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Borough ready to unleash dog park

NAUGATUCK — There will be no grand celebration, but come this weekend Naugatuck’s dog park will be officially open. The borough will hold a brief opening ceremony for the dog…


Dog park almost ready to open

NAUGATUCK — A dog park that officials have discussed for several years is finally taking shape. The approximately 3-acre fenced-in park where dogs can roam free on Andrew Mountain Road…


Zoners OK plans for dog park

NAUGATUCK — Following a public hearing last week, the Zoning Commission unanimously approved plans for a proposed dog park on Andrew Mountain Road. “It’s been a six-year project to try…


Naugatuck park plan a go

NAUGATUCK — Dog owners in the borough will soon have a place to let their four-legged friends run free. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses unanimously approved using leftover state…


Petition asks borough to put leash on park

NAUGATUCK — Well before it is scheduled to be discussed by the Board of Mayor and Burgesses, a plan to build a dog park in Naugatuck stirred up some controversy….


Dog park on borough’s agenda

NAUGATUCK — Borough leaders want to create recreational opportunities for a wide array of residents, even those with four legs. After nearly five years of discussion, Naugatuck is close to…


Officials sniffing out land for dog park

NAUGATUCK — He has the community interest, now all he needs is the land. That’s the dilemma Burgess Rocky Vitale finds himself in with his plan to create a dog…

Rocky Vitale feeds treats to Tank and Moose, his Great Danes at his home last week. After two years of inaction, Vitale is resuscitating the plan to build a dog park in the borough. –RA ARCHIVE

Effort to build dog park back on track

NAUGATUCK — For years, Rocky Vitale has been leading an effort to get a dog park built in the borough. Yet Vitale would not bring his two-year-old Great Dane, named…

Naugatuck official, push for dog park could cost $35,000

NAUGATUCK — A dog park could cost the borough a little more than $35,000, according to a preliminary cost estimate presented recently to the Park Commission. The commission had asked…

Sites selected for proposed dog park

NAUGATUCK — Dog enthusiast’s moods were lifted Tuesday night by an announcement of five potential locations for a proposed dog park, but were subsequently dashed by a presentation that highlighted…