Category Archives: Top Stories

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Brush fire burns woods

BEACON FALLS — A brush fire burned more than an acre of woodlands off of Skokorat Road Monday. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 members, who were in the area, noticed…

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Wingman Program taking hold at City Hill

NAUGATUCK — Kindness. Inclusion. Compassion. These are the traits of a good wingman. City Hill Middle School is in its second year of the Wingman Program and the results are…

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Ad seeking ZEO ruffles feathers

BEACON FALLS — An ad looking for a zoning enforcement officer has left some upset in town. Building Inspector James Tucciarone served as the town’s zoning enforcement officer on an…

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Trucks causing headaches for village residents

BEACON FALLS — Some residents have a message for truck drivers going to or from Pinesbridge Industrial Park: Don’t drive through Pond Spring Village. Members of the Pond Spring Village…

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Zupkus settles election complaint

HARTFORD — State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus is the latest Republican candidate from 2014 to settle an election complaint for referencing Gov. Dannel Malloy in campaign fliers in 2014. The two-term…

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There’s a new chief in Prospect  

PROSPECT — The people in the top two positions at the Volunteer Fire Department of Prospect have switched places. Bill Lauber, 35, who has served as the assistant fire chief…

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Funds eyed for remediation efforts

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Finance last week approved using $782,600 from the borough’s fund balance for environmental remediation and redevelopment purposes on parcels around…

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Festival about more than revelry

NAUGATUCK — This weekend people will have a chance to hike 22 kilometers, check out restaurants, and listen to live music while learning about a good cause. Mayor Pete’s Downtown…

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Annual campaign begins as needs grow

NAUGATUCK — For most, Alice could be a sister, a mother or a cousin. For the United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls, ALICE has a much different meaning. The…

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Officials OK bond for upgrades at plant

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Finance last week approved bonding $8.5 million to make upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant. Naugatuck is mandated by the…