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John MacDonald of Naugatuck does some wood burning at his home in Naugatuck Wednesday. MacDonald is the grand marshal at the St. Patrick's Day parade in Waterbury on Saturday.  –RA ARCHIVE

Borough man to lead St. Patrick’s Day parade

WATERBURY — One day, while helping his father fix televisions and radios, a young John MacDonald picked up his dad’s handmade soldering iron and began using it like a pen…