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Bacchiochi Fires Campaign Consultant, Foley Keeps Her
Jul 24, 2014 4:36 pm

Hugh McQuaid File Photo Lieutenant governor candidate Penny Bacchiochi ended a consulting agreement with urban outreach consultant Regina Roundtree on Thursday over...

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Child Advocate Criticizes DCF for Reaction to Jane Doe
Jul 24, 2014 2:26 pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo State Child Advocate Sarah Eagan said the Children and Families Department inexplicably shamed the transgender teen known as Jane Doe this month...

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McKinney: ‘We Are Not Leaving This Race’
Jul 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Hugh McQuaid File Photo Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney rejected Thursday his primary opponent Tom Foley’s suggestion that McKinney drop out of the...

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Right Place, Right Time—& Sharp Eyes
by Paul Bass | Jul 24, 2014 4:47 pm
Officer Arpad Tolnay said he “got lucky” and ended up catching two alleged carjackers believed to have attacked a Yale doctor.
Neighbors Decry Homeless Camp
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 24, 2014 11:52 am
(Updated) In the face of neighborhood outcry, homelessness activists decided to keep up—for now at least 24 hours—an encampment they staked out...more »


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Video: Here’s What To Expect During A Derby WPCA Inspection

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 24, 2014 11:34 pm

Posted to: Derby

Engineers for the Derby Water Pollution Control Authority are trying to figure out how to remove millions of gallons of water from its sanitary sewer system, and they’ll be knocking on your door for help.

The problem is that too much clean water enters Derby’s sanitary sewer system and, instead of making its way to the Housatonic River, ends up at the Derby sewage treatment plant.

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Big Brothers, Big Sisters Bringing Donation Center, Jobs To Ansonia

by Ethan Fry | Jul 23, 2014 10:45 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

Photo:Ethan FryA nationally renowned youth mentoring group is bringing a new location — and dozens of jobs — to Ansonia.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, a nonprofit that has been matching children with adult mentors for more than a century, will open a 3,200-square-foot donation site and call center in a building at 7 Clifton Ave., on the corner of Clifton Avenue and Division Street.

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Ansonia Soccer Club To Honor Founder

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 22, 2014 3:13 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

An unsung hero who launched the city’s youth soccer program is scheduled to be honored at a ceremony Sept. 7 at the soccer fields at the Ansonia Nature Center.

The date, a Sunday, kicks off the 2014 season for the city’s youth soccer program.

It’s tentatively scheduled for 10 a.m.

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Ansonia Cancer Survivor Raising Money Through Bike Ride

by Ethan Fry | Jul 21, 2014 7:56 pm

Posted to: Ansonia

CONTRIBUTEDShawn Chancey returned from a weekend of scrapbooking with her friends the week before Thanksgiving 2011 to her home on Ansonia’s Hilltop when she made a disconcerting discovery: a lump in one of her breasts.

She suspected the worst immediately.

Less than a week later, a radiologist confirmed her fears.

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Seymour Grad Returns To Screen His Musical Comedy

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 21, 2014 8:23 am

Posted to: Seymour

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOIt all comes full circle for Jeffrey A. Johns Aug. 16, when “Waiting in the Wings: The Musical” screens at the Strand Theater in Seymour.

Johns wrote, produced and co-starred in the movie, a musical comedy about reality talent shows, a male stripper, a theater geek, hidden identity, and other stuff.

“The Strand Theater is where I decided, ‘This is what I want to do with my life,’” Johns told the Valley Indy in a recent interview.

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Seymour Bank Robbery Suspect Wanted By The FBI

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 18, 2014 3:11 pm

Posted to: Seymour

The FBI in New Haven is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the whereabouts and arrest of a man suspected of robbing a bank in Seymour.

Daniel W. Hamlett, Sr. is wanted for armed bank robbery, along with aiding and abetting, according to the FBI.

Anyone with information should call FBI Special Agent Lisa MacNamara at 203 996-4132.

On April 9, 2013 about 3 p.m., the FBI alleges Hamlett pulled into a handicapped parking space outside the Webster Bank at 15 New Haven Road.

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Celebrate Ansonia’s 125th Birthday At ‘Summerfest’ July 19

by STAFF | Jul 18, 2014 3:10 pm

Posted to: Ansonia, Ansonia 125

Ansonia’s yearlong celebration of the city’s 125th anniversary culminates July 19 with Summerfest, a day of music, sports, food, and fireworks at Nolan Field.

The eight-hour celebration kicks off at 2 p.m. Nolan Field is at 350 Wakelee Ave.

Admission is $5 for adults, and children 12 and under get in free.

Organizers promise “an accommodating re-enter policy will be in effect” for the event to satisfy all your quasquicentennial needs.

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Seymour Eyes Millions In Road Work

by Ethan Fry | Jul 17, 2014 5:57 pm

Posted to: Seymour

Photo:Ethan FryResidents of Seymour’s Jay Lane and Patton Avenue: the town knows your roads are awful, and will fix them this year.

Seymour Selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday (July 16) to spend up to $350,000 to repave the two streets, which the town’s engineer called the worst in town.

Beyond that, they plan to place a referendum question on the November election ballot asking residents to approve $5 million in more road repairs.

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Reward Offered For Info On Shelton Burglary

by STAFF | Jul 16, 2014 5:35 pm

Posted to: Shelton

A Shelton mother thinks a heroin addict stole a significant amount of cash from her house, and now she’s offering a $2,000 award to whomever is willing to help police crack the case.

Joan Kapral said someone broke into her house on River Road, kicked open a door and stole several thousand dollars, along with a 200 pound safe.

Kapral said she had a pile of cash in the home because she’s in the middle of a loan modification.

“It was a significant theft,” she said.

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Peachwave Frozen Yogurt Coming To Derby

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 16, 2014 12:13 pm | Comments (2)

Posted to: Ansonia, Derby

A Peachwave Frozen Yogurt shop is scheduled to open later this summer in the ShopRite plaza on Pershing Drive in Derby.

The Bowers family of Derby is the franchise owner and they hope to open by the end of August.

Maria Bowers told the Valley Indy Tuesday she hopes to turn the place into a gathering spot for people, especially Valley youth.

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Jul 22, 2014 5:16 pm
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