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Police charge Naugatuck man with animal cruelty

NAUGATUCK — Police charged a 25-year-old borough man with first-degree animal cruelty Monday after they say he killed a cat. Police responded to an apartment on North Main Street at…

Officials hope to maintain bricks on bridge

NAUGATUCK — The borough is making one last attempt to keep the bricks along the Whittemore Memorial Bridge before paving the road. The borough completed a project to reconstruct the…

Improvements on tap to make downtown friendlier for bicyclists, pedestrians 

NAUGATUCK — The borough is close to making improvements downtown that are designed to make the area more accommodating for bicyclists and pedestrians. “We are doing everything we can with…

Borough board OKs more abatement at event center

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are moving forward with additional abatement work at the Naugatuck Event Center. In October, the Board of Mayor and Burgesses awarded a bid to Northeast Environmental…

Drama club puts western twist on Shakespeare comedy

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club is adding its own twist to a Shakespeare comedy. The club will present three productions of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado…

School board, non-certified employees agree to new contract

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education and the Naugatuck Non-Certified Employees Union have reached an agreement on a new, four-year contract. The contract is retroactive to July 1, 2018 and…

Police warn residents about scam

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department warned residents about a phone scam involving a call from someone who claims to be a police officer. The way the scam works, police…

AARP Connecticut to honor Bajek

PROSPECT — AARP Connecticut will honor Betty Bajek of Prospect with its 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service. The Andrus Award is an annual awards program developed to honor volunteers…

Borough to honor Mr. Burns

NAUGATUCK — For all or parts of five decades, Robert J. Burns, Sr. served the borough as a burgess, but his service to the community and country extended well beyond…

Prospect holding light parade

PROSPECT — The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Christmas Light Parade on Sunday. The parade starts at 5 p.m. The route starts on Center Street, passes in…