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Obituary: Manuel M. Matos

NAUGATUCK — Manuel M. Matos, 81, the husband of Rosa Matos, died peacefully at home on May 21, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Manuel was born on Jan. 14,…

Obituary: Philip DePoala

NAUGATUCK — Philip DePoala, 89, husband of the late Marcella (McCurry) DePoala, passed away at his home on Friday, May 19, 2017. He was born in Ansonia, Oct. 28, 1927,…

Obituary: Maureen R. (Cuddy) Wojtczak

NAUGATUCK — Maureen R. (Cuddy) Wojtczak, 60, beloved wife of Barry F. Wojtczak, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Vibra Hospital in Springfield, Mass. She was born in…

Obituary: Frances Barbiero

NAUGATUCK — Frances Barbiero died Monday, May 15, 2017 after a long illness. She was born in Waterbury to the late Dominic and Ninfina Barbiero and attended local schools. For…

Raffle tickets on sale for duck race

NAUGATUCK — Raffle tickets are now on sale throughout the Greater Waterbury region for the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce’s 12th annual Duck Day and Race. Sales of raffle tickets help…

Laurel Ledge Class of 1967 holding reunion

BEACON FALLS — The Laurel Ledge School Class of 1967 is holding its 50th reunion in June. On June 23, classmates will meet at The River’s Edge Pub & Grille,…

Officials turn to audit following spike

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved a $34,000 contract with Sarraco Mechanical Services to conduct an energy audit at Woodland Regional High School to…

New bus contract in place for Region 16

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education and All-Star Transportation have agreed to terms on a new five-year busing contract. The school board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

Letter: Decision to close church is heartbreaking

To the editor, I have been heartbroken since I heard that our St. Hedwig Church in Union City will be closing. I have been a parishioner for almost 60 years….

Never too old for a degree

84-year-old Naugatuck woman graduates from Post University   NAUGATUCK — More than six decades after she originally thought about going to college, Charlotte Butler donned a black cap and gown…