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Naugatuck news


Police issue Silver Alert for teen

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a 13-year-old girl who was last seen shortly before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Police said at about 11:30 a.m. staff at…


BOE chair switches parties

NAUGATUCK — Board of Education Chairman David Heller says politics should take a back seat to the business of educating children and that his main allegiance is to what he…


Back-to-school drive to benefit borough students

NAUGATUCK — Two employees of Student Transportation of America in Naugatuck, the bus company for the borough school system, are hoping to help children return to school in the fall…


RTC member resigns

NAUGATUCK — A topic of national conversation after a recent Supreme Court ruling — gay marriage — has led to criticism of a school board candidate’s comments on Facebook about…


Residents petitioning for referendum

NAUGATUCK — Resident Catherine Mieth sat behind a folding table at Super Stop & Shop Sunday collecting signatures to force a second referendum on the proposed $115.26 million town and…


Backpack giveaway coming up

NAUGATUCK — The Verizon Wireless store at 1007 New Haven Road is taking part in The Cellular Connection’s national School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Between 12 and 2 p.m. on Aug….


Requested zone change elicits concerns

NAUGATUCK — A proposed zone change to the property where the Crystal Room is located on School Street has drawn concerns from neighbors. Attorney Michael McVerry came before the Zoning…


Church conducting raffle to raise funds

NAUGATUCK — St. Mary’s Church is running a raffle to raise money for repairs and maintenance of the church. Raffle tickets are $5 each. Three $1,000 prizes will be awarded….


Bronko earns nod for mayoral run

NAUGATUCK — Republican Seth Bronko emerged victorious in a three-way race to be the Republican Town Committee’s standard-bearer in the November election. The committee endorsed its slate of candidates Wednesday…


Opposition remains to design district

NAUGATUCK — Residents once again spoke out against a proposed plan to create a business district along Prospect Street. “My opinion on what you should do with that plan for…