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Borough board eyes new solar panel array for NHS roof

NAUGATUCK — As borough officials deal with the ramifications of failing solar panels built into the roof of Naugatuck High School, they are making plans for a solar array to…

Police seek to ID woman as part of credit card theft investigation

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police are seeking the public’s help to identify a woman officers want to speak with regarding a credit card theft investigation. Police said the stolen credit card…

Naugatuck PD holding outreach event for potential new officers

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department is looking for a few good officers and hoping to attract them with an outreach event. There are three immediate openings for patrol officers…

Region 16 budget goes to hearing

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education will hold a hearing on its 2019-20 budget proposal Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Woodland Regional High School in…

Council to hold hearing on budget

BUDGET BOX 2018-19 town budget: $8,637,659 2019-20 proposed town budget: $9,121,014 Proposed increase: $483,355 or 5.5 percent Next: The Town Council will hold a hearing on the proposed town budget…

Committee chooses Beacon Falls woman for Caring Heart Award

BEACON FALLS — For Elizabeth “Betty” Montefusco, volunteering is a family trait and a way of life. “I had a mom and dad who were always willing to lend a…

Long River student issued juvenile summons

PROSPECT — Police referred a 12-year-old Long River Middle School student to Waterbury Juvenile Court following an incident involving another student at the school on March 22. Police said the…

Police charge man found hiding in Naugatuck Town Hall

NAUGATUCK — Police arrested a 23-year-old man who was found hiding in Town Hall early Wednesday morning. Police responded to an automatic burglar alarm at Town Hall on Church Street…

Finance board moves ahead with school budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Finance opted last week to move a roughly $64.06 million school budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year forward for a final review. The budget…

Connecticut Water, San Jose Water Group submit new merger application to PURA

WATERBURY — Connecticut Water and San Jose Water Group on April 3 submitted a new merger application to the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. The companies say the new application…