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Early snow and a tropical storm have already pushed back the last day of school for Naugatuck and Region 16 students this year. - FILE PHOTO

‘Snow days’ pile up before winter

Local students will still be feeling the effects of Snow Storm Alfred next year. The Naugatuck school district has canceled February break, according to Assistant Superintendent Brigitte Crispino. Three days…

A tree lies on a car on Terrace Avenue in Naugatuck after Tropical Storm Irene. The state is holding two hearings to review its preparedness for and response to the storm.  RA ARCHIVE

Towns clean up after storm

Hurricane Irene didn’t stay long, but she left her mark on local towns as she passed through Connecticut Sunday. On Monday, local towns began the process of recovering from the…

Prospect resident Charlotte Levine died in an electrical fire at her home at 111 Clark Hill Road Sunday. - LARAINE WESCHLER

Woman dies in Prospect fire

PROSPECT — The only reported storm-related death in Connecticut occurred Sunday when a tree branch fell across wires leading to a house at 111 Clark Hill Road, sparking an electrical…

Local and state officials are bracing for Hurricane Irene, which is expected to slam Connecticut Sunday with heavy rain and wind. NATIONAL OCEANIC ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Towns bracing for Hurricane Irene

With Hurricane Irene tearing towards Connecticut, local officials are preparing for potential flooding and power outages brought on by possible winds gusting up to 90 miles per hour. “Our big…