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Police searching for suspect in burglary at gas station

PROSPECT — State police are searching for a man who smashed his way into a gas station and stole cigarettes. Police said the burglary occurred at about 1 a.m. Friday…

Selectmen allow O&G access to road

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectman voted last week to allow O&G Industries use of an old access road. O&G wants to use the access road, which connects Lancaster…

Naugatuck seeks special permit for new recycling center

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have taken a step toward relocating the recycling center, which is part of a larger plan to improve Rubber Avenue. The Zoning Commission last week accepted…

Joint boards adopt $125.1 million borough budget

NAUGATUCK — After months of discussions and workshops, borough officials have approved a $125.1 million budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Finance…

YMCA to recognize supporters at annual dinner 

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck YMCA will honor a group of individuals and two local organizations for their support of the YMCA at its Annual Dinner in June. The dinner, which…

Region 16 hires new finance director

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education this month approved the hire of Anthony DiLeone Jr. as the district’s new director of finance and business operations. DiLeone is currently…

Naugatuck to destroy school records

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck school officials announced that the special education records of students from the graduating class of 2013 and students who attended Naugatuck public schools but did not graduate…

Naugatuck police seek to identify car burglary suspect

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking help to identify a suspect in a car burglary. The burglary occurred on April 9, police said. The door lock on the driver’s side door…

Thief steals car from Naugatuck gas station 

NAUGATUCK — A thief made off with a 2015 black Audi A5 in broad daylight Tuesday while the victim filled the car up with gas at the Cumberland Farms on…

Board appoints new AD for Woodland

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education this month appointed Christopher Decker as Woodland Regional High School’s new athletic director and dean of students. Decker will replace Brian Fell,…