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Naugatuck news

Borough holding hearing on ‘granny pods’

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday a new state law that allows for so-called “granny pods.” A new state law allows temporary, accessory structures…

Proposal would put ads on tax bills

NAUGATUCK — The borough is considering selling advertising space on tax bills. Controller Allison Bruce presented the idea to the Board of Mayor and Burgesses on Oct. 3. She said…

New schedule brings ‘super block’ to NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School implemented a new class schedule this year that includes a “super block.” The schedule is seven periods per day, six of which are 40-minute classes…

United Way kicks off campaign

NAUGATUCK — Give. Advocate. Volunteer. That was the advice United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls 2017 Campaign Chairman David Rotatori had for ensuring the United Way is able to…

Borough residents float nature center idea

NAUGATUCK — Residents are interested in creating a nature center on borough property similar to the Flanders Nature Center in Woodbury and the Ansonia Nature Center. The group is looking…

Policy sets process for emergency purchases

NAUGATUCK — The borough has a new policy that is designed to streamline and define the process to make emergency purchases. Under the policy, which the Board of Mayor and…

Unpaid parking tickets piling up

NAUGATUCK — Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess wants a better way to collect on parking tickets. The borough currently has about 4,600 parking tickets outstanding, he said. “It’s gone back…

Police searching for driver of stolen car involved in crash

NAUGATUCK — A man fled after crashing a stolen car at the intersection of Prospect Street and Locust Street Friday night, according to police. At about 9:20 p.m., Naugatuck police…

Grant gives prevention effort a boost

NAUGATUCK — Preventing youth from using and abusing drugs is something Naugatuck Youth Services Executive Director Kristin Mabrouk is passionate about, and the nonprofit organization recently received a financial boost…

Parks and Rec hosting Hayride Event

NAUGATUCK — Autumn will be in full swing in the borough this weekend. The Parks and Recreation Department is holding its first Hayride Event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3…