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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]
Judy Larkin-Nicolari

Vendors sought for Ansonia’s Harvest Festival

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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

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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]

Meeting tonight on proposed Derby cell tower

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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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Hear Mark Lanzieri in Ansonia tonight

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ANSONIA-His hot dog cart is put away for the night replaced by his crooning voice. Mark Lanzieri, known for the hot dogs he sells outside Derby Superior Court and for his rendition of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Dean Martin tunes will be singing tonight outside city hall. The concert, part of the Ansonia 125th […] [Read More]

Ansonia Family Campout and Star Party on Saturday

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ANSONIA-It’s planned as a night out under the stars–shooting stars. The Nature Center is conducting a family camping expedition Saturday with the hopes of seeing the Perseid meteor showers. And even if the showers don’t pass by, those who attend will hear about them from Bob Carruthers and the New Haven Astronomical Society. The event […] [Read More]
You can tell it to Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Tell it to the Derby Mayor

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DERBY-If you got a problem, concern or criticism you can tell it to the mayor. Mayor Anita Dugatto will be conducting open door sessions every Thursday beginning July 24 at 7 p.m. in the Joan Williamson Aldermanic Chambers. The following session will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. “I want to provide […] [Read More]
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Pasta for Cancer-Stricken Child

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TRUMBULL-The Knights of Columbus at St. Theresa’s Church are conducting a lasagna dinner July 12 to raise money in defraying medical expenses for an eight-year-old boy diagnosed last month with cancer. r. The boy, Peter Monks is the son of Susan and Thomas Monks of Saxony Drive and the grandson of Frank and Helen Stuban, […] [Read More]