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Park and Rec accepting letters to Santa

NAUGATUCK — The Park and Recreation Department will accept letters to Santa Claus between Nov. 18 and Dec. 18. Letters can be dropped off in the mailbox in the entrance…

Borough officials revive indoor sports complex idea

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are looking into partnering with a developer to build a multi-sport indoor complex in Naugatuck. “I get requests all the time for an indoor sports complex,”…