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  1. 50 Things to do this weekend in Connecticut, Dec. 9-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Hops Company in Derby is hosting Road Home For the Holidays Charity on Friday , to benefit "Helping Heroes Fly," an organization that flies active military home for the holidays. The event will feature a silent auction, a ugly sweater contest, and holiday games.

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  2. Transgender student named king of Kansas school danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A 17-year-old transgender student who advocated for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights at a suburban Wichita high school was named king of a winter ball after receiving the most votes from his fellow students. Krayer, who came out as transgender when he was 15, says he was harassed and bullied at previous schools before moving to Derby about a year and a half ago.

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  3. Prices down for energy assistance, but numbers of needy increasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Darien News-Review

    ... in Fairfield County, including 4,698 people, including 1,947 children. In the Naugatuck Valley, TEAM, Inc. in Derby awarded $112.735 to 265 households with 640 residents. The New Milford Community Fuel Bank gave $28,645 to 78 households with 204 ...

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  4. Obituary: Lillian McLaughlin DirziusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Naugatuck Daily News

    Lillian McLaughlin Dirzius, 87, of Seymour, the beloved wife of 60 years of the late Frank Joseph Dirzius, Sr., peacefully entered into eternal rest on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 at Griffin Hospital, Derby. Mrs. Dirzius was born in Derby, on Jan. 6, 1929, daughter of the late Henry and Mary Davidonas McLaughlin.

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  5. Fire destroys vacant building in DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | News12.com

    The fire happened in an abandoned building near Caroline Street and Main Street just after 5 a.m., near the bridge that goes over the Housatonic River. The mayor says the building is now set to be demolished and the land will be included in the city's revitalization plan.

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  6. Griffin hosts talk on diabetes and exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... on exercise and its benefits on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the hospital, 130 Division St., Derby. Certified Diabetes Educator Mary Swansiger will present "Exercise and Diabetes: Special Considerations," a discussion of the ...

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  7. Fire destroys Derby-owned vacant buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | Darien News-Review

    Several crews from area towns extinguished a fully-engulfed fire at a three-story vacant building on Caroline Street in De the morning of Sunday, Dec. 4. No one was injured. Photo courtesy of Chief Kurt Kemmesies, Derby Fire Department.

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  8. Platt students to inspect space station partsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Darien News-Review

    Jessica Lascinsky of West Haven, and Elizabeth Petroski of Derby, both members of the Precision Machining Technology program at Platt Technical High School look at an image from a tool makerA's microscope in Milford, Conn. Nov. 30, 2016.

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  9. Bad crashes slow Route 15 in New Canaan, OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Connecticut Post

    ... crash near Exit 57.. State Police say there are several minor injuries reported. The exit is on the Orange-Derby border and leads to the lower Naugatuck Valley towns as well as Milford. There was also an accident on Route 15 in New Canaan, between ...

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  10. Stamford was taken over by Santas on December 5, 2015. Were you SEEN at Stamford SantaCon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | News Times

    The Hops Company in Derby is hosting Road Home For the Holidays Charity on Friday , to benefit "Helping Heroes Fly," an organization that flies active military home for the holidays. The event will feature a silent auction, a ugly sweater contest, and holiday games.

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  11. A DiGiorgi Roofing & Siding crew at work on a roof in January 2014 in Derby, Conn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | News Times

    Eric Schweitzer gets some help from his son Mike cleaning gutters in December 2014 at his home in Danbury, Conn. Home repair experts cite cleaning gutters as high up the check-list to prepare homes for winter, as a way to ward off ice dams that can contribute to roof failures.

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  12. Nutrition Transparency NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Market Wire

    ... LLC, visit nuval.com. NuVal LLC is a joint venture formed in 2008 by Topco Associates, LLC, and Griffin Hospital of Derby, Connecticut, a non-profit community hospital and home to the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center. Located in Quincy, MA, ...

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  13. Two charged after driver allegedly did not wear seat beltRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | New Canaan News-Review

    Police arrested a 38-year-old man from Derby, Conn. for driving with a suspended license after he was stopped during the town's Click It or Ticket week.

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  14. Newtown, Shelton look to take next step in Class LLRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | News Times

    Shelton's Ronnie Rich, left, carries the ball as teammate Raymond Weiner, right, tries to remove Derby's Matthew Oliwa during Thanksgiving Day football action in Shelton, Conn. on Thursday Nov. 24, 2016.

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  15. Griffin hosts stroke support groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Connecticut Post

    ... meeting on Thursday, Dec. 8 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital, 350 Seymour Ave., Derby. The Life after Stroke Support Group at Griffin Hospital is open to stroke survivors between the ages of 20 and 65. This group ...

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  16. Homes at Derby's Singer Estate set new efficiency standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Greenwich Citizen

    An overhead look at Derby's Singer Village, built on the property of the granddaughter of sewing machine magnate Isaac Singer. An overhead look at Derby's Singer Village, built on the property of the granddaughter of sewing machine magnate Isaac Singer.

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  17. Holiday Farm Market at Kellogg Environmental CenterRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | StamfordPlus.com

    ... The Kellogg Environmental Center and Osborne Homestead Museum are located off Route 34 at 500 Hawthorne Avenue in Derby. The Environmental Center is open throughout the year for educational activities and events. The Osborne Homestead Museum ...

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  18. Griffin offers smoking cessationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Westport News

    Griffin Hospital offers free education, advice and support to help individuals prepare to quit smoking with its four-week smoking cessation program starting Dec. 7. "That's It - Learn to Quit" teaches a variety of methods to help individuals quit smoking. The program consists of Wednesday night meetings from 5:30-7 p.m. scheduled for Dec. 7, 14, 21, and 28 at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital, 350 Seymour Ave., Derby.

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  19. Thanksgiving race unites Shelton, DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Connecticut Post

    Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti, top left, is joined by a group of runners before that start of last yearA's 5K Commodore Hull Turkey Day Road Race. The 15th annual running of the race through Shelton and Derby starts this Thanksgiving at 8 am.

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  20. Report: Valley towns are growing more diverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Connecticut Post

    ... as a member of a racial or ethnic minority, with Ansonia accounting for 25 percent of all minorities in the Valley. Derby also has a large percentage of minorities. The other Valley communities are Shelton, Seymour, Oxford, Beacon Falls and ...

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