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Valley Fusion 10U softball won the CVFL Cheshire Tournament July 25-27, going 5-0. The team recently completed its 2014 season with a 28-10-1 overall record. Team members are Taylor Muharem, Sophia Audi, Savannah Guliazza, Sammy Sosnovich, Rose Reitmeyer, Riley Kane, Oivia Lombardi, May Dawes, Kylie Bulinski, Cassidy Doiron, Autumn Mitchell, and Alyssa Roberts. Coaches are head coach Jim Dawes and assistants Rich Sosnovich and Chris Doiron. -CONTRIBUTED

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The Connecticut Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisees awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Woodland Regional High School graduate Alexa Kiernan at a recent awards ceremony held at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford. Students were selected for the scholarship on the basis of a well-rounded character, including a positive academic record, and demonstrated leadership in school and community activities. Pictured, from left, emcee Mark Dixon, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Kiernan and Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee Manny Rocha. -CONTRIBUTED

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The Naugatuck Emblem Club awarded its 2014 scholarship to Hannah Deegan, a graduate of Woodland Regional High School, on June 10. Pictured, from left, Emblem Club President Annette Balog, Deegan, Scholarship Chairman Laurel Rek and club member Rosemary Douty. -CONTRIBUTED

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The Beacon Falls Parks and Recreation announced the winners of its second annual Cardboard Boat Regatta. Ten boats participated in the race July 12. Boy Scouts from Troop 104 Luke Fenwick of Beacon Falls and Travis Hopkins of Naugatuck won first place. Fellow Boy Scouts from Troop 104 Eric Wrogg of Beacon Falls and Seth Golembeski of Naugatuck won second place. The Beacon Hose Company No. 1 boat captained by Wally Leeper and Paul Brennan took third. Pictured, from left, Hopkins, Fenwick, Denver Hopkins (fourth place), First Selectman Chris Bielik, Wrogg, Golembeski and Jake Stow. -CONTRIBUTED

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Dan Whitman of Naugatuck helped to collect 160 pounds of food donations in June during a Stock the Pantry Food Drive as part of the United Way’s Day of Action. -CONTRIBUTED

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The United Day School in Beacon Falls donated a check for $265 to the Beacon Falls Senior Center Aug. 1. The school raised the money at a lemonade stand in July. The money will go towards programming for seniors. ‘It was a great surprise and we definitely appreciate it,’ Senior Center Director Bernadette Dionne said. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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Lindsey Perssico, right, from the United Day School in Beacon Falls presents a check for $265 to Beacon Falls Senior Center Director Bernadette Dionne Aug. 1 at the senior center. The school raised the money at a lemonade stand in July. The money will go towards programming for seniors. ‘It was a great surprise and we definitely appreciate it,’ Dionne said. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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The new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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The new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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The new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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The new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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The new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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The new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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The new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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The new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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The new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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The new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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Valley Fusion 10U softball won the CVFL Cheshire Tournament July 25-27, going 5-0. The team recently completed its 2014 season with a 28-10-1 overall record. Team members are Taylor Muharem, Sophia Audi, Savannah Guliazza, Sammy Sosnovich, Rose Reitmeyer, Riley Kane, Oivia Lombardi, May Dawes, Kylie Bulinski, Cassidy Doiron, Autumn Mitchell, and Alyssa Roberts. Coaches are head coach Jim Dawes and assistants Rich Sosnovich and Chris Doiron. -CONTRIBUTEDThe Connecticut Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisees awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Woodland Regional High School graduate Alexa Kiernan at a recent awards ceremony held at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford. Students were selected for the scholarship on the basis of a well-rounded character, including a positive academic record, and demonstrated leadership in school and community activities. Pictured, from left, emcee Mark Dixon, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Kiernan and Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee Manny Rocha. -CONTRIBUTEDThe Naugatuck Emblem Club awarded its 2014 scholarship to Hannah Deegan, a graduate of Woodland Regional High School, on June 10. Pictured, from left, Emblem Club President Annette Balog, Deegan, Scholarship Chairman Laurel Rek and club member Rosemary Douty. -CONTRIBUTEDThe Beacon Falls Parks and Recreation announced the winners of its second annual Cardboard Boat Regatta. Ten boats participated in the race July 12. Boy Scouts from Troop 104 Luke Fenwick of Beacon Falls and Travis Hopkins of Naugatuck won first place. Fellow Boy Scouts from Troop 104 Eric Wrogg of Beacon Falls and Seth Golembeski of Naugatuck won second place. The Beacon Hose Company No. 1 boat captained by Wally Leeper and Paul Brennan took third. Pictured, from left, Hopkins, Fenwick, Denver Hopkins (fourth place), First Selectman Chris Bielik, Wrogg, Golembeski and Jake Stow. -CONTRIBUTEDDan Whitman of Naugatuck helped to collect 160 pounds of food donations in June during a Stock the Pantry Food Drive as part of the United Way’s Day of Action. -CONTRIBUTEDThe United Day School in Beacon Falls donated a check for $265 to the Beacon Falls Senior Center Aug. 1. The school raised the money at a lemonade stand in July. The money will go towards programming for seniors. ‘It was a great surprise and we definitely appreciate it,’ Senior Center Director Bernadette Dionne said. –ELIO GUGLIOTTILindsey Perssico, right, from the United Day School in Beacon Falls presents a check for $265 to Beacon Falls Senior Center Director Bernadette Dionne Aug. 1 at the senior center. The school raised the money at a lemonade stand in July. The money will go towards programming for seniors. ‘It was a great surprise and we definitely appreciate it,’ Dionne said. –ELIO GUGLIOTTIThe new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTIThe new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTIThe new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTIThe new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTIThe new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTIThe new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTIThe new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTIThe new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTIThe new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTIThe new Prospect Elementary School is taking shape quickly. Dave Christoforo, a project manager with Turner Construction, led Region 16 officials and members of the school building committee on a tour of the project’s progress Aug. 5. The project is on schedule to be ‘water-tight,’ when the outside is finished, by Halloween. The school, which will replace Community and Algonquin schools, is set to open for the 2015-16 school year. -ELIO GUGLIOTTIFEAT_COMM_AlexaScholar
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