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Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Counsel John Marini warned residents to be wary of a scam paving company circulating through the city. City officials and police have received reports of homeowners in the Hilltop area being solicited by individuals claiming to represent the Interstate Paving company, according to Marini. Similar incidents occurred in north Milford […] [Read More]

False claims against Derby police lead to conviction

HARTFORD — On Tuesday Edward Minerly pleaded guilty in federal court to making a false police brutality claims against Derby police. Minerly is due in Milford Superior Court on charges that he set his own apartment on fire in Derby. He faces charges of arson, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief in connection with the March […] [Read More]
Dennis Wilson

Ansonia bank robber busted 5 years later

ANSONIA — A dropped cigarette and forensic science led to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a 2009 robbery of the Naugatuck Valley Savings Bank. Lt. Andrew Cota said DNA found on the cigarette compared with the suspect’s DNA led to the arrest of Dennis Wilson, 42, of Waterbury on a charge […] [Read More]

Derby to dedicate 9/11 Memorial Sunday

DERBY-The Fire Department will dedicate its 9/11 Memorial during a ceremony on the Green beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday. The Memorial includes an I-beam from the World Trade Center a top a pedestal and surrounded by a brick walkway. The beam was obtained by former Fire Chief William Nicoletti through a program offered by the […] [Read More]
Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby’s Dugatto to mark Veteran’s Day

DERBY-Mayor Anita Dugatto will be the main speaker during a Veteran’s Day Observance Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. on the Green. The event is hosted by the John H. Collins American Legion Post 24. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony at the Veterans Memorial, corner of Seymour Avenue and Atwater Avenue. All are invited and […] [Read More]

Derby turnout approaches 40%

DERBY-Voter turnout is approaching 40% at 4 p.m. according to Town/City Clerk Marc Garofalo, the former mayor. The two polls at Irving School recorded 36% turnout in District 104 and 37% in District 105. U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro was at Irving School with State Rep. Theresa Conroy,who represents the 105th district. Turnout was higher reaching […] [Read More]
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Mohegan Sun trip planned in Ansonia

ANSONIA-St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church will be sponsoring a bus trip to the Mohegan Sun casino to raise money for its centennial celebration. The trip will take place Nov. 23 with the bus leaving from Nolan Field at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $30 per person but that money comes back in […] [Read More]
Derby City/Town Clerk Marc Garofalo

Tricks, Treats and Pasta Fagioli in Derby tonight

DERBY-Stop by 52 Selma Avenue tonight and you’ll get more than just candy. Town/City Clerk Marc Garofalo and his family will be serving Pasta Fagioli to anyone who stops by. “It is a Derby tradition started by my father Mario Garofalo many years ago,” Garofalo said. “If you want to hear the whole story you’ll […] [Read More]
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Daniel W. Hamlett Sr. being sought by FBI

Guilty plea in Seymour bank robbery, dad sought

HARTFORD-A New Haven man admitted guilt Friday and his father is being sought by the FBI in connection with the April 9, 2013 armed robbery of Webster Bank, New Haven Avenue, Seymour. Daniel W. Hamlett, Jr. 28, of New Haven, faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced Jan. 23 by U.S. […] [Read More]

Neighbors oppose Perry Hill Estates plan in Shelton

SHELTON-Neighbors to a proposed planned development district that would put 26 homes on 13 acres of land near Walnut and Perry Hill Avenues voiced their objections during a Planning and Zoning Commission hearing that ran past 10 p.m. Tuesday. The Commission voted to continue the hearing during their 7 p.m. Nov. 12 meeting. Ken Huzi, […] [Read More]