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Commission looks to expand design district

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission is considering expanding the Rubber Avenue Design District to include four additional properties. The four properties, located at 828, 824, 816, and 780 Rubber Avenue,…

Event to help Prospect veteran

PROSPECT — The Republican Town Committee is sponsoring a Volunteers for Veterans event on April 27. Committee members and other volunteers will perform an outside cleanup and minor repairs at…

Graduates

University of Northern Colorado GREELEY, Colo. — Jayme Schledewitz of Beacon Falls graduated from the University of Northern Colorado during fall 2018 commencement ceremonies with a Bachelor of Science in…

Police charge man in connection with car break-ins

NAUGATUCK — An 18-year-old Naugatuck man is facing multiple charges in connection with car break-ins over the weekend. Police said officers responded to Horton Hill Road at about 11:30 p.m….

House fire started from wood stove

PROSPECT — A house fire in March on Greenwood Drive that killed two pets started when combustible items next to a wood stove caught fire. Fire Marshal Tony Muniz said…

Whittemore Memorial Library hosting exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Memorial Library is featuring an exhibit by landscape artist Janis Hogan through April 29. The exhibit is a collection of landscapes depicting East Coast scenes in…

Departments present capital requests

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are eyeing some large-ticket items in the 2019-20 budget. The Board of Finance last week moved forward with a $2.84 million capital projects budget proposal. The…

Founding board member of Jane Doe No More to be honored

NAUGATUCK — The first Dr. Henry C. Lee Award that Donna Palomba’s organization presented was to Lee himself, the man whose DNA research identified her attacker. A decade later, and…

Naugatuck man pleads guilty to mail fraud in coupon case

NAUGATUCK — A borough man waived indictment March 26 and pleaded guilty to mail fraud in connection with a coupon scheme that netted him $193,000, according to federal authorities. Thomas…

Town hires new finance manager

BEACON FALLS — Officials have chosen Natasha Nau as the town’s new finance manager. Nau, a Stamford resident, started as finance manager on March 11. She has a Bachelor of…