Tag Archives: Naugatuck


Governor’s budget flat funds municipal aid

As municipalities begin crafting budgets for the 2015-16 fiscal year, local leaders are preparing to work with no increase in aid from the state. Gov. Dannel Malloy proposed a two-year,…


Honoree delivers powerful message

NAUGATUCK — Sylvia Mashinini Morse stood before more than 100 students at Naugatuck High School Tuesday morning and encouraged them to always follow their dreams. “This is what I’ve learned:…


School board backs spending plan

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke’s proposed 2015-16 school budget last week. The proposed total operating budget is $69.2 million, which includes grant…


Police investigating robberies

NAUGATUCK — Separate robberies occurred within a half hour of each other Wednesday afternoon in Naugatuck. The Subway restaurant at 928 Old Waterbury Road near the Waterbury line was robbed…


Update:Police locate missing teen

NAUGATUCK — A 16-year-old girl who had been missing since Feb. 17 was found Tuesday. Police reported Brandi Knight was found safe and unharmed.


Student charged with assaulting teacher

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck High School student has been arrested after being accused of assaulting a teacher. Police were called to the school at 11 a.m. Feb. 19 for a…


Naugatuck police blotter

The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: BRENNDA DUARTE, 20, of 108 Cliff St., Naugatuck, was charged Feb. 17 with violation of protective order, second-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree threatening…


Cold causes power outages

The frigid temperatures are causing scattered power outages throughout the area. There were 783 power outages in Naugatuck and 399 outages in Prospect as of 9:30 a.m., according to Eversource…


Graduation moving back to high school

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 2015 will graduate on its home turf. Graduation was held at the Palace Theater in Waterbury the last two years due to…


Interest shown in buildings

NAUGATUCK — Investors are interested in purchasing two municipal buildings that the borough is actively trying to sell, officials say. Ron Pugliese, president and chief executive officer of the quasi-public…