After several years of research, planning and design, a long-held dream for the Derby community recently became reality as the Decarsky Park ball fields – near the south city limits, at 1600 Line Drive – officially opened for competition on May 7.

Derby native Corey Aurell does not do anything halfway – whether it’s his job as a new-construction inspector, his custom woodworking business, or his prowess at the grill.


Amy and Gus Torres, owners of A Better Solution in Home Care, admit that the impact of COVID-19 in 2020 created unique challenges, while experiencing abnormal demand for their services. Learning to deal with these challenges and growth has made them, as Gus puts it – “ A better company in the end.”