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Naugatuck news

Many say party doesn’t matter in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Jubilant Republicans watching election returns on May 2 declared their party had come back after two years of Democratic control of the borough. “We won big, despite not…

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Fresh-faced school board ready to work

NAUGATUCK — The new Board of Education met for its first regular meeting Thursday night at Western Elementary School. With five of the nine board members new to the position,…

Saint Francis of Assisi School to host open house

St. Francis Assisi School, a pre-k through 8th grade parochial school, located at 294 Church St. in Naugatuck, is hosting an open house on tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m….

Gov. Dannel Malloy

State budget spares towns for now

Last week, legislators in Hartford passed a $40.1 billion budget for the next two years that offers painful labor cuts and tax increases but leaves municipalities largely unscathed. “The overriding,…

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BOF backs $106M borough budget

NAUGATUCK—The Board of Finance recommended a $105.98 million budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. The budget, which was recommended during a May 9 budget workshop, would increase spending by $2.2…

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Mezzo enters second term with full slate

Mayor Robert Mezzo may have run unopposed, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t thought about his agenda for his second term in office.   “I still think, whether you’re running…

Library to host author of Don Mattingly book

NAUGATUCK – The Whittemore Library will host a book talk and signing by author Mike Shalin on May 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Nellie Beatty Room. Shalin’s book,…

From left, Stephanie Savoy, Helen Borbos, and Barbara Caron sort the ballots from the Naugatuck municipal election Tuesday morning. Poll workers had to recount the votes after Scott Slauson beat out Deanna Krzykowski for a seat on the Board of Education by only seven votes. “Every vote counts,” Slauson said as he watched the poll workers tally up the numbers Tuesday morning. “This is democracy in action.” Slauson's vote tally remained the same at 1,301, but losing candidate Deanna Krzykowski, a Democrat, lost a vote after some ballots were hand-counted, Democratic Registrar of Voters Louise Sheedy said. After the recount, Krzykowski trailed Slauson by just eight votes. The state mandates a recount if any two candidates are within 20 votes of each other. The Board of Education has nine members, including Mayor Robert A. Mezzo, and will meet Thursday to elect officers.
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Merged borough Catholic school to combine names

NAUGATUCK — A new, merged Catholic school in Naugatuck will not be called St. Theresa after all. On Monday, the Archdiocese of Hartford officially announced the name for the combined…

Library to host author Dr. Jerry Labriola

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library will host a book talk and signing by author Jerry Labriola on Tuesday, May 10 at 7 p.m. in the Library’s Nellie Beatty Room. Labriola…