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Annual Riverfest and Duck Race this weekend

BEACON FALLS — Usually ducks fly together. This weekend, in Beacon Falls, all eyes will be on the ducks that fly — or in this case float — alone. The12th…

Ex-fire chiefs’s pension worth $70K

NAUGATUCK — Former Fire Chief Charles Doback Jr. will receive an annual pension of $70,700. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses voted 8-0 to accept his proposal at a special…

Fire school delays development

BEACON FALLS — A new, 5,027-square-foot medical office building has been approved for inside Pinesbridge Commerce Park, but town officials say it’s now on hold because the owners have concerns…

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17th district candidates spar over issues

NAUGATUCK — The only thing remotely close between 17th-district opponents Joseph Crisco and Tamath Rossi at Tuesday night’s Candidates’ Forum were the chairs they were sitting in. Crisco, the incumbent…

Rossi opens Naugatuck headquarters

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck’s deputy mayor and state senate hopeful Tamath Rossi hosted the grand opening of a campaign headquarters in the borough last week. Rossi, the Republican candidate opposing incumbent…

Mezzo looks to alter pension plans

NAUGATUCK — New municipal employees will probably not receive the same sweet pension deals their predecessors enjoyed for decades. A priority for Mayor Robert A. Mezzo is to bring municipal…

Board calls for demolition at Wolfe Ave.

BEACON FALLS — The Planning and Zoning Commission last week drove the final nail into the coffin of the historic home that sits on a town-owned plot on Wolfe Avenue….

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Park Pals hope to bring back fireworks

BEACON FALLS — To keep the sky full of colors, Beacon Falls residents will have to focus on one color: green. During efforts to trim the 2010-11 budget, the town…

Work on Parcel C back underway

NAUGATUCK — The question buzzes around the borough. In the streets, in the shops, wherever. The question cannot be escaped. Some intrigued questioners ask out of curiosity, while others simply…

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Officials seek funding for Lewis House

BEACON FALLS — A month after a committee charged with exploring municipal uses for the former home of Tracy Lewis, president of the Beacon Falls Rubber Shoe Co., recommended demolishing…