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Borough’s Grand List grows modestly

The borough’s 2010 Grand List saw a slight increase over 2009 due to a rise in motor vehicle and personal property values. Borough Assessor George Hlavachek said the total net…

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Hearing on wind turbine moratorium draws blusterous crowd

HARTFORD – Don Quixote may not need to do battle with his hulking giants anytime soon if opponents of proposed wind turbine projects in Prospect and Colebrook have their way….

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Snow topples buildings, provokes evacuations

Heavy snow and ice on roofs caused havoc across the area following a two-punch storm last week. The weight of the snow on some roofs led to building collapses across…

Town Clerk Sophie Morton is retiring after 28 years in Naugatuck.
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Clerk to retire, race on to replace her

NAUGATUCK – After 28 years of serving as Town Clerk, Sophie Morton is ready to retire. For the past three decades, Morton has been the face of an office that…

Burgess garners signatures to force primary

On March 7, Democrats in Naugatuck will have a chance to vote for six of seven candidates for burgess in a primary. Burgess Anthony Campbell turned in about 350 signatures…

Contractor brings beef to burgesses

NAUGATUCK – A local snow contractor is upset and claimed an altercation between his driver and a prominent resident led the town to request he fire his employee. Paulo DeSousa,…

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Mezzo issues order banning parking on town streets

NAUGATUCK – Cars parked on the borough’s streets could be towed and their owners fined. Mayor Bob Mezzo issued and executive order Jan. 28 to indefinitely extend the parking ban…

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School year grows longer with each cancellation

As inch after inch of snow piles up across the region, snow days have been adding up just as fast for area students. This winter has seen a higher than…

New local liquor laws on tap

NAUGATUCK – If passed, new Zoning Regulations would loosen restrictions on selling alcohol in the borough. The changes would be more nuanced than the current regulations which prohibit alcohol sold…

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Towns plow through snow budgets

Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls have all blown through most of their snow budgets with the 50 inches of snow that slammed the region in January. “We were very low…