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Letter: Savings don’t justify power plant

To the editor, According to an exhibit recently submitted to the Siting Council by Competitive Power Ventures, $34.12 a year off of our electric bills will be what Connecticut residents…


Library to feature artwork

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature artwork by Kathleen Greggis during the month of March. Greggis’ artwork is a combination of styles as well as media and techniques,…


Obituary: Bertha (Solberg) Thyren

SOUTHBURY — Bertha (Solberg) Thyren, 97, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 at the Lutheran Home of Southbury. She was the wife of the late Erling T. Thyren who passed…


Perugini named Elk of the Year

NAUGATUCK — A lifelong Naugatuck resident has been named the 2015 Elk of the Year. David Perugini, 56, will be honored at a celebration March 7 at 6 p.m. at…


Fire chief requests third inspector

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck fire marshal’s office is currently behind by more than two years on inspections of multifamily buildings, businesses and municipal properties. In an effort to curb that…


Officials OK raises

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Finance approved raises for non-union municipal employees last week. The joint boards approved 22 raises during a special meeting Feb….


Budget plan increases state trooper cost

Towns that take part in the resident state trooper program would have to shoulder the entire financial burden under Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget. Malloy, in his proposed budget released…


Suspect caught after foot chase

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police caught a grocery store robber after he stole something from Big Y World Class Market on Bridge Street Wednesday afternoon. Aaron Cooper, 28, of 8 Dogwood…


Update: Broken pipe repaired at intersection

NAUGATUCK — The intersection of Quinn Street and Chestnut Street is reopened after a crew repaired a broken water pipe. The water pipe, which ran from the water main to…