Monthly Archives: August 2011

Joseph Stanley Kosiorek Jr.

Obituary: Joseph Stanley Kosiorek Jr.

BEACON FALLS — Joseph Stanley Kosiorek, Jr., 73, of Beacon Falls, formerly of Seymour, beloved husband of Jeannine Theriault Kosiorek, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Aug.29, at Griffin Hospital….

Naugatuck bus routes: Kaynor Tech, Emmett O’Brien Tech

Kaynor Tech Bus 28 Starts: 5:57 a.m. Spencer Street and Lewis Street Andrew Avenue and Spencer Street Hoadley Street and Aetna Street Hoadley Street and Millville Avenue Millville Avenue and…

Salem Elementary School could become a Town Hall Annex in Naugatuck if a long-term school facility planning report goes into effect. –FILE PHOTO

Borough pushes school back again, Region 16 set to go

With power outages still rampant locally and across the state, the first day of school in Naugatuck for public and parochial students has been delayed until Sept. 6. This afternoon,…


Naugy’s Dean continues climb to Majors

NEW BRITAIN — Given the uncertainty with which Naugatuck’s Pat Dean began his second professional baseball season, he’s poised for a spectacular finish this summer. “Absolutely,” Dean said. “My arm…

Jordan Jensen, 16, works to get a rifle twirl down during a recent practice of the Naugatuck High School marching band. -RA ARCHIVE

Marching band learning a new tune

NAUGATUCK — With a new director and increased enrollment that places it in a more competitive division, the Naugatuck High School marching band has hit the ground running. Literally. Students…

Athletic Director Tom Pompei points to a drain on the edge of the Naugatuck High School soccer field. Drains and sprinklers in the field violate safety codes for players.

Borough eyes complete renovation of NHS

NAUGATUCK — Plans to renovate Naugatuck High School as new are moving forward, thanks to a non-binding straw vote of approval from Naugatuck’s three big boards — the Board of…

Naugatuck Marine dies in motorcycle crash

NAUGATUCK — Marine Cpl. Matthew A. Tooker was shot twice in Afghanistan last year and survived to run the Marine Corps Marathon in honor of his fallen comrades. Now someone…

Matthew A. Tooker

Obituary: Matthew A. Tooker

NAUGATUCK — Mr. Matthew A. Tooker, 25, of Naugatuck, passed away early Saturday morning due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Matt was born in Danbury on March 14,…

Labor attorney Francis D’Urso addresses the crowd Monday night during a public hearing a proposed ordinance changes that would eliminate the elected positions of tax collector and town clerk. D’Urso helped to draft the proposal. LARAINE WESCHLER

Public raises issue with proposed ordinance changes

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectman got an earful when it presented proposed ordinance changes that would eliminate the elected positions of tax collector and town clerk in favor…

A CL&P crew works to clear fallen trees and branches to restore power August 2011 in Prospect. The company is seeking to collect $414 million in costs from ratepayers associated with damage caused by five major storms that hit in 2011 and 2012.

Power restoration a slow process

A day after Hurricane Irene made her presence felt across the state, Connecticut Light & Power had restored power to more than 288,000 of its customers. As of early this…