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Walk Like MADD in Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD-The signature walk of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will take place Oct. 25 at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road. The 5K walk raises funds that support MADD’s state initiatives including ignition interlocks for all drunk drivers; sobriety checkpoints and other technological efforts to combat drunk driving. MADD CT served 650 victims/survivors in 2013 […] [Read More]
Walter J. Sova, of Milford, shows off his classic 1967 Schwinn Twin Deluxe tandem bicycle, one of fourteen Schwinns that he owns, at Silver Sands State Park in Milford  on Sunday, May 11, 2014.

More bike racks coming to Milford, Mayor Blake says

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From a press release: Milford — Mayor Ben Blake is pleased to announce that new bicycle racks will be installed throughout Milford in an effort to enhance our Bike-able City Initiative. While several locations at municipal buildings and beaches have been identified for the installation of new racks, the Mayor is seeking the assistance of […] [Read More]

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]