Monthly Archives: September 2009

Another untimely death in the borough

NAUGATUCK — A vine bearing ripening tomatoes sidles the front porch of 88-5 Lantern Park Drive in a condominium complex near Baummer Pond. If you were to pick the fruit…

Naugy Notes Sept. 23-29

Volleyball The Greyhounds continued their strong start, picking up three wins last week to improve to 5-1. Wednesday at Ansonia, Naugatuck pulled out a 3-1 win, led by Jessica Webber…

Word from the Woods Sept. 23-29

Volleyball The Woodland spikers are still perfect following a pair of sweeps over Holy Cross and Watertown. Last Wednesday against the Crusaders, it was an all-around solid performance by the…

Woodland running back Jack DeBiase has been unstoppable so far, piling up 330 rushing yards and seven touchdowns in two games.

Star Gazing: Jack DeBiase

On the Field: Junior tailback Jack DeBiase has boosted his Hawks to a strong, 2-0 start—two more wins than Woodland had at this point last season. DeBiase, who became the…

Union City cleanup rescheduled

The first Clean Up Union City Day, originally scheduled for this Saturday, Oct. 3, has been postponed due to expected inclement weather including lightning. The new date is the following…

Naugatuck VNA held an open house last week to ccelebrate its 90th anniversary. The event also showcased old photographs and memorabilia from the agency's 9-decade history.

Naugatuck VNA celebrates 90th anniversary

NAUGATUCK — At 94, Marie Tortora still relishes her independence. When doctors at Yale-New Haven Hospital said she ought to live with her daughter, she acquiesced for all of two…

Borough Clerk Judy Crosswait retired this week after some 15 years of service.

Longtime borough clerk retires

Judy Crosswait doesn’t say goodbye. See ya later. Take care. ‘Till next time. … Anything but goodbye, a word that just seems too final. So it was no surprise that…

Walmart rewards borough teachers

NAUGATUCK — It won’t solve the borough’s education budget crisis, but a new Walmart program will help 10 teachers at Central Avenue School provide classroom supplies to their students. Last…

Wayne McAllister (right) will pull double duty, for now at least, serving as both the borough's controller and the Board of Education's business manager.

Controller to manage BOE budget

NAUGATUCK — The borough will have one business manager to oversee both the school and town budgets, at least temporarily. The Board of Education on Tuesday voted unanimously to rescind…

Republican challenger Mike Krenesy, pictured here in Thailand in front of the Rama VIII bridge, values vision and planning in political administration.

Cable, Krenesky vie for votes

BEACON FALLS — Come Election Day on Nov. 3, voters will face a choice between the time-tested leadership of Democratic incumbent Sue Cable and the varied, colorful experience of Town…