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Naugatuck news

Borough posting employee contracts online

NAUGATUCK — The borough is taking giant steps in cyberspace in an attempt to create a more transparent government. Local officials, who recently allocated $19,900 to build a new website,…

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Bus company’s safety record questioned

NAUGATUCK — Borough students may not be getting the bus safety training required by state statute. Potential negligence on the part of Student Transportation of America, the bus company contracted…

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Business owners speak out in support of bill

Cameras like politicians; politicians like cameras. If you can get in the middle of the love affair, you may just get noticed. At least that’s what some local business owners…

VFTM: Speaking of education …

View From the Middle is Editor Brendan Cox’s semi-regular news column. It contains pertinent state and national news in additional to local news, the occasional glimpse into the reporting process,…

Borough also subject to blight bylaw

NAUGATUCK — One of the most visible owners of blighted property in Naugatuck turns out to be — Naugatuck. Last week, a citizen-led committee charged with beautifying the community showed…

Borough adopts blight ordinance

NAUGATUCK — Borough residents who don’t clean up will soon be forced to pay up. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses this week unanimously approved a blight ordinance that allows…

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Local author publishes first novel

NAUGATUCK — Many authors tap into personal experience in their early works and produce semi-autobiographical novels and stories. Borough author Phil Beloin Jr. takes the opposite tack in his fiction,…

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Drug bust connects to borough

A Naugatuck man was one of four people arrested in what state police are calling the largest marijuana bust in Connecticut in at least a year. Police say William Eichin,…

Borough, DOT hoping to strike a deal

NAUGATUCK — ‘Help me help you’ seems to be one premise of an agreement the borough is negotiating with the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The two sides are pressing out…

Sites selected for proposed dog park

NAUGATUCK — Dog enthusiast’s moods were lifted Tuesday night by an announcement of five potential locations for a proposed dog park, but were subsequently dashed by a presentation that highlighted…