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Borough holding hearing on ‘granny pods’

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday a new state law that allows for so-called “granny pods.” A new state law allows temporary, accessory structures…

Proposal would put ads on tax bills

NAUGATUCK — The borough is considering selling advertising space on tax bills. Controller Allison Bruce presented the idea to the Board of Mayor and Burgesses on Oct. 3. She said…

Scouts collecting food donations

BEACON FALLS — Boy Scout Troop 104, Cub Scouts Pack 2010 and Girl Scouts in town are running their annual Scouting for Food event this month. The scouts will drop…

New schedule brings ‘super block’ to NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School implemented a new class schedule this year that includes a “super block.” The schedule is seven periods per day, six of which are 40-minute classes…

Letter: Take time to know people running for office

To the editor, Political parties serve limited purpose in municipal government, and when it comes to elections the most important criteria a voter should look for is experience and knowledge…

Project to provide ‘access for all’

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Congregational Church parish wants everyone to be able to access the church, something that isn’t the case right now. On Sunday, the parish broke…

Beacon Falls aiming to close police coverage gaps

BEACON FALLS — The town is looking at opening negotiations with the police union to ensure officers are available to cover every shift. The town uses the Connecticut State Police…

Letter: Fredericks is a financial watchdog

To the editor, I am honored to endorse my very good friend Tyler Fredericks for burgess in Naugatuck. I grew up with Tyler but live in Shelton. We are very…

Prospect hosting Pumpkin Festival

PROSPECT — The town will get in the autumn spirit on Saturday with the 14th annual Pumpkin Festival. “It’s the last social activity of the fall,” Mayor Robert Chatfield said….

Beacon Falls man charged with sexual assault

BEACON FALLS — Police charged a 25-year-old town man Tuesday with sexual assault. John Atkins, 343 Rimmon Hill Road, was arrested on a warrant at the Troop I state police…