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In State of the City speech, Dziekan says Derby moving forward  CTPost

DERBY — Construction of a fuel cell near the United Illuminating substation on Roosevelt Drive, completion of the Ryan sports complex and the probable start of ...



Derby High School gets new assistant principal  New Haven Register

DERBY — The Board of Education recently hired a new assistant principal for Derby High School who has experience working with students from New Haven to ...



Derby High School inducts 8 more in Athletic Hall of Fame  New Haven Register

DERBY — Eight of Derby High School's legendary athletes have scored a place in the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame Founder Mike Cannici, a former ...



Derby High School graduation 2018  CT Post

Image 1 of 60. Graduate Christian Olenoski gives the Valedictory Address during Derby High School's 142nd Commencement in Derby, Conn., on Tuesday, ...



Derby High School Honor Rolls  Valley Independent Sentinel

Derby High School – First Honors – 1st Marking Period – 2018/2019.



Armed security added to Derby schools  New Haven Register

DERBY — With a goal of increasing security, three new, armed security officers began walking the beat at Derby High School, Derby Middle School and Bradley ...



Derby High School seniors to graduate in Ansonia  New Haven Register

DERBY — Derby High School's Class of 2018 will take their pomp and circumstance to neighboring Ansonia when they accept their diplomas out of town this ...



Derby public schools add armed guards  WTNH.com

Derby public schools now have an added layer of security.



Ansonia vs. Derby FB being played in Oxford this year  CTPost

ANSONIA — Oct. 19 is the third weekend in the month. In this city of nearly 20,000 it can only mean it's time for the annual Ansonia vs. Derby high school football ...



New Assistant Principal At Derby High School  Valley Independent Sentinel

The Derby Board of Education Aug. 16 appointed Ray Coplin as the new Derby High School Assistant Principal. He replaces Rachael Caggiano, who is now ...



Ansonia-Derby school regionalization talks continue  WTNH.com

Two of Connecticut's smallest cities are looking into combining their school districts. Folks from Derby and Ansonia will sit down for their second regionalization ...



Demolition of Derby fieldhouse begins  CTPost

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A familiar face is the new principal at Derby Middle School  New Haven Register

DERBY — A familiar face will greet students at Derby Middle School when they head back to class later this month. Rachael Caggiano, Derby High School's ...



Derby considers hiring school resource officer for high school  New Haven Register

DERBY — In light of the latest school shooting in Texas, parent and Board of Education member Janine Netto said Derby cannot afford “not” to have a school ...



Ansonia powers past Derby  CTPost

OXFORD — The rivalry between the Ansonia and Derby high school football teams dates back to 1902. Although the players, coaches — and sometimes ...



Like father like son Lt. Andy Cota named Ansonia’s interim police chief  CTPost

ANSONIA — It could become a like father, like son story. So far Lt. Andrew Cota, III appears to be following in his father's footsteps.



Derby school may soon add National Guard presence  WFSB

Schools around the country are taking steps to make sure their buildings are safe, and that includes schools here in CT.



Ansonia-Derby School Regionalization Study Committee begins working  CT Post

DERBY-Officials see it as a way to cut costs, offer more advanced college placement classes and save taxpayers and parents money. But some of the nearly two ...



Bullet found at Derby High School causes lockdown  WFSB

Derby High School was placed in “Code Yellow” lockdown after a bullet was found in the building on Wednesday morning.



Ground broken for Derby’s Payden Park and Field House  CTPost

DERBY — Derby has a new athletics angel. It was 1999 when Andy Cota said the first discussion about improving the city's sports facilities came up.



Bullet found inside Derby High School  WTNH Connecticut News

School officials are investigating after a bullet was found inside Derby High School on Wednesday.



Ansonia-Derby School Regionalization committee to interview consultant candidates tonight  CTPost

DERBY-The Ansonia-Derby School Regionalization Study Committee will interview four candidates before chosing one to act as their consultant over the next ...



Derby, Shelton HS graduations to take place in Ansonia  CTPost

It seems the Shelton High School graduating class is making news in their final days. In 2011, James Tate attracted worldwide attention — which helped keep ...



Construction on new Derby High School athletic complex expected to start in January  New Haven Register

DERBY >> Ground likely won't be broken until January on a major-league facelift slated for the school district's athletic complex. That's according to ...



Former Derby River Restaurant Co-Owner/Chef Passes Away  Shelton, CT Patch

Former Derby River Restaurant Owner/Chef Passes - Shelton-Derby, CT - Michael Ippolito was the chef and co-owner of the River Restaurant in Derby. He was ...



Derby Athletic Field Project Unearths Dirty Dirt  Valley Independent Sentinel

DERBY — About 4300 cubic yards of contaminated soil was discovered after construction began earlier this year on new athletic fields in Derby. About 1800 ...



7 to be honored during Derby’s Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony  New Haven Register

DERBY — Seven of Derby High School's legendary athletes and coaches both on and off the playing field will be honored at a banquet during the Derby Athletic ...



Demolition of old fieldhouse at Ryan Field in Derby begins Monday  New Haven Register

DERBY — Demolition of the old fieldhouse at Ryan Field is slated to begin begin this morning to make way for a brand new, state-of-the-art fieldhouse, ...



Survivor of Derby River Restaurant explosion dies  CTPost

DERBY - Michael Ippolito, who survived the River Restaurant explosion in 1985, died Tuesday at age 63. Ippolito, was the chef/co-owner of the former landmark ...



Music teacher Maureen Zahara named Derby Teacher of the Year  New Haven Register

DERBY — For Bradley School teacher Maureen Zahara, being named Teacher of the Year for 2019 truly is music to her ears. That's because Zahara teaches all ...



Derby High School graduation 2017  CT Post

Image 1 of 80. Derby High School Spanish teacher Francisco Salazar hugs his daughter and graduate Annalisa Salazar during the school's 141st ...



Derby school board approves ‘status quo’ 2018-19 budget  New Haven Register

DERBY — The Board of Education has approved an $18.9 million budget for the 2018-19 school year. The board at its meeting last week unanimously voted in ...



Ansonia-Derby Regional School District Not A 'Done Deal'  Valley Independent Sentinel

ANSONIA — A committee studying whether Ansonia and Derby schools should regionalize voted Monday to seek proposals from consultants to help guide them ...



Civil War monument shines in Derby once more  CTPost

DERBY — The memories flowed back Tuesday evening. Jack Walsh remembered walking to the monument with his Derby High School freshman class for a ...



$2 million donation to cover Derby High School fieldhouse, baseball field  New Haven Register

DERBY >> The Board of Education announced Thursday that a private donor, whose father was a 1915 graduate of Derby High School, is donating $2 million ...



Derby mourns passing of its Italian sister city mayor  CTPost

DERBY-For 16 years Derby had a sister city connection with Italy. Now both are mourning a loss. Recommended Video. Created with Sketch. Your Browser Is ...



Martin Pascale named principal at Derby High School  New Haven Register

DERBY >> A familiar face will greet students Wednesday as Derby High School's new principal. Martin Pascale, who's been serving as acting principal since the ...



Suspect Arrested After Spewing Hate Speech At Derby Students  Valley Independent Sentinel

DERBY — A 30-year-old man repeatedly screamed the n-word at a group of teens on Hawthorne Avenue Monday evening. In an email, police said they charged ...



Derby, Utility Company Circling Deal Over Water Tank  Valley Independent Sentinel

DERBY — City government and the Regional Water Authority are working on a deal that could see a 50-foot-tall, 1-million-gallon water tank built on city-owned ...



Derby High in line for $3 million athletic facility  CT Post

DERBY — New facilities for track and field, baseball and other Derby High School sports are once again on the fast track. The State Bond Commission is ...



Derby High School offering support for students after fatal crash  WTNH Connecticut News

Twenty-year-old Shyheim Samuel was killed in a violent car crash on Rimmon Street after 9:30 Tuesday night.



