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Fire officials seek permanent fire marshal

NAUGATUCK — As the borough and the firefighters’ union begin informal negotiations over a new contract, fire officials are pushing for increased department staffing. Fire Chief Ken Hanks and the…

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Police, fire departments present budget requests

NAUGATUCK — The police department requested a 6.1 percent budget increase for next fiscal year in a presentation to the Board of Finance Monday night, while the fire department asked…

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Borough honors firefighters

NAUGATUCK — Borough firefighters received some long overdue recognition Thursday night. Dozens of firefighters, dispatchers, paramedics, family members, friends and borough dignitaries came together at fire headquarters downtown for the…

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An inside look, and laugh, into dodgeball tournament

No matter what I write, the pieces that seem to be most popular are those in which I make a total fool of myself. So it’s time to add a…

Joint boards approve request for new SUV

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Finance unanimously approved a request from the fire department for a new SUV at a meeting Monday night. The approved…

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Joint boards to consider request for new SUV

NAUGATUCK — Fire Chief Ken Hanks is asking the borough to purchase a new vehicle. The Ford Explorer would replace a 1999 Ford Expedition used by Second Assistant Chief Paul…

Grant to bolster borough fire prevention efforts

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department received a $2,000 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. The grant, which was awarded during a…

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Boards back fire engine repair, reject work on SUV

NAUGATUCK — The fire department will repair a fire engine that’s been out of commission since November, but didn’t receive the funds to fix another vehicle that’s been limping along…

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Spreading holiday cheer one shoot at a time

NAUGATUCK — The High Rock Shooting Association joined efforts with the Naugatuck Fire Department to spread holiday cheer to local youths. Over the past two weekends, the association and department…