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Council finalizes spending plan

PROSPECT — After some minor adjustments, the Town Council last week approved a $7.8 million 2015-16 municipal budget to send to a public vote. The spending plan is an increase…

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DECA raising money for Boys and Girls Club

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School DECA chapter is working with Buffalo Wild Wings in Waterbury on a fundraiser to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Waterbury. The…

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Police investigating burglary

PROSPECT — Three masked men broke into the Sunoco gas station at 68 Waterbury Road Monday night, police said. Police reported in a press release that the suspects used a…

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Library conducting survey

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library is seeking community input on how residents use and would like to use the library in the future. The library is conducting a…

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Road work to cause delays on Rubber Ave

NAUGATUCK — Construction to repair sewer lines will close part of one lane of Rubber Avenue for much of the day Friday. Police said the lower part of Rubber Avenue…

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Board sends budget to district meeting

Petition in the works to force referendum on school spending plan REGION 16 — The fate of a Region 16’s proposed $40.5 million 2015-16 school budget now rests in the…

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Mahoney fills vacancy on school board

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Board of Education welcomed its newest member last week. Jill Mahoney, the head of the nonprofit organization Naugatuck Discovery, was chosen to fill the seat left…

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Condo fire displaces families

NAUGATUCK — Two families were displaced in a blaze at an apartment complex on Barn Finch Circle on Wednesday evening. The fire started on the back porch of 28 Barn…

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Obituary: Raymond F. Hebert

WATERBURY — Raymond F. Hebert, 56, husband of Marcena (Wilcox) Hebert, died peacefully Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Wolcott View Manor. Ray was born in Lowell, Mass., on Jan. 13,…

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Board names committee members

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses named its first five members to the newly-formed Renewable Energy Committee. Burgess Bob Neth initiated the idea for the committee because he…