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Big Y deal will affect Naugatuck A&P

Big Y Foods Inc. has entered an agreement to acquire seven A&P Supermarkets in Connecticut, including the A&P location in the Cross Pointe Plaza on Route 63 in Naugatuck, at…

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Festas de Sao Paio celebrates 60th year

NAUGATUCK — Thousands of people turned out for the Naugatuck Portuguese Club’s 60th annual Festas de Sao Paio celebration Saturday, but no one received as much attention as Maria Fidalgo, who was honored as Mayor for the Day.

“The town has been running much more efficiently,” Mayor Robert A. Mezzo joked. He was joined by other politicians who said she’s a shining example of Portuguese immigrants’ contributions to the town. Naugatuck has one of the densest Portuguese populations of any part of the state.

Borough discussing automated refuse

NAUGATUCK — Efforts to begin the switch to automated refuse and recycling collection was discussed Tuesday night at the regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Burgesses. The board…

New administrators settling in at WRHS

BEACON FALLS — The new school year at Woodland Regional High School is off to a start without incident, thanks in part to a seamless transition to a pair of…

Concussion law passed in Connecticut

When in doubt, sit it out. That’s the gist of a new state law which will go into effect during this school year. The statute, Public Act 10-62, “An Act…

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Prospect to acquire new fire truck

PROSPECT — The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department will replace a 23-year-old pumper truck with a new model, which fire officials say will offer enhanced safety features and a 60-gallon foam…

Funding to continue for Beacon Heights

Chemtura Corp. will continue to fund the monitoring and cleaning of pollution at the Beacon Heights Landfill. A district judge and Chemtura last month reached a settlement agreement last month…

United Way launches 2010 campaign

Left or right? Regular unleaded or super? Coke or Pepsi? People make simple choices every day. Should the decision to help someone in need be a difficult one? Not according…

Hurricane preparedness tips

Though Hurricane Earl is expected to skirt the Northeast coast rather than hammer the region directly, tropical storm rains and winds could still lash through southern Connecticut and our local…