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Simply Swing performs in downtown Ansonia tonight

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ANSONIA-The last of the city’s summer concert series will take place at 7 p.m. tonight in Veteran’s Park next to City Hall. Simply Swing, a 10-piece Newington-based band specializes in the music of Glen Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie. It features Joe LaRosa as the drummer, his wife, Vivian as the lead vocalist and […] [Read More]
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Marathon Charter Revision-Aldermen meeting in Ansonia

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ANSONIA-The Board of Aldermen and Charter Revision commission are preparing for what could be a marathon session if meetings Tuesday night. Last week the Charter Revision commission conducted a public hearing on their recommendations which include reducing the number of Aldermen, voting wards and Board of Apportionment and Taxation members. It also recommends giving the […] [Read More]

Ansonia Charter Revision proposes reducing Aldermen

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ANSONIA- The Charter Revision Commission will recommend reducing the number of Aldermanic wards from 7 to 3, the number of Alderman from 14 to 9, and the number of Board and Apportionment members from 12 to 7 during their meeting tonight. The Commission will also recommend reducing some of BOAT ‘s power in setting the […] [Read More]
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Vendors sought for Ansonia’s Harvest Festival

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ANSONIA-The city is preparing for its 11th Annual Harvest Festival on Oct 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. along Main Street and seeking additional vendors. Already signed up are street corner performers including strolling musicians, Mary Poppins and other characters; Brian Lizzotte will create balloon creatures and a “Roaming Railroad will offer $3 rides […] [Read More]

Saturday block party closes Ansonia East Main Street

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ANSONIA- A grand opening Block Party sponsored by the Pantry Restaurant will close a section of East Main Street from 9 a.m. To 4 p.m. Saturday. The events will include a car show, a bike show, an eating contest, music, food and prizes. There will also be a pig roast. [Read More]

Ansonia’s St. Peter and St. Paul to get new pastor

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ANSONIA-Monsignor John Terlecky will celebrate his last Masses at St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, 105 Clifton Avenue during the August 23-24 weekend. The Monsignor served the church for the past six and a half years before suffering health issues earlier this year. He will be replaced by the Very Rev. Archpriest Edward […] [Read More]

Hear Mark Lanzieri in Ansonia tonight

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ANSONIA-His hot dog cart is put away for the night replaced by his crooning voice. Mark Lanzieri, known for the hot dogs he sells outside Derby Superior Court and for his rendition of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Dean Martin tunes will be singing tonight outside city hall. The concert, part of the Ansonia 125th […] [Read More]

Community helps Monroe doctor avoid jail

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BRIDGEPORT  – A series of letters written by patients, professionals and businessmen helped save a Monroe doctor from a possible federal prison term Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill, apparently moved by the content of the letters, imposed a conditional discharge on Dr. James Marshall, who runs Immediate Medical Care in Monroe. The judge […] [Read More]

$30 Million sought to repair Derby water treatment facilities

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DERBY-A $30 million request to repair the city’s aging, deteriorating sewage treatment facilities could be headed for a referendum this fall. But some city officials concede it will be a tough sell. ” I don’t think it will fit,” said Ribert Miani, a member of the Water Pollution Control Authority. “So many people are out […] [Read More]

Ansonia Family Campout and Star Party on Saturday

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ANSONIA-It’s planned as a night out under the stars–shooting stars. The Nature Center is conducting a family camping expedition Saturday with the hopes of seeing the Perseid meteor showers. And even if the showers don’t pass by, those who attend will hear about them from Bob Carruthers and the New Haven Astronomical Society. The event […] [Read More]