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Environmental pioneer blazes another path

NAUGATUCK – Mayor Bob Mezzo called Mary Lou Sharron a pioneer, a leader, a visionary, godmother of environmentalism in Naugatuck. On April 21, Mezzo called her Earth Mayor for the…

From left, Mayor Bob Mezzo, Earth Mayor Mary Lou Sharron, and State Rep. Rosa Rebimbas pledge allegiance to the flag during Naugatuck's Earth Mayor for the Day celebration.

Mary Lou Sharron honored as Earth Mayor for the Day

Naugatuck celebrated Earth Day by honoring Mary Lou Sharron as Earth Mayor for the Day at Town Hall April 21. Sharron played an important role in shutting down the toxic landfill that poisoned Naugatuck from 1947 to 1989.