Monthly Archives: December 2012

Rebimbas named Ranking Member of Judiciary Committee

HARTFORD — State Rep. Rosa Rebimbas (R-70) has been named Ranking Member of the legislature’s Judiciary Committee by House Republican Leader Larry Cafero. Rebimbas, an attorney with her own law…

Redemption center coming to Prospect

PROSPECT — A local business man has received approval from the Planning and Zoning Commission to operate the first bottle and can redemption center in Prospect. Roger Hamelin, 40, who…

Obituary: Robert F. Carreiro

NAUGATUCK — Robert F. Carreiro, 81, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Glendale Health Center. He was husband of Victoria (Beloli) Carreiro. Mr. Carreiro was born in Taunton,…

Obituary: John Kosciuszek

SEYMOUR — John Kosciuszek, 82, beloved husband of Klaudia Janucik Kosciuszek of Seymour, died Dec. 29, 2012 at the Shady Knoll Health Care Center, surrounded by his family. Born in…

Obituary: Olga L. (Gomez) Preta

PROSPECT — Olga L. (Gomez) Preta, 47, of Prospect, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Olga was born in Bogota, Colombia on Aug. 28, 1965 a…

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Numbers up at Whittemore

NAUGATUCK — The numbers are all pointing up at the Whittemore Library. The numbers of programs, patrons, and circulation all increased at the library in the 2011-12 fiscal year compared…

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Work on greenway goes into hibernation

NAUGATUCK — Work has stopped for the winter on the Naugatuck Pedestrian Greenway. Workers from Guerrera Construction of Oxford, which is completing the first phase of the greenway planned to…

Library, Sound Tigers team up for reading program

PROSPECT — A new winter reading program sponsored by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers will begin Wednesday at the Prospect Library. Children who read 10 or more books will receive one…

Task force holding survival kit fundraiser

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Prevention Task Force is holding a survival kit fundraiser. A variety of survival kits are available for sale online at www.MorePrepared.com. The task force…

Letter: A simple question

To the editor, In light of the terrible events of the past week, I pose a simple question: Does anybody still think that teachers and principals are overpaid? Robert Bradley…