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Dennis Wilson

Ansonia bank robber busted 5 years later

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

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

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

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

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

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]

Drone threat arrest leads to 2 years in prison

NEW HAVEN-A Moroccan national arrested after he was recorded threatening to fly a bomb-laden model plane into a federal building and Harvard University will be serving a two- federal prison term. But The sentence imposed on El Mahdi Semlali Fahti was not for the bomb threat but for repeatedly lying to federal immigration judges in […] [Read More]

Shelton, Seymour Students to attend Berlin Wall forum

NEW HAVEN-Several advanced history students at Shelton and Seymour high schools are expected to attend the Nov. 10 forum at Southern Connecticut State University discussing the fall of the Berlin Wall. The event will take place just one day after the 25th anniversary of the start of demolition of the wall which separated east from […] [Read More]
Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall

Connecticut Federal Court to Celebrate its 225th anniversary

NEW HAVEN-The state’s 21 federal judges will commemorate the district’s 225th anniversary during a special session Thursday at 4 p.m. in the federal courthouse at 141 Church Street. The session will also acknowledge the 100th anniversary of the cornerstone laying for the Richard C. Lee Courthouse, which served as the venue for the Shelton Sponge […] [Read More]

Neighbors oppose Perry Hill Estates plan in Shelton

SHELTON-Neighbors to a proposed planned development district that would put 26 homes on 13 acres of land near Walnut and Perry Hill Avenues voiced their objections during a Planning and Zoning Commission hearing that ran past 10 p.m. Tuesday. The Commission voted to continue the hearing during their 7 p.m. Nov. 12 meeting. Ken Huzi, […] [Read More]