Negotiations Scheduled In Ansonia v Ansonia

by STAFF | Jun 11, 2018 11:41 am

ANSONIA — The school district and city government are scheduled to meet today (Monday, June 11) in an attempt to settle a dispute over $600,000.

In January Mayor David Cassetti’s administration pulled the money, saying it had been given last year when it wasn’t clear whether the school district would be continue to receive extra state aid, including the “alliance district” grant — money given to under-performing school districts.

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Wakelee Avenue Detours This Week

by Press Release | Jun 11, 2018 8:58 am

Beginning Monday June 11, 2018, Wakelee Avenue from Division Street to Jackson Street will be closed to through traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily Monday to Friday, while the construction project begins to excavate the road. Residents of Wakelee Avenue and well as workers and patrons of the businesses on Wakelee Avenue will be allowed access.

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by SPONSORED POST | Jun 8, 2018 11:07 am

The water level of Lake Housatonic will be lowered on Sunday, June 10, 2018 beginning at 12:00 am, so that the Derby Dam can repair flashboards and perform routine maintenance.

Lowering the water level of Lake Housatonic is contingent upon river flow conditions as well as First Light Power Resources’ need to generate electricity at the time of the drawdown at its upstream dams.


Ansonia’s Merlone: I Was Not Looking For A Fight

by STAFF | Jun 8, 2018 6:55 am

Ansonia School Superintendent Carol Merlone released a statement Thursday evening saying she still hopes to reach a compromise with city government ahead of date with a Superior Court judge next week.

“On Monday, the day before our case is heard in Superior Court in Derby, there will be meetings between the school district and the city, presided by a judge, in an attempt to settle this issue,” Merlone said.

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Letter Writer: Cassetti Administration Relies ‘On The Ignorance Of The Citizenry’

by Javier Arguello | Letter To The Editor | Jun 8, 2018 6:19 am

Dear Members of the Community,

It saddens me to witness misguided vitriol being directed at an institution that has always held my interests and the interests of thousands of other students in the highest regard.

I seek to reciprocate by educating the community as it did with me and others through leveraging the abilities I attained while I was a student at Georgetown and a professional at different multinational corporations.

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