Monthly Archives: September 2011

Committees vote to restore heating assistance

HARTFORD — During a meeting this week, three legislative committees voted unanimously to change Gov. Dannel Malloy’s recommendation on how to distribute federal block grant funding the state receives for…

Overtime with Kyle Brennan

Round of Applause Local teams have been incredibly successful to start off this fall season. We still have a number of undefeated squads still in play. Naugatuck football improved to…

Pop Warner raising money, awareness for cancer

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Pop Warner football and cheer are doing their part for cancer awareness throughout the month of October. The Naugy Hounds are selling pink T-shirts and socks with…

Joshua Kozodoy, left, and Joe Dowdell leave Laurel Ledge Elementary School after voting yes in the Beacon Falls road referendum Thursday. 'The roads in this town are in desperate need of being repaired. We can't wait any longer,' Dowdell said.
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Roads referendum fails by the slimmest margin

BEACON FALLS — One vote. That was all it took to shut down yet another attempt to fix the town’s deteriorating roads. Beacon Falls voters rejected a $10 million bond…

Stephen J. Torok

Obituary: Stephen J. Torok

NAUGATUCK — Mr. Stephen J. Torok, 47, of 405 May St., husband of RoseMarie (Soffan) Torok, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 28, unexpectedly at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was a…

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Letter: Displaying American flag is important

To the editor, My husband and I have been Naugatuck residents for approximately 30 years. We raised three children and now have several grandchildren in its public school system. We…

Wooland’s Chrissy Leeper, right, cheers on her teammates last Friday versus Torrington. LARAINE WESCHLER
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Hawks, ‘Hounds improving their stroke

Hard work pays off for Hawks Woodland head coach Mike Magas has said his team is working harder than ever. The proof is already starting to show. The Hawks went…

Naugatuck High School Athletic Director Tom Pompei looks over the soccer fields at the high school in late August during a tour of the building and grounds to review items in need of repair. The plan to renovate the high school as new includes building a multi-use, synthetic turf field. - LARAINE WESCHLER
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Turf talk

Renovation plans include switch to synthetic field NAUGATUCK — Around this time last year, the Naugatuck High School marching band canceled its biggest fundraiser. Only three bands were interested in…

Phoenix theater holding auditions

NAUGATUCK — The Phoenix Stage Company is holding open auditions for its production of “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.” The theater is looking for an ensemble of…

Gregory Cirillo

Obituary: Gregory E. Cirillo

NAUGATUCK- Mr. Gregory “Greg” E. Cirillo, 39, of Naugatuck, passed away Sept. 28, 2011 in Waterbury. He was the husband of Julie Cirillo. Greg was born in Waterbury a son of…