Tag Archives: Board of Mayor and Burgesses

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Herbicide use draws concerns

NAUGATUCK — The Inland Wetlands Commission has raised concerns over the borough’s use of herbicides to maintain overgrown vegetation along roads. The commission submitted a letter dated April 24 to…

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Borough officials send budget to hearing

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have backed a $116 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16. The Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses approved the spending plan, which is an…

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Board authorizes bond for upgrades

NAUGATUCK — The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued the borough an ultimatum: either begin bringing the wastewater treatment plant into compliance or cease operations. The Board…

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Board names committee members

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses named its first five members to the newly-formed Renewable Energy Committee. Burgess Bob Neth initiated the idea for the committee because he…

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Building sales move forward

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week approved moving forward with the sale of two buildings. The buildings are the former Prospect Street School, 100 Prospect St.,…

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Developer gets option for Parcel B

NAUGATUCK — A New Haven-based firm has set its sights on turning a vacant lot downtown into a mixed-use commercial and residential development. Naugatuck officials have granted Sustainable Development Corporation…

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Board agrees to open negotiations for homes

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are moving forward with negotiations in an attempt to buy several homes on Rubber Avenue. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses voted in favor of entering…

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Borough decides against symbolic vote

NAUGATUCK — More than 60 people who oppose a proposed 805-wegawatt dual-fueled power plant in Oxford urged Naugatuck officials to join their crusade Monday night at Town Hall. They held…

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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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Board OKs more money to demo house

NAUGATUCK — The cost to demolish a dilapidated house on Walnut Street has gone up slightly. Public Works Director James Stewart informed the Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week…