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Naugatuck news

Contractor brings beef to burgesses

NAUGATUCK – A local snow contractor is upset and claimed an altercation between his driver and a prominent resident led the town to request he fire his employee. Paulo DeSousa,…

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Mezzo issues order banning parking on town streets

NAUGATUCK – Cars parked on the borough’s streets could be towed and their owners fined. Mayor Bob Mezzo issued and executive order Jan. 28 to indefinitely extend the parking ban…

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School year grows longer with each cancellation

As inch after inch of snow piles up across the region, snow days have been adding up just as fast for area students. This winter has seen a higher than…

New local liquor laws on tap

NAUGATUCK – If passed, new Zoning Regulations would loosen restrictions on selling alcohol in the borough. The changes would be more nuanced than the current regulations which prohibit alcohol sold…

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Towns plow through snow budgets

Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls have all blown through most of their snow budgets with the 50 inches of snow that slammed the region in January. “We were very low…

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Wal-Mart gains approval to make store super

NAUGATUCK – The Zoning Commission voted Monday to approve a 23,000-square-foot commercial addition to Wal-Mart’s New Haven Road store, which would turn the store into a Super Wal-Mart. The expansion…

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Police charge two teenagers with stealing car

A joyride in a stolen car quickly came to end for two area teenagers. According to police records, two teenagers, a 16-year-old from Waterbury, and a 13-year-old from Naugatuck, are…

Naugatuck PD holding Citizens Police Academy

NAUGATUCK-Ever wonder what it’s like to be a police officer? The Naugatuck Police Department can help. The department is now accepting applications for the 2011 Citizens Police Academy. The academy…

David Whisman, field buyer with the Ohio Valley Rifinery, shifts through some coins and jewlery brought in by Goshen resident Martha Tillmann Jan. 27 at the American Legion Post 17.

Snow slows Road Show traffic, but the selling’s still good

NAUGATUCK – On it’s third show in the area, the Ohio Valley Refinery & Road Show entertained a steady flow of traffic, but didn’t receive as many antiques and collectibles…

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Naugatuck police officers save life of local man

NAUGATUCK – In the midst of the severe snow storm Jan. 12, two Naugatuck police officers responded to a medical call. Janice McDevitt and her husband Timothy McDevitt were at…