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Police charge Waterbury woman in theft from town of Prospect

PROSPECT — State police charged a Waterbury woman with larceny Thursday after they say she stole about $100,000 from a town payroll account to pay an array of bills, including…

Dibble Award winner exudes enterprising, community spirit

NAUGATUCK — Marcelo Martins started Luso Cleaning Services with his father, Manuel, when he was 19 years old. Thirty years later, the business is thriving, as is Martins’ community spirit….

Prospect’s Christmas tree bonfire postponed

PROSPECT — The town postponed the annual Christmas tree bonfire due to the forecast of inclement weather. The bonfire, which was scheduled for Saturday, is now Jan. 18 at 6 p.m….

Beacon Hose douses car fire

BEACON FALLS — Firefighters quickly doused a car fire on Route 8 south near the Seymour line Thursday morning. Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 responded to a car on fire…

Naugatuck student helps shape partnership to reduce hunger

HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University junior Anna Ciacciarella, a Naugatuck resident, worked with the university and a nonprofit organization on a new partnership to help reduce hunger. The university partnered with…

Prospect runner hits the streets to raise funds for church campaign  

PROSPECT — The parish of the Prospect Congregational Church is looking for different ways to raise money for repairs at the church, and one parishioner is doing so with his…

Prospect Congregational Church in need of new roof

Campaign underway to raises funds for repairs PROSPECT — The parish of the Prospect Congregational Church is reaching out the community to help preserve the church, which has had a…

Naugatuck tax preparer pleads guilty to filing false returns

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck tax preparer pleaded guilty Tuesday to filing multiple false tax returns, according to federal authorities. Ana Nunez, 48, of Naugatuck, was accused of using her Church…

Public works to collect Christmas trees

NAUGATUCK — The Public Works Department will collect Christmas trees curbside next week. The collection runs from Monday through Friday. Residents must leave their trees along the side of the…

Chesprocott offering diabetes prevention program

CHESHIRE — Chesprocott Health District is offering a year-long program to prevent type 2 diabetes starting this month. The program, “PreventT2 lifestyle change program,” is designed to help people make…