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Dontay Walker

Arrest made in Shelton Sports Center robbery

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SHELTON — With a warrant out for his arrest, a 20-year-old Stratford man surrendered to police Thursday on charges that he was involved in a Nov. 15, 2014 gunpoint robbery in the parking lot of the Sports Center of Connecticut on River Road. Dontay Walker is charged with first-degree robbery; sixth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit […] [Read More]
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Derby Storms Chief resigns as alderman

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DERBY – For the second time this week a veteran Valley alderman has resigned from his Board. City Clerk Marc Garofalo said Thursday David Lenart submitted his letter resigning from the Board of Aldermen immediately. In the one sentence resignation letter, Lenart, 36, a Republucan from the Second Ward gave no reason for his decision. […] [Read More]

Daily $20,700 blight fine challenged in Ansonia

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ANSONIA- The owner of the former Farrell Processing Lab on 501 East Main Street will appeal a $20,700 a day blight fine the city is seeking against his vacant structure. Moustapha Diakhate, principal of Washington Nanagement, LLC, will appear before a zoning code appeals officer at 5:30 p.m. In City Hall to argue against the […] [Read More]

Abandoned unregistered vehicles could be seized in Ansonia

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ANSONIA- The city moved a step closer to passing an ordinance that will permit the city to remove unregistered,inoperable and abandoned vehicles from private property. The Board of Aldermen voted overwhelmingly Tuesday night to order a public hearing next month. Following the hearing they can amend or approve the four page ordinance. The ordinance gives […] [Read More]

Demolition of Ansonia Copper and Brass to begin

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ANSONIA-Demolition is expected to begin this afternoon on the Liberty Street portion of the sprawling Ansonia Copper and Brass complex. Denovo Constructors Inc. of New Jersey will begin work on demolishing the former office and headquarters on Liberty and North Main Streets today. The six-acre site could pave the way for a future supermarket and […] [Read More]

Republicans get tighter grip on Ansonia

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ANSONIA — The Republican grip on the city’s Board of Aldermen could get a little tighter next month with the resignation of a Democratic member. Mayor David Cassetti said Jerome Fainer, a four-term, Fourth Ward alderman has resigned. The City’s Charter allows the mayor to appoint a replacement regardless of party affiliation. If Cassetti appoints […] [Read More]
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Derby Mayor to give State of The City, Tote Bags on Saturday

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DERBY-Listen to Mayor Anita Dugatto tell you about the state of her city and if you arrive early enough you might be one of 200 recipients of a tote bag filled with a slew of promotional items. All this is part of Dugatto’s Discover Derby marketing campaign. The event begins at 2 p.m. in the […] [Read More]

Stuff a State Police cruiser with toys

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BRIDGEPORT-The State Police are conducting a toy drive Dec. 6 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. with the goal to stuff cruisers with unwrapped toys as holiday gifts for needy children. The toys will be given to local social service agencies for distribution. Locally, State Police troopers will be at Toys-R-US, 330 Old Gate Lane, […] [Read More]

Housing Authority cancels tonight’s Derby meeting

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DERBY-The Housing Authority cancelled its meeting scheduled for tonight because of a lack of a quorum. Their next meeting will take place in January. [Read More]
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Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

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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]