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Derby Alderman Carmen DiCenso points to damage in the Municipal Parking Garage a day after the Aldermen closed it as a safety hazard in February

4 Derby Parking Authority members resign

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DERBY-Four of the five Parking Authority members resigned this week accusing the city’s administration of undermining their effectiveness. The members, Joseph Moore; Delphine Krezel, Jack Moran and Anthony Szewczyk signed the two page letter that Moore hand-delivered to Mayor Anita Dugatto. Their resignations leave only Richard Bartholomew as an active member. Dugatto said she will […] [Read More]
Derby Aldermanic President Barbara DeGennaro

Derby Aldermen meet tonight

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DERBY-The continuing O’Sullivan Island clean-up and issues with blight are among the items on the agenda for tonight’s Board of Aldermen meeting in city hall. The Aldermen will also take up the proposed sale of the Derby Waterworks property in executive session. The meeting is set to begin at 7 p.m. [Read More]
Dardian Celaj

Feds find missing OC rapist in Naugatuck

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DERBY-Federal marshals captured a former bar owner who has ties to the Genovese Crime Family and the Albanian mob hiding out in a Naugatuck home loaded with firearms. The U.S. Marshal’s Violent Crime Task Force arrested Darian “Danny” Celaj, 36, who jumped bond earlier this month while awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty in April to […] [Read More]

Ansonia voters to decide on Government reduction

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ANSONIA-Voters will get the chance to reduce local government this November. The Board of Aldermen voted overwhelmingly to adopt the Charter Revision commission recommendations to reduce the voting wards from 7 to 3; the number of Aldermen from 14 to9; and the number of Apportionment and Taxation appointees from 12 to 7. The Aldermen also […] [Read More]
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Marathon Charter Revision-Aldermen meeting in Ansonia

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ANSONIA-The Board of Aldermen and Charter Revision commission are preparing for what could be a marathon session if meetings Tuesday night. Last week the Charter Revision commission conducted a public hearing on their recommendations which include reducing the number of Aldermen, voting wards and Board of Apportionment and Taxation members. It also recommends giving the […] [Read More]

Meeting on Derby WPCA costs tonight

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DERBY-The city’s Board of Aldermen and Board of Apportionment and Taxation will meet tonight at 6:30 in city hall to discuss ways to pay for $30 million in needed repairs to the failing water pollution treatment facility. The Aldermen are mulling whether to assess a tax on all residents or just those that use city […] [Read More]

Ansonia residents can speak out tonight

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ANSONIA- Residents will get their chance tonight to address changes in the City Charter that could see a reduction in Aldermen, Aldermanic wards and Board of Apportionment and Taxation members. The public hearing will take place at 7 p.m. In the aldermanic chambers at City Hall. The Charter Revision Commission is recommending that Aldermanic wards […] [Read More]

Ansonia Charter Revision proposes reducing Aldermen

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ANSONIA- The Charter Revision Commission will recommend reducing the number of Aldermanic wards from 7 to 3, the number of Alderman from 14 to 9, and the number of Board and Apportionment members from 12 to 7 during their meeting tonight. The Commission will also recommend reducing some of BOAT ‘s power in setting the […] [Read More]
Judy Larkin-Nicolari

Vendors sought for Ansonia’s Harvest Festival

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ANSONIA-The city is preparing for its 11th Annual Harvest Festival on Oct 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. along Main Street and seeking additional vendors. Already signed up are street corner performers including strolling musicians, Mary Poppins and other characters; Brian Lizzotte will create balloon creatures and a “Roaming Railroad will offer $3 rides […] [Read More]
Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby to discuss $30 Million WPCA Repairs Monday

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DERBY-The Board of Aldermen and Board of Apportionment and Taxation will conduct a special joint meeting Monday, Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. to discuss a proposed $30 million referendum to repair the city’s Water Pollution treatment system. The meeting will take place in the Aldermanic chambers, 1 Elizabeth Street. The boards could reach an agreement […] [Read More]