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Prospect Lions set for annual run

PROSPECT — A local organization is hoping people will run to help their neighbors. The Prospect Lions Club will hold its 9th annual Easter Lions Run and Walk on April…

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No position on plant yet

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are still pondering their position on a proposed power plant in Oxford. Over 100 people showed up to the Board of Mayor and Burgess meeting March…

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Conservation focus of new commission

NAUGATUCK — The borough has a new commission to help improve its conservation of open spaces. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses approved an ordinance, 7-3, to create a new…

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Public works budget sees slight increase

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Finance agreed Monday night to move ahead with a $4.61 million public works budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The budget proposal is an increase…

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Board rejects grant for charging station

NAUGATUCK — For the second time in as many votes, the Board of Mayor and Burgesses rejected applying for a grant for an electrical vehicle charging station. The grant program,…

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CPV seeks to use treatment plant

NAUGATUCK — A company proposing a 805-megawatt power plant in Oxford is having a difficult time getting approval to send wastewater discharge to the borough’s treatment plant. Massachusetts-based Competitive Power…

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Commission to review proposed sales

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week referred the sale of the vacant Prospect Street School building to an investor for $300,000 to the Planning Commission. Vic…

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Vacant school catches investor’s eye

NAUGATUCK — An investor interested in buying the vacant Prospect Street School and renovating it into a mixed-used development with offices and possibly a health and fitness club is no…

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Towns honor Irish ‘mayors’

Naugatuck and Prospect brought a little luck of the Irish to their towns on St. Patrick’s Day. Borough resident Mary Ann Skehan Sigworth and Prospect resident Sally Murphy were sworn…

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Committee to explore alternative energy

NAUGATUCK — Officials have formed a committee to determine whether Naugatuck could benefit from putting solar panels and other forms of alternative energy in the borough. The Board of Mayor…