Monthly Archives: March 2011

Naugatuck’s Seth Mulhall unleashes a pitch during practice last week. Mulhall is among four Naugy hurlers who will look to round out the Greyhounds pitching corps this season. PHOTO BY LARAINE WESCHLER
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Greyhounds leaning on pitching, potential

NAUGATUCK — As another season of Naugatuck baseball begins, the expectations remain high. Head coach Tom Deller said the seasons may change, but the Greyhounds’ goals do not. This year’s…

Obituary: Lois A. Mancini

WOLCOTT — Lois A. Mancini, 82, passed away on Wednesday, March 30 at home after a brief illness. Lois was born on Sept. 20, 1928 in Naugatuck a daughter of…

Letter to the editor: Supports Dowling for Clerk

I have worked with Michelle Dowling for about one year now and have worked in many offices during my life. When I walked in The Town Clerk’s office I was…

Cecelia E. (Krauss) Kaczkowski

Obituary: Cecelia E. (Krauss) Kaczkowski

NAUGATUCK — Mrs. Cecelia E. (Krauss) Kaczkowski, 96, widow of Stanley P. Kaczkowski, passed away Thursday, March 31 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Mrs. Kaczkowski was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on…

From left, Board of Education Vice Chair Priscilla Cretella, Chair Lisa DeGoes and Superintendent of Schools James Agostine look over information during the board’s March 29 meeting. PHOTO BY LARAINE WESCHLER
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Region 16 proposes $260,000 budget increase

PROSPECT – The Region 16 Board of Education lobbed off another three percent from the increase on its proposed budget and is set to bring it to the people. The…

From left, Sophomore Stephanie Hensley as Kate, freshman Preston Bogan, playing Dr. Wells, junior Melissa Campo, playing Lady Macbeth, and Sophomore Chelsea Newman, playing Lady Ann, rehearse a scene for the high school production of "Ladies Sigh no More."
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Drama club presents “Ladies Sigh no More”

Shakespeare may have been a great writer, but he sure put his heroines through a lot of trauma. The Naugatuck High School drama club will take a look at some…

Former Greyhound Alana Wesche is off to a fast start with the University of New Haven. Wesche, who was an All-State pitcher for Naugatuck, took a year off from softball but returned this year and holds a 6-2 record thus far. FILE PHOTO

Naugatuck’s Wesche makes triumphant return to the circle

NEW HAVEN — Former Naugatuck standout and All-State pitcher Alana Wesche took a break from softball after her high school graduation in 2009. It didn’t last long. Wesche is back…

Weather’s the wild card for spring teams

There’s an old movie line that goes, “The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.” Yes it does, but it also falls on every baseball and softball field this…

Naugatuck High School students, from left, Johnathan Silva, Mike Kuczenski, and Brandon Burgos worked together to win silver for food service in a recent culinary competition. The students were among several Greyhounds who competed in a cooking competition recently.
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Greyhounds cook up winning recipes

For Naugatuck High School senior Kristina Lintgeris, winning gold was just icing on the cake. Lintgeris’ bright pink birthday cake earned her top points at a culinary competition She competed…

Naugatuck senior softball captains, from left, Melissa Kirschbaum, Lianne Wallace, Daniella Stoehrer, Melissa LaBonte are looking to the lead the Greyhounds to another NVL title. PHOTO BY KEN MORSE
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Friendly competition makes Hounds stronger

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team prepares for the season minus a few gloves and bats that led them to a Naugatuck Valley League title and a Class L runner-up…