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Community foundation awards grants

WATERBURY — The Connecticut Community Foundation recently awarded $1.4 million in grants to nonprofit organizations serving residents of Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills, including multiple grants to aid programs…

Graduates

Eastern Connecticut State University WILLIMANTIC — Local students graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University May 21. Aireaus Atkinson of Naugatuck graduated with a Bachelor of General Studies degree in business…

Hess leads borough Democratic slate

NAUGATUCK — As candidates prepare to run for office in November’s municipal election, Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess urged his fellow Democrats on the ticket not to use the words…

Bielik tops ticket for Beacon Falls Democrats

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Democratic Town Committee threw its support behind First Selectman Christopher Bielik for re-election, but he will have a new running mate for the first…

Borough landlord sentenced for tax evasion

NAUGATUCK — A borough landlord who owns a large apartment complex was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in prison for dodging more than $300,000 in taxes. Anthony “Rusty” Valentino, 77,…

Road work continues in Prospect

PROSPECT — After a round of milling and paving all or parts of about a dozen roads in town, work to replace catch basins on two streets is up next….

Stop & Shop to stop offering plastic bags at Connecticut stores

Stop & Shop supermarkets announced Monday it will stop offering plastic bags at its 91 Connecticut stores, including one in Naugatuck, starting Thursday, the day a new 10-cent fee on…

Library announces August exhibit

PROSPECT — Prospect Public Library will feature “Shore Points,” an exhibit of artwork by Edith Reynolds, this month. The exhibit, which features oils and acrylics paintings, reflects the southern New…

Prospect Democrats endorse slate

PROSPECT — The Prospect Democratic Town Committee’s endorsed slate of candidates for the November municipal election includes political veterans and newcomers, but not a challenger for the mayor’s seat. The…

Familiar names fill Republican ticket in Prospect

PROSPECT — The names on the Republican ticket for the November election are familiar ones, especially at the top. The Prospect Republican Town Committee endorsed candidates at a July 18…