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Naugatuck police seek to identify car burglary suspect

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking help to identify a suspect in a car burglary. The burglary occurred on April 9, police said. The door lock on the driver’s side door…

Thief steals car from Naugatuck gas station 

NAUGATUCK — A thief made off with a 2015 black Audi A5 in broad daylight Tuesday while the victim filled the car up with gas at the Cumberland Farms on…

Board appoints new AD for Woodland

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education this month appointed Christopher Decker as Woodland Regional High School’s new athletic director and dean of students. Decker will replace Brian Fell,…

Beacon Falls budget proposal keeps taxes flat

BEACON FALLS — Town officials have finished crafting a municipal budget proposal that increases spending by 5.5 percent, but would keep the tax rate flat. The Board of Finance and…

Towns to observe Memorial Day

Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect will commemorate Memorial Day with parades, flyovers and moments of remembrance. Naugatuck’s annual Memorial Day parade steps off, rain or shine, Monday at 9:15 a.m….

Donations sought for ‘summertime fun’

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Public Schools family liaisons are collecting new or gently-used “summertime fun” items for children through June 10. The liaisons are seeking donations of various items, including…

DOT driver charged in connection with accident

NAUGATUCK— A driver with the state Department of Transportation was on multiple drugs when he crashed the tractor-trailer he was driving on Route 8 southbound at about 11:40 a.m. on…

Selectmen award bids for Pent Road work

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week awarded bids to repair drainage and pavement on Pent Road near the Beacon Falls Recreation Complex. First Selectman Christopher Bielik said…

Students turn lobbyists

HARTFORD — A group of six City Hill Middle School seventh grade students visited the Capitol May 15 to discuss their concerns about the effects consuming energy drinks have on…

Zoning Commission OKs permit for gun store

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission approved a special permit application for Tom’s Firearms, LLC following a hearing May 15. The retail firearms store is looking to move into a building…