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Legislators announce early education plan

HARTFORD — Legislative leaders announced last week a 10-year, $200 million plan to provide 50,000 children with early education. “We want to give our children the best possible start in…

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Award winners

Naugatuck couple to be honored for work with youth NAUGATUCK — For this year’s Raymond K. Foley Award winners volunteering is a family tradition. David and Sandra Heller of Naugatuck…

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Slideshow: Gone fishing

NAUGATUCK — The 23rd Annual James Hennessey Sr. Memorial Fishing Derby was held at Baummer’s Pond in Naugatuck April 12. A crowd of people lined the pond hoping to catch…

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Burgess proposes community garden

NAUGATUCK — A plan to build a community garden in Naugatuck is beginning to sprout. Burgess Alex Olbrys has proposed a plot of land that used to be a pool…

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Borough announces leaf collection

NAUGATUCK — The Public Works Department will collect leaves curbside April 21 through April 25. Leaves, pine needles and other soft yard waste will be collected on residents’ regular trash…

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A traveling band

NHS students bring American music to France NAUGATUCK — Last year, students from Louise Michel High School in Gisors, Normandy, France came to Naugatuck to participate in a cultural exchange…

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PE teacher named nation’s best

NAUGATUCK — At the beginning of every school year, Tony Loomis shows Naugatuck High School students a picture of a rain cloud. Inside every raindrop is the name of an…

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Collections on schedule for Good Friday

NAUGATUCK — Curbside collection of trash and recycling will be on schedule for Good Friday, April 18. The public works office will be closed on April 18 for the holiday. The recycling center and…

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Renovations breathe new life into NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School athletes used to run on a track that had long stretches of rubberized material missing; they tried to avoid those areas so as to prevent…

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Firefighters respond to brush fires

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department responded to three calls Sunday morning for small camp fires that got out of control. The most serious one started at 8:35 a.m. when…