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Joint boards approve budget transfers

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Board of Finance last week approved transfers totaling $430,628 to balance out the 2018-19 budget. The joint boards transferred $333,661…

Wendy’s proposal off the table; Eastern Company evaluating future in borough

NAUGATUCK — A proposal to build a Wendy’s Restaurant on Bridge Street is off the table, and the future of another corporation’s presence in Naugatuck is unclear. In December, Restaurant…

Borough school board hires assistant principal for Maple Hill

NAUGATUCK — Maple Hill Elementary School will soon be the first borough elementary school with an assistant principal. The Board of Education this month unanimously appointed Zachary Monroe assistant principal…

Whittemore Library featuring students’ artwork

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library is featuring the artwork of Naugatuck High School students this month. Naugatuck High teachers Hama Pertab and Lena Fin curated the Winter Art Show, which…

Beacon Falls, town hall union agree to contract

BEACON FALLS — The town and Beacon Falls Town Hall Employees Union have reached an agreement on a new, four-year contract. The contract, which was ratified late last year and…

Prospect man dies in one-car crash

WOODBRIDGE — A 56-year-old Prospect man died in a one-car accident Sunday afternoon in Woodbridge. Timothy Smith was driving south on Litchfield Turnpike, also known as Route 69, south of…

Women file lawsuits against director, theaters alleging sexual abuse

Lawsuits filed this month in Waterbury Superior Court by three women claim a Southington theater director used his position in three community theaters to sexually assault them when they were…

Naugatuck man sentenced to 35 years for sexual assaults of minors

WATERBURY — A 41-year-old Naugatuck man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for multiple crimes stemming from the sexual assaults of minors. A jury in Waterbury Superior Court…

Club seeks nominations for Citizen of the Year

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Exchange Club is accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year. The award honors someone from the community whose volunteer activities have impacted the Naugatuck community and…

Officials continue push to make Waterbury rail line a priority

NAUGATUCK — Local officials pressed area legislators this week to make sure the Waterbury branch of the Metro-North Railroad won’t be overlooked when the dust settles from the ongoing debate…