Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sheila M. (Phelan) Sonntag

Obituary: Sheila M. (Phelan) Sonntag

PROSPECT — Sheila M. (Phelan) Sonntag, 75, of Naugatuck passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Paradigm Health Center of Prospect surrounded by her family. She was the wife…

Obituary: Thomas Palmieri

NAUGATUCK — Thomas Palmieri, 88, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Glendale Health Care Center. He was the husband of Margaret (Rotella) Palmieri. Mr. Palmieri was born on…

Woodland Girls Tennis played against St. Paul in the opening round of the Class S tournament on Tuesday at Woodland.
This design shows the current plans to renovate Algonquin School in Prospect into Region 16’s new district office. The cost of this plan has escalated so much so that the Board of Education gave the Building Committee in charge of the project permission to explore building a new office. –CONTRIBUTED

Alternative plan sought for new district office

PROSPECT — The growing cost associated with turning Algonquin School in Prospect into Region 16’s district office has the building committee in charge of the project exploring alternative options for…


Referendum push unlikely to come from taxpayers group

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s Taxpayers in Revolt group is not likely to petition for a budget referendum this year, Chairman Alec Wargo said Monday. “It’s not completely decided, but I…

Naugatuck’s Gretchen Hale slides safely into third Tuesday afternoon in the opening round of the Class L tournament against New Canaan in Naugatuck. –LUKE MARSHALL

‘Hounds break through in 10th

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck softball team was staring down the barrel of the season’s end and for some Greyhounds that symbolized the end of their high school careers. But suddenly,…

Ann M. Niski

Obituary: Ann M. Niski

WATERBURY — Mrs. Ann M. (Brophy) Niski, 96, of Meriden Road, formerly of Naugatuck, passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the widow of Francis…

Donna Cariello and her husband Charles Amrich are collecting signatures on a petition to keep Central Avenue Elementary School in Naugatuck opened after the Board of Education voted to close it. –RA ARCHIVE

Borough couple petitioning to save Central Avenue

NAUGATUCK — Public outcry over the proposed closure of Central Avenue Elementary School seemed to end a month ago when the Board of Education voted to reassign the students there,…

U.S. Navy veteran, longtime burgess, and Naugatuck Memorial Day parade marshal Robert Burns, left, waves to the crowd in front of Naugatuck Town Hall as Stanley Borusiewicz of the Naugatuck Veterans Council looks on.  -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

A day for remembrance

NAUGATUCK — Robert Burns was a young sailor dodging German submarines on his way to France after he graduated from Naugatuck High School in 1944. In August, while those back…

Friends hosting book and media sale

BEACON FALLS — The Friends of Beacon Falls Library is holding its annual spring book and media sale Friday and Saturday. The sale will take place Friday from 5 to…