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Tradition serves up Christmas cheer

Baked goods, volunteers needed for annual dinner NAUGATUCK — About 30 years ago John and Maureen Ford wanted to do something to show their two children the true meaning of…

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Saint Mary’s on board for development

NAUGATUCK — Saint Mary’s Hospital will be the main tenant of the proposed medical office building to be built downtown. “We have been serving the Naugatuck areas for some time…

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Housing authority gets grant

NAUGATUCK — The Oak Terrace apartment complex will receive some upgrades with the help of the state. Oak Terrace, a public housing complex located off Conrad Street, was awarded a…

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Illegal hunting lands man in court

PROSPECT — A 23-year-old Wolcott man has been charged with illegal hunting in Prospect. Chief of Staff for Public Affairs for the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Dwayne Gardner…

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Borough pays bill for safety service

Contingency funds used for emergency medical dispatch fees NAUGATUCK — The borough has decided to change course and pay off an overdue bill in order to ensure residents continue to…

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Borough transfers funds for firefighters

NAUGATUCK — After voting not to hire firefighters to replace retirees during the municipal budget process in the spring, officials relented last week. On Dec. 9, the Joint Boards of…

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Woman struck by car in parking lot

NAUGATUCK — A woman was taken to the hospital early this afternoon with series injuries after being hit by a car in the parking lot of the Freihofer’s Bakery Outlet…

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Power plant proposal raises red flags

NAUGATUCK — A plan to expand a proposed power plant in Oxford has raised concerns in the borough. In November the Connecticut Siting Council agreed to consider an application from…

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United Way brings ALICE to forefront

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls is looking out for ALICE in a new initiative. ALICE isn’t a specific person, but rather a specific group of…

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NHS graduation returning to Palace

NAUGATUCK — After considerable debate, the Board of Education voted Thursday to schedule Naugatuck High School’s graduation ceremony in June at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. The exact date has…