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Letter: Residents can’t afford burgeoning taxes

To the editor, We, the citizens of Naugatuck, are seeking a second referendum as we can’t afford the burgeoning taxes. Board of Finance Chairwoman Diane Scinto asks us if we…

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Obituary: Angel Christine Cortez

WEST HAVEN — Angel Christine Cortez, infant daughter of Milton Cortez and Ashley Fox, passed away on July 24, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Besides her parents, Angel is survived…

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Obituary: Helen Matuszewski

NAUGATUCK — Helen Matuszewski, 83, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 24, 2015 at Beacon Brook Health Center. Helen was born in Waterbury, on July 6, 1932, daughter of the…

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Letter: Train station was ideal location for museum

To the editor, So, the Naugatuck railroad station will be sold, renovated and converted into an Italian restaurant. Huh. Do we really need another Italian restaurant, especially at the railroad…

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Financial share for trooper program grows

Towns that take part in the resident state trooper program won’t have to bear the full financial burden of the program this fiscal year, but that burden got heavier. The…

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Letter: Candidates are example of ‘good old boys’ network

To the editor, I’m not trying to promote Mr. Trump as a candidate but I do note one outstanding thing: With a rare exception, all the other presidential candidates, whether…

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Letter: New businesses will ease tax burden

To the editor, It is no secret the main challenge facing Naugatuck today is our high tax rate. The tax burden on all of us is too high. And we…

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Police stun suicidal suspect

NAUGATUCK — A man who caused a car accident while driving under the influence on New Haven Road last week got out of the car and started to slice his…

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Dems endorse Bielik for another term

BEACON FALLS — First Selectman Christopher Bielik will lead the Democratic ticket in the November election. The Democratic Town Committee nominated its slate of candidates Tuesday, with Bielik taking the…

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Republican slate mostly empty

BEACON FALLS — The Republican Town Committee last week endorsed a mostly vacant slate of candidates for the November election. Most notably, the committee did not endorse a candidate —…