Tag Archives: Naugatuck

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Firefighter ranks on the rise

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department may soon be fully staffed for the first time in a few of years. The department recently hired two firefighters who don’t need to…

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Errors on tax bills causing headaches

Fears over mistakes with car tax bills have come to fruition for local officials. The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles switched to a new computer system last August. The change…

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Police raid gambling operation

NAUGATUCK — Brandishing rifles and other firearms, Naugatuck and state police raided what they called an illegal gambling operation Wednesday night in the Union City section. They charged nearly two…

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Backpack giveaway coming up

NAUGATUCK — The Verizon Wireless store at 1007 New Haven Road is taking part in The Cellular Connection’s annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Between 12 and 3 p.m. on Saturday,…

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Officials set budget

Borough spending plan would raise taxes 4.6 percent Budget breakdown Total operating budget 2015-16 approved: $115,264,259 2016-17 adopted: $120,878,374 Increase: $5,614,115 or 4.87 percent Current tax rate: 45.57 mills Proposed…

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Churches facing possible closure

NAUGATUCK — Parishioners at two Roman Catholic churches in the Union City section of the borough are hoping to save their beloved parishes from possibly being closed by the Archdiocese…

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Vandalism of fountain suspected

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials suspect that vandals damaged the recently-refurbished fountain on the town Green earlier this week. The ball on the left side of the historic fountain was found…

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Hop Brook tournament heading down homestretch

NAUGATUCK — The Hop Brook Men’s Golf Championship tournament is going down to the wire as the field of 45 golfers has been whittled down. The semifinals are Saturday and…

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Grant targets homes with lead-based paints

SEYMOUR — More than 100 low-income homes with lead-based paints will be renovated this fall with funds from a $2.9 million federal grant. The Naugatuck Valley Health District received the…

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Soil concerns lead to contract addendum

NAUGATUCK — Potentially contaminated soil may hold up the redevelopment of the former Prospect Street School. The borough has agreed to sell the former school at 100 Prospect St. to…