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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]

Teenage girl shot in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT-A teenage girl told police she was shot in the leg while walking on Knowlton Street early Monday evening. Aubaney Holmes told Det. Vincent Lariccia she heard a bang before feeling a burning sensation in her right lower leg. She believed the shot was fired from a passing black car. Police Officers Lori Nieves, Anthony […] [Read More]

Man stabbed in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — Police are investigating the circumstances under which a 43-year-old city man was stabbed Monday. Lee Jones told police he was stabbed during a robbery by a teenager and he hitchhiked to Bridgeport Hospital. However police later learned that he was driven to the hospital by a friend. Jones became uncooperative when asked additional […] [Read More]

False claims against Derby police lead to conviction

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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

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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 Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby’s Dugatto to mark Veteran’s Day

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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]

Poll Change in Ansonia’s 5th Ward

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ANSONIA-Fifth ward voters are reminded that they will cast their ballots at the Ansonia Middle School gym on 115 Howard Avenue. There will be two separate lines in the gym. One is for fourth ward voters and the other for the fifth ward voters. Residents are asked to bring identification showing their street address. There […] [Read More]

Vote for your favorite Girl Scouts cookies Tuesday

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Girl Scouts throughout the area will be selling their cookies on election day. The scouts will be outside polling places in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Milford, Monroe, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull and Weston. Voters can select their favorites from among Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-si-dos, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Savannah Smiles and a newcomer Rah-Rah Raisins. Rah-Rah Raisen […] [Read More]
Derby City/Town Clerk Marc Garofalo

Tricks, Treats and Pasta Fagioli in Derby tonight

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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

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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]