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Naugatuck news

Project underway to fund new gazebo

NAUGATUCK — Christ the King Church is heading up a community project to replace the gazebo on the Green. The project, called “Gazebo on the Green in 2019,” is a…

Borough in talks with company over cell phone tower location

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have had discussions with a company about choosing a less controversial site for a proposed cell phone tower. Tarpon Towers II, LLC, a wireless communication tower…

Naugatuck schools collecting instruments

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Public Schools music department is accepting donations of gently-used musical instruments in working condition to provide to students. An instrument drive will be held on June…

Borough acquires two more remnant parcels

NAUGATUCK — The borough has acquired two pieces of land off of Auburn Street in lieu of back taxes with the intention of selling them. Combined, the two lots are…

Police charge borough man in fatal crash

NAUGATUCK — Police arrested a 71-year-old borough man June 12 in connection with a fatal crash on Gunntown Road in February. Police charged 71-year-old Alexander Oneschuk with negligent homicide in…

Board OKs ordinance to ban fracking waste

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week approved an ordinance banning the waste from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, from being stored in the borough. The ordinance also…

Naugatuck to destroy school records

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck school officials announced special education records will be destroyed. The special education records of students from the graduating class of 2012 and students who attended Naugatuck public…

Naugatuck native takes winding road to acting

NAUGATUCK — Even as a young child, Naugatuck native Chris Pardal knew the 9 to 5 routine wasn’t for him. “I remember going to Central Avenue Elementary School and just…

New cafe serves up sweets and patriotism

NAUGATUCK — Despite being filled with World War II memorabilia and artifacts, the borough’s newest cafe doesn’t have the hushed feel of a museum. Instead, with patrons chatting and music…

Never too late for a diploma

Naugatuck Adult and Continuing Education celebrates graduation NAUGATUCK — For Lorelee Willets, the path to a high school diploma was neither a typical nor an easy one. The 66-year-old Ansonia…