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Suspicious device found at Ye Olde Wine Shoppe

A suspicious device resembling a military mortar shell was inert, according to police. A passerby saw the device in the window of Ye Olde Wine Shoppe, 72 Church Street Jan….

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Agreement with Chemtura sets stage for future growth

A sewage easement and access agreement may pave the way for Chemtura Corporation to expand facilities in Naugatuck. The company applied for an easement to construct a sewer line through…

Woodland women’s group aids tomorrow’s leaders

BEACON FALLS – Two Prospect teens earned unique opportunities in leadership and volunteering thanks to the first ever scholarships awarded by the Woodland for Women Worldwide organization. Sara Hughes, a…

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Peter Paul leaves family legacy

Naugatuck may be known as “Rubber City,” but for over 80 years, a sweeter product played a major role in the borough. Peter Paul shuttered its doors in 2007, but…

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Gunntown park a work in progress

NAUGATUCK –After 15 years of planning, Gunntown Passive Park and Land Preserve is open for business. The Parks and Recreation Department, in collaboration with various community organizations, hopes to host…

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A look ahead – what to expect from Naugatuck schools in 2011

Naugatuck Schools New Year, new budget The primary goal for the Board of Education going into 2011 is to get the budget done, according to Board Chair Kathleen Donovan. The…

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A look ahead – what to expect from Region 16 schools in 2011

Region 16 Schools New elementary to replace outdated buildings A newly-formed building committee will look at options for a new school on Talmadge Hill off of Route 69 in Prospect….

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A look ahead – what to expect in Beacon Falls in 2011

Town leaders in Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls all echoed the same manta – We’ll do the best we can with what little we have. With the economy seemingly at…

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A look ahead – what to expect in Prospect in 2011

Town leaders in Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls all echoed the same manta – We’ll do the best we can with what little we have. With the economy seemingly at…

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A look ahead — what to expect in Naugatuck in 2011

Town leaders in Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls all echoed the same manta — “we’ll do the best we can with what little we have.” With the economy seemingly at a standstill, the coming year promises to be a slim one for town budgets. Even so, local town leaders have a lot of projects on their plates for 2011.