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City signs off on tax revenue agreement with borough

WATERBURY — City leaders have agreed to share equally with Naugatuck any future tax revenue from development of a roughly 156-acre property straddling their shared border. The Naugatuck Board of…

Obituary: Patrick J. Corcoran

NAUGATUCK — Patrick J. Corcoran, 74, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. He was the husband of Patricia (Ulrich) Corcoran. Patrick was born in Waterbury on Aug. 15, 1944,…

Student charged after bringing BB gun to school

BEACON FALLS — Police arrested a Woodland Regional High School student last week after he brought a BB gun to school. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin said school…

Obituary: Gertrude P. (Clark) Pierpont

PROSPECT — Gertrude “Trudy” P. (Clark) Pierpont, 91, the widow of Richard A. Pierpont, died peacefully on Nov. 25, 2018 at the home where she was raised, surrounded by loving…

Dump truck driver extricated after crash

BEACON FALLS — Blackberry Hill Road was closed for more than four hours Monday afternoon, after a dump truck carrying a load of hot asphalt crashed into a tree off…

Police investigating hit-and-run crash

PROSPECT — Police are trying to identify the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run crash on Nov. 8. The crash occurred at the intersection of Klein…

Beacon Hose bringing Santa to homes

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is running its annual Bring Santa Home campaign on Dec. 8. Beacon Falls residents interested in having Santa Claus visit their home…

Volunteers serve up Thanksgiving dinner

NAUGATUCK — Even though it takes about 4 hours to wash hundreds of pieces of fine china and silverware after Thanksgiving dinner at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, organizers of the…

Amendment allows electronic signs

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission last week unanimously approved amending the zoning regulations to allow for electronic message center signs. The new regulation goes into effect on Dec. 19. According…

Food, clothing drive to benefit Safe Haven

NAUGATUCK — The Brothers of Shepherd Salem Lodge 78, Liberty Continental Lodge 76 and Harmony Lodge 42 will hold a food and clothing drive for Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury….