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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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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….


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…


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…


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…


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…