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Obituary: Edward S. Merancy Sr.

NAUGATUCK — Edward S. Merancy, Sr., 84, the husband of Dolores (Bigert) Merancy, died peacefully on Monday, May 2, 2016 at Beacon Brook Health Center. Mr. Merancy was born on…

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Obituary: Richard T. McDonald

NAUGATUCK — Richard T. McDonald, 62, died peacefully on Friday, April 29, 2016 in the VITAS Hospice Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital after a brief struggle with cancer. Richard…

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Obituary: Nancy Jane Judd

BETHANY — Nancy Jane Judd, 73, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 28, 2016 in the care of the staff at Orange Health Care Center. Nancy was born on June…

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Obituary: Frank Willets

ANSONIA — Frank “Panhead Frank” Willets, 63, beloved husband of Nancy Apanavich Willets, of Ansonia, died peacefully at home on May 1, 2016. Born in White Plains, N.Y. on May…

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Obituary: Janet Phillips White

NAUGATUCK — Janet Phillips White, 76, the wife of James B. White, died peacefully on Friday, April 29, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. Janet was…

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Obituary: Manuel Nunes Vieira

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Manuel Nunes Vieira, 74, college sweetheart and loving husband of Carole (Flanagan) Vieira, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 27 at Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables. Manuel, known…

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Obituary: Mary Elizabeth Gabriele

TERRYVILLE — Mary Elizabeth Gabriele, 59, wife of Brian Hatch, passed away in a fatal motor vehicle accident on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Mary was born on July 18, 1956…

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Emerald ash borer leaving its mark

PROSPECT — When Mayor Robert Chatfield peeled away the bark of a stately ash tree on Old Log Town Road on Friday, a 5-foot section fell, revealing a network of…

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Foundation hosting Give Local challenge

The Connecticut Community Foundation’s annual online giving challenge kicks off Tuesday. Give Local Greater Waterbury & Litchfield Hills is a 36-hour online community giving challenge to support nonprofit organizations within…

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Scout’s project to put numbers on houses

BEACON FALLS — Boy Scout Aidan Shea, a Beacon falls resident and member of Troop 138 in Naugatuck, is offering free house numbers to residents of Beacon Falls who need…