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Naugatuck news


Suicide threat leads to temporary lockdown

NAUGATUCK — Two Naugatuck schools were temporarily placed on lockdown early Monday after a man who lives in the area in between both schools threatened to commit suicide, police said….


Officials propose third budget

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials went back to the budget drawing board last week after the 2014-15 spending plan was rejected at a referendum for a second time. After hours of…


NHS holding parent-teacher conferences

NAUGATUCK — Parent-teacher conferences at Naugatuck High School will be held over three days this week. The conferences are scheduled for Wednesday from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday from 4…


Campaign briefs

Crisco receives endorsements from education groups HARTFORD — State Sen. Joe Crisco (D-17) has been endorsed for re-election by the Connecticut Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers. “Joe…


Theater alumni return to lead play

NAUGATUCK — Two childhood friends and Naugatuck natives have returned to the stage where they fell in love with theater. James Goggin, Jr., and Jean-Marie McGrath, both 22, have known…


A bench for a buddy

NAUGATUCK — Students at Hop Brook Elementary School have a new way of finding a buddy at recess. The school unveiled its new Buddy Bench program Oct. 10. The way…


Architect brings artistic vision

NAUGATUCK — Joseph Migani is no stranger to downtown redevelopment. Migani, an architect and owner of the Seymour-based O’Riodan Migani Architects, played a large role in the redevelopment of downtown…


Police nab robbery suspect

NAUGATUCK — Borough police charged a Winsted man with robbing the Cumberland Farms on North Main Street. Frank Warner, 44, of 114 West Road, Winsted was arrested Friday and charged…


Administrators unveil strategic plan

NAUGATUCK — The borough got its first look at the new, three-year strategic plan to improve schools. Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke and Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher Montini unveiled…


Board rejects grant for charging station

NAUGATUCK — Officials said no thank you to a state grant to install an electric vehicle charging station in the borough. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses voted Oct. 7…