Ansonia 125

Derby Aldermen Accept Ansonia’s Bet For July 19 Baseball Game

by Press Release | Jul 17, 2014 5:10 pm

Derby Aldermen Thursday (July 17) accepted the challenge from the Ansonia Aldermen regarding a wager for Saturday’s Antique Baseball Game.

Should the Ansonia Coppermen lose, the Ansonia Board of Aldermen will be required to serve lunch at the Derby Senior Center and if the Derby Osbornedales lose, the Derby Board of Aldermen will be required to serve lunch at the Ansonia Senior Center.

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Ansonia To Derby: We’ll Beat You At Baseball Or Feed Your Seniors

by STAFF | Jul 13, 2014 8:35 pm

A vintage baseball game between teams from Ansonia and Derby takes place this month, and officials from Ansonia are confident their team will come out on top.

The game will hark back to the late 19th century, when teams of tradesmen from the two cities would form baseball teams and play against one another.

The match-up is part of the city’s “Summerfest,” an eight-hour festival July 19 at Nolan Field on Wakelee Avenue.

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Ansonia To Talk 125th Anniversary March 10

by Press Release | Mar 4, 2014 1:37 pm

Ansonia is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year through city-wide events.

The Cultural Commission’s Melissa Torres, who Mayor Cassetti has appointed to coordinate the year-long activities, is looking for sponsors.

Torres would like to give local businesses the opportunity to be key players in all festivities in exchange for name recognition at ANSONIA 125 events, which will include the usual Ansonia annual events as well as new ones created uniquely for the anniversary.

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