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Public works giving out sand

BEACON FALLS — The Department of Public Works will be distributing sand to residents through Dec. 24. Residents who want sand must clearly mark their container “Sand” and place it…


Obituary: Rosemary (Dunn) Healy

NAUGATUCK — Rosemary (Dunn) Healy, 83, the widow of Joseph R. Healy, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs….


Update: Missing teen found

NAUGATUCK — Police reported 15-year-old Cody Gallagher has been located. Gallagher, who reported missing Wednesday, was found safe and unharmed, police said.


Conroy to lead Internship Committee

HARTFORD — Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey has appointed state Rep. Theresa Conroy (D-105) chair of the legislature’s Internship Committee. The committee oversees the legislative internship program, which provides…


Changing of the guard

Resident trooper leaving Beacon Falls BEACON FALLS — There will be a change in leadership at the Beacon Falls Police Department. Beacon Falls Resident State Trooper Andrew Borelli is planning…


Illegal hunting lands man in court

PROSPECT — A 23-year-old Wolcott man has been charged with illegal hunting in Prospect. Chief of Staff for Public Affairs for the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Dwayne Gardner…


Prospect in need of gifts

PROSPECT — Town Hall is running low on toys for families in need. Mayor Robert Chatfield said throughout the year the town collects toys to distribute to children in need…


Obituary: Albert J. Ratkiewich

NAUGATUCK — Mr. Albert J. Ratkiewich, 87, of Milford, formerly of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Al Ratkiewich, born in Naugatuck on June 4, 1927, was…


Obituary: Earl Frederick Schwartz

WATERBURY — Mr. Earl Frederick Schwartz, 69, of Waterbury, passed away at Waterbury Hospital on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. Mr. Schwartz was born in Naugatuck on Dec. 30, 1944, son…


Naugatuck police blotter

The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: ANTHONY ROSA, 25, of 46 Camp St., Waterbury, was charged Dec. 12 with disorderly conduct. Police reported on Dec. 12 at approximately…