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Jeff Chipokas, President of the Naugatuck YMCA board and Michele McDougallm also from the YMCA, talk during the Naugatuck Savings Bank Awards reception May 11. The YMCA received $3,037 in grants from the bank.

Customers vote on how charity should distribute grants

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Savings Bank Foundation announced last week it would give $53,000 in grants to area nonprofit organizations as chosen by the bank’s customers.   The bank’s customers…

Ronald Pugliese

Borough detective tops in his class

NAUGATUCK — Det. Ronald “Jay” Pugliese scored in first place at the Fairfield County Detective Conference. The training course, which was held May 10 in Fairfield, is an intensive two-week…

Naugatuck Student Government Day was held May 17. Twenty-two Naugatuck High School students participated in the annual event, learning from Town Hall officials and department heads about the roles they play in town government. Pictured above, Naugatuck High School students Chris Gombos, left, and Thomas O'Connell visit with Registrar of Voters, Louise Sheedy and Janice Dambowski during Student Government Day. O'Connell, who turns 18 before the next election, took the opportunity to register to vote. -CONTRIBUTED
From left Gerhard Roland of the Ecumenical Food Bank, Steve Rimkus of Integrity Landscaping and John Tardette, manager at Stop & Shop load shopping carts on a trailer. Stop & Shop donated the carts to the food bank.

Rolling donations

The Ecumenical Food Bank of Naugatuck recently received a donation of eight shopping carts from the Naugatuck Stop & Shop. Through the combined efforts of store Manager John Tardette, food…

Region 16 school board ponders shift to full-day kindergarten

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 building project could bring more than new bricks and mortar to the school district. The project could usher in a fundamental change in kindergarten…

NHS Class of ‘69 turns 60

The Naugatuck High School class of 1969 will celebrate turning 60 years of age at Arrowhead Grove in Bethany on July 16. There will be lots of reminiscing, games and…

Attorney General initiates investigation of BNE loan

Assistant Attorney General Arnold Menchel has responded to a call for an investigation of BNE Energy’s loan application to the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF). Members of Save Prospect Corp.,…

Beacon Falls Board of Finance Chair Chris Bielik discusses the town budget Tuesday night.
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Beacon Falls officials trim budget proposal, send it back to referendum

BEACON FALLS – A $19.16 million town budget will be heading back to referendum May 31. The Joint Boards of Finance and Selectmen voted to approve a budget with a…

Presentation on drugs coming to Woodland

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Prevention Task Force is sponsoring a presentation on drugs Thursday, May 19. The topic of the presentation is “Alcohol and Drugs in Our Own…

Burgess Ron San Angelo, right, and Board of Finance Chair Bob Butler discuss Naugatuck’s budget during a budget meeting May 16.
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$106 million borough budget heads to hearing

NAUGATUCK – The joint boards of Mayor and Burgess and Finance worked late into the night Monday into Tuesday morning to put together a $106 million budget to present to…