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Siting council to hold public hearings in Prospect

NEW BRITAIN – The Connecticut Siting Council voted Jan. 6 to hold two public hearings in Prospect to give citizens a chance to voice their opinions on two commercial wind…

Crisco re-appointed to co-chair of Insurance and Real Estate Committee

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph J. Crisco, Jr. (D-Woodbridge) has been re-appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D-Brooklyn) to serve as Senate Chair of the legislature’s…

New, simpler fire alarm ordinance

A new fire alarm ordinance will be easier to understand and more in line with other ordinances throughout the state, according to Chris Ford, chairman of the alarms subcommittee. “Our…

Naugatuck eatery temporarily closed for renovations

NAUGATUCK — Jesse Camille’s Restaurant, located in a borough-owned building next to Hop Brook Golf Course, closed Monday for two to three weeks of long-awaited renovations. After work is completed…

Naugatuck High students to appear in court after fight

NAUGATUCK — Four Naugatuck High School girls were arrested Dec. 23 for what could be called a catfight — except one of the fighters might have been wearing brass knuckles….

Naugatuck fire commission chair files resignation letter

NAUGATUCK — Fire Commission Chairman Michael Bogis, a supporter of former Fire Chief Charles Doback, sent a letter of resignation to the mayor last week following repeated absences from commission…

Push for turbines in Conn. hampered by a lack of wind

Energy experts, legislators and power companies in Connecticut are not rushing to embrace wind power. BNE Energy Inc. of West Hartford wants to build turbines in Prospect and in Colebrook….

Bullying leads to assault charge for 12-year-olds

NAUGATUCK — Two 12-year-old boys turned themselves in to police recently on charges of assaulting another 12-year-old boy on a school bus in October. One of the boys began teasing…


Suspicious device found at Ye Olde Wine Shoppe

A suspicious device resembling a military mortar shell was inert, according to police. A passerby saw the device in the window of Ye Olde Wine Shoppe, 72 Church Street Jan….


Agreement with Chemtura sets stage for future growth

A sewage easement and access agreement may pave the way for Chemtura Corporation to expand facilities in Naugatuck. The company applied for an easement to construct a sewer line through…