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Golf tournament to benefit United Way

NAUGATUCK — The 32nd annual John E. Letts, Sr. Memorial Golf Tournament is planned for August. The tournament, which is Aug. 29 at the Watertown Golf Club, benefits the United…

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Initiative seeks nominations for tribute

The Valley Women’s Health Initiative is seeking nominations of area women who have made positive contributions to the community to be honored at its Annual Women Making a Difference in…

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Susie Classic continues growing

BEACON FALLS — In 2009, Ryan Matthews got life-changing news from his mother, Susan. She was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Just as…

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Superintendent earns good grade

Performance evaluation comes with 2.5% raise NAUGATUCK — Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke’s second year at the helm of Naugatuck public schools has been a positive one, according to her…

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Spending increase irks residents

BUDGET WATCH: Naugatuck Combined town and school 2015-16 approved: $115.2 million 2016-17 proposed: $120.7 million Increase: $5.5 million, or 4.8 percent Current tax rate: 45.57 mills Proposed tax rate: 47.56…

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Blossoming business

NAUGATUCK — When Margi Vance couldn’t find the type of store she wanted, she created one. Vance opened Peach Blossom Boutique and Gifts at 175 Church St. The store, which…

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Letter: Generosity ensures fireworks tradition continues

To the editor, The Naugatuck Park Department, the Fourth of July Committee, and the Borough of Naugatuck, would like to extend our sincerest thanks for the following businesses and families…

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Mahoney resigns from school board   

NAUGATUCK — After just over a year on the Board of Education, Jill Mahoney has stepped down. Mahoney announced her resignation during the board’s July 14 meeting. Mahoney, a Democrat,…

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Obituary: Maria Kausyla

WATERTOWN — Maria “Mary” Kausyla, formerly of Naugatuck, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at her home in Watertown. She was the wife of the late Balys Kausyla. Mrs. Kausyla…