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Flyover a dream come true

NAUGATUCK — Massachusetts Air National Guard Major Matt Woodfield remembers clutching an American flag outside his grandfather’s computer shop on Church Street and staring in awe. Two A-10 fighter jets…


Towns to commemorate Memorial Day

Naugatuck, Prospect and Beacon Falls will honor Memorial Day this weekend. Naugatuck’s annual Memorial Day parade will step off, rain or shine, at 9:15 a.m. on North Main Street. World…


Joint boards approve bond authorization

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Board of Finance approved a resolution May 14 to bond $2.16 million to begin upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant….


Pilot program aims to prepare students

NAUGATUCK — The number of students not prepared to enter kindergarten has school officials concerned. Board of Education Curriculum Director Caroline Messenger said of the 194 students registered to enter…


Packing up

Historical society, NEDC preparing to leave train station Editor’s note: This story has been updated from the print version to include new information about the proposed sale of the former…


Police charge Waterbury man with sexual assault

NAUGATUCK — A 77-year-old Waterbury man was arrested Monday after police say he inappropriately touched a Naugatuck woman last summer. Police reported Richard Wood, of 62 Avalon Circle, Waterbury, was…


WWII vet to lead Memorial Day parade

NAUGATUCK — Joining the Navy at the young age of 17 didn’t seem out of place for Jules Andes Brinchman. “I was 17 when I went in. World War II…


Piperpalooza to benefit foundation

NAUGATUCK — Rhonda Lord ran her first half-marathon in Cheshire in June 2012 to raise money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, even though she knew very little…


PD announces spot check

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police along with members of the Regional Traffic Team are conducting a DWI spot check on Saturday. The spot check is from 6:30 p.m. Saturday to 2:30…


Former train station back on the market

NAUGATUCK — The plan to sell the former Naugatuck Train Station to a restaurateur has fallen through. Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Ron Pugliese said Umberto Morale, who…