Monthly Archives: August 2013

A painting by Anita Gregorski. –CONTRIBUTED

Local artist to exhibit work at Prospect Library

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will exhibit the paintings of area resident Anita Gregorski during the month of September. Gregorski, a resident of Middlebury, paints in oil and acrylics,…

Letter: Work of Elks greatly appreciated

To the editor, I would like to express my thanks to Jim Desmarais and the Elks work group for yard work they did and trimming the shrubs and bushes. Thanks…

Three Naugatuck school buses are equipped with cameras like the one pictured above to catch motorists who do not stop for school buses. –LUKE MARSHALL

School buses armed with cameras

NAUGATUCK — With the start of school just days away, officials issued a reminder to drivers to be mindful of school buses. Those who aren’t may receive a hefty fine….

Woodland Regional High School rising senior Jeffrey Lauck, left, leads incoming freshmen Christopher Lauck and Matt Hicks on a tour of the high school during Aug. 27. –LUKE MARSHALL

Region 16 ready for a new school year

REGION 16 — Summer is coming to an end sooner rather than later for Region 16 students. The first day of school for Region 16, schools in Beacon Falls and…

Literacy Volunteers holding orientation session

WATERBURY — Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury is now accepting registrations for its fall session of volunteer orientations. LVGW trains and supports volunteers who teach adults to read, write, speak,…

Campers from United Day School in Beacon Falls donated a $300 check to Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Aug 22. The campers raised $200 at a lemonade stand in July and the school pitched in an additional $100. The money will be split evenly between the fire department and ambulance company. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Letter: Fall soccer is here

To the editor, Welcome to fall soccer 2013. By now everyone should have heard from their coaches and maybe even had your first practice. Rec practices began the week of…

Letter: Concerts on the Green are to enjoy music

To the editor, For what reason do Naugatuck folks attend the concerts on the Green? Is it the most logical one because they like the band that is playing or…

Commission approves extra pay after grievance

NAUGATUCK — Sgt. Derek Poundstone of the Naugatuck Police Department has been paid an extra $4,900 after filing a grievance claiming he was owed the money for filling in as…

Naugatuck High’s Taylor Campos, left, and Holy Cross' Tess Carella battle for control of the ball last fall. Campos, the Greyhounds’ center midfielder, has been chosen to play on a U-17 Olympic development team.  –RA ARCHIVE

Olympic development team selects Campos

NAUGATUCK — Taylor Campos, the Naugatuck Greyhounds’ junior center midfielder, has been playing for the AFC Academic soccer travel team over the past few summer seasons under James Luis, the…