Monthly Archives: May 2012

Beacon Falls exploring ways to open transfer station

BEACON FALLS — First Select Gerard Smith is looking for cheaper ways to make the transfer station available to residents. However, every time the transfer station opens to allow residents…

Naugatuck's Miranda Jang returns the ball during NVL girl's tennis semifinals at Woodland High School in Beacon Falls last Saturday afternoon. On Tuesday, Jang gave Naugatuck their only match win in a loss to Simsbury in the opening round of the Class L tournament. Jang will now play in the State Open tennis tournament beginning Saturday at Yale. –RA ARCHIVE

Greyhounds bow out of state tourney

WESTPORT — After an impressive regular season for the Naugatuck girls tennis team, Miranda Jang gave it one more notable achievement. During Tuesday’s Class L opening-round state tournament match, Jang…

Newtown silences Naugy’s bats

NEWTOWN — South-West Conference champion Newtown and its starting pitcher Kyle Wilcox ended Naugatuck’s baseball season on Tuesday afternoon in the first round of the Class LL state tournament. Wilcox…

Defensive struggles doom Hawks

EAST HAVEN — The Woodland softball team has gone as far as its defense has taken it this season. In Tuesday’s Class M state tournament first round game at East…

The YoYo swings children around during the Beacon Hose No. 1's annual carnival in 2010. Beacon Hose will host this year’s carnival beginning next Thursday through Saturday. –RA ARCHIVE

Beacon Hose hosting annual firemen’s carnival

BEACON FALLS — Live music, rides, great food, and a parade? It must be time for Beacon Hose Company No. 1’s Annual Firemen’s Carnival. The fire department has been putting…

Obituary: Clayton M. Baummer

PROSPECT — Clayton M. Baummer, 78, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Baummer was born on June 10, 1933 in Waterbury…

Republican David Labriola received a unanimous nomination to run for reelection in the state House of Representatives’ 131st District. -CONTRIBUTED

Labriola seeking sixth term in 131st

For the past 10 years, Republican David Labriola has carried on a family legacy of public service as state representative in the 131st District. He’s seeking to make it a…

Republican Rosa Rebimbas received the nomination to run for reelection in the state House of Representatives’ 70th District by the Naugatuck Republican Town Committee. -FILE PHOTO

Rebimbas running for a third term in 70th District

NAUGATUCK — Republican Rosa Rebimbas received the unanimous support of the Naugatuck Republican Town Committee for a run at a third term in the state House of Representatives’ 70th District….

Woodland's Kyle Beynor returns a shot during his match with Wolcott's Mario Zizolli during the NVL tennis championships last Friday at Wolcott High School. Beynor capped an undefeated season in the NVL by winning the singles tournament. –RA ARCHIVE

Hawks sweep up gold at NVL tourney

WOLCOTT — In 2011, the Woodland boys tennis team won the Naugatuck Valley League championship and had players take singles gold and doubles silver. The Hawks took a step up…


New priest takes pulpit at St. Francis Assisi

NAUGATUCK — Three weeks after the Rev. Michael Slusz resigned abruptly from his position and took a leave of absence from the ministry, St. Francis of Assisi Church downtown has…