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Flyover a dream come true

NAUGATUCK — Massachusetts Air National Guard Major Matt Woodfield remembers clutching an American flag outside his grandfather’s computer shop on Church Street and staring in awe. Two A-10 fighter jets…

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Towns to commemorate Memorial Day

Naugatuck, Prospect and Beacon Falls will honor Memorial Day this weekend. Naugatuck’s annual Memorial Day parade will step off, rain or shine, at 9:15 a.m. on North Main Street. World…

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Joint boards approve bond authorization

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Board of Finance approved a resolution May 14 to bond $2.16 million to begin upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant….

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Pilot program aims to prepare students

NAUGATUCK — The number of students not prepared to enter kindergarten has school officials concerned. Board of Education Curriculum Director Caroline Messenger said of the 194 students registered to enter…

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Packing up

Historical society, NEDC preparing to leave train station Editor’s note: This story has been updated from the print version to include new information about the proposed sale of the former…

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Police charge Waterbury man with sexual assault

NAUGATUCK — A 77-year-old Waterbury man was arrested Monday after police say he inappropriately touched a Naugatuck woman last summer. Police reported Richard Wood, of 62 Avalon Circle, Waterbury, was…

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WWII vet to lead Memorial Day parade

NAUGATUCK — Joining the Navy at the young age of 17 didn’t seem out of place for Jules Andes Brinchman. “I was 17 when I went in. World War II…

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Piperpalooza to benefit foundation

NAUGATUCK — Rhonda Lord ran her first half-marathon in Cheshire in June 2012 to raise money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, even though she knew very little…

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PD announces spot check

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police along with members of the Regional Traffic Team are conducting a DWI spot check on Saturday. The spot check is from 6:30 p.m. Saturday to 2:30…

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Former train station back on the market

NAUGATUCK — The plan to sell the former Naugatuck Train Station to a restaurateur has fallen through. Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Ron Pugliese said Umberto Morale, who…