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Jenny Willets of Naugatuck celebrates after running the Diva Half Marathon in New York. She used to race to raise money to help victims of domestic abuse.

Borough woman running to give back

NAUGATUCK — Jenny Willets of Naugatuck is not just a survivor. She is a thriver. After leaving an abusive relationship two years ago, Willets is now giving back to the…

Runners take off during the start of the Bob Veillette 5K Road Race in downtown Waterbury last September. The race was held to honor Bob Veillette, who was left paralyzed following a stroke in 2006. Veillette was an avid runner, and journalist for the Republican-American. - RA ARCHIVE

Rossi running for a good cause

When Deputy Mayor Tamath Rossi laces her running shoes Sept. 11, she will be checking off an item on her bucket list. She will also be raising money for Naugatuck…