Derby officials address concerns over school safety | News  WFSB

Parents and students on edge yet again, as several more schools in Connecticut are forced to heighten security over potential threats.



Amity Regional Among 19 Schools Selected For Michaels Cup  Patch.com

Amity Among 19 Schools Selected For Michaels Cup - Bethwood, CT - The 19 schools were selected for their efforts in launching and implementing the CIAC ...



Obit: James Carey  Patch.com

On June 18, 2018, James R. Carey (Jim), age 90, loving husband of the late Barbara V. Carey and father of six, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his ...



Derby High School names Rachael Artaiz its new assistant principal  New Haven Register

DERBY >> A familiar face at Derby High School was named the school's assistant principal this week. The Board of Education voted at a meeting Tuesday to ...



Valley Sports Rewind  Valley Independent Sentinel

by Eugene Driscoll | Dec 17, 2018 1:23 pm. Valley Indy. 344 subscribers. Subscribe · Derby High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Watch later. Share. Info.



Outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Hits Derby High School  Patch.com

Shelton-Derby, CT - Several students have contracted the coxsackie virus, also known as hand, foot, and mouth disease. Breaking.



Shelton BOE set to drop pay-for-play  CT Post

SHELTON — If the city school district can nail down a signed bus contract that frees up $451,000 in its 2018-19 school budget, a plan to charge students to play ...



Former Derby High principal arrested  CT Post

The former principal of Derby High School, who resigned last year citing "personal reasons," was arrested Tuesday in connection with an alleged theft.



Donor gives Derby High School $2 million for athletics upgrades​  FOX 61

DERBY -- An unexpected $2 million donation is going to allow Derby High School the construct its fields of dreams. A makeover of the football field, outdated ...



Derby firefighters cook for those alone on holiday and need an assist  New Haven Register

DERBY — Thanksgiving is coming a day early for Valley seniors in need. That's thanks to the Derby Fire Department. which will continue its annual tradition of ...



Derby High School Principal Gaillard abruptly resigns  New Haven Register

DERBY >> Beloved Derby High School Principal Greg Gaillard has resigned effective immediately, leaving more questions than answers surrounding the ...



A former enslaved man and a philanthropist latest to be voted into Derby’s Hall of Fame for 2018  New Haven Register

DERBY — A slave who became one of Connecticut's earliest black governors and a philanthropist who gained fame as the largest home developer in Derby's ...



Derby High Sports Hall of Fame honors 10 in inaugural class  New Haven Register

According to Mike Cannici, a former student athlete and member of the DHS class of '95, who created the Hall of Fame, the 10 inductees were selected from ...



Amid questions, Derby seeks new administrators  CT Post

DERBY -- A handwritten threat and a locked-down school began a series of events last month that led the Board of Education to accept resignations from three ...



Many Derby residents oppose proposed dormitory for foreign high school students  New Haven Register

DERBY — Scores of residents told the Planning and Zoning Commission this week they're unwilling to lay out the welcome mat for a dormitory to house foreign ...



Derby PZC OKs dorm plan for Marshall Lane Manor site  New Haven Register

DERBY — A residential dormitory to house international high school students in the former Marshall Lane Manor nursing home got the green light from the ...



Silver Sluggers—A homerun for baseball buffs  CT Post

DERBY-It's opening day. And a standing room only crowd is waiting for baseball. Recommended Video. Created with Sketch. Your Browser Is Not Supported.



Obituary: Janice Mary Rule, 60, of Milford  Milford, CT Patch

Obituary: Janice Mary Rule, 60, of Milford - Milford, CT - She taught third grade at Orange Avenue Elementary from '01-'02, Simon Lake Elementary from '02-'10, ...



Derby school board changes nepotism rules  CT Post

DERBY — The Board of Education Thursday adopted revisions to its nepotism policy that some say erode ethical standards. Others contend the revisions allow ...



Dugatto and Dziekan debate for Derby mayor  CTPost

DERBY — They traded barbs, they defended their positions, and they discussed their visions for the future. And as expected the proposed conversion of ...



Derby to honor high school’s girls’ cross country team for first-ever state championship  New Haven Register

DERBY >> To celebrate the first-ever state championship in the history of Derby High School's girls' cross-country, a banquet to honor the team's inaugural feat ...



Larceny charged dismissed against former Derby HS principal  CT Post

DERBY — Former High School Principal Greg Gaillard left Superior Court Monday morning a free man with no criminal record and no requirement to perform ...



Bridgeport Schools set graduation date and locales  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city's Board of Education is forgoing a daylong graduation marathon at the Webster Bank Arena this year in favor of a much more ...



Lifetouch building envisioned as gateway to a new Derby  CT Post

DERBY — It may be years away and would require several state approvals. But a local developer believes the former Lifetouch National School Studios at 90 ...



Derby High School track and field raising money to attend nationals  New Haven Register

The Derby High School track and field team has started a GoFundMe page in order to raise money for the student-athletes to participate in the New Balance ...



How Derby schools are making sure nobody eats alone  FOX 61

DERBY -- Schools in town are participating in 'Start with Hello Week,' an initiative from Sandy Hook Promise designed to eliminate social isolation. "We really ...



Big Y appears headed to Derby  CTPost

DERBY — City residents along New Haven Avenue might get their wish. Big Y World Class Market appears headed to the former Walmart Plaza, based on ...



Elementary School Educator Karen Marrone Named Derbys 2017 Teacher of the Year  Patch.com

The following announcement is from the Derby School District: Derby, CT - Bradley School is very proud to announce that Karen Marrone is the 2017 Derby ...



Derby’s St. Mary-St. Michael Elementary School honoring 5  New Haven Register

DERBY >> Five alumni and friends who've made various contributions to the success of St. Mary-St. Michael Elementary School will be honored this weekend.



Derby Gets Chance To Thank Joan Payden In Person  Valley Independent Sentinel

Joan Payden is the founder, president, and CEO of Payden & Rygel, an investment firm based in Los Angeles that manages more than $106 billion in assets.



Derby teens pitch in to help hurricane victims  New Haven Register

DERBY — After watching the devastating images of the recent hurricanes that wreaked havoc on millions of people down south, Derby High School student ...



Ansonia Middle School’s dean of student affairs takes job at Derby Middle School  New Haven Register

DERBY >> The Board of Education hired a dean of students for Derby Middle School this week, completing its mission to put a strong, new administrative team ...



Crowd turns out in Derby to oppose Witek Park baseball field  New Haven Register

DERBY >> Parents, kids, coaches and the community at large made impassioned pleas to school and city officials Tuesday to strike an option to relocate Derby ...



Derby Board of Education names new middle school principal  New Haven Register

DERBY >> The Board of Education unanimously voted Wednesday to hire William A. Vitelli as Derby Middle School's new principal, to get the school “back on ...



Irving School educator is Derby’s Teacher of the Year  New Haven Register

Irving school teacher earns top honor DERBY >> Whether he's staying after school helping a student struggling in math, or landing grant money to launch a ...



Derby tax board places limit on spending  CT Post

DERBY-Fearing the state's budget crunch may impact municipal funding the city's tax board placed restrictions on nearly $2 million in departmental spending.



Dziekan sworn in as mayor  New Haven Register

DERBY —Richard “Zeke” Dziekan was sworn in as the 18th mayor Saturday promising to work on economic development in a non-partisan way for his ...



Derby Eyes Witek Park For Baseball Field  Valley Independent Sentinel

During a meeting in October the public sent a clear message about where to move the Derby High School baseball field — anywhere but Witek Park. Among the ...



Post University offers tuition savings to Derby residents  CT Post

There was ear-splitting music, enthusiastic cheerleaders, a college mascot and a front table for dignitaries like Mayor Anita Dugatto, Carmen DiCenso, the Board ...



Shelton Vs. Cheshire Football: Results  Patch.com

Shelton Football - Shelton-Derby, CT - View all the scores for this week's games.



New Haven Board of Education to consider new intervention program for at-risk Hillhouse girls  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The Board of Education will consider a new $19,000 behavioral intervention program at James Hillhouse High School for about 10 girls at ...



Valley ‘senior’ prom brings young and old together in Ansonia  New Haven Register

ANSONIA >> One of Lill Bartolotta's fondest memories of her senior prom some 68 years ago was enjoying a hot fudge sundae afterward at the popular Valley ...



Derby residents recall 1989 triple murder that stunned Valley  New Haven Register

DERBY >> It has been a quarter-century since the brutal stabbing deaths of three members of the Ferrara family. The triple homicide Aug. 12, 1989, sent ...



Greenwich boys basketball season starts season with new coach  Greenwich Time

It usually takes a new coach some time to adjust to a team, but Christopher Lovermi has a considerable head start. Lovermi is beginning his first season as ...



Boys basketball roundup: Kennedy opens with win  Waterbury Republican American

TORRINGTON 90, HOLY CROSS 59. Holy Cross (1-1): Akili Evans 8 1 21, Jack Greene 2 0 4, Kyle Moser 4 0 11, Gaely Etienne 1 0 2, Qaron Brown 1 0 2, Alex ...



Derby and Shelton meet for the 100th time, or do they?  Ct Post

"There's always been confusion over this," said Jack Walsh, president and chief operating officer of the Valley United Way and a self-educated historian of the ...



Fran Thompson Leaving Derby High For Jonathan Law  Valley Independent Sentinel

Derby High School Principal Fran Thompson is leaving his position to become principal at Jonathan Law High School in Milford. Thompson was principal at ...



Derby's 'acting' mayor  Ct Post

DERBY -- On weekdays, he shuffles papers as the city's town/city clerk posting agendas, processing minutes and signing off on important documents.



Three of Derby’s cheerleading teams head to Florida to vie for national title  New Haven Register

DERBY >> The city has plenty to cheer about as three of Derby's cheerleading teams are heading to Disney World this weekend to vie for a national title.



Tuesday's highlights: Red Raiders clobber Cross  Waterbury Republican American

BOYS BASKETBALL Joel Villanueva poured in a game-high 25 points and Tyreek Davis netted 24 as the Torrington High boys basketball team rolled over Holy ...



See the graduation rate at your local high school  The CT Mirror

State officials celebrated another “record high” in graduation rates on Monday. Graduation rates have substantially increased over the past five years. Of the ...



Softball team raises money for Griffin breast center  CT Post

The Derby and Ansonia High School softball teams recently presented Griffin Hospital Fund Director Tricia O'Malley with a donation of $2,800 to The Hewitt ...



Christina Guerra named Derby ‘Teacher of the Year’  New Haven Register

DERBY >> For going “above and beyond” in the classroom, Irving School fifth grade teacher Christina Guerra was recently named Derby schools' “Teacher of ...



For some schools, snow days pile up  CT Post

While much of the area went back to school Tuesday, districts such as Ansonia, hard-hit by the latest blast of winter, were out for a fifth snow day. Just one more ...



No One Eats Alone at Derby Schools  CT Post

Start with hello teaches students the skills they need to reach out ... and includes those who may be dealing with chronic social isolation,” said Superintendent of ...



Troubled schools on trial: When poverty permeates the classroom  The CT Mirror

Struggling to cope with past sexual abuse and a mother who works long hours at a low-wage job, Alex regularly breaks down while at school. The screaming ...



State releases grades for every school  The CT Mirror

Grading schools on more than just tests scores has been a long time in the works. But the State Department of Education has now released a zero-to-100 rating ...



New Principal Looks To Transform Derby's Irving School  Valley Independent Sentinel

Jennifer Olson, the new principal at Derby's Irving School, doesn't sugarcoat or try to spin the challenges she and her staff face this year. Too many children in ...



Derby Helps Olivia Street Fire Victims  Valley Independent Sentinel

Marta Marin walked into the office at Derby High School Thursday, glanced at the 12 people who surprised her and promptly walked across the room to hug her ...



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