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Public input lacking for charter changes

NAUGATUCK – A weak turnout for the Charter Revision Committee’s first public hearing Wednesday night meant a brief meeting. “I don’t think people understand how important this document is,” said…

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Chocolate king crumbling

Demolition of Naugatuck’s chocolate giant has commenced. For 88 years, Peter Paul on New Haven Road produced endless supplies of candies such as Mounds, until 2007 when the factory closed…

No liquor sales on Sunday just fine with area package stores

As state lawmakers gear up for another push to repeal the ban on Sunday alcohol sales, some local liquor store owners would prefer to keep their doors closed. “We don’t…

Catholic school merger on table

NAUGATUCK — Parents, staff and students at the borough’s two Catholic schools have mixed reactions about a proposition to combine the schools in an attempt to solve financial problems. Parents…

Special voter registration

NAUGATUCK — The Registrars of Voters will hold a special session on Tuesday, Feb. 22 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the second floor in Town Hall to accommodate…

Naugatuck man rescued from roof died of heart attack

NAUGATUCK — The man firefighters rescued from the roof of 152 Applewood Lane Feb. 1 was pronounced dead of a heart attack at Waterbury Hospital shortly thereafter, his widow said….

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Borough’s Grand List grows modestly

The borough’s 2010 Grand List saw a slight increase over 2009 due to a rise in motor vehicle and personal property values. Borough Assessor George Hlavachek said the total net…

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Snow topples buildings, provokes evacuations

Heavy snow and ice on roofs caused havoc across the area following a two-punch storm last week. The weight of the snow on some roofs led to building collapses across…

Town Clerk Sophie Morton is retiring after 28 years in Naugatuck.
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Clerk to retire, race on to replace her

NAUGATUCK – After 28 years of serving as Town Clerk, Sophie Morton is ready to retire. For the past three decades, Morton has been the face of an office that…

Burgess garners signatures to force primary

On March 7, Democrats in Naugatuck will have a chance to vote for six of seven candidates for burgess in a primary. Burgess Anthony Campbell turned in about 350 signatures…