Tag Archives: Cherry Street


Charger causes small fire

NAUGATUCK — Firefighters responded to a small fire at 38 Cherry St. at 1 a.m. Saturday. Fire Chief Ken Hanks said a battery charger for a power tool overheated and…

A driver passes through the intersection of Charles Street and Cherry Street Extension in Naugatuck following a heavy rain storm last August. The borough is seeking a grant to make drainage improvements to the area. –RA ARCHIVE

Borough seeks grant to help flood-prone area

NAUGATUCK — Help could be on the way for residents of the flood-prone Nettleton Avenue and Cherry Street areas. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses agreed last Tuesday night to…

Mysterious powder turns out to be table salt

NAUGATUCK — The mysterious white powder mailed to a 123 Cherry St. woman July 28 was table salt, police said Monday. The substance was tested at a state Department of…


Cherry Street building reopens, mysterious powder deemed ‘non-biological’

NAUGATUCK — Police are allowing residents of 123 Cherry St. back in their homes after the FBI determined a suspicious white powder found there last week is not a threat….

Police have allowed residents of 123 Cherry St. back into the building after an unknown white powder was determined to not be a threat. FILE PHOTO

Mysterious white powder mailed to borough resident

NAUGATUCK — Police have closed a Cherry Street building after an envelope with a white unknown powder was mailed to one of the building’s residents. At about 8 p.m. last…

This area of Cherry Street gets pummeled during heavy rain storms as the drainage pipes in the area aren't large enough to hold the water. The borough is looking into ways to fix the problem and may tear down some homes in the area to get to faulty drain pipes and build a water retention pond.

Solutions sought for Cherry Street flooding

NAUGATUCK — The borough could buy and tear down six homes along Cherry Street to fix faulty drain pipes that run under the foundations of those homes. That’s one of…