Monthly Archives: July 2012

Workers deliver 96-gallon carts for trash and recycling barrels to Naugatuck homes in the summer of 2012. The borough has seen an increase in recycling figures as well as savings now that all homes have the larger bins for recycling. –RA ARCHIVE

Transition to automated collection nearly complete

NAUGATUCK — Large trucks began making their rounds Monday as part of a weeklong effort to distribute nearly 7,800 garnet and gray trash and recycling containers to about half of…


Borough teen found stabbed on Rubber Avenue

NAUGATUCK — A borough teenager is in stable condition after being stabbed multiple times Monday night. Officer Michael Favale of the Naugatuck Police Department said police responded to Rubber Avenue…

Catherine Ernsky

Ernsky named to state commission

HARTFORD — Naugatuck resident and Burgess Catherine Ernsky has been appointed to the state’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women. State Rep. Rosa Rebimbas (R-70) applauded the appointment. “Catherine…

John 'Corky' Mazurek

Realtors association endorses Mazurek

State Senate candidate John “Corky” Mazurek was recently endorsed by the Connecticut Association of Realtors Political Action Committee. “We are pleased to inform you that the trustees of the Realtors…

Algonquin School Principal Rima McGeehan (left) introduces herself to Benjamin Pucci, 8, and his mother Sue Pucci during a reception Monday night at the school in Prospect. McGeehan will officially start her job as principal Wednesday. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

New Algonquin principal receives warm welcome

PROSPECT — Rima McGeehan’s education career has come full circle. Two decades ago McGeehan got her start in the field as a student-teacher in Prospect. On Wednesday she will start…

Walter “Fran” Dambowsky

Emergency official still on the job after investigation

NAUGATUCK — Walter “Fran” Dambowsky remains in place as Naugatuck’s emergency management director following an investigation into his connection to a federal campaign finance probe. “We are treating this as…

Mr. and Mrs. James Knapp

Obituary: James Knapp

James Knapp, 94, of Manchester and also of Glen Head, N.Y., Hancock, N.Y. and Winter Haven, Fla., died Saturday, June 30, 2012 at his lake home with family. He was…

Rosemary (Edmond) Tutolo

Obituary: Rosemary (Edmond) Tutolo

PROSPECT — Mrs. Rosemary (Edmond) Tutolo, 71, of Prospect, passed away on Friday July 27, 2012 at the VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her…

Ronald Clyde Donaldson

Obituary: Ronald Clyde Donaldson

NAUGATUCK — Mr. Ronald Clyde Donaldson, 74 of Naugatuck, passed away late Saturday evening July 27, 2012 at the VITAS unit at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. He was the…

Mildred Ardean (Luddy) Fortin

Obituary: Mildred Ardean (Luddy) Fortin

MIDDLEBURY — Mrs. Mildred Ardean (Luddy) Fortin, 82, of Middlebury, passed away Saturday morning at the Waterbury Hospital. She was the wife of Lawrence T. Fortin. Mrs. Fortin was born…