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Second man to face murder charge

WATERBURY — The second of two men who police say were involved in a fight in Naugatuck that led to the death of a Stratford man will be charged with…

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Board OKs grant application

NAUGATUCK — The borough will apply for state grant funding to advance its downtown development plans. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses voted 7-0 during a special meeting Nov. 18…

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State approves money for work

NAUGATUCK — The state Bond Commission has approved $3.19 million in grant money for Naugatuck to upgrade the Whittemore Bridge that runs over the Naugatuck River on Maple Street. The…

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Filling the need

Volunteers step up to help local families NAUGATUCK — Dozens of volunteers from a variety of community groups on Sunday began a two-day process of filling cardboard boxes with meals…

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BOE, teachers agree to new deal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has approved a new three-year agreement with the teachers’ union that includes yearly raises and modifications to the health care plan. Under the terms…

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United Way campaign on pace

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls’ 2014 fundraising campaign is heading down the homestretch. As of last week, the United Way had reached nearly 25 percent…

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Downtown plans elicit excitement

NAUGATUCK — Excitement was the word of choice at the Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation’s 11th Annual Meeting. “Tonight, I’m excited,” said Mayor Robert Mezzo as he addressed a near capacity…

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Plotting the course

NAUGATUCK — The borough is plotting how to proceed following the vote on bonding for four capital projects this month. On Nov. 4 voters rejected three proposals on the ballot…

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Borough collecting letters for Santa

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck residents can drop off letters to Santa Claus at the park department through Dec. 19. Letters can be dropped off in a mailbox in the entrance of…

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Grad rate goes up at NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School’s graduation rate has improved between 2013 and 2014, the school’s principal announced last week. The four-year cohort graduation rate went from 77.9 percent in 2013,…