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NHS celebrates decision day

NAUGATUCK — For longtime friends Abby Karbowicz and Bianca Rigoli, the decision for both to attend Southern Connecticut State University was a coincidence. “It kind of happened that way,” Karbowicz…


Schools to host music festival

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school system’s annual town-wide Borough Music Festival is May 8. The festival begins at 7 p.m. Due to the ongoing construction at Naugatuck High School, this…


Libraries decry proposed cuts

Libraries across the state are bracing for budget cuts. Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget contains $2 million worth of cuts to library programs, including a $950,000 cut to the ConnectiCard…


Water main to be replaced on Rubber Ave.

NAUGATUCK — Work is slated to begin Monday to replace a section of an old water main on Rubber Avenue. The Connecticut Water Company is replacing 4,000 feet of a…


Online challenge gives locally

The Connecticut Community Foundation’s 3rd annual online giving challenge will kick off May 5. Give Local Greater Waterbury & Litchfield Hills is a 36-hour online community giving challenge to support…


Grants open door to innovation

NAUGATUCK — The inability to sit still in class may lead to a detention for some students. For Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader Jay Barth it led to a $3,500 grant….


Republicans laud alternative budget

HARTFORD — House and Senate Republican legislators unveiled an alternative budget proposal the Gov Dannell Malloy’s plan last week. “This plan responsibly funds important social programs and services, phases out…


Sauce battle back for second year

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Elks Lodge is hosting its second annual Battle of the Sauces on Saturday. The event, which runs from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Elks Lodge…


Bronko announces bid for top spot

NAUGATUCK — Seth Bronko has made it two Republicans vying for the mayor’s seat. Bronko, 26, announced his candidacy for mayor Tuesday night at Jesse Camille’s Restaurant. “I’m not satisfied…


Teen theater to present musical comedy

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Teen Theater will take audience members on a trip back to ancient Rome. The theater’s adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way…