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Emergency notifications to come from local number

PROSPECT — Emergency notifications will now come from a local number, according to Mayor Robert Chatfield. Chatfield said the town’s Code RED system was recently upgraded. In the past, the…

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Fire engulfs vacant Beacon Falls home

BEACON FALLS — An early morning fire destroyed a vacant single-family home on Beacon Valley Road. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to a structure fire at 127 Beacon Valley…

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Man charged with shooting at borough house

NAUGATUCK — A Waterbury man was arrested Saturday morning after police say he fired multiple gunshots at a home on Rubber Avenue following a domestic dispute. At about 5:45 a.m….

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Police investigating armed robbery report

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police are investigating a reported armed robbery on General Pulaski Way. Police said a 13-year-old reported he was robbed by an unknown suspect at gunpoint Sunday at…

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Obituary: Nancy E. (Shea) Lane

NAUGATUCK — Nancy E. (Shea) Lane, 70, widow of John R. Lane, passed away at Waterbury Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Mrs. Lane was born in Burlington, Vt., on…

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Library starting teen advisory group

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library is seeking middle school and high school students to join a new Teen Advisory Group. The group will meet Sept. 10 at the…

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Prospect Library announces September artist

PROSPECT — The Prospect Library will feature the artwork of Prospect native Jennifer Tomaiolo in September. Tomaiolo earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan and a…

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School year set to begin

The first day of school for Naugatuck and Region 16 public schools is Monday. School start times for Naugatuck are 8:55 a.m. for elementary schools, 8:25 a.m. for intermediate schools,…

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Ordinance would offer seniors tax credit

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week approved sending a proposed ordinance that would provide property tax credits to senior citizens and totally disabled homeowners to a public hearing. The…