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Charter changes heading to the ballot

PROSPECT — The voters will ultimately decide come November whether they want their town clerk, town treasurer and tax collector appointed or elected. The Town Council on Tuesday approved the…


Later law allows for more officers

NAUGATUCK — It doesn’t appear the Naugatuck Police Department will have to cut any officers in the near future. It wasn’t so clear to a number of residents a couple…

Charter changes going to referendum

NAUGATUCK — Nearly all of the proposed Charter changes recommended in the Charter Revision Commission’s final draft report will go before the voters at a November referendum. The Board of…

Charter commission under the gun

NAUGATUCK — Residents had their final say Wednesday on the Charter Revision Commission’s first proposed changes to the borough charter. The commission now has 30 days to submit a final…

Deputy Mayor Tamath Rossi, left, speaks during a special Board of Mayor and Burgesses Nov. 3 on the proposed Charter revisions as Mayor Robert Mezzo listens. ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Board seeks clarity on proposed Charter changes

NAUGATUCK — Before the Board of Mayor and Burgesses weighs in on proposed changes to the town Charter, borough officials want to be sure they have a clear picture of…

A public hearing is scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. on proposed changes to the borough Charter. FILE PHOTO

Hearing tonight on proposed borough Charter changes

NAUGATUCK – The Board of Mayor and Burgesses will hold a hearing tonight on proposed changes to the borough Charter. The hearing will begin at 6 p.m. in the Hall…


Commission considers four-year mayoral term

NAUGATUCK— Doubling the length of the mayor’s term can now be added to the growing list of potential changes to the Town Charter coming out of the Charter Revision Commission….

Borough looking to give local contractors preference

NAUGATUCK—Naugatuck companies may soon have a leg up when it comes to landing borough contracts. The Charter Revision Commission is exploring the possibility of initiating a local bidder preference policy…

Secretary of the Charter Revision Commission Lenny Caine, left, looks over the current charter with Vice-Chair Sarah Poynton during a Charter Revision Commission earlier this year. - FILE PHOTO

Public input lacking for charter changes

NAUGATUCK – A weak turnout for the Charter Revision Committee’s first public hearing Wednesday night meant a brief meeting. “I don’t think people understand how important this document is,” said…


Charter revisions unlikely for May ballot

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck’s elected officials are eager to enact changes to the town’s 127-year-old charter, but proposed revisions aren’t likely to be ready to go to referendum on May’s ballot….