Save Prospect wants town to help pay legal bills

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PROSPECT — After a lengthy fight against the Wind Prospect project, Save Prospect Corp. has racked up some hefty legal fees. According to Save Prospect...

Probe leads to animal-control shakeup

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NAUGATUCK — Borough animal control officer Kristy Sturges has resigned and a part-time officer has been fired based on the results of a state...

Hartley pushes emergency planning for children

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HARTFORD — State Senator Joan V. Hartley (D-Waterbury) emphasized the importance for the state’s disaster plans to cover the needs of children in times...

Prospect police cracking down on seat belt use

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PROSPECT — The Prospect Resident Trooper’s Office announced that it has joined the 2011 Click It or Tick It campaign, a national effort to...

Borough couple charged with leaving daughter home alone

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NAUGATUCK — A borough couple is facing risk of injury charges after police said they left their 5-year-old daughter home alone. Diana Tackie, 34,...

Eagles name Mezzo mother of year

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The Fraternal Order of Eagles chose Sande Mezzo, mother of Naugatuck Mayor Robert Mezzo, as Naugatuck’s Mother of the Year. “I was totally surprised. I...
Jeff Chipokas, President of the Naugatuck YMCA board and Michele McDougallm also from the YMCA, talk during the Naugatuck Savings Bank Awards reception May 11. The YMCA received $3,037 in grants from the bank.

Customers vote on how charity should distribute grants

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NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Savings Bank Foundation announced last week it would give $53,000 in grants to area nonprofit organizations as chosen by the...
Ronald Pugliese

Borough detective tops in his class

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NAUGATUCK — Det. Ronald “Jay” Pugliese scored in first place at the Fairfield County Detective Conference. The training course, which was held May 10 in...
Naugatuck Student Government Day was held May 17. Twenty-two Naugatuck High School students participated in the annual event, learning from Town Hall officials and department heads about the roles they play in town government. Pictured above, Naugatuck High School students Chris Gombos, left, and Thomas O'Connell visit with Registrar of Voters, Louise Sheedy and Janice Dambowski during Student Government Day. O'Connell, who turns 18 before the next election, took the opportunity to register to vote. -CONTRIBUTED

Civics lesson

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From left Gerhard Roland of the Ecumenical Food Bank, Steve Rimkus of Integrity Landscaping and John Tardette, manager at Stop & Shop load shopping carts on a trailer. Stop & Shop donated the carts to the food bank.

Rolling donations

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The Ecumenical Food Bank of Naugatuck recently received a donation of eight shopping carts from the Naugatuck Stop & Shop. Through the combined efforts of...