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Coca-Cola facility returning to Naugatuck

WATERBURY — A distribution facility moving millions of cases of Coca-Cola products yearly is leaving Waterbury for neighboring Naugatuck. Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast Inc. is moving the operation and its roughly…

Committee to discuss town anniversary plans

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls 150th Committee will meet Nov. 13 to discuss plans to celebrate the town’s anniversary. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the Beacon Falls…

Large projects, capital items on horizon in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Town officials are looking into the future to plan for how to move forward with some large capital projects and items. “We’ve put things off too often…

American Legion marks centennial

Members of the American Expeditionary Force convened in Paris in March 1919 for the first American Legion caucus. Among the soldiers present was Norris Follett, a Naugatuck native who served…

Rotary Club to honor Palomba with Harris Award

If you go What: Paul Harris Award ceremony When: Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m. Where: The Crystal Room, 98 School St., Naugatuck Tickets: $40. For tickets, call Kathy McPadden at 203-910-1927….

Scouts running food drive

NAUGATUCK— Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts are running their annual Scouting for Food drive. Scouts from Boy Scout troops 138, 115 and 102 and Cub Scout Pack 109 distributed about…

Music department holding instrument drive

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Public Schools music department is seeking donations of gently-used musical instruments. Instruments of any type will be accepted as long as they are in playing condition….

Food bank volunteer takes time to say thank you

NAUGATUCK — Irene Lawlor knows everyone likes to receive a “thank you,” so she makes sure every person and organization that donates money to the Naugatuck Ecumenical Food Bank gets…

Opioid crisis takes center stage at forum

NAUGATUCK — A panel of 21 professionals gathered at Naugatuck High School Oct. 29 to discuss the crisis of opioid addiction. State Sen. George Logan, R-17th District, who hosted the…

Smith wins first selectman seat in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Former First Selectman Gerard Smith is returning to the office after garnering roughly 50% of the vote at the polls Tuesday. Smith received 919 votes to defeat…