Mezzo addresses business owners at luncheon

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NAUGATUCK — Mayor Bob Mezzo assured the Chamber of Commerce and business owners Tuesday that the Renaissance Place development project is “alive and well,”...

DeLauro, seniors talk social security

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NAUGATUCK — When Kathryn Green started collecting signatures on a “Hands Off Our Social Security” petition, she hoped to publicize the concerns she held,...

Union City cleanup day a success

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NAUGATUCK — Scores of volunteers armed with trash bags, flowers, shovels, rakes, and other tools flooded North Main Street and the surrounding Union City...

CN Headlines 10-9-09

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The Naugatuck Board of Education tries to close a more-than-$1 million budget gap without laying off teachers, and borough residents react to a homicide...

Board of Mayor and Burgesses report

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NAUGATUCK — Though the Board of Mayor and Burgesses spent a good deal of time Tuesday night commenting on the Board of Education's financial...

Rain doesn’t hold off Riverfest

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BEACON FALLS — Rain, rain did not make the hundreds upon hundreds of people go away at the 11th annual Beacon Falls River Fest...

It’s experience vs. change in Prospect

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PROSPECT — Mayor Bob Chatfield, the state’s longest-tenured chief executive, hopes voters will think of an old catchphrase when they cast their ballots Nov....

Burgesses irate over BOE situation

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NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses met Tuesday night to discuss and vote on routine agenda items like reappointments, bid approvals, and...

Teachers’ jobs could be safe

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NAUGATUCK — The kids have spoken, and they’re not happy. On Monday night, when the picketing, marching and chanting before a Board of Education meeting lasted longer than the meeting itself, students criticized financial mismanagement that last year left the school system $1 million in the red and this year has given it the unsavory distinction of being the only district in Connecticut without an operating budget. The board’s most recent deficit projection for the 2009-10 fiscal year is $1.07 million, down from the $1.3 million projected last month. When the board last met, two weeks ago, Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Tindall-Gibson said closing the gap could require laying off as many as 14 teachers, including the dozen hired over the summer.

Labor Day stabbing death a suicide

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NAUGATUCK — The Connecticut Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has confirmed that the Labor Day stabbing death of a Wolcott woman was indeed...

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