Tag Archives: Bob Veillette

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Recitals carry on borough man’s legacy

NAUGATUCK — The 12th year of the Bob Veillette Summer Piano Recitals are set for Sept. 8 at the Whittemore Library. The recitals were started by Veillette, a Naugatuck man…

Bob Veillette and Tim Andrew in 2010. –RA ARCHIVE

Runner competing in race to aid friend

NAUGATUCK — Former Naugatuck firefighter Tim Andrew is facing an uphill climb, yet again, to help a friend. Andrew, 63, is participating in the Mount Washington Road Race in New…

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5K to raise funds for Naugatuck man

WATERBURY — The 10th annual Bob Veillette 5K Road Race and Walk is Sept. 12 at Library Park at Grand and Meadow streets. The event, which includes a 5K running…

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Engineers work to unlock syndrome

NAUGATUCK — Two California engineering professors and a graduate student visited the Naugatuck home of a paralyzed, mute man last week, trying to create a device that would allow him…

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Working to unlock syndrome

College students developing technology in effort to help Naugatuck man Engineering students in California have spent the last three months trying to create a new way for a mute, paralyzed…

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Runners brave weather for Veillette 5K

WATERBURY — High humidity and threats of thunderstorms did not deter runners and walkers Saturday morning from pounding Waterbury pavement in honor of a beloved musician and journalist. About 240…

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5K to aid borough man

WATERBURY — The annual Bob Veillette 5K Road Race and Walk is Saturday. The race was moved from its traditional Sunday afternoon start time in response to participants’ requests. The…

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Paving the way

Naugatuck man leaves ground-breaking brain implant study NAUGATUCK — Bob Veillette, a Naugatuck man who suffers from locked-in syndrome, has ended his participation in a study to determine if a…

5K to benefit Naugatuck man

  WATERBURY — The 2013 Bob Veillette 5K Road Race and Walk will be held Saturday at Library Park at Grand and Meadow streets. The race begins at 1:30 p.m….

Emily Lungarini plays piano to a roomful of people in 2013 at the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library in Naugatuck. The annual recital is a tribute to Bob Veillette, an accomplished piano player who hasn't missed the event since a stroke left him paralyzed in 2006. –RA ARCHIVE

Students sought for music recitals

NAUGATUCK — Music students are being sought for this year’s Bob Veillette recitals at the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library on Church Street. Separate recitals will be held Aug. 26 at…