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Police stepping up seatbelt enforcement

PROSPECT — Prospect police are enforcing seat belt laws as part of the national Click It or Ticket campaign. Officers will ticket those who are found not wearing their seat…


Beacon Hose reports April calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 responded to 44 emergency medical calls and 14 fire calls in April. The company also conducted training, including a live-burn training drill…


Educators step up to give girl a lift 

NAUGATUCK — Eleven-year-old Ashlee Alves is a fighter who does not let cerebral palsy stop her from doing just about anything. She plays sports and sings in YouTube videos that…


Company seeks to expand in industrial park

NAUGATUCK — A local company is looking to buy a vacant parcel and expand in the borough’s industrial park. Electric Cable Compounds Inc., which is located at 108 William C….


Naugatuck Y holding 5K

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck YMCA’s 2nd Annual Rubber Duck 5K is May 28. Participants are encouraged to show their rubber duck spirit. Awards will be given for top female and…


Zoners grant extension for Parcel C hearing

NAUGATUCK — A public hearing on the proposed development of Parcel C will remain open for at least one more month. The Zoning Commission on May 18 approved a 30-day…


Borough eyes fuel cells to save energy

NAUGATUCK — The borough is working on a plan to help solve some of its issues at the local wastewater treatment plant by installing fuel cells to help drive down…


Obituary: Ann Randolph Evans

NAUGATUCK — Ann Randolph Evans, 97, of Naugatuck and formerly of Watertown, entered into rest on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Glendale Center. Ann was born on July 11,…


Residents submit petitions for referendum

NAUGATUCK — It appears residents will have a vote on how much money the borough will spend next year. Residents who organized a petition drive to send the budget to…


Obituary: Julio R. Duque

NAUGATUCK — Julio R. Duque, 54, the husband of Laura (DaFonte) Duque, died peacefully on Saturday, May 21, 2016 in the VITAS Hospice Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital after…