Monthly Archives: April 2013

Aleine L. McCasland

Obituary: Aleine L. McCasland

NAUGATUCK — Mrs. Aleine L. McCasland, 74, of Naugatuck, died Monday April 29, 2013 at Waterbury Hospital. Mrs. McCasland was born in New Haven on April 28, 1939 a daughter…

Louis A. Moniz

Obituary: Louis A. Moniz

NAUGATUCK — Mr. Louis A. Moniz, 91, of Naugatuck, passed away early Monday morning April 29, 2013 at the Vitas Hospice unit at St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury. He was the…

Prospect resident Alexander Delelle, left, receives a ballot during a budget referendum April 29 from volunteer Kathleen Graveline, while Deputy Registrar of Voters Betty Guevin looks at the Volunteer Firehouse of Prospect. The first municipal budget proposal of $7.4 million budget failed by 66 votes and a $7.3 million budget heads to a vote Monday. –FILE PHOTO
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Voters reject proposed Prospect budget

PROSPECT — Residents rejected the proposed 2013-14 town budget during a referendum vote on Monday. The $7.4 million budget proposal was defeated with 501 votes cast against it and 435…

The Eastern Co.’s headquarters on Bridge Street in Naugatuck. –RA ARCHIVE
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Eastern Co. to continue investment despite loss

NAUGATUCK — The Eastern Co. said last week it will continue investing in infrastructure improvements and developing new products despite reporting a 50 percent reduction in first-quarter profits. The Naugatuck-based…

Water Company begins flushing mains

The Connecticut Water Company will flush its water mains in Beacon Falls, Naugatuck, Prospect, Middlebury, Plymouth, Thomaston and Waterbury beginning today and continuing through May 24. The flushing runs from…

Allison Klimaszewski of Naugatuck cracks a hit during Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit & Run competition last year at Naugatuck High School. This year’s competition will be held May 5 at the Union City Little League Joe Joy Complex. –FILE PHOTO

Borough hosting skills competition

NAUGATUCK — The Parks and Recreation Commission is hosting the local Aquafina Pitch, Hit and Run competition May 5. The competition is the official youth skills competition of Major League…

Renee Londner, a Prospect woman, wrote the children's story, ‘Stones for Grandpa,’ after her husband's death. It deals with death for young children, and explains the Jewish tradition of placing stones on a grave. –RA ARCHIVE
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Book helps children cope with grandpa’s death

PROSPECT — At a distance, stone bleeds into stone. The graveyard homages prove so subtle, they are barely perceptible to most eyes. Venture closer among the graves at most Jewish…

Street sweeping to continue in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Street sweeping will continue this week, according to the public works department. Crews will be sweeping in these areas: Briarwood Road, Ash Road, Round Hill Road, Millville Avenue,…

A pothole is visible on North Main Street in Naugatuck. The borough has fallen behind on road maintenance as resources are tight. –RA ARCHIVE
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Road maintenance falls behind in borough

NAUGATUCK — James Stewart, director of public works, had some unwelcome — if unsurprising — news last week for the Board of Finance. “Our roads are starting to really fall…

James Hastings

Naugatuck Valley Financial announces new CFO

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Valley Financial Corporation, the holding company for Naugatuck Valley Savings and Loan, appointed James Hastings as chief financial officer for the company and bank. Hastings replaces Thomas…