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NHS celebrates decision day

NAUGATUCK — For longtime friends Abby Karbowicz and Bianca Rigoli, the decision for both to attend Southern Connecticut State University was a coincidence. “It kind of happened that way,” Karbowicz…

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Schools to host music festival

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school system’s annual town-wide Borough Music Festival is May 8. The festival begins at 7 p.m. Due to the ongoing construction at Naugatuck High School, this…

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Libraries decry proposed cuts

Libraries across the state are bracing for budget cuts. Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget contains $2 million worth of cuts to library programs, including a $950,000 cut to the ConnectiCard…

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Water main to be replaced on Rubber Ave.

NAUGATUCK — Work is slated to begin Monday to replace a section of an old water main on Rubber Avenue. The Connecticut Water Company is replacing 4,000 feet of a…

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Online challenge gives locally

The Connecticut Community Foundation’s 3rd annual online giving challenge will kick off May 5. Give Local Greater Waterbury & Litchfield Hills is a 36-hour online community giving challenge to support…

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Grants open door to innovation

NAUGATUCK — The inability to sit still in class may lead to a detention for some students. For Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader Jay Barth it led to a $3,500 grant….

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Republicans laud alternative budget

HARTFORD — House and Senate Republican legislators unveiled an alternative budget proposal the Gov Dannell Malloy’s plan last week. “This plan responsibly funds important social programs and services, phases out…

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Sauce battle back for second year

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Elks Lodge is hosting its second annual Battle of the Sauces on Saturday. The event, which runs from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Elks Lodge…

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Bronko announces bid for top spot

NAUGATUCK — Seth Bronko has made it two Republicans vying for the mayor’s seat. Bronko, 26, announced his candidacy for mayor Tuesday night at Jesse Camille’s Restaurant. “I’m not satisfied…

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Teen theater to present musical comedy

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Teen Theater will take audience members on a trip back to ancient Rome. The theater’s adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way…