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Naugy firefighter to run up Empire State Building for neighbor

NAUGATUCK — Decades ago, while running near his Millville Avenue home, firefighter Tim Andrew would often spot another runner, an unknown neighbor. “I always wondered who he was,” Andrew said….

Christmas dinner serves up warm tidings

Once again, the Ecumenical Conference of Churches of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls will serve a Christmas dinner to local residents in need of a holiday meal. Since most restaurants are…


Vet shares story with Region 16 students

BEACON FALLS — Every veteran has his or her story. Vietnam veteran Rev. John Clarke shared his story with Region 16 students, parents and residents on Dec. 16 as part…


Proposed order would keep wind turbines away from homes

PROSPECT – A proposed order from a group against a wind project in Prospect would set turbines back 3,000 feet from abutting property and 2,500 feet from roadways. Save Prospect…

Propane tanks approved

PROSPECT – The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a special permit for Dependable Energy to install two 30,000 gallon liquid propane tanks at 13 Grammar Avenue. The tanks would be…

New baseball field proposed for Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK – A new baseball field is in the works for local players. The Parks and Recreation Commission voted Tuesday to move forward with plans for a full-sized baseball field…

Panel calls for halt on wind projects

PROSPECT — A draft resolution signed by the Town Council on Tuesday calls for state legislators to place a moratorium on wind energy projects until state minimum standards are created….


Decision to raze Lewis house faces opposition

The battle over the future of the Tracy Lewis house in Beacon Falls rages on despite a 2-1 vote Monday by the Board of Selectman to demolish it immediately. Selectman…


Festival of Trees raises $6K for United Way of Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Eighty-two plastic evergreens brought a festive air to a normally mundane building last week.
United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls hosted its annual Festival of Trees at the Naugatuck Savings Bank Dec. 6-9. Local businesses, organizations, and individuals donated and decorated the trees, each with its own theme.


Missing teen found

Joseph Corkindale, a 14-year-old Naugatuck resident who went missing Sunday night has been found, according to the Naugatuck Police Department. He is in good health and is has been reunited…