Category Archives: News

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Obituary: Tillie S. Wilmot

PROSPECT — Tillie S. Wilmot of Prospect died of natural causes on July 22, 2014. She was 90. Born 1924 in Munich, Germany to Augusta Erhard Schwarz and Dr. William…

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Letter: Enjoying summer, looking ahead to fall

To the editor, Spring wrap-up: I hope all of you are having a fun-filled relaxing summer — some trips, some swims, maybe even a little pick-up game of soccer with…

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Facilities head resigns

REGION 16 — The number of administrative positions that need to be filled in the Region 16 district office rose to three last week after the resignation of Supervisor of…

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YMCA offering running program

NAUGATUCK —The Naugatuck YMCA running program is starting a brand new half “crazy” marathon program on Tuesday. The program will run for 10 weeks and features group runs on Tuesday…

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Foundation awards grant to United Way

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls is among four non-profits that will share $34,253 in LitLinks P3 grants awarded by the Connecticut Community Foundation. The United…

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School board picks next superintendent

REGION 16 — The Board of Education reached into the Waterbury school system to find Region 16’s next superintendent of schools. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and…

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Obituary: Mark Novocinski

WATERBURY — Mr. Mark Novocinski, 56, of Waterbury, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Mark was born in Waterbury on July 5, 1958, son of Edward and Lucy (Hills)…

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Design for fire school goes out to bid

BEACON FALLS — Construction of a new Naugatuck Valley Regional Fire Training School has taken one more step forward. State Sen. Joseph Crisco (D-17), whose district includes Beacon Falls, recently…

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Eastern Co. reports dip in income, sales

NAUGATUCK — After reporting positive first-quarter results earlier this year, The Eastern Co. last week posted significantly different results for the second quarter and first half of 2014. The Naugatuck-based…

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Obituary: Carmen M. Santoro

PROSPECT — Mr. Carmen M. Santoro, 84, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Saint Mary’s Hospital as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Straitsville Road. He was the…