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First selectman chooses new engineering firm, legal counsel for town

BEACON FALLS — The town has a new engineering firm as well as new legal counsel. The town has contracted with Milone & MacBroom, a civil engineering and landscape architecture…

Naugatuck High adds Southern, Post to college partners

NAUGATUCK — Starting next school year, Naugatuck High School seniors and juniors will be able to take college courses on campus at Post University and Southern Connecticut State University. The…

School board holds off on sex offender policy for further review

NAUGATUCK — At the request of Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess, the Board of Education tabled action on a proposed policy that would ban sex offenders from school grounds. The…

Borough gets ball rolling on indoor sports complex project

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials got the ball rolling last week on a project to develop an indoor sports complex in Naugatuck. The plan, as officials envision it, is to find…

Wendy’s proposal off the table; Eastern Company evaluating future in borough

NAUGATUCK — A proposal to build a Wendy’s Restaurant on Bridge Street is off the table, and the future of another corporation’s presence in Naugatuck is unclear. In December, Restaurant…

Borough school board hires assistant principal for Maple Hill

NAUGATUCK — Maple Hill Elementary School will soon be the first borough elementary school with an assistant principal. The Board of Education this month unanimously appointed Zachary Monroe assistant principal…

Beacon Falls, town hall union agree to contract

BEACON FALLS — The town and Beacon Falls Town Hall Employees Union have reached an agreement on a new, four-year contract. The contract, which was ratified late last year and…

Women file lawsuits against director, theaters alleging sexual abuse

Lawsuits filed this month in Waterbury Superior Court by three women claim a Southington theater director used his position in three community theaters to sexually assault them when they were…

Naugatuck man sentenced to 35 years for sexual assaults of minors

WATERBURY — A 41-year-old Naugatuck man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for multiple crimes stemming from the sexual assaults of minors. A jury in Waterbury Superior Court…

Officials continue push to make Waterbury rail line a priority

NAUGATUCK — Local officials pressed area legislators this week to make sure the Waterbury branch of the Metro-North Railroad won’t be overlooked when the dust settles from the ongoing debate…