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Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

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ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Counsel John Marini warned residents to be wary of a scam paving company circulating through the city. City officials and police have received reports of homeowners in the Hilltop area being solicited by individuals claiming to represent the Interstate Paving company, according to Marini. Similar incidents occurred in north Milford […] [Read More]

False claims against Derby police lead to conviction

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HARTFORD — On Tuesday Edward Minerly pleaded guilty in federal court to making a false police brutality claims against Derby police. Minerly is due in Milford Superior Court on charges that he set his own apartment on fire in Derby. He faces charges of arson, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief in connection with the March […] [Read More]
Dennis Wilson

Ansonia bank robber busted 5 years later

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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 to dedicate 9/11 Memorial Sunday

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DERBY-The Fire Department will dedicate its 9/11 Memorial during a ceremony on the Green beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday. The Memorial includes an I-beam from the World Trade Center a top a pedestal and surrounded by a brick walkway. The beam was obtained by former Fire Chief William Nicoletti through a program offered by the […] [Read More]
Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby’s Dugatto to mark Veteran’s Day

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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]

Vote for your favorite Girl Scouts cookies Tuesday

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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]

Mohegan Sun trip planned in Ansonia

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ANSONIA-St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church will be sponsoring a bus trip to the Mohegan Sun casino to raise money for its centennial celebration. The trip will take place Nov. 23 with the bus leaving from Nolan Field at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $30 per person but that money comes back in […] [Read More]

Bingo night in Ansonia

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ANSONIA-St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic church will be conducting a bingo night Saturday in the church hall. Doors open at 5 p.m. Saturday with the first numbers called at 6:45 p.m. Proceeds go to the church. [Read More]
Daniel W. Hamlett Sr. being sought by FBI

Guilty plea in Seymour bank robbery, dad sought

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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]
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]