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Naugatuck news

Men accused of robbing woman outside Stop & Shop

NAUGATUCK — Police arrested two men on charges they snatched a woman’s wallet last Saturday night outside Stop & Shop, police said. Shortly after 8 p.m., police said, the woman…

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Zoning amendment not quite what developers had in mind

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission approved a text change to the borough’s regulations, paving the way for developers who hope to build a 55-plus community on the former Wilmot Farm…

Crisco spreads message breast cancer screenings

HARTFORD — On July 5, State Sen. Joseph J. Crisco, Jr. (D-Woodbridge) hosted Taiwanese breast cancer specialist Dr. Pai-Jung Huang at the state Capitol. Huang is Medical Director of the…

State endorses grant to fix borough bridge

HARTFORD — The state Bond Commission today approved a $1.3 million grant for repairs to the Maple Street Bridge in Naugatuck. The grant, part of the Local Bridge Program, will…

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Rising costs may alter borough paramedic service

NAUGATUCK — Charity Alaburda had just eaten something last week when she felt her throat start to close. An allergic reaction was kicking in, sending her body into shock. An…

Correction: Cheshire driver in correct lane

Editor’s note: The article, “Wrong-way driver injures members of borough family,” which appears on page 5 of the July 8 print edition of the Citizen’s News, incorrectly reports the facts…

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Naugatuck farmer’s market begins fresh season

NAUGATUCK — Local farmers are once again sharing their bounty. The Naugatuck Farmer’s Market opened for its sixth season Wednesday on the Town Green. “We have some of the finest…

Borough fire chief seeks $40,000 for equipment

NAUGATUCK — The fire department is requesting nearly $40,000 from the borough’s contingency fund for new hydraulic extrication tools, commonly known as the Jaws of Life. “I know what the…

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Missing teen found

NAUGATUCK – Anthony White, 16, who went missing Tuesday morning, has been found. At about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday the Naugatuck Police Department issued a brief statement reporting White had been…

Legislature spares towns from cuts in state aid

After state unions failed to approve $1.6 billion in concessions, the heads of local municipalities feared state aid to towns would be slashed. “I’m keeping my tongue between my teeth…