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Borough GOP unveils platform built on communication, trust

NAUGATUCK — Republican burgess and board of education candidates vowed if elected, to bridge a communication gap between Naugatuck’s two most influential boards. Republican candidates announced their platform for the…

Woodland Hall of Fame, history in the making

I’m sure many of you remember the All-Decade sports section I researched and we published in January 2010. It was the most fantastic and rewarding piece of work I’ve ever…

Saint Mary’s accepting applications for nursing scholarships

WATERBURY – The Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation is offering scholarships to students who are pursuing associate or bachelor’s degrees in nursing. The scholarships will be awarded this spring. Each year,…

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

PROSPECT — A routine traffic stop lead to drug charges for 21-year-old Wolcott man and his 17-year-old passenger. Adam Ajro, 21, of Wolcott and a 17-year-old girl were charged with…

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Beacon Falls bond package heading to referendum

BEACON FALLS — Voters will get their say on a nearly $6.3 million bond package on Tuesday. For the past several months, town officials have been bouncing around the bond…

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New name for Catholic school draws ire, concerns

T-H-E-R-E-S-A could spell “disaster” for Catholic education in Naugatuck, according to a group opposed to the proposed name for the new, merged Catholic school in the borough. The Archdiocese of…

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Prospect town spending down for 11-12 budget

Taxpayers in Prospect will be happy with this year’s proposed town budget, according to Town Council Chair Thomas Galvin. That’s because the 2011-2012 budget proposal decreases spending by $2,300 compared…

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Vitale left behind after primary for burgess

NAUGATUCK – Once the dust settled at the polling places Monday night, current Board of Education member Rocky Vitale was the odd man out in the Democratic primary for burgess….

Borough to collect Christmas trees

Naugatuck Public Works crews will collect Christmas trees curbside from March 14 to the 18, on resident’s regular trash day. Trees should be free of plastic bags and decorations. Trees…

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Flooding causes road collapse off Rubber Avenue

NAUGATUCK – A portion of Rubber Avenue was closed Monday at 1:30 a.m. due to flooding, but is now open again. The road was inundated from McDonald’s to 7/11, with…