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Snow falls on downtown Naugatuck Feb. 3. This winter has been particularly tough on the sand and salt budgets of municipalities. –LUKE MARSHALL
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Storms taking toll on budgets

Budgets for sand and salt are being stretched thin as winter drags on. Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield said, as of Monday, the town has purchased approximately 600 tons of salt….

Region 16 approves snow day contingency plan

Due to the historic October nor’easter and the massive power outages that followed, Region 16 used up its fair share of “snow days” well before the seasons turned. With winter…

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
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‘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…

Elsa Peat, an Oliver’s customer since 1964, shops at the Prospect grocery Monday after power was restored. The store had to ditch $100,000 worth of perishables when power went out for three days last week.
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Storm slams area merchants

The Nor’easter that slammed the state Oct. 29 was boom or bust for local businesses. Those without power suffered when they shuttered their doors, while others were overwhelmed with customers…

Power restoration on hold in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS – Power restoration for the over 1,000 Connecticut Light and Power Customers was put on hold today at crews previously working in town were redirected to Bethany and…

Prospect power update

PROSPECT – Mayor Robert Chatfield said he hopes 90 percent of the town will have power by this evening. A Connecticut Light and Power crew is currently working on a…

Power outage update

Connecticut Light and Power is pushing towards a deadline of power Sunday night as many area residents enter their sixth day without power. Around 430,000 customers remained without power statewide…

Hot meals available in Beacon Falls as many remain without power

BEACON FALLS – Three crews are working to restore power in town today, according to an alert sent through Beacon Falls’ website. As of 2 p.m. today, 65 percent of…

Andrew Avenue to remain open tonight; City Hill Middle school closing

NAUGATUCK – Most borough residents had power restored by Wednesday morning, but as of noon, 29 percent remained in the dark, according to Connecticut Light and Power’s website. Mayor Robert…

Majority in Prospect to have power back by tonight

PROSPECT – Five crews are currently working to restore power in town, according to Mayor Robert Chatfield. The crews have come from as far away as North Carolina, South Carolina,…