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Board awards bid for drainage work

BEACON FALLS — The town is moving forward with repairs to Skokorat Road, starting with fixing drainage issues. The Board of Selectmen last week awarded a bid for $47,000 to…

Obstacles couldn’t stop NHS graduates

NAUGATUCK — As Raymond Lucarelli looked over his fellow Naugatuck High School graduates from the Class of 2019 seated on the football field last Tuesday evening, the salutatorian asked his…

Woodland grads urged ‘to be the hope’  

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School Class of 2019 Valedictorian Bayan Galal learned many lessons from her parents — Egyptian immigrants who came to the United States to build…

School district announces summer food program

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is participating in the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program, which provides free meals to children 18 years old and younger during the summer months. The…

Former marshal gets nod for Hall

NAUGATUCK — During his career, former Naugatuck Fire Marshal John “Jack” Sullivan was the person to call to investigate an electrical fire. “He was someone who was way ahead of…

Police charge teens after fight following graduation

NAUGATUCK — Police say they arrested three teenagers after a group got into a fight after the Naugatuck High School graduation ceremony Tuesday night. Officers and security personnel who broke…

Post seeks veterans for recognition program

BEACON FALLS — American Legion Post 25 is searching for Beacon Falls residents who served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam to honor them as part of a statewide…

Board appoints new deputy police chief

NAUGATUCK — The construction of a new leadership hierarchy at the Naugatuck Police Department continued in May with the appointment of the borough’s next deputy chief. The Board of Police…

Borough eyes federal support, funds for port project

NAUGATUCK — Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess stood on the overgrown vacant lot off Elm Street that was once home to Uniroyal factories last Thursday morning and painted a picture…

Police: Man made off with cigarettes

PROSPECT — Police are searching for a man who ran off with two cartons of cigarettes from a smoke shop Tuesday morning. Police said the suspect, described as a white…