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Historical Society exhibits antique vacuums

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society is hosting the temporary exhibit Antique Vacuums: Discover the World of Women’s Work Before Electricity this month. The collection of vacuums is on loan…

Goodyear documentary set to air

NAUGATUCK — The Travel Channel will bring one of the borough’s most famous businessmen to the small screen. Charles Goodyear, who discovered the process of vulcanizing rubber in 1839, will…

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Historical society looking for stolen replica

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society is turning to the public in the hopes of retrieving a stolen artifact. On Nov. 11 an unknown person or persons broke into the…

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A flood of stories

NAUGATUCK — On Aug. 19, 1955, Sandra Clark stood on the Green and watched the Naugatuck River wash over the Whittemore Bridge, sweeping away a three-story building. “It was an…

Committee to aid historical society’s move

  NAUGATUCK — Mayor Robert Mezzo on Tuesday appointed a committee to help the Naugatuck Historical Society move into the Tuttle House in two years. The committee was appointed during…

Historical society hosting annual celebration of art

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society is hosting its 5th Annual Art Show this month. The art show is dedicated to Pam Bogert, who was an artist, children’s librarian and…

Historical society calling all artists

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society is looking for Connecticut artists to join the society’s 5th Annual Celebration of Art. Artists can register through April 24. An opening reception will…

Plan for Building 25 now leans towards demolition

NAUGATUCK — The decades-long fight to restore Building 25, the only remaining building from the rubber plants that once dominated the borough, is drawing to a close. “There’s beginning to…

Foundation sponsors First Thursdays program

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society announced a recent sponsorship by the Naugatuck Savings Bank Foundation for the society’s First Thursdays program. The First Thursday programs, held on the first…

Historical society displays flavors of Connecticut

NAUGATUCK — The Flavors of Connecticut exhibit is currently on display at the Naugatuck Historical Society. The exhibit, which will be open for two months, features artifacts from Avery Soda,…