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Applications available for elderly homeowners, freeze programs

NAUGATUCK — The Assessor’s Office is currently accepting applications for the Elderly Homeowners Program through May 15. To qualify, the applicant or spouse must have reached the age of 65…

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Woodland’s Geary loses locks for good cause

BEACON FALLS — The buzzing of an electric razor was getting louder and closer to Paul Geary’s head. He had just seconds left to savor the attachment to his iconic…

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Ackerman continues struggle to save her home

NAUGATUCK-Former burgess Lois Ackerman is still fighting to keep her family home, despite a demolition order upheld by the Building Code Board of Appeals and the Board of Mayor and…

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Blow torch causes minor fire at Chemtura building

NAUGATUCK – Smoke poured out of an Elm Street building under renovation Tuesday when contractors using a blow torch to remove caulking around a window caught the wood behind the…

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Beacon Falls grand list grows 1.6 percent

BEACON FALLS — Given the troubling economy, town officials weren’t anticipating much if any growth in the town’s Grand List. So, when the 2010 Grand List rose 1.6 percent, it…

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Beacon Falls fundraiser electrifying

BEACON FALLS-The Citizens for Tomorrow’s Downtown is putting a charge into fundraising, one kilowatt at a time. Founded 15 years ago, Citizens for Tomorrow’s Downtown is a non-political, civic minded…

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Milford man charged with raping, strangling girlfriend

NAUGATUCK-After five days on the run, a Milford man turned himself into Naugatuck police to face charges he physically and sexually assaulted his girlfriend. On Feb. 17 Justin Bohn, 32…

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Region 16 budget increase dropping

What started as a 6.25 percent increase in Region 16’s school budget for next year quickly fell to a 3.93 percent increase. The Region 16 Board of Education began its…

State police investigating Beacon Falls thefts

State police are investigating two recent thefts in Beacon Falls. On Feb. 15, state police from Troop I in Bethany responded to Woodland Regional High School for a complaint of…

American Legion Post 17 baseball fundrasier

The American Legion Post 17 baseball team is holding a fundraiser to benefit the Legion baseball program. The Post 17 players and coaches are selling tickets to the New Britain…