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A skylight in the Whittemore Library was temporarily boarded up last week ahead of repairs.

Costly repairs mounting at Whittemore

NAUGATUCK — The holes in the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library’s roof may be sealed for now, but the holes in the library’s budget make take years to repair. Work on…

Whittemore Library staff, from left, John Wiehn, Rosalie Cummings, Pam Bogert, Marissa Ciullo, Diana Scalzi, Jocelyn Miller, and Gina Owens sport jeans last Friday to raise money for books.

Fridays in blue jeans

by Laraine Weschler NAUGATUCK — The formal old building in the center of the borough has been getting a bit more casual lately. Staff at the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library…

Author Patrick Scalisi hangs out to dry with his not-lost socks. - Photo courtesy of Mathew Duman

Years of passion become profession for Naugy author

Patrick Scalisi has been writing fiction his whole life. But about two years ago, he decided to turn his passion into a profession. Scalisi, 27, of Naugatuck, started publishing his…

The library in Naugatuck was one of the many buildings aorund the green commissioned by J.H. Whittemore and designed by renowned architectural firm McKim, Mead and White/

Author gives talk on Whittemore legacy

NAUGATUCK — You hear some surnames more than others here in the borough: Mezzo, Bronko and Rossi. Plasky and Pompei. Lately, it’s been Donovan and Tindall-Gibson. But there is one…