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Letter: Veteran questions why the low turnout at vigil

To the editor, Last Saturday an event took place on the Naugatuck Green which was publicized in both local newspapers, on radio, with posters placed around town, a sign by…

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Obituary: Carmen Irene Scinto

Carmen Irene Scinto, beloved wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend, went home to be with the Lord on Jun. 23, 2016. Carmen’s parents, Irene Rodriguez Gelpi and Federico Rodriguez Trelles,…

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Permit paves way for work at former school

NAUGATUCK — A Southington-based developer has been granted permission to begin the transformation of the former Prospect Street School into a mixed-use development. The Zoning Commission June 15 unanimously approved…

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Back taxes subject of proposed ordinances

BEACON FALLS — Selectman Michael Krenesky has proposed two ordinances that would target a specific group of taxpayers who owe outstanding taxes. Krenesky raised the proposals during the Board of…

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Career started on a whim for fire chief

NAUGATUCK — Ellen Murray’s ascension to chief of the Naugatuck Fire Department may never have happened if she didn’t act on a whim a more than 35 years ago. Murray’s…

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Selectmen move forward with building committee

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen set the wheels in motion to formalize a Community Center Building Committee. The board discussed forming the committee, which would look into the…

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Letter: Medical records should be available

To the editor, With the recent horrible massacres using guns we note that most of the reactions are directed on limiting access to guns by folks who are really trying…

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Plan calls for bringing back restaurant

PROSPECT — Nine months after a fire destroyed the Golden Wok, the Chinese restaurant may soon have a new home in town. The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a…

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League collecting donations for family

BEACON FALLS — The Robert A. Cole Baseball League is holding a donation drive Sunday to benefit the family of Roy Gruner. Gruner, a 35-year-old Beacon Falls resident, was killed…

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Obituary: Aurelia Irene Bowen

BEACON FALLS — Aurelia Irene Bowen, 99, of Beacon Falls, formerly of Munhall, Pa., the beloved wife of the late James W. Bowen, entered into rest peacefully, surrounded by her…