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Public Affairs Manager Fran Mayko, center,  presented Shelton Police Chief Joel Hurliman (second, right) with a Silver Award. Attending the event were, from left, Officer Mark Siglinger, Officer Chris Roback with his award; and Sgt. Pete Zaksewicz, (right). Officers Siglinger and Zaksewicz are two certified AAA Driving Improvement Program Instructors.

Shelton PD honored by AAA

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“] AAA Southern New England – CT recently honored the Shelton Police Department with a Silver Award for the department’s outstanding traffic safety programs that include mature driver training, reduction in auto crashes and aggressive speed enforcement initiatives. In addition, AAA recognized Officer Chris Roback as a department-nominated Traffic Safety Hero for his efforts involving […] [Read More]

Oxford man admits guilt in fraud

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BRIDGEPORT-For three years Robert E. Lee Jr. lived a life of luxury on the more than $800,000 people invested with the former financial advisor and broker. On Wednesday, Lee entered guilty pleas in federal court to five charges of wire fraud, each of which carries a 20-year prison term. He is free on $250,000 bond […] [Read More]
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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]

Abandoned unregistered vehicles could be seized in Ansonia

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ANSONIA- The city moved a step closer to passing an ordinance that will permit the city to remove unregistered,inoperable and abandoned vehicles from private property. The Board of Aldermen voted overwhelmingly Tuesday night to order a public hearing next month. Following the hearing they can amend or approve the four page ordinance. The ordinance gives […] [Read More]

Demolition of Ansonia Copper and Brass to begin

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ANSONIA-Demolition is expected to begin this afternoon on the Liberty Street portion of the sprawling Ansonia Copper and Brass complex. Denovo Constructors Inc. of New Jersey will begin work on demolishing the former office and headquarters on Liberty and North Main Streets today. The six-acre site could pave the way for a future supermarket and […] [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]
Shelton's Robotic teams

Shelton HS to host state robotics championship Sunday

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SHELTON-Fifty of the state’s top teams involving more than 500 middle school students from across the state will compete Sunday in the Ct. FIRST Lego League State Robotics championship beginning at 9 a.m. The champion will represent the state in April at the annual First Lego League World Festival in St. Louis, Mo. The competition […] [Read More]
Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti

Shelton Tree Lighting Saturday

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SHELTON-The annual Christmas tree lighting will take place Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. in Veteran’s Memorial Park on Canal Street. Carols will be sung by the Center Stage Theater group and hot chocolate will be handed out by the Boys and Girls Club Of lower Naugatuck Valley. Santa is expected to make an appearance. [Read More]

Seymour to meet on Rimmon Street reconstruction

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SEYMOUR-The state’s plans to reconstruct Rimmon Street will be discussed during a 7 p.m. Dec. 8 public meeting in the Norma Drummer Room at town hall, 1 Seymour Street. State DOT officials, the town engineer and the consulting project engineer will speak on the tentative design and timeline for the project as well as answer […] [Read More]