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Council looking at salaries

PROSPECT — The Town Council is reviewing the salaries and job descriptions of some elected officials. Town Council Chairman Thomas Galvin said the council typically bases the salary and raises…

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Trust accepting scholarship applications

Applications are now being accepted for the Camille B. Perugini Charitable Trust annual scholarship. The scholarship is available to all Naugatuck, Prospect, Beacon Falls, Wolcott and local area high school…

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Charging station waiting on juice

BEACON FALLS — The town’s electric vehicle charging station is set up and almost ready to go. It’s just waiting on one thing — electricity. The charged station has been…

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CL&P trimming trees in borough

NAUGATUCK — Connecticut Light & Power is continuing its goal of trimming 59 miles of trees along CL&P lines in Naugatuck. The tree work is being done by Lewis Tree…

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Obituary: John J. (Jack) Smith

CONWAY, S.C. — John J. (Jack) Smith, husband of the late Frances C. Smith, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at the age of 74 in Conway. Jack was born…

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Towns weather storm

With the blizzard winding down towns have begun the process of digging out. Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield said the town had no medical emergencies, no fires, and no injuries thus…

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Obituary: Dorothy (Golds) Riccio

WATERBURY — Dorothy (Golds) Riccio, 88, formerly of Madison, N.J., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at the Village at East Farms in Waterbury. Dorothy was born March…

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Firefighters quickly extinguish blaze

NAUGATUCK — Two Connecticut Light & Power workers driving to a service call spotted a house on fire Sunday afternoon and immediately called 911. CL&P workers Skyler Ryng and Paul…

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Towns prep for storm

As snow begins to fall, the area is bracing for what meteorologists expect to be a fast-moving blizzard that could bring up to 3 feet of snow in some areas…

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Naugatuck police blotter

The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: DEAN BATTAGLINO, 21, of 87 Lakeview Ave., Shelton, was charged Jan. 23 with second-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment, first-degree criminal mischief and…