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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…

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UPDATE: Family still searching for missing teen

NAUGATUCK – A  teen went missing around 10:15 yesterday morning. Friends and family are searching for Anthony White, 16, according to his mother, Sherry Danby.  She said he was last…

Wrong-way driver injures members of borough family

A Naugatuck family survived a head-on collision with a wrong-way driver on Route 8 late Sunday night. Police say 59-year-old Jonathan Whitlock was driving his SUV north on the southbound…

Garbage collection on schedule for holiday

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck’s curbside refuse and recycling collections will be on schedule for Monday, July 4. Residents are asked to have their materials curbside by 7a.m., crews will not return…