Monthly Archives: May 2012

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…

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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…

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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…

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‘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,…

Naugatuck police blotter: forgery

The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: MARLENA WALLACE, 45, of 11 Bell Court, Hartford, was charged May 26 with forgery in the third degree, conspiracy at forgery in…

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…

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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,…

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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…