Monthly Archives: February 2012

Free throws nearly carry Hawks to upset over Wilby

WATERBURY — Three-pointers and alley-oop dunks are nice but the most effective shot in any tournament, winner-take-all scenario occurs at the free throw line. Games are won or lost at…

Naugatuck police blotter: violation of protective order

  The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: EDWARD DANEROWICZ, 33, of 29 Phyllis Drive, Naugatuck, was charged Feb. 27 with criminal violation of protective order. Police reported Danerowicz…

Obituary: Robert G. Burns

SEYMOUR — Robert G. Burns, 74, beloved husband of Doris Dripchak Burns of Seymour, died Feb. 27, 2012, at Griffin Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Derby on Dec….

Obituary: John M. Sheedy Sr.

NAUGATUCK — John M. Sheedy, Sr., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital VITAS Unit surrounded by his family to begin his heavenly journey. He was husband…

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Greyhounds look to states after NVL tourney loss

WATERBURY — For almost three quarters, the Naugatuck boys stayed with higher-seeded Watertown. Then the game got away. No. 3 Watertown defeated No. 6 Naugatuck, 71-62, in a Naugatuck Valley…

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Legislators talk issues over breakfast

NAUGATUCK — From the state budget to the death penalty, local lawmakers touched on a myriad of topics during the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Breakfast. “I don’t think…

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Prospect’s grand list drops 5.9 percent

PROSPECT — The combination of a sluggish economy and a recently completed property revaluation contributed to a 5.9 percent drop in Prospect’s 2011 net grand list from 2010. The total…

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Police, fire departments present budget requests

NAUGATUCK — The police department requested a 6.1 percent budget increase for next fiscal year in a presentation to the Board of Finance Monday night, while the fire department asked…

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Greyhounds’ girls hoop family deals with real life test

NAUGATUCK — The players on every high school team think of themselves as a big, supportive sports family. In Naugatuck, that belief was put to the test in the 2011-12…

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Investigation into borough fire looks at possible arson

NAUGATUCK — A fire Saturday in a Prospect Street apartment is being investigated as a possible arson. Ann Goss, 75, had been evicted from her first-floor apartment at 504 Prospect…