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Workers clean up at the intersection of Hillside Avenue and Meadow Street in Naugatuck following flooding Aug. 1. The borough is seeking state funds to make drainage repairs in areas throughout Naugatuck. –FILE PHOTO

Borough seeks funds for drainage repairs

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are hoping to get some leftover state funds from last year’s Hurricane Irene cleanup to make drainage repairs in the wake of a severe rainstorm last…

Over 5 feet of water flooded the basement of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Naugatuck, leaving the basement muddy and destroyed. –LUKE MARSHALL

Storm costs, possible assistance to be determined

NAUGATUCK — The receding flood waters from Wednesday’s heavy rain left a wake of damage in its place — roads were torn up, retaining walls washed away, and mud-covered basements…

Crews work to repair damage to the road caused by flooding at the intersection of Scott Street and Andrew Avenue Thursday. –LUKE MARHSALL

Clean up, damage assessment continues in borough

NAUGATUCK — A day after torrential rains hit Naugatuck, causing flash flooding throughout the borough, a massive clean up effort is underway and officials are working to assess the full…

Gov. Dannel Malloy (left) and Naugatuck Mayor Robert Mezzo before leaving to tour the damage in Naugatuck following an impromptu press conference at the Naugatuck Police Department. –LUKE MARHSALL.

Storm hits Naugatuck hard

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck took the brunt of severe rains that ripped through the area Wednesday causing flash floods throughout the borough. The heavy rains began early Wednesday afternoon dropping an…

The public works department works to repair damage to Rubber Avenue caused by early morning flooding.

Flooding causes road collapse off Rubber Avenue

NAUGATUCK – A portion of Rubber Avenue was closed Monday at 1:30 a.m. due to flooding, but is now open again. The road was inundated from McDonald’s to 7/11, with…

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…