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Oxford man admits guilt in fraud

BRIDGEPORT-For three years Robert E. Lee Jr. lived a life of luxury on the more than $800,000 people invested with the former financial advisor and broker. On Wednesday, Lee entered guilty pleas in federal court to five charges of wire fraud, each of which carries a 20-year prison term. He is free on $250,000 bond […] [Read More]
Dontay Walker

Arrest made in Shelton Sports Center robbery

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]

Daily $20,700 blight fine challenged in Ansonia

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

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

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

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]

Cassetti to speak at Pearl Harbor ceremony Monday

ANSONIA-The city will memoralize the attack on Pearl Harbor 69 years ago with a ceremony Monday at 11 a.m. in Veteran’s Park next to city hall. Mayor David Cassetti will begin the ceremony with an address. Members of the Comcowich-Carver VFW Post 597 are expected to attend. The ceremony will move indoors to city hall […] [Read More]
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Shelton's Robotic teams

Shelton HS to host state robotics championship Sunday

SHELTON-Fifty of the state’s top teams involving more than 500 middle school students from across the state will compete Sunday in the Ct. FIRST Lego League State Robotics championship beginning at 9 a.m. The champion will represent the state in April at the annual First Lego League World Festival in St. Louis, Mo. The competition […] [Read More]
Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti

Shelton Tree Lighting Saturday

SHELTON-The annual Christmas tree lighting will take place Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. in Veteran’s Memorial Park on Canal Street. Carols will be sung by the Center Stage Theater group and hot chocolate will be handed out by the Boys and Girls Club Of lower Naugatuck Valley. Santa is expected to make an appearance. [Read More]

Derby Mayor to give State of The City, Tote Bags on Saturday

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]