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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]

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]

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]
Dwayne Cobb

Triggerman pleads guilty in 2012 Bridgeport murder

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HARTFORD–The suspected shooter in a 2012 murder of Dwayne Cobb, an Iona College graduate admitted Monday that he was the triggerman in the marijuana robbery that went bad. Trumaine Hearst, 19, now faces 25 years in federal prison when he is sentenced Feb. 3 by U.S. District Judge Michael Shea. Hearst pleaded guilty to felony […] [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]