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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…