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Tag Archives: Board of Mayor and Burgesses

Borough hires new deputy fire chief

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department’s new deputy chief is a familiar face in the halls of the headquarters downtown. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week approved a…

Revisions give noise ordinance ‘more teeth’

NAUGATUCK — Officials are close to overhauling the borough’s noise ordinance. As it stands now, the noise ordinance is one sentence long and states that no one can shout, use…

Housing authority asks borough to waive fees

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Housing Authority is hoping the borough will waive $77,000 in building fees for a major renovation project. The housing authority is planning a $5.9 million renovation…

Agreement paves way for LED switch

NAUGATUCK — The borough is making the move to energy-efficient street lighting. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses Tuesday night unanimously approved a seven-year, $1.2 million lease purchase agreement to…

Borough may use aerial images to help with assessments

NAUGATUCK — The borough may employ a new way of viewing taxable properties — from the sky. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses is considering hiring Pictometry, a Henrietta, N.Y.-based…

Board OKs tax deferral program for seniors

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week approved an ordinance to provide senior citizens some additional tax relief, but officials aren’t giving away anything for free. The…

Renovations to Tuttle house on the horizon

NAUGATUCK — Renovations on the historic Tuttle house will begin this winter and the Naugatuck Historical Society hopes to move into its new home in early summer. The Board of…

Board adopts policy for bounced checks

NAUGATUCK — Residents who write checks to the borough that bounce will now be subject to a fine. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses this month adopted a policy that…

Board agrees to take control of properties 

NAUGATUCK — The borough has taken control of three vacant properties with the hopes of making them useful again. Earlier this year, Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess announced an initiative…

Officials want equipment to host more festivals

NAUGATUCK — The success of Mayor Pete’s Downtown Festival has shown officials one thing: residents want more festivals. “We’ve been inundated with people who are crying out for more festivals,”…