New Haven Police Chief Anthony Campbell reported at a City Hall press conference Tuesday afternoon.

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Derby Athletic Field Project Unearths Dirty Dirt

DERBY About 4,300 cubic yards of contaminated soil was discovered after construction began earlier this year on new athletic fields in Derby.

About 1,800 cubic yards of soil contaminated with petroleum and solid waste (garbage, metal, glass bottles and the like) was trucked from the Chatfield Street property and brought to a landfill in Manchester.

Continue reading ‘Derby Athletic Field Project Unearths Dirty Dirt’

Valley Train Service So Inadequate Commuters Question Existence

ethan fry photo DERBY A roomful of angry commuters vented about the Waterbury Branch’s maddeningly inconsistent performance at a meeting of the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council Wednesday.

It’s not the first time Valley commuters have shared horror stories about late trains, filthy cars, and missed connections.

And judging by the timetables outlined by officials for planned improvements, it won’t be the last.

Continue reading ‘Valley Train Service So Inadequate Commuters Question Existence’

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WEEKLY CALLS

From the Shelton Fire Department.

ATTN DERBY

Ninth-grade orientation scheduled.

LIVE VIDEO

Of field house demo in Derby.

OVERDOSES

Push first responders to the limit.

WE’RE NOT THE ENEMY

This point isn’t negotiable.

HORROR SHOW

Almost 80 sickened from dope on New Haven Green.

SEYMOUR FD

Announces scholarships winners.

DAVID PAPCIN

Declares victory in GOP Registrar primary.

KURT MILLER

Wins state comptroller primary.

NED LAMONT

Easily wins Democratic nomination for governor.

THE OUTSIDER

Is the Republican nominee for governor.

I’M FREE

Thanks to Seymour FD.

PRIMARY DAY

Is Tuesday, Aug. 14.

Here’s who’s running in:

Ansonia

Derby

Seymour

Shelton

LETTER:

Vote Horsley in 17th District Democratic primary.

LETTER:

Vote Mattei in Democratic AG primary.

REPUBLICAN REGISTRAR RACE IN ANSONIA

Candidate Papcin Q and A.

Incumbent Valentine Q and A.

POLITICAL LETTERS

Fusco supports Horsley

as does

State Rep. Gentile

SEYMOUR POLICE

Investigating incident involving high school school football team, Gametime CT reports.

Update: Police probe began in May.

DERBY

Could eliminate a blight inspector’s position.

FESTA! 2018

Begins Aug. 9 in Ansonia.

CASSETTI, DELLA VOLPE

Cut ribbon on Ansonia riverwalk extension.

CT RAIL COUNCIL

Plans meeting in Derby.

SEYMOUR’S MILLER

Endorses Danbury’s Boughton.

LETTER:

Shelton officials support Herbst in GOP primary.

LETTER WRITER

Says it’s more effective to work within a party.