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Letter: Program provides wonderful service

To the editor, My heartfelt thanks for the Elks Senior Work Program and Mr. Jim Desmarais for helping me with yard work. The group of young people worked together so…

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Full-day K focus of forum

BEACON FALLS — Parents, teachers and community members from Region 16 came together last week to hear about full-day kindergarten. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in…

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Bringing Santa home

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is once again bringing Santa Claus to homes in Beacon Falls — not on a sleigh, but on a fire truck. Beacon…

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Zoners close hearing

Commission to decide on medical marijuana regulations PROSPECT — The Planning and Zoning Commission has closed the public hearing on proposed amendments regarding where a medical marijuana dispensary or production…

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Officials, police review school security needs

NAUGATUCK — Education and police officials have begun evaluating the security needs of six borough schools before spending up to $1.43 million on security upgrades. Borough administrators last week walked…

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Borough constructing plan for repairs

NAUGATUCK — Now that money has come in for Naugatuck to repair the Whittemore Bridge on Maple Street, the borough must devise a plan for construction. The more than $6.2…

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Second man to face murder charge

WATERBURY — The second of two men who police say were involved in a fight in Naugatuck that led to the death of a Stratford man will be charged with…

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Board OKs grant application

NAUGATUCK — The borough will apply for state grant funding to advance its downtown development plans. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses voted 7-0 during a special meeting Nov. 18…

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State approves money for work

NAUGATUCK — The state Bond Commission has approved $3.19 million in grant money for Naugatuck to upgrade the Whittemore Bridge that runs over the Naugatuck River on Maple Street. The…

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Obituary: Gordon Arthur Anderson

NAUGATUCK — Gordon Arthur Anderson, 95, died on Nov. 24, 2014. He was the husband of Irene (Gustafson) Anderson. Mr. Anderson was born in Waterbury, the son of the late…