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Ansonia’s Holbrook Street to become two-way today

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ANSONIA-Beginning today traffic will flow both ways on Holbrook Street where the old Peck School is located.. This marks a change from years of it being from a one-way north bound street. Parking will be allowed on both sides of the street. However, The cars on the west side of the street will be required […] [Read More]
Fireworks fill the sky during a July 4, 2012  show in Shelton

Derby-Shelton fireworks postponed until Saturday

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DERBY — The annual Derby-Shelton July 4 dueling fireworks display has been postponed until dusk Saturday. City leaders made the decision based on reports of thunderstorms and heavy rain for Thursday night. [Read More]

Man dies from injuries in Cycle crash

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SHELTON- The motorcyclist injured in the crash at the intersection of Leavenworth and Walnut Hill Tree Road May 11 has died. Services for Michael R. Sanko, 53, will take place Tuesday at the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road at 10 a.m. A private burial will follow. The wake will take place Monday from 4 […] [Read More]

Derby Dowtown Garage to reopen Thursday

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DERBY-The downtown garage is expected to re-open for parking Thursday morning but spaces will be at a premium. That’ s because an undetermined number of the 340 parking slots will be blocked off for safety reasons. The garage will open for the first time in two weeks because of emergency repairs ordered Friday by Mayor […] [Read More]

Derby Mayor orders emergency garage repairs

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DERBY-Mayor Anita Dugatto took matters in her own hands Friday and ordered emergency temporary repairs be done on the downtown parking garage. The mayor hired IDA International Inc. on Roosevelt Drive to immediately begin repair work. ” I am taking this action to protect the public safety of persons who use the garage and for […] [Read More]

Valley Legislators want information on Derby garage

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DERBY-Three Valley legislators fired back at criticism for not attending Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting involving safety hazards at the downtown municipal garage. “We’re always here to help when called upon but at this point we haven’t received any calls and can’t step on toes when it comes to determining the fate of city-owned property,” […] [Read More]

State Police cracking down on tailgating this month

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From a press release: Connecticut State Police Central District Troopers based at Troops in Bethany, Hartford and Westbrook will initiate a ‘STOP TAILGATING, YOU’RE TOO CLOSE” project during the month of March 2014. This State Police tailgating enforcement project will focus on limited access highways in the greater Hartford, New Haven, Meriden, Middletown and Old […] [Read More]

Aldermen to Meet on Garage

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DERBY-The Board of Aldermen will hear a report from the city engineer on the status of the downtown garage during a special meeting beginning Tuesday night at 7 in City Hall. The Aldermen abruptly closed the 39-year-old, four level garage out of safety concerns including cement falling from the ceiling. Alderman Carmen DiCenso displayed a […] [Read More]
Two women were injured in a car crash in Monroe Saturday afternoon.

Two injured in Monroe crash

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  Two women were injured Saturday afternoon as a result of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Moose Hill Road and Cross Hill Road. The force of the crash, which occurred around 2:30 p.m., sent both vehicles off the road into the snow. Monroe and Stepney volunteer firefighters had to remove the door […] [Read More]

2 dead in Bridgeport crash

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UPDATE 11:30 AM BRIDGEPORT – A man and a woman are dead and a third person is in critical condition following a high-speed automobile crash on Madison Avenue near Queen Street shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday. The identities of the  two people who died were not immediately available. Police spokesman William Kaempffer said he didn’t […] [Read More]