Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Jun 21, 2018 7:49 pm
Valley Transit District Dispatcher Dave O’Dell has seen a lot in his 40 years on the job — but since the VTD facility in downtown Derby was renovated this year, he sees a lot more.
The dispatch center in the building was upgraded from a small space with narrow vertical windows to a “fishbowl” office with large windows providing sightlines of the entire back entrance, parking lot, fueling stations and van wash bay.
The work was one of many recent upgrades to the 38-year-old building celebrated during a ceremony Tuesday (June 19).
Continue reading ‘Valley Transit District Celebrates Renovation, Expansion’
Ethan Fry | Jun 20, 2018 10:38 pm
A committee of Ansonia and Derby officials on Wednesday began the work of studying whether to form the state’s first regional school district in more than 30 years. DERBY — Continue reading ‘School Regionalization Committee Begins Work’
Press Release | Jun 20, 2018 2:05 pm
The Derby Board of Education and Superintendent, Dr. Matthew Conway, Jr., recognized students for receiving the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education Student Leadership Awards. Continue reading ‘Derby Students Receive Leadership Awards’
Press Release | Jun 18, 2018 5:06 pm
The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley presented Raymond P. Lavietes Service to Youth Awards to Martin Coughlin and Jack Walsh at its annual Service to Youth Awards dinner held at the Stone Barn Restaurant at Whitney Farms Golf Course on June 12.
The Raymond P. Lavietes Service to Youth Award is the highest honor our Boys & Girls Club can bestow on an individual.
Continue reading ‘Boys & Girls Club Honors Coughlin, Walsh’
PRESS RELEASE | Jun 18, 2018 6:34 am
Griffin Hospital is looking for volunteers to help provide patients and caregivers peace of mind about future healthcare decisions.
The hospital’s new Advance Care Planning Volunteer Program will train individuals to help guide others in developing a plan for their care in the event they are unable to speak for themselves.
Continue reading ‘Griffin Hospital Seeks Advance Care Planning Volunteers’
STAFF | Jun 17, 2018 7:11 am
— The first meeting of a group studying whether the Ansonia and Derby school systems should regionalize has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 at Derby City Hall at 1 Elizabeth St. DERBY Continue reading ‘First Ansonia-Derby School Regionalization Meeting Scheduled’
Eugene Driscoll | Jun 13, 2018 2:43 pm
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Live in Derby in a single-family house?
Then you’ll be receiving a $257 bill in a few months. And you’ll probably be receiving the extra charge for at least the next 20 years.
Continue reading ‘Derby Property Owners: You’ll Start Paying For The Sewer Referendum Very Soon’
Press Release | Jun 12, 2018 1:17 pm
At its Annual Reception on May 22, The Valley Community Foundation ( VCF) announced its 2017 accomplishments in a room filled with donors, grantees, public officials and community-minded citizens. Continue reading ‘VCF Renews Affiliation With New Haven Foundation’
STAFF | Jun 12, 2018 9:06 am
The following information was taken from the Derby Police Department’s Facebook page.
The Police Commission swore in Derby’s newest police officers in a ceremony on June 11.
The Derby Police Department is proud to announce Joshua Cash and Jonathan Tirado.
Both are scheduled to begin the police academy on July 6.
Continue reading ‘Two New Police Recruits In Derby’
Press Release | Jun 11, 2018 3:28 pm
Podiatrist Luke Jeffries of Seymour was recently honored as Physician of the Year at Griffin Hospital’s 32nd Annual Nurses Week luncheon. Continue reading ‘Griffin Hospital Nurses Name Luke Jeffries, of Seymour, Physician of the Year’