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June 21, 2018

OP-ED | Challenging School Year Begs the Question: Where Are the Adults?

by Barth Keck | Jun 21, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Education | Local Politics | Opinion | State Budget | Ansonia | Burlington | Seymour

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The school year is winding down now, and what a school year it’s been.

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November 16, 2017

Connecticut Becomes First State To Widely Use Assessment For Victims of Domestic Violence

by Christine Stuart | Nov 16, 2017 7:06pm
Posted to: Courts | Law Enforcement | Legal | Ansonia

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is the first state to implement a domestic violence lethality assessment tool that allows law enforcement to identify individuals who have an increased risk of fatal violence.

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August 23, 2017

House Dems’ Budget Hikes Sales Tax, Modifies Education Distribution

by Christine Stuart | Aug 23, 2017 1:26pm
Posted to: Town News | Ansonia | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — House Democrats would hike the sales tax to 6.85 percent, and eliminate Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s controversial proposal to have cities and towns partially fund teacher’s retirement costs. That’s according to their latest budget proposal.

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September 17, 2014

Foley Says He Supports Closing Restraining Order Gun Loophole

by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 17, 2014 5:30am
Posted to: Election 2014 | Law Enforcement | Legal | Public Safety | Ansonia

The Republican candidate for governor said Tuesday he would support proposed legislation prohibiting people who have temporary restraining orders against them from possessing a firearm.

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November 13, 2013

Recounts Continue In Several Communities

by Eugene Driscoll | Nov 13, 2013 8:31am
Posted to: Election 2013 | Election Policy | Town News | Ansonia | Derby

Ethan Fry photo There were no changes in Derby’s Third Ward Aldermen race after a recount that lasted about three hours Tuesday. The same was true in Ansonia where Republicans swept the Democrats out of power. There were no changes in aldermanic races in two wards or on a referendum question.

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August 22, 2013

Regulators Give Utilities High Marks For Sandy

by Hugh McQuaid | Aug 22, 2013 4:34pm
Posted to: Energy | Weather | Ansonia

Hugh McQuaid file photo In a report released Wednesday, regulators gave the state’s utility companies generally high marks for their preparation and response to damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

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March 12, 2013

Company Plans To Close Nursing Home

by Ethan Fry | Mar 12, 2013 2:10pm
Posted to: Town News | Ansonia | Health Care | Weather

Spectrum Healthcare, the company that owns Ansonia’s Hilltop Health Center, says it has to close the facility because it can’t afford to keep it open.

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