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Florida bus rollover kills borough man

LAKE PLACID, Fla. — A former Naugatuck couple was injured—the husband fatally—when a tour bus rolled over in central Florida last Monday. Charles and Edith Sherman, longtime borough residents, were…

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Food banks served record numbers in ’09

NAUGATUCK — Following a statewide trend, the Ecumenical Food Bank saw demand for its services increase in 2009, as it fed more than 10,000 people and provided almost 100,000 meals,…

Schools: Many questions, few answers

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education invited 26 representatives of its 11 schools to share their thoughts about four proposed redistricting plans with the Facilities Subcommittee Tuesday night. Those 26…

BOE probes options with new insurance agent

NAUGATUCK — In a battery of committee meetings in recent weeks, the Board of Education has explored an array of cost-savings measures to bridge a potential operating deficit topping $4…

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Senate candidates woo local voters

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/BFRTC-package.mp3″ text=”Listen to an audio newscast of this story”] BEACON FALLS — Recent poll numbers indicate that whoever secures the GOP nomination to run for U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd’s…

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Cop facing felony charges wants pension

NAUGATUCK — A borough police officer facing felony charges in Meriden Superior Court has tendered his resignation, effective last Friday. Forty-year-old David Reilly, a 13-year veteran of the police force,…

Large-scale construction project approved

PROSPECT — Zoning officials have approved a new 30,000-square-foot banquet facility off Route 69. The Planning and Zoning Commission recently passed a special permit for Giuseppe Geloso, Sr. to build…

Retiring educator helped establish Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Assistant Principal Maureen Carroll, who was part of the pioneering group of staff and teachers to open Woodland Regional High School nine years ago, is retiring at…

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Budget watchdogs still hound BOE

NAUGATUCK — Last Thursday’s regular meeting of the Board of Education was slated to be just that: a regular meeting. The agenda comprised mostly routine, procedural items like subcommittee reports…

Solutions sought for Cherry Street flooding

NAUGATUCK — The borough could buy and tear down six homes along Cherry Street to fix faulty drain pipes that run under the foundations of those homes. That’s one of…