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Naugatuck held its annual holiday kickoff on Dec. 3 on the Town Green. – LUKE MARSHALL
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
Santa brings in the holiday cheer at Naugatuck's tree lighting ceremony last year.

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…

Santa Claus pays a visit to Wilson Elementary School students Wednesday.

Giving’s in vogue for Beacon Falls clothing company

WATERBURY — Room after room, the routine was the same Dec. 22 at Wilson Elementary School. Santa Claus — also known as Robert Birrell — charged in wearing his trademark…

Santa brings gifts to twins Amelie and Evan Jose, both 3.

Prospect Fire Department donates to bereaved family

PROSPECT – Santa Claus came to town on Christmas Eve to deliver gifts to the Jose family, who lost their father about a month ago. Volunteers at the Prospect Fire…

Donated gift cards worth hundreds of dollars decorate one of the trees.  - PHOTO BY  LARAINE WESCHLER

Festival of Trees raises $6K for United Way of Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Eighty-two plastic evergreens brought a festive air to a normally mundane building last week.
United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls hosted its annual Festival of Trees at the Naugatuck Savings Bank Dec. 6-9. Local businesses, organizations, and individuals donated and decorated the trees, each with its own theme.

Letter to the editor: Be a Santa for less fortunate children

“Yes, VIRGINIA, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its…

Danny Anderson, 4, chats with Santa during the seventh annual Holiday Kickoff held Dec. 6 on the Naugatuck Green.

Naugatuck kicks off the holiday season

NAUGATUCK — The Parks and Recreation Department held its sixth annual holiday kickoff Monday night on the Green with hundreds in attendance to enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, visits from Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman, and the lighting of the borough tree.