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Autumnfest at Ansonia Nature Center Saturday

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ANSONIA-Enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride, hear some scary history and drink fresh-squeezed apple cider during AutumnFest Saturday at the Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road. There also will be a pumpkin carving lesson, face painting and a discussion of the wild animals associated with All Hallows Eve coming up Oct. 31. The event will take […] [Read More]

Walk Like MADD in Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD-The signature walk of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will take place Oct. 25 at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road. The 5K walk raises funds that support MADD’s state initiatives including ignition interlocks for all drunk drivers; sobriety checkpoints and other technological efforts to combat drunk driving. MADD CT served 650 victims/survivors in 2013 […] [Read More]

Paul Revere dies

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The founding father of Paul Revere and the Raiders, a 60s rock band, died following a battle with cancer Oct. 4. Revere, 76, played piano and organ in the band known for such hits as “Kicks;” “Just Like Me;” “Ups and Downs;” “Hungry;” “Good Times” and “Indian Reservation” as well as their Colonial times wardrobe. […] [Read More]

Volunteers needed at Ansonia Nature Center

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ANSONIA-Got nothing to do on Columbus Day? The Nature Center is looking for some good high school and scouts to volunteer for a clean-up beginning at 10 a.m. Jobs include trail work, leaf cleanup, and fall garden preparation. Volunteers are asked to register in advance by obtaining forms at the Center on 10 Deerfield Road […] [Read More]
eymour attorney Ralph Crozier, of Oxford, leaves Federal Court in New Haven, Conn. recently. Crozier will be testifying on his own behalf on Monday during his trial for money laundering for a client. He was found guilty on two charges on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Crozier found guilty of laundering drug money

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UPDATE: 1:58 PM Seymour attorney Ralph Crozier found guilty of conspiracy to launder money, attempted money laundering. Crozier is accused of accepting $30,000 from Bruce Yazdzik, a notorious Naugatuck Valley oxycodone dealer now serving a 10-year sentence in federal┬áprison. Yazdzik, who admits he is seeking a reduction of his sentence by turning in Crozier, said […] [Read More]

Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford Sunday

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STAMFORD-The 47th annual State Ukrainian Day Festival will take place today (September 14) beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Basil College Seminary, 195 Glenbrook Road in Stamford. The event will begin with a celebration of Divine Liturgy at 11 a.m. Throughout the day there will be Ukrainian entertainment, merchandise and foods like pyrohy (dumplings), holubci […] [Read More]

47th Annual Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford

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STAMFORD-The state’s Ukrainian population will descend on Stamford for the 47th annual Ukrainian Day Festival. The Sept. 14 celebration will with an 11 a.m. Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Throughout the day there will Ukrainian artists, singers and dangers as well as Ukrainian cultural vendors selling ceramics, jewelry, records and crafts. The event will feature prepared Ukrainian […] [Read More]
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]

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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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]