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Purchase a brick for Derby 9/11 Memorial

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DERBY-Area residents interested in becoming part of Derby’s history have until July 15 to purchase a brick that will be the foundation for the city’s 9/11 memorial. Former Fire Chief William Nicoletti was able to obtain a steel beam salvaged from the demolished World Trade Center attacked by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001. The beam […] [Read More]

Buy and Sell at Ansonia’s citywide tag sale July 26

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ANSONIA-Residents still have a chance to participate in the city wide tag sale taking place July 26. For $5 they can register their home on a map given to buyers containing all the sites where tag sale items are offered. Registration is available daily at the Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Drive. The rain date for […] [Read More]

Man goes to prison for dirty pictures

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SHELTON-A former Wal-Mart employee who showed pornography to a 10-year-old customer, took I-Pad photos of a friend’s teenage sister as she undressed and maintained a library of child pornography was sentenced to three years and a day in state prison Wednesday. “This is a little different than your typical child pornography case based on X […] [Read More]
Arthur Gauvin

Gauvin Gets Continuance

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SEYMOUR-The Eleanor Road man accused of locking his sister in a blackened bedroom with little food, a portable toilet and no contact with the outside world denied the allegations Wednesday. Arthur Gauvin, 59, appeared before Milford Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti and pleaded not guilty to intention cruelty to a person, second-degree kidnapping, unlawful restraint […] [Read More]
Kelly Kahyaoglu, former Prendergast School PTO

Ex-Ansonia PTO head gets more time to make restitution

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ANSONIA-The sticky-fingered former head of the Prendergast School Parent-Teacher Organization was given two more months to repay the $21,676 she stole to make purchases from such merchants as Packers’ Pro Shop, Team Fan Shop, Toys-R-Us, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Petland Discounts, Sterling Pools and Comcast. Public Defender David Egan told Milford Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti […] [Read More]
Shawn Dean

Man arrested in Shelton break-ins

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SHELTON-Police made what they expect is the first in a series of arrests for several burglaries on Officer Chris Nugent was credited with nabbing Shawn Dean in connection with the breaks. Dean faces three charges of third-degree burglary and credit card theft; two counts each of first-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny; and […] [Read More]

Cordaryl Silva gets 50 years

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MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva gets 50 years in state prison for the murder of Javon Zimmerman, a reputed Ansonia drug dealer. Silva, 26, of Ansonia , was convicted by a jury of the 2012 shooting outside J. R.’s Cafe in downtown Derby. [Read More]

Silva gets 50 years for Derby murder

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MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva asked for the maximum 63 year sentence. But Superior Court Judge Denise Markle only gave the 26-year old convicted murder 50 years. Silva was convicted in April following a trial for the 2012 murder of Havon Zimmerman, a reputed Ansonia drug dealer outside R.J.’s Cafe in downtown Derby. Steven Silva, the defendant’s father […] [Read More]

Cordaryl Silva to be sentenced in Derby murder

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MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva convicted in April for the 2012 murder of Javon Zimmerman outside R.J.’s Cafe in downtown Derby faces sentencing today. Silva,23, of Ansonia, faces a maximum 60 years in prison. Evidence in his trial linked the murder to a series of Valley drug disputes which included two other murders. [Read More]
Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby to conduct workshop on revitalizing downtown

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DERBY-City officials will conduct an informational workshop on their plans to revitalize the city’s downtown. The rebuilding of the downtown has been fraught with delays and developer pull outs after many of the deteriorating buildings were demolished. Dugatto will preside over the workshop which includes an action-revitalization plan. The workshop will take place June 25 […] [Read More]