Monthly Archives: April 2011

Letter to the editor: The dream is over

Ah, the American Dream. It’s the envy of the world, only a dream in places where people don’t have the freedoms that we enjoy. Freedoms our troops have died for,…

Library to display Petrochko’s art

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library will be featuring the artwork of Dorie Petrochko throughout May. Originally from Staten Island, N.Y. and now a resident of Oxford, Petrochko began studying art…

Letter to the editor: Beacon Falls town nurse thanks her supporters

“What a beautiful little town you live in. A town nurse.” These are the words of a family member of a resident who took advantage of the unique service available…

Car Cruise rolls down Church Street

NAUGATUCK — On Sunday, Church Street will look more like memory lane as the VFW Crusader Post 1946 hosts its 2nd annual Classic Car Cruise. Classic cars of all makes…

Obituary: Thomas P. Reilly

BRONX, N.Y. — Thomas P. Reilly, 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 27 at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Yonkers, N.Y. Thomas was born on July 7, 1925 in…

Obituary: Emma E. (Fredericks) Gould

NAUGATUCK — Mrs. Emma E. ( Fredericks) Gould, 94, formerly of Fairchild Street, Naugatuck, passed away early Friday morning April 29, at the Paradigm Health and Rehabilitation Center in Prospect….

Registration open for Prospect softball league

PROSPECT — Registration for the Prospect Women’s Softball League’s 2011 season is now in progress. The league is one single division and plays one to two games a week on…

Letter to the editor: We need a new voice for Naugatuck

I’ve known Catherine Ernsky her entire life. Catherine has always been highly motivated and people-oriented. She has always been interested in the world around her, and now she is courageous…

Important

From pennies to road races

Woodland women’s group lends a helping hand BEACON FALLS – Salsabil Luzeri, a junior at Woodland Regional High School, held up a pencil to Colleen Gabriel’s third-grade students. “What do…