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Ansonia Charter Revision proposes reducing Aldermen

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

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

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]

Saturday block party closes Ansonia East Main Street

ANSONIA- A grand opening Block Party sponsored by the Pantry Restaurant will close a section of East Main Street from 9 a.m. To 4 p.m. Saturday. The events will include a car show, a bike show, an eating contest, music, food and prizes. There will also be a pig roast. [Read More]

Meeting tonight on proposed Derby cell tower

DERBY-Residents are asked to attend a public information hearing tonight at 7 to hear Verizon’s proposal to construct a cell tower at 111 New Haven Avenue. The meeting will take place in the Hotchkiss Hose Community room at 200 David Humphrey’s Road. Plans call for an 80 foot tower inside a 1,085 square foot fenced […] [Read More]
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$30 Million sought to repair Derby water treatment facilities

DERBY-A $30 million request to repair the city’s aging, deteriorating sewage treatment facilities could be headed for a referendum this fall. But some city officials concede it will be a tough sell. ” I don’t think it will fit,” said Ribert Miani, a member of the Water Pollution Control Authority. “So many people are out […] [Read More]

Ansonia gets $500k in state aid for redevelopment

ANSONIA – A $500,000 state grant will be used to help redevelop downtown industrial properties and even secure a much larger $1 million federal grant. “My priority has always been attracting, retaining and expanding business in Ansonia,” Cassetti said Monday during the announcement in front if the vacant Palmer Building on Main Street. “This money […] [Read More]

Ansonia City Wide Tag Sale Today

ANSONIA-The citywide tag sale begins at 9 a.m. Saturday. Houses are marked on a map available at the Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Lane. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Melissa Torres at [Read More]

Purchase a brick for Derby 9/11 Memorial

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

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]