Welcome to Derby - Connecticut's smallest city in size, but one of the biggest in history and pride - a 2000 "All-America City" award winner, and a city with a promising future! Travel our pages to learn more about this wonderful town's past, present and future. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Click here to send us e-mail.
Items of interest
New Sidewalks for Ryan Complex
Greenway Trail Survey to be Conducted
If you grew up in Derby, you probably have fond memories of Main Street fixture Vonetes Palace of Sweets, the subject of one of our History Quizzes back in 2008. Now author Salvatore Coppola is bringing those memories to life in a new book aptly called Palace of Sweets. It's available now on Amazon. Order it now and bring it with you for a Meet the Author session and book discussion at the Derby Neck Library on Saturday, October 17 at 2:00 pm.
Who knows maybe you're in the book! You're bound to recognize some of the characters - though the names have been changed to protect the innocent!
The City of Derby has developed an official and informative City of Derby website which will be paid for and maintained by the City. You can visit the site at http://www.derbyct.gov/.
This current website was developed back in 1995 as part of the Electronic Valley project which helped launch the Internet age for almost all of the Valley towns. Derby becomes the last of the Valley communities to launch sites operated by the city governments. You can read more about that history here.
We will be adjusting links on this site to
reflect the evolving content of the new website as it