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Frank DeLibero to get nod as new Ansonia alderman

ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti is expected to nominate Frank DeLibero as the new seventh ward alderman during that board’s meeting tonight in city hall. DeLibero would fill the vacancy created last
Categories: Ansonia , Derby , General , Government , Politics

No new taxes in Derby budget

DERBY-The Board of Apportionment and Taxation held the line on not raising the mill rate despite a last minute addition of $45,000 to the Storms Ambulance Corps. That addition came without stripping
Categories: Ansonia , Bridgeport , Business , Derby , General
Daniel Evans

Ansonia alderman resigns, plans to go where taxes are lower

ANSONIA — Daniel Evans has had it with the high cost of living in Connecticut and the high taxes enforced on him. And even a stint on the Board of Alderman could not convince him to stay and change
Americans, on average, eat about 2 kilograms of shrimp a year.

DeLauro: TPP would make it more difficult to inspect shrimp

From a press release: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-3rd) released the following statement on a new Consumer Reports study finding potentially harmful bacteria and illegal antibiotic
Officials from Milford and Ansonia meet last week to discuss a plan to share an asphalt recycling machine and other gear.

Ansonia, Milford to share asphalt recycling machine

From a press release: Milford, CT ~ Ansonia Mayor David S. Cassetti and Milford Mayor Ben Blake met last week to discuss a plan to share certain equipment belonging to the City of Milford that will
Ernie Newton. Photo: Christian Abraham/Connecticut Post

Ernie Newton gets 6 months

HARTFORD- Former State Sen. Ernie Newton will be returning to prison for 6 months as a result of baiting state campaign financing laws. Superior Court Judge Julia Dewey said she could not ignore the
Categories: Bridgeport , Cops , Courts , Crime , Elections

Ansonia taxpayers in line for a break

ANSONIA-For the second straight year residents are in line for a mill rate reduction.The Board of Apportionment and Taxation approved a $62,395,060 budget which is about $1 million more than last
Categories: Ansonia , Bridgeport , Derby , General , Government
State Rep. Pam Staneski

Rep. Staneski: Don’t tax surgery sodas

From a press release: HARTFORD — State Rep. Pam Staneski (Milford & Orange) voiced an emphatic NO on a proposed sugar tax on soda in the Children’s committee this week. The legislation, HB-5461,
Pam Staneski

Staneski backs vets brain injury/PTSD study

From a press release: HARTFORD- State Rep. Pam Staneski (R-Milford & Orange) voted to support a proposal requiring Connecticut to study a program for veterans who suffer from traumatic brain
Categories: Government , Health , Milford , Orange , Politics
Today February 19, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of when the previous Milford town hall burned in 1915. The former town hall was part of a building that was shared with a Baptist church, and it also served as the town schoolhouse. It was built in 1874 and the loss was estimated at $50,000.

Old Milford Town Hall burned down a century ago

A note from Milford Mayor Benjamin Blake: