Category Archives: News

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Telephone scam claims two victims

PROSPECT — Two elderly Prospect women became the victims of the same telephone scam this month. The way the scam works is the caller, who claims to be from the…

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Program provides passport to libraries

Books can take people to other worlds and get their passport stamped as well. The Public Libraries Section of the Connecticut Library Association is sponsoring the Passport to Connecticut Libraries…

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Letter: Fall soccer season is here

To the editor, Summer review: This past summer, PYS offered three summer camps held by Woodland Regional High School coaches and players, Dynamo coaches and Challenger coaches. Thank you to…

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Obituary: Francis James Ash

NAUGATUCK — Francis James “Jim” Ash, 74, of 53 Conrad St., husband of the late Mary Anne Ash, died Aug. 26, 2014 at his home. Jim was born March 28,…

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Obituary: Mildred (Hendricks) Eureka

WATERBURY — Mildred “Millie” (Hendricks) Eureka, 94, of Waterbury, the widow of Ernest L. Eureka, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at Paradigm of Prospect. Millie was born Dec. 24, 1919…

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Land purchase goes to town meeting

PROSPECT — Voters will decide in September whether Cheshire will be allowed to purchase a small portion of land in Prospect. A town meeting will be held Sept. 2 to…

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Classes ready to resume

Students in Region 16 and Naugatuck will return to school after one last, long summer weekend. The new school year starts Tuesday in Region 16, which covers Beacon Falls and…

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Tenure ends for superintendent

REGION 16 — After more than two and half years at the helm of the Region 16 school district, Superintendent of Schools Tim James is passing the torch. Aug. 29…

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Mother’s bravery inspires family

NAUGATUCK — She has battled a relentless disease for years and hasn’t complained once. That’s what family and friends say about Naugatuck resident Debra Lennon, 57, who has battled a…

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Letter: Ice Bucket Challenge a success

To the editor, The recent “Ice Bucket Challenge to Raise ALS Awareness” has been a monumental success because people from every walk of life in every town across the state…