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Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Counsel John Marini

New Blight Laws to be Discussed in Ansonia

ANSONIA-Residents and homeowners are urged to attend a public seminar on the new blight laws that have been enacted by the Board of Aldermen. John Marini, the city’s corporation counsel, will explain the new requirements and penalties during an anti-blight seminar Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Aldermanic chambers at city hall. Marini said the […] [Read More]

NVCC Students to sell crops

WATERBURY-Students in Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Horticulture Program will be selling their crops May 5-9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Technology Hall Greenhouse, 750 Chase Parkway. “Interest in sustainable crop production is on the rise throughout the state and at the college,” said Christopher Tuccio, program coordinator. “Students learn about an integrated […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti congratulates Jordyn Davis, a seventh grade student at Assumption School for submitting the winning essay in the annual Ansonia Historical Commission contest

Student honored for winning essay

ANSONIA-Jordyn Davis, a seventh grade student at Assumption School submitted the winning essay in the annual Ansonia Historical Commission writing contest. “I want to thank the Historical Society for another successful year in putting the essay contest together again,” said Mayor David Cassetti who congraluated the winner. “This year the Historical Commission received over 40 […] [Read More]

Vigil planned for Maren Sanchez

This statement just received from Priscilla Lynn, executive director of Milford’s Promise: “Our community is in shock and mourning. We are all deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Maren Sanchez, the Jonathan Law High School junior, and offer our heartfelt condolences for her family, friends, students and staff. We encourage everyone to attend the […] [Read More]
Derby Alderman Carmen DiCenso of the blight committee

Derby to pass new blight ordinance

DERBY-After months of working, the Board of Aldermen is expected to adopt a new blight ordinance and create a five-member Board of Building Appeals that will handle challenges. The new blight ordinance defines blight and sets timetables for findings, notices, appeals and repairs. It also provides the authority to impose a daily $99 penalty as […] [Read More]
Kashawn Little is arrested for three burglaries

US. Marshals arrest man for three break-ins

HAMDEN-Deputies from the U.S. Marshals Service arrested a 21-year-old New Haven man on charges that of breaking and entering and stealing a car. Kashawn Little, 21, of South Genovese Street, New Haven is being detained on $300,000 bond pending an April 30 appearance in Meriden Superior Court. Little is charge with first-degree burglary, first-degree larceny, […] [Read More]

Boy Scout Troop 3 to plant 40 trees Friday

DERBY-The Valley Boy Scouts Troop 3 based in Derby intend to plant 40 trees–20 each in Derby and Shelton–as part of their Good Turn on Good Friday. The plantings are part of the Troop’s intention to plant 100 trees in celebration of their 100th anniversary this year. The trees range from four to six feet […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti

Be Nice to Someone this weekend

ANSONIA-As part of the Easter Holidays, Mayor David Cassetti suggested everyone do something nice for a neighbor in need. “Please remember your neighbors this holiday weekend,” Cassetti said. “In keeping with the spirit of Easter, try to do something nice for your fellow residents who may need a helping hand.” The mayor also noted that […] [Read More]
Democrats Call For Passage Of Fair Employment Opportunity Act

DeLauro to discuss proposed tribal changes

SEYMOUR-Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro will conduct a meeting tonight to discuss the proposed changes in the way the federal government provides recognition to American Indian Tribes. The changes could impact whether Golden Hill Paugusetts which has a reservation in Trumbull and the Schaghticokes in Kent are successful in their renewed attempts to gain federal recognition. Federal […] [Read More]

Wallingford woman admits to making child porn

BRIDGEPORT-A woman convicted in state court of sexually assaulting a minor is back in trouble. Angela D. Martin, also known as Angela Haussman,29, of Wallingford pleaded guilty Friday to producing child pornography showing her perform sexual acts on a three-year-old girl she was babysitting for last summer. Martin entered her guilty plea during proceedings before […] [Read More]