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Police locate missing teen

NAUGATUCK — A 15-year-old Naugatuck girl has been found days after being reported missing. Naugatuck police said Zipparia Jackson was located Wednesday. Jackson went missing Saturday afternoon at Canfield Park…

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Man hit by train dies

NAUGATUCK — A pedestrian died Tuesday evening after being struck by a train in Naugatuck. Metro-North spokesman Aaron Donovan said the pedestrian, a 39-year-old white male, was hit about 800…

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Rebimbas lauds working group

HARTFORD — State Rep. Rosa Rebimbas (R-70) applauded the formation of a legislative public-private working group to study ways to spread the word about Connecticut’s Safe Havens law. The group…

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New firefighters join department

NAUGATUCK — They were among 540 candidates who took the test to be Naugatuck career firefighters — and among the only four chosen. The Naugatuck Fire Department has hired three…

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Naugatuck police blotter

The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: BRIAN JACKSON, 18, of 76 Svea Ave., Naugatuck, was charged Aug. 18 with conspiracy at third-degree burglary. Police reported on Aug. 18…

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NHS holding freshmen orientation

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is offering an orientation for incoming freshmen Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Upperclassmen will discuss policies and procedures with incoming freshmen. The orientation…

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Police searching for missing teen

NAUGATUCK — Borough police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who was last seen Saturday. Zipparia “Zizi” Jackson was last seen Saturday at Canfield Park in Prospect, police said. She…

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55 years and counting for fair

NAUGATUCK — St. Michael’s Episcopal Church is getting ready for its 55th annual Village Green Fair. The fair is Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sept. 6…

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Ferguson native reflects on hometown

NAUGATUCK — The racial division, rioting and conflicts between police and protestors in Ferguson, Mo., is difficult for most Americans to witness. For one Ferguson native who now lives in…

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Feast celebrates Portuguese heritage

NAUGATUCK — As the end of August approaches the borough prepares for soccer, eels and all things Portuguese. The Naugatuck Portuguese Club will host its 64th Annual Feast of Sao…