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Amy and Gus Torres, owners of A Better Solution in Home Care, believe the true success they have with their business is measured by how well they feel about what they are doing to help other people – not from what is in their bank account.

It is a labor of love to keep the athletic facilities looking clean and ready for game day. With nearly 16 facilities across Derby, Grounds and Outdoor Facilities Supervisor Jeff Ohmes and his crew of seven employees stay busy throughout the year.

The billiards room at the Derby Senior Center was dedicated to longtime member Milt Moore on Sept. 13. But long before his name ever sits atop the pool room’s entryway, his contributions to the senior center are already well established.Moore, 99, is one of the members who helped bring pool …

Movement in the housing market continues at a torrid pace that has been maintained since near the start of the pandemic, but it’s not just the buyers and sellers taking advantage. Homeowners are increasingly benefitting from the current low interest mortgage rates as well.

Like many growing cities of its size, there are a variety of housing options in Derby.A city website lists 14 new housing developments in town, along with five apartment complexes, six assisted living and retirement living centers, and several property management firms.And, of course, there …

As the housing market remains red hot, at least one local realtor has stepped in to offer his services to help buyers navigate an environment that may seem similar to the Wild West at the moment.

With an eye on protecting property owners’ investments and preventing houses and commercial buildings from falling into disrepair, city officials are seeking to expand Derby’s property maintenance standards.“We are trying to gently move forward,” said Director of Public Works Robert Mendoza.…

It’s hardly the Derby Chamber Chili Cook-Off without an entry from Nicholas Engle.The city councilman and local businessman has competed in the annual chili contest each year since its inception in 2015. He only missed 2020 – along with everyone else – when the event was canceled due to the …