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Portuguese fest on tap for weekend 

NAUGATUCK — As summer begins to wrap up, the Naugatuck Portuguese Club is planning one more party. The club is hosting its 66th annual Sao Paio Festival this weekend. “For…


Portuguese Club celebrating birthday

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Portuguese Club is turning 80 this month and members plan on celebrating the birthday. The Clube Uniao Portuguesa is holding a celebration this weekend to mark…


Feast serves up Portuguese culture

NAUGATUCK — Eels, cavacas and a 5K race? It must be time for the annual Sao Paio Festival. The Naugatuck Portuguese Club will host its 65th Annual Feast of Sao…


Feast celebrates Portuguese heritage

NAUGATUCK — As the end of August approaches the borough prepares for soccer, eels and all things Portuguese. The Naugatuck Portuguese Club will host its 64th Annual Feast of Sao…

Portuguese Club offering scholarships

The Naugatuck Portuguese Club is offering three scholarships to students whose parents or guardians are members of the club. Applicants must be completing their senior year at an accredited high…

Mayor Robert Mezzo, left, recognizes Maria as "Mayor for the Day."

Festas de Sao Paio celebrates 60th year

NAUGATUCK — Thousands of people turned out for the Naugatuck Portuguese Club’s 60th annual Festas de Sao Paio celebration Saturday, but no one received as much attention as Maria Fidalgo, who was honored as Mayor for the Day.

“The town has been running much more efficiently,” Mayor Robert A. Mezzo joked. He was joined by other politicians who said she’s a shining example of Portuguese immigrants’ contributions to the town. Naugatuck has one of the densest Portuguese populations of any part of the state.