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Board OKs grant application

NAUGATUCK — The borough will apply for state grant funding to advance its downtown development plans. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses voted 7-0 during a special meeting Nov. 18…

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State approves money for work

NAUGATUCK — The state Bond Commission has approved $3.19 million in grant money for Naugatuck to upgrade the Whittemore Bridge that runs over the Naugatuck River on Maple Street. The…

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Obituary: Gordon Arthur Anderson

NAUGATUCK — Gordon Arthur Anderson, 95, died on Nov. 24, 2014. He was the husband of Irene (Gustafson) Anderson. Mr. Anderson was born in Waterbury, the son of the late…

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Oliveira resigns from school board

REGION 16 — After seven years on the Region 16 Board of Education, Wendy Oliveira has resigned citing personal reasons. Oliveira, a Democrat from Beacon Falls, submitted her resignation letter…

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Filling the need

Volunteers step up to help local families NAUGATUCK — Dozens of volunteers from a variety of community groups on Sunday began a two-day process of filling cardboard boxes with meals…

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Obituary: Robin (Stirk) Paul

NAUGATUCK — Robin (Stirk) Paul, 54, of Naugatuck, formerly of Bridgeport, passed away on Nov. 20, 2014 after a brief illness. She was the wife of Donald Paul. Robin was…

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BOE, teachers agree to new deal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has approved a new three-year agreement with the teachers’ union that includes yearly raises and modifications to the health care plan. Under the terms…

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Letter: Thank you Elks for helping seniors

To the editor, My sincere thanks to the Naugatuck Senior Help Program under the direction of Jim Desmarais. They sent Ted to clean my gutters and he did a wonderful…

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Registrars to hold audit

BEACON FALLS — The Registrars of Voters will conduct a post election audit Monday. The audit is at 9:30 a.m. in Town Hall, 10 Maple Ave. Members of the public…

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An encore for Beacon Falls actress

BEACON FALLS — When Rebekah Derrick glided onto the stage at the Warner Theater in Torrington it marked the end of a five-year performance hiatus for the actress. Her voice…