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Accident injures female truck driver, shuts down New Haven Road

NAUGATUCK – A female truck driver was taken to Saint Mary’s hospital with serious leg injuries Thursday morning after a car struck her.

The driver, from New Jersey, had just finished a car delivery to J&M Automotive and was standing outside her parked tractor trailer at 8:23 a.m. when a young driver from Prospect heading southbound on New Haven Road (Rt. 63) hit her and spun out of control, said Lieutenant Robert Harrison.

Giving’s in vogue for Beacon Falls clothing company

WATERBURY — Room after room, the routine was the same Dec. 22 at Wilson Elementary School. Santa Claus — also known as Robert Birrell — charged in wearing his trademark…

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Charter revisions unlikely for May ballot

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck’s elected officials are eager to enact changes to the town’s 127-year-old charter, but proposed revisions aren’t likely to be ready to go to referendum on May’s ballot….

Naugatuck to collect Christmas trees

Naugatuck public works crews will collect Christmas trees curbside during the week of January 10th through January 14th on resident’s regular collection day. Please remove all decorations and plastic. Trees…

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Prospect Fire Department donates to bereaved family

PROSPECT – Santa Claus came to town on Christmas Eve to deliver gifts to the Jose family, who lost their father about a month ago. Volunteers at the Prospect Fire…

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Naugy teen charged with shooting car

NAUGATUCK-A nearly two-month old police investigation into a shooting incident culminated with the arrest of a borough teenager. Juan Ayala, 19, of 50 Manners Ave. was arrested on Dec. 23…

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Naugy firefighter to run up Empire State Building for neighbor

NAUGATUCK — Decades ago, while running near his Millville Avenue home, firefighter Tim Andrew would often spot another runner, an unknown neighbor. “I always wondered who he was,” Andrew said….

Christmas dinner serves up warm tidings

Once again, the Ecumenical Conference of Churches of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls will serve a Christmas dinner to local residents in need of a holiday meal. Since most restaurants are…

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Vet shares story with Region 16 students

BEACON FALLS — Every veteran has his or her story. Vietnam veteran Rev. John Clarke shared his story with Region 16 students, parents and residents on Dec. 16 as part…

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Proposed order would keep wind turbines away from homes

PROSPECT – A proposed order from a group against a wind project in Prospect would set turbines back 3,000 feet from abutting property and 2,500 feet from roadways. Save Prospect…