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Board finds right fit for Andrew Avenue

LaChance appointed principal at elementary school NAUGATUCK — After six years working as an administrator in the Naugatuck school system, Lisa LaChance will soon lead her own school. The Board…

Officials continue push for Valley fire school funds

BEACON FALLS — Local officials are looking to keep the pressure on Gov. Ned Lamont when it comes to bonding funds to build a new Valley Fire Chiefs Regional Fire…

School board OKs budget transfers

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved three budget transfers to balance the books for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The board approved transferring a total of about $310,500…

Harvest Moon Festival set for 36th year  

NAUGATUCK — About 80 vendors will pack the Naugatuck Green Friday and Saturday for the 36th annual Harvest Moon Festival. The festival, which runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m….

Naugatuck VFW to hold Citizen’s Awards ceremony   

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck VFW Post 1946 will honor six community members Sunday with its annual Citizen’s Awards. Awards will be given to a veteran, police officer, firefighter, fire police volunteer,…

Cause of Beacon Falls blaze undetermined

BEACON FALLS — The investigation into a fire that destroyed a former meat-packing facility on Rimmon Hill Road concluded last week with the official cause of the blaze ruled undetermined….

Beacon Falls man sentenced for role in marijuana distribution ring

BEACON FALLS — A 34-year-old town man was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison Sept. 11 for his role in a major marijuana distribution ring that used…

Fire displaces two residents  

NAUGATUCK — A woman was taken to a hospital and two people were displaced from their home after a fire in an apartment complex on Spring Street Thursday night. Emergency…

Recycling contract subject of town meeting

PROSPECT — A town meeting is set for Tuesday to vote on a new contract for disposing of recycled materials collected from households. The meeting starts at 6:45 p.m. at…

Updated: Missing teen found safe

NAUGATUCK — Police said a teen who was reporting missing earlier this month has been found safe. Joy Milano, 17, was reported missing Sept. 12. At the time, police said…