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Borough company expanding in new office

NAUGATUCK — Ion Insurance Corp. has purchased a commercial building downtown where it will move its operations in mid-October. The company announced last week that it will move from its…

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Firefighter answers call to battle blaze

NAUGATUCK — While thousands of people fled the wildfire that ravaged their northern California communities this month, Naugatuck resident Scott Moro and 19 other Connecticut firefighters headed into those towns…

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Preservation officer OKs plans

NAUGATUCK — One historic building downtown will be demolished while another will be preserved, according to a recent ruling from the state’s historic preservation officer. Historic Preservation Officer Daniel Forrest…

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Hearings set for rate increase request

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph J. Crisco (D-17) voiced opposition to Connecticut Light & Power’s proposed $232 million electric rate hike last week. The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA)…

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Police locate missing teen

NAUGATUCK — A 15-year-old Naugatuck girl has been found days after being reported missing. Naugatuck police said Zipparia Jackson was located Wednesday. Jackson went missing Saturday afternoon at Canfield Park…

A Metro North train is stopped after a man was hit and killed on Tuesday night. –PAUL SINGLEY, REPUBLICAN AMERICAN

Wolcott man hit by train dies

NAUGATUCK — A 39-year-old Wolcott man died Tuesday night after being struck by a Metro-North train on the tracks in Naugatuck. Metro-North spokesman Aaron Donovan said the man, identified as…

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Rebimbas lauds working group

HARTFORD — State Rep. Rosa Rebimbas (R-70) applauded the formation of a legislative public-private working group to study ways to spread the word about Connecticut’s Safe Havens law. The group…

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New firefighters join department

NAUGATUCK — They were among 540 candidates who took the test to be Naugatuck career firefighters — and among the only four chosen. The Naugatuck Fire Department has hired three…

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NHS holding freshmen orientation

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is offering an orientation for incoming freshmen Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Upperclassmen will discuss policies and procedures with incoming freshmen. The orientation…

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Police searching for missing teen

NAUGATUCK — Borough police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who was last seen Saturday. Zipparia “Zizi” Jackson was last seen Saturday at Canfield Park in Prospect, police said. She…