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Police looking for missing teen

NAUGATUCK — Police are searching for a Naugatuck teenager who was last seen Sunday afternoon. Tyler Kaminski, 15, left his home at about 2 p.m. Sunday to go to the…

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Budget heads to vote

NAUGATUCK — The fate of the borough budget rests in the voters’ hands. A referendum on the 2014-15 budget is Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Naugatuck…

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Start of a renovation

Budget overrun leaves board with decisions to make BEACON FALLS — Construction began this week at Laurel Ledge Elementary School, but some aspects of the project remain to be decided…

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A different side of sports

Photographer aims to showcase the balls NAUGATUCK — To photograph every sports ball in the world is a near impossible goal, but one Naugatuck photographer is determined to snap pictures…

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Grant offers global opportunity

NAUGATUCK — The Beacon Falls Rotary Club has never presented a global grant in its four-year history. That changed Monday night when the club lent a big helping hand to…

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Superintendent on a meeting mission

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s new superintendent of schools is on a mission to meet as many people as possible over the next month. Sharon Locke, who began in the district…

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Commission hears plan for building

NAUGATUCK — Plans for a new commercial development on Prospect Street came before the Zoning Commission for a public hearing July 16. The owners of Vinny’s Restaurant and Pizza plan…

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Board awards bid for roof repair

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education awarded a $51,575 bid last week to a West Hartford company to repair and replace the roof over the art wing…

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Demolition awaits state OK

NAUGATUCK — The approvals are in, the money is allocated, now it’s just a matter of waiting for the oft-slow process of state government to run its course. In a…

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Board seeks to curb dumping

BEACON FALLS — Officials want to close a road in the Pines Bridge Industrial Park in response to illegal dumping. During the July 14 Board of Selectmen meeting, First Selectman…