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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]

Bpt man gets 22 years for murder

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HARTFORD-A federal judge sentenced a Bridgeport man to 22 years in federal prison for the  Oct . 10, 2012 robbery/murder of Dawayne Cobb. U.S. DIstrict  Judge Michael Shea imposed the term Tuesday on Johnnie Jefferson who was earning a living robbing drug dealers who he knew would not report the crime to police. This time […] [Read More]

Ansonia looking to close on 2 downtown buildings

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ANSONIA-The city moved closer to putting two downtown buildings it owns on the tax rolls. The Board of Alderman voted to allow city officials to negotiate the sale of Ansonia Technology Oark, 497 East Main Street and the Palmer Building, 153 Main Street to Copper City Development.  Copper City is looking to invest upwards of […] [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]

Derby Parking Authority to be no more

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DERBY-The Board of Aldermen is expected to disband the city’s Parking Authority during their meeting Thursday night in City Hall. The Authority’s duties will be moved to Mayor Anita Dugatto’s office with the book-keeping and monetary functions handled by the Finance department.  Corporation Counsel Thomas Welch is drafting the final documents which the Board will […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, Derby, General, Shelton, Town

Cassetti wants a fire headquarters

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ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti is expected to seek the support of the Fire Commission to build a state of the art modern headquarters to lay out his plan for a state of the art modern headquarters on Olson Drive. The mayor will make his pitch during the commissioners’ 7 p. m. meeting tonight in the Aldermanic […] [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]