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Library to host author Dr. Jerry Labriola

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library will host a book talk and signing by author Jerry Labriola on Tuesday, May 10 at 7 p.m. in the Library’s Nellie Beatty Room. Labriola…

Naugatuck River race results

The following are the results of the 4th annual Naugatuck Valley River Race: Town vs. Town Canoe 1st Place Team-Bill Mis and Dominick Sorentino of Beacon Falls; Time 1:15:38 2nd…

Prospect company wins awards

PROSPECT — E-Z Way Products, LLP was recently recognized by two international manufacturers for outstanding sales and marketing. E-Z Way Products is headquartered in Prospect and provides janitorial supplies, equipment,…

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A river race runs through it

BEACON FALLS — The fish in the Naugatuck River had some company Saturday. Kayakers and canoers from throughout the region raced their way down the river as part of the…

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Borough theatre looks to shake things up

NAUGATUCK – Area teens are “all shook up” over the Naugatuck Teen Theatre’s new musical production. The teen theatre will present “All Shook Up” at St. Michael’s Church. The production…

Committee working to shape future of borough schools

What will the Naugatuck school system look like in 2025? That is the central question members of the Long Term School Facility Planning Committee are attempting to answer. “We’re looking…

Church seeks venders for tag sale

BEACON FALLS—The Beacon Falls Congregational Church on Wolfe Avenue invited the public to participate in its community tag sale on Saturday, June 4. The tag sale will run from 10…

A blow to Prospect wind turbine project

6 of 7 Siting Council members oppose project in straw vote Siting Council members raise concerns over Wind Prospect project PROSPECT — In a surprise straw vote on Monday, six…

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Beacon Falls budget heads back to drawing board

BEACON FALLS – Taxpayers shot down a $5.9 million municipal budget by 51 votes at a referendum Tuesday. Only 823 of the town’s 3,220 registered voters turned out to voice…

Rose Hennessey, left, and Patti Bates check in voters Paul Merriman, right, and Deanna Merriman at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in Beacon Falls on Tuesday.
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Region 16 budget makes the grade

Prospect voters carried the $36.77 million budget for the Region 16 school system to success, despite the budget being rejected in Beacon Falls. Unofficial numbers showed the budget passed 783-659…