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Letter: Opposed to Common Core, all-day K

To the editor, As a very concerned resident of Region 16, I bring attention to the warning: “Be careful what you ask for.” I strongly oppose the new Common Core…

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Markley completes town hall tour

PROSPECT — State Sen. Joe Markley (R-16) joined legislators throughout the 16th Senatorial District in June to host open discussions concerning legislative business with constituents. Markley joined state Rep. Lezlye…

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Board seeks to curb dumping

BEACON FALLS — Officials want to close a road in the Pines Bridge Industrial Park in response to illegal dumping. During the July 14 Board of Selectmen meeting, First Selectman…

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Letter: Commissioner thanks girl scouts

To the editor, On June 22, a wonderful group of young women woke up and instead of playing on their iPads or watching the morning cartoons, these fine young ladies…

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Workers rip up asbestos with carpet

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School is closed for the time being after workers removing carpet exposed asbestos while a summer camp was going on at the school. Workers from…

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Budget cut leads to higher fee

NAUGATUCK — A small cut to the budget has had a large impact on some borough residents. During deliberations for the 2014-15 budget, the Joints Boards of Finance and Mayor…

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Naugatuck police blotter

The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: BRIAN JACKSON, 18, of 55 Hoadley St., Naugatuck, was charged July 14 with third-degree burglary, conspiracy at third-degree burglary, sixth-degree larceny and…

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Car break-ins prompt warning

PROSPECT — Prospect’s Resident State Trooper Office is partnering with the Naugatuck Police Department to combat a series of motor vehicle break-ins that have been scattered across the area in…

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Suspected arson under investigation

PROSPECT — State police are investigating an arson that occurred Tuesday in Prospect. Investigators identified two points of origin of a fire in the basement of 104 Cook Road after…