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Town, school officials take precautions to protect against EEE

Local officials are taking precautions to protect people against Eastern equine encephalitis, a virus spread by mosquitoes that has killed three people in the state this year. On Tuesday, state…

Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and participating towns are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day on Saturday. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m….

United Way campaign building momentum

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls kicked off its annual campaign with a full head of steam. The United Way’s goal this year is to raise…

Voters OK transfers, appropriation

BEACON FALLS — Voters approved two budget transfers and to appropriate funds for road work at a Sept. 23 town meeting. The budget transfers, which are for the 2018-19 fiscal…

A big night for Foley Little League

NAUGATUCK — Player introductions. A big crowd. A video board in center field. Former professional players in the dugouts. Peter J. Foley Little League truly got the “big league” experience…

Blasting accident in Naugatuck under investigation

NAUGATUCK — A blasting accident on Field Street Friday morning left large rocks and debris strewn across the road. Acting Fire Marshal James Gies said the incident occurred at about…

Library announces October exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature an exhibit by artist Eva Newell in October. The exhibit, “Potpourri,” will feature an assemblage of Newell’s pieces, including oil paintings as…

Town to start planning for anniversary

BEACON FALLS — An organizational meeting of the committee planning the town’s 150th anniversary celebration is set for Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Beacon Falls Senior Center, 57…

Police foil burglary attempt, searching for suspect

PROSPECT — Police are searching for a man who they say tried to steal meat from Aria, a wedding and banquet hall, Tuesday night. Police said officers responded to an…

Fall festival, hike on tap this weekend in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s annual Ion Bank/Mission 22 Fall Street Festival will take place downtown on Saturday. The festival runs from 3 to 9 p.m. on Maple Street and Old…