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Markley qualifies for Citizens’ Election Program HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph Markley (R-16) has qualified for the Citizens’ Election Program for the 2014 general election. The program is a voluntary…


Restaurant running food drive

NAUGATUCK — Tequila Grill is conducting a food drive for the Naugatuck Ecumenical Food Bank through the end of the month. Donations of non-perishable food items can be dropped off…


Hearing to discuss capital projects

NAUGATUCK — Residents will have an opportunity Thursday to hear about the capital projects they will be asked to vote on during the election in November. The meeting will be…


Public speaks on spending plan

NAUGATUCK — About three dozen residents turned out for a public hearing Tuesday night on the borough’s third budget proposal. The current proposal is $112.9 million, an increase of roughly…


Ball field becomes classroom

NAUGATUCK — Rooftops on baseball dugouts served as desks, and a baseball diamond acted as a classroom Monday for students in the construction class at Naugatuck High School. Eight students…


Suicide threat leads to temporary lockdown

NAUGATUCK — Two Naugatuck schools were temporarily placed on lockdown early Monday after a man who lives in the area in between both schools threatened to commit suicide, police said….


Officials propose third budget

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials went back to the budget drawing board last week after the 2014-15 spending plan was rejected at a referendum for a second time. After hours of…


NHS holding parent-teacher conferences

NAUGATUCK — Parent-teacher conferences at Naugatuck High School will be held over three days this week. The conferences are scheduled for Wednesday from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday from 4…


Campaign briefs

Crisco receives endorsements from education groups HARTFORD — State Sen. Joe Crisco (D-17) has been endorsed for re-election by the Connecticut Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers. “Joe…


Theater alumni return to lead play

NAUGATUCK — Two childhood friends and Naugatuck natives have returned to the stage where they fell in love with theater. James Goggin, Jr., and Jean-Marie McGrath, both 22, have known…