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Service lands Burns in Hall of Fame

NAUGATUCK — Two months after turning 18 years old in 1944, Robert Burns enlisted in the U.S. Navy. “I joined the Navy because we were at war and that was…


Burgess going strong at 90

NAUGATUCK — It was the spring of 1973. American troops were pulling out of Vietnam. Reggie Jackson was set to lead the Oakland A’s to a championship season. And Stevie…

Dorothy Knowles, left, Burgess Robert Burns, and Naugatuck High School Alumni Association Terry Swanson salute the flag during a flag raising ceremony July 2 at Naugatuck High School’s Veterans Field. The association dedicated the flag in honor of Knowles and Burns. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Alumni association honors borough pair

NAUGATUCK — A new American flag now flies over Veterans Monument at Naugatuck High School’s Veterans Field in honor of lifelong borough residents Dorothy Knowles and Robert Burns. The Naugatuck…

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Candidate profile: Robert Burns

Robert J. Burns Democrat Burgess candidate Watch Robert’s campaign video. Why are you running for this position? “I feel that I can make the difference in our town government. My…

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Robert Burns: Burgess candidate

The Citizen’s News invited candidates for the Naugatuck municipal elections to make a short campaign video. Robert Burns is a Democrat candidate for Burgess. Elections will be held May 2.

Despite support from friends and at least one neighbor, Lois Ackerman’s dilapidated house at 146 Walnut St. in Naugatuck is slated to be demolished on Jan. 10.

Ackerman house razing set for Jan. 10

NAUGATUCK – Former Burgess Lois Ackerman has six weeks before the town razes the house her grandfather built in 1890. After three hours of testimony on Tuesday night, the Board…