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Obituary: Rita M. (Smith) Getchell

WOLCOTT — Rita M. (Smith) Getchell, 86, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the VITAS Innovative Care Unit at Saint Mary’s Hospital. She was the widow of…

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Police issue silver alert

NAUGATUCK — Borough police are seeking help to locate 23-year-old Stephanie Lucisano of Naugatuck. Police said Lucisano was last seen Wednesday in New York City. Lucisano is white, about 5…

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Western principal submits resignation

NAUGATUCK — Western Elementary School Principal Laura Main will resign after this school year. Newtown resident Main tendered her resignation during a special Board of Education meeting April 24. Board…

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Obituary: Raye Virginia Reale

MIDDLEBURY — Raye Virginia Reale, 69, of Middlebury, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. Raye was born Dec. 18, 1944 daughter…

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Student finds knife in locker

NAUGATUCK — School officials have launched an investigation after an 8-year-old girl discovered a knife in her locker at Hop Brook Elementary School Monday. The girl took her backpack out…

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BOE to appoint new superintendent

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s school system is poised to be under new leadership. The Board of Education will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Tuttle Building, 380 Church St….

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Obituary: Antoinette Mary Magda Farrell

BEACON FALLS — Antoinette Mary Magda Farrell, 94, of Beacon Falls, beloved wife of the late George W. Farrell, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at…

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Second suspect charged in sexual assault case

NAUGATUCK — Police have made a second arrest in a case involving the sexual assault of a minor. Joseph Villafane, 23, of 397 Atlantic St., Bridgeport, was arrested April 23…

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Hearing set on privatizing collections

NAUGATUCK — A public hearing will be held Wednesday night on proposals received by the borough to privatize trash and recycling collection. The hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. in…

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Obituary: Robert Lewis Slater

SEYMOUR — Mr. Robert Lewis Slater, 85, of Seymour, passed away early Monday morning April 28, 2014, at Griffin Hospital in Derby. He was the husband of the late Dorothy…