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St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Ansonia Church to celebrate 100th anniversary this weekend

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ANSONIA-The Most. Rev. Paul P. Chomnycky, bishop of the Ukrainian Diocese of Stamford will help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the building of St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church on 105 Clifton Avenue this weekend. The Bishop will offer Divine Liturgy at 9:30 a.m. Saturday followed by a blessing of the cornerstone […] [Read More]
Anita Dugatto, Democratic candidate for mayor of Derby, Conn. meets with the editorial board on Tuseday, oct. 22, 2013.

Derby Day on Saturday

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DERBY-There will be music, food and games but hopefully no rain as the state’s smallest city cgives itself a day. Derby Day will close down a large part of Elizabeth Street along the green from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. “This event gives residents and visitors an opportunity to get acquainted with our city […] [Read More]
Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby summer concerts announced

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DERBY-The city’s summer concert series on the green begins July 7 with the Frank Porto band performing classic oldies. The series will continue every Tuesday night through Sept.1 with Mark Lanzeri, the singing hotdog vendor performing Elvis and Frank Sinatra tunes. The two-hour concerts begin at 7 p.m. In the case of rainouts, it will […] [Read More]
A combine cuts rice in a field near Tucker, Arkansas, a state that grows nearly 60 percent of the USA's rice production. (AP Photo)

DeLauro: Let’s get arsenic out of rice

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From a press release: WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) has introduced legislation to limit the amount of inorganic arsenic, the most toxic form of arsenic found in foods, that is permitted in rice and rice-based products. The R.I.C.E (Reducing food-based Inorganic Compounds Exposure) Act would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to set a […] [Read More]

Woodbury lawyer busted in Oxford estate theft

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NEW HAVEN – Federal authorities have arrested a former Woodbury lawyer in connection with $1.8 million missing from the estate of an Oxford woman. Peter M. Clark will be arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Sarah Merriam at the federal courthouse here this afternoon. Clark served as the executor for the estate of Miriam Strong, a wealthy […] [Read More]

Ansonia taxpayers in line for a break

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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 year. However a $6 million increase in the Grand List and a $2 million transfer from the fund balance resulted in the decrease.  […] [Read More]

Valley parents invited to Internet Safety Night at Seymour MS

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SEYMOUR-Want to know how to protect your kids from the Internet? The Seymour Public School System is presenting an evening discussion for parents on internet safety. The program which will take place at Seymour Middle School, 211 Mountain Road will run from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is open to any parent from Ansonia, […] [Read More]

Bridgeport drug counselor admits dealing

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BRIDGEPORT-A state substance abuse counselor who worked at the Mental Health and Substance abuse center here pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to participating in a conspiracy to sell large quantities of narcotic pain killers. Brian Earl, 40, admitted to U. S. Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons that he conspired with with James Costanzo, an […] [Read More]