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‘Tis the season

The towns of Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect kicked off the holiday season with celebrations this week. Beacon Hose Company No. 1’s held its annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Bonfire…

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Filling up on Christmas cheer

Committee carries on holiday tradition in Naugatuck NAUGATUCK — On Christmas Day, holiday cheer will fill St. Michael’s Church on the Town Green in Naugatuck as diners dig into a…

A house along Hopkins Hill Road in Naugatuck has lights choreographed to Trans-Siberian Orchestra songs and is modeled after an Ohio house that millions have watched on YouTube. People line up to see it every night during the Christmas season. -RA ARCHIVES
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Lights, music make house biggest show in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — On cold, dark evenings during the Christmas season, a few cars are always parked outside Mike Mayfield’s house at 23 Hopkins Hill Road. Sometimes, six or seven cars…

Members of the Smolkis, Drury, and Leblanc families hosted a Christmas dinner for veterans and their families Sunday at the VFW in Prospect.

Prospect family decides it’s better to give than receive

PROSPECT — It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes, or bags. Like the Whos down in Whoville, the Smolkis, Drury, and Leblanc families know…

Mike Kelly is helping to organize a free Christmas dinner hosted by the Ecumenical Conference of Churches of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls. This year, Kelly and the other volunteers are preparing 513 pounds of turkey to go along with ham and plenty of sides for the meal.
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A Christmas meal fit for a kingdom

NAUGATUCK — No one in Naugatuck need be without a warm meal and company on Christmas day, thanks to the dinner the Ecumenical Conference of Churches of Naugatuck and Beacon…

Nearly 100 trees graced the lobby of Naugatuck Savings Bank Dec. 2 for United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls' 5th Annual Festival of Trees. - LARAINE WESCHLER
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From Left, members of "Ques" Adrienne Lisko, Charley Marenghi, David Santamauro, Lisa D'Andrea sing holiday tunes during United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls' 5th Annual Festival of Trees at Naugatuck Savings Bank Dec. 2.
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Festival of Trees sprouts for fifth year

NAUGATUCK — Local businesses, civic organizations, and individuals displayed both creativity and generosity at the fifth annual Festival of Trees at Naugatuck Savings Bank. The display, which is open throughout…

Santa brings in the holiday cheer at Naugatuck's tree lighting ceremony last year.
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Towns to usher in holiday season

Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls will kick the holiday season into gear over the next few days with an array of festivities. Naugatuck This year’s tree lighting festivities will be…

Christmas dinner serves up warm tidings

Once again, the Ecumenical Conference of Churches of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls will serve a Christmas dinner to local residents in need of a holiday meal. Since most restaurants are…