Category Archives: News

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Obituary: James L. Howard

NAUGATUCK — Mr. James L. Howard, 68, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was the loving husband…

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Obituary: John Swetz

BEACON FALLS — John Swetz, 90 of Beacon Falls, beloved husband of Cecelia Mary Bernal Swetz, died peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in the comfort of his home, surrounded…

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Woodland makes AP honor roll

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School has made the College Board’s 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll. Woodland is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada…

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Plotting the course

NAUGATUCK — The borough is plotting how to proceed following the vote on bonding for four capital projects this month. On Nov. 4 voters rejected three proposals on the ballot…

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Borough collecting letters for Santa

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck residents can drop off letters to Santa Claus at the park department through Dec. 19. Letters can be dropped off in a mailbox in the entrance of…

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Two apply for consultant job

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen decided to move forward with interviews for the Economic Development Commission consultant position despite receiving little interest. The town received two applications for…

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Grad rate goes up at NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School’s graduation rate has improved between 2013 and 2014, the school’s principal announced last week. The four-year cohort graduation rate went from 77.9 percent in 2013,…

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Obituary: Charles W. Molnar

WATERBURY — Charles W. Molnar, 65, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Hurd) Molnar. Charles was born…

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Obituary: Robert A. Van Delft

PROSPECT — Mr. Robert A. Van Delft, 80, of Prospect, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at the Mid State Medical Center in Meriden. He was the husband of the late…

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Disabled train halts Waterbury Line

WATERBURY – The Metro-North Waterbury Line is out of service for an undetermined length of time after an air compressor failed on one of two morning peak trains Wednesday morning,…