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Derby Storms Chief resigns as alderman

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DERBY – For the second time this week a veteran Valley alderman has resigned from his Board. City Clerk Marc Garofalo said Thursday David Lenart submitted his letter resigning from the Board of Aldermen immediately. In the one sentence resignation letter, Lenart, 36, a Republucan from the Second Ward gave no reason for his decision. […] [Read More]

Daily $20,700 blight fine challenged in Ansonia

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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]

Republicans get tighter grip on Ansonia

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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]

Dec. 20 last day for extended hours at Milford Transfer Station

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin G. Blake announced that Saturday, December 20, 2014 will be the last full day, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., for extended Saturday hours at the Transfer Station. The Transfer Station will resume regular hours (7:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon) commencing on Saturday, […] [Read More]
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy

Sen. Murphy blasts registrar of voters for problems

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WASHINGTON-U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy urged the state’s General Assembly and Gov. Dannel Malloy to overhaul the registrars of voters’ following repeated problems during rec3ent elections. “I believe the Governor and the state legislature must undertake an effort in the 2015 session to structurally and comprehensively reform our system of election,” Murphy demanded Thursday. “It could […] [Read More]

Senate confirms New Haven’s corporation counsel as Fed Judge

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NEW HAVEN-The city’s corporation counsel who spent nearly 11 years working for the American Civil Liberties union and the NAACP has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the state’s newest federal judge. The U.S. Senate confirmed Victor Bolden by a 49-46 vote mostly along party lines Thursday as the state’s 13 U.S. District judge. […] [Read More]
State Rep. Linda Gentile serving Ansonia and Derby

Rep. Gentile thanks the voters

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State Rep. Linda Gentile expressed her thanks to residents of Ansonia and Derby who voted Nov. 4. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the people of the 104th District for coming out to vote recently. Thanks to their support I was able to receive an overwhelming margin of victory and […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, Derby, General, Politics, Town

Ansonia Middle School Gym new Polling Place in 5th Ward

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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]

Poll Change in Ansonia’s 5th Ward

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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]
Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby Mayor to give State of the City Address Dec. 6

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DERBY-Almost a year to the day that she was inaugurated Mayor Anita Dugatto will give her first state of the city address to residents. The event will take place Dec. 6 in the auditorium at Derby High School on Nutmeg Avenue. “At this time my team and I will be sharing some of our accomplishments […] [Read More]