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Local residents pay respect on Veterans Day

BEACON FALLS – Veterans Day isn’t just another day off from school, said Bruce Carlson, commander of the Beacon Falls Legion Post.

“We’re trying to bring the community back involved with our ceremonies and to let the kids know a little history. We start out with the youngest age in the cub scouts and try to get as much participation as possible with the high school,” Carlson said.

Boy Scout troop 104 participated in the ceremony. Chris Zmuda, a member of the troop, played taps on his father’s trumpet.

He said that the ceremony made him think about what the day means. “I come out of my way to come here. I’d probably be home doing homework or something, but I came here to really think and meet these people,” Zmuda said.

The day was especially emotional for Paul Drabicki, whose father, Chester “Benny” Drabicki, a WWII veteran passed away a few weeks ago.

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Father offers Greene advice

Fatherly pride shines through as Len Greene Sr. talks about his son, Len Greene Jr.’s winning bid for the 105th District seat at Connecticut’s House of Representatives. “He really ran…

Tracy Lewis House officially historic

November 3 at the monthly meeting of the Historic Preservation Council – CT Commission on Culture & Tourism, the Tracy Lewis House was officially selected and approved to be placed…

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Naugatuck hires assessor, deputy police chief

NAUGATUCK – The borough of Naugatuck hired two new employees Wednesday night at the regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Burgesses. New Assessor Approved The Board approved George Hlavacek…

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No enforcement officer for blight bylaw

NAUGATUCK – The Naugatuck blight bylaw went into effect Monday without an enforcement officer or structure in place to take complaints, according to Mayor Robert Mezzo. The blight ordinance prohibits unseemly…

School facility panel wants action

NAUGATUCK — Many changes to Naugatuck school facilities were on the table at the initial meeting of the Naugatuck Long-term School Facility Planning Committee on Monday at Naugatuck Town Hall….

Malloy stumped for votes in borough

NAUGATUCK — Exactly one week before Democrat Dan Malloy was declared unofficial winner Wednesday in a tight governor’s race with Republican Tom Foley, Malloy stressed fiscal responsibility during a campaign…

Voters relieved election over

Voters in the Valley are glad the election is over. After months of negative ads and constant phone calls, residents of Naugatuck, Prospect and Beacon Falls said they were ready…

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Greene takes father’s old seat by 109 votes

SEYMOUR — Republican challenger Leonard C. Greene, Jr. defeated first-term Democratic lawmaker Theresa W. Conroy to represent the 105th House District. Greene, 30, of 10 Roosevelt Dr., won against Conroy…

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Voters vent over campaign fatigue

Citizen’s News caught up with voters and candidates on Election Day to gauge the feelings of the community during a crucial election cycle both in Connecticut and national politics.