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Legislature spares towns from cuts in state aid

After state unions failed to approve $1.6 billion in concessions, the heads of local municipalities feared state aid to towns would be slashed. “I’m keeping my tongue between my teeth…

Governor backs fire school in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — In an effort to block the construction of a fire school in town, officials appealed their case to Gov. Dannel Malloy. They didn’t receive a favorable verdict….

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Parks Pals saves summer tradition

BEACON FALLS — Residents of Beacon Falls will once again enjoy a town-run fireworks display this summer, thanks to the efforts of Park Pals. When the town eliminated the $5,000…

Town Council OKs new police officers

PROSPECT — The ranks of Prospect police officers has grown by two. The Town Council approved the creation of a new part-time police lieutenant position as well as the hiring…

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UPDATE: Family still searching for missing teen

NAUGATUCK – A  teen went missing around 10:15 yesterday morning. Friends and family are searching for Anthony White, 16, according to his mother, Sherry Danby.  She said he was last…

Wrong-way driver injures members of borough family

A Naugatuck family survived a head-on collision with a wrong-way driver on Route 8 late Sunday night. Police say 59-year-old Jonathan Whitlock was driving his SUV north on the southbound…

Garbage collection on schedule for holiday

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck’s curbside refuse and recycling collections will be on schedule for Monday, July 4. Residents are asked to have their materials curbside by 7a.m., crews will not return…

Reduced hours coming after Beacon Falls’ unions balk at freeze

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen will meet next week to institute furlough days for union town employees. The selectmen will move ahead to reduce work hours after it…

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School board fills vacant assistant superintendent position

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education voted unanimously late Monday night to promote Director of Curriculum and Instruction Brigitte Crispino to assistant superintendent. The promotion is part of the board’s…

Greene votes against more power for Governor

HARTFORD — State Rep. Len Greene (R-Beacon Falls) opposed granting additional rescission authority to Gov. Dannel Malloy to close a $1.6 billion hole in the state budget yesterday.   The…