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Slideshow: Memorial Day

The towns of Naugatuck, Beacon Falls and Prospect each observed Memorial Day this past weekend. Naugatuck and Prospect held their annual Memorial Day parades Monday followed by ceremonies to commemorate…


Collections on schedule for holiday

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck’s trash and recycling curbside collection will be on schedule Monday, Memorial Day. Residents are asked to have their materials curbside the night before collection and leave 3…


WWII vet to lead parade

NAUGATUCK — U.S. Navy veteran Charles Roland will lead Naugatuck’s annual Memorial Day parade as the grand marshal. A Naugatuck native, Roland, 89, was born on the Allerton Farm, where…


Towns to commemorate Memorial Day

Naugatuck, Prospect and Beacon Falls will honor Memorial Day this weekend. The ceremonies will begin in Naugatuck on Monday at 8 a.m. with a Memorial Day Remembrance Mass in St….


Organizations urged to join parade

NAUGATUCK — All borough veteran, civic and fraternal organizations are encouraged to participate in the annual Memorial Day parade. The parade will be held May 26 and step off at…

Prospect held its annual Memorial Day was held parade May 27. The parade marched through downtown to the Prospect Ceremony for a ceremony honoring veterans who have died. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI
World War II Air Force veteran warrant officer Ernest Stewart of Shelton salutes the flag during a ceremony in front of Naugatuck Town Hall. Stewart served as grand marshal the Naugatuck Memorial Day parade on Monday. -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

A day to remember

NAUGATUCK — With three airplane crashes under his belt, warrant officer Ernie Stewart said he is lucky he’s not one of the fallen war dead honored on Memorial Day. His…

Borough to collect garbage on Memorial Day

NAUGATUCK — Curbside refuse and recycling will be collected on schedule on Memorial Day, May 27. Residents are asked have materials curbside by midnight the night before their collection with…

Girls Scouts from Prospect Troop 54639 show off their patriotism during Prospect’s 2012 Memorial Day parade. –FILE PHOTO

Towns plan Memorial Day commemorations

Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls will honor Memorial Day this weekend. Naugatuck will hold its annual Memorial Day parade on Monday. “There are numerous reasons why someone should come and…

U.S. Navy veteran, longtime burgess, and Naugatuck Memorial Day parade marshal Robert Burns, left, waves to the crowd in front of Naugatuck Town Hall as Stanley Borusiewicz of the Naugatuck Veterans Council looks on.  -ELIO GUGLIOTTI

A day for remembrance

NAUGATUCK — Robert Burns was a young sailor dodging German submarines on his way to France after he graduated from Naugatuck High School in 1944. In August, while those back…