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Naugatuck police blotter

The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: CHRISTOPHER MINUTOLO, 40, of 14 Cadbury Place, Naugatuck, was charged Feb. 23 with disorderly conduct. Police reported on Feb. 23 at approximately…

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Police charge man with robbery

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police charged a Waterbury man last week with robbing the Subway sandwich shop on Old Waterbury Road. Anthony Igaunis, 46, was arrested on a warrant Feb. 27…

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Obituary: Frank Russell

NAUGATUCK — Frank Russell, 81, passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at Waterbury Hospital. Frank was born Nov. 26, 1933 in Waterbury, the son of the late Horatio and Eleanor…

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Obituary: Alex Robert Peters

NAUGATUCK — Mr. Alex Robert Peters, 37, of Naugatuck, formerly of Lake City, Fla., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Alex was born in Lake City, Fla., on…

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Obituary: Maria (Matos) Santos

WATERBURY — Maria (Matos) Santos, 94, widow of Antonio J. Santos, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Santos was…

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Obituary: Ruby M. (Bird) DePalma

NAUGATUCK — Ruby M. (Bird) DePalma, 83, widow of Frederick F. DePalma, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 at Waterbury Hospital. Mrs. DePalma was born in Naugatuck, on Dec….

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Susie Foundation takes next step

BEACON FALLS — For two years, Beacon Falls native Ryan Matthews helped care for his mother, Susan Ready Matthews, as she battled a terminal illness. As Matthews’ mother fought amyotrophic…

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Schedule to shift for schools

NAUGATUCK — Intermediate and middle school students will see a slight shift to their schedule next year. Starting in the 2015-16 school year, City Hill Middle School will start five…

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Letter: Live in the moment

To the editor, Once upon a time, I was addicted to social media. It pushed me away from the people I had once cared most about and I spent an…

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Board lowers high school parking fee

NAUGATUCK — Students who drive to Naugatuck High School will be able to do so for cheaper next school year. The Board of Education voted last week in favor of…