A conference call between the mayors of some of Connecticut's largest cities, including Bridgeport's Mayor Bill Finch, didn't resolve the issue on how they can help the flow of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the U.S. border.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
A Blind Dog Ignites Feud Between Southbury Officials
It's clear First Selectman Edward Edelson and Assistant Animal Control Officer Martha Stevens don't see eye-to-eye , and now a blind diabetic dog named Jack has ignited bad feelings between the two individuals.
Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day Saturday
A Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day is scheduled for the towns of Beacon Falls, Bethlehem, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, and Woodbury for Saturday, April 12 from 8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. The event will be held at City Hill Middle School in Naugatuck.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
'Kaleidoscope' of color on view in Newtown
"Kaleidoscope," an exhibit featuring color, image and imagination harmoniously rendered on canvas, will open at ART in Residence, 12 Lake Road, from 1 to 6 p.m. Sun, July 27. The informal, family-friendly in-home gallery will have an ice cream bar for visitors during opening weekend.
Religion News Service
Religious pressure works on immigration; One state shows how
Last week, Connecticut Gov. Danell Malloy gave the cold shoulder to the Obama administration's request that he make the state's residential facility at Southbury available for temporarily housing one to two thousand migrant children from Central America.
Woman Falls Asleep at the Wheel on Interstate 84 in Southbury
State police say Samantha Rae Andrews, 28, of Ansonia, fell asleep at the wheel while driving on Interstate 84 at 4:11 a.m. Monday, the Waterbury Republican-American reports.
Buenos Aires Herald
Shame on governors who are turning children away
Democrat states should be offering to take some of the 57,000 kids who have crossed into the US NEW HAVEN - Immigration is a complex problem.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Wow House: Gorgeous Southbury Estate With Water Views
This exquisite estate includes plenty of Lake Lillinonah Waterfront. The house features Rossiter-style architecture mixed with Adirondack style lodge, according to zillow.com .
More than 320 migrant kids placed in Connecticut
More than 320 of the thousands of immigrant children who have streamed across the U.S. border from Central American countries have been placed with relatives living in Connecticut, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said.
Free Concert in Southbury Wednesday Night
"The Larry Ayce Band" is a Connecticut based band that delivers a high quality performance each time they take the stage! The talented members of this band love to do what they do besta€¦Entertain! Larry Ayce brings strong lead vocals and a virtuosic guitar playing style that will electrify any room! He is well established as an entertainer, and ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The News Tribune
Influx of children isn't just a border-state problem
Immigration is a complex problem. So is the long-term question of how the United States should handle the influx of tens of thousands of children from Central America.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
New Haven Independent
Pressure Mounts To House Refugee Kids
As New Haven's mayor consulted her counterparts in other cities on a potential plan to house thousands of immigrant children, activists scheduled a rally by a building they say could handle the job.
Questions Over Public Works Billing Practices Raised in Southbury
There's now a "pall" over the Public Works Department , says First Selectman Edward Edelson.
Does Southbury Have a Hoarding Problem?
Last month a Cheshire resident died when the first floor of her house collapsed on top of her as a result of rampant hoarding.
Free Beatles Forever Concert Tonight in Southbury
The Town of Southbury Summer Concert series continues with a "Beatles Forever" concert on Monday, July 21. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles coming to America by spending an evening with "Beatles Forever".
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Southbury First Selectman Walks Out of a Meeting
Southbury First Selectman Edward Edelson and Democratic Selectwoman Donna J. Pereira walked out of a Board of Selectmen meeting Thursday night.
16-Year-Old Cited in Southbury Accident
A 16-year-old driver was determined to be at fault for a motor vehicle accident that led to the driver of the other car to have a minor arm injury, the Waterbury Republican-American reports.
The Danbury Daily Voice
State Trooper, Good Samaritan Honored For Saving Danbury Motorcyclist
Good Samaritan Ryan Sansoucy and State Police Trooper James King were honored recently for coming to the aid of a badly injured motorcyclist last October on Interstate 84 in Danbury.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Connecticut Shuts Down Efforts To Host Children As Other States Explore Options
As the federal government scrambles to find shelter for a surge of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border from Central America, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has shut down efforts to use Connecticut as a host state, staying removed from a controversial issue some national Democrats have made a priority.
Free Concert Tonight in Southbury
A variety of musical groups will entertain the community in a relaxing atmosphere throughout the summer season.