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Naugatuck news

Borough salon, open 1 year, charred by fire

NAUGATUCK — On March 11, Sherri Cole celebrated the one-year anniversary of her salon’s opening. “This is all from scratch,” she said, pointing out amenities through the windowfront of her…

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Landscaper hospitalized for burns

NAUGATUCK — A landscaper is in the hospital after an accident Monday afternoon at the site of the former Peter Paul plant. Fire personnel said the man was gassing up…

VFTM: Power savings would be negligible

View From the Middle will be a semi-regular news column written by Brendan Cox, Citizen’s News staff writer. Brendan can be reached at bcox@mycitizensnews.com. When the Board of Education held…

Tone at budget hearing relatively subdued

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials scheduled their public budget hearing to be held in the Davis Auditorium at the high school, probably expecting a large and implacable crowd of residents to…

Borough banking on future growth

NAUGATUCK — Officials are restructuring the borough’s outstanding bond debt, which will trim the budget by about $1 million in each of the next two years but cost an additional…

Important

Borough observes National Day of Prayer

NAUGATUCK — Every morning, as routinely as he brushes his teeth and combs his hair, Frankie Rivera prays. “God, thank you for your creation,” he prays. “Thank you for your…

Local non-profit a Guardian of those in need

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/guardian-package.mp3″ text=”Keeping it local”] NAUGATUCK — A local non-profit agency is expanding its services and, thanks to a recent $1,300 grant from the Naugatuck Savings Bank, has taken under…

Borough to scale back school board’s request

NAUGATUCK — The joint boards of mayor and burgesses and finance are poised to award the school board a $300,000, or .5 percent, increase for the 2010-11 fiscal year. The…

HomeFront event benefits borough woman

NAUGATUCK — About 30 volunteers from Saint Michael Roman Catholic Church in Beacon Falls helped a borough woman improve her home Saturday. The workers were organized as part of the…

Borough side faces its own budget problems

NAUGATUCK — While most public attention has been focused on the troubled school budget, new problems are emerging on the municipal side of local finances. The education budget, which funds…