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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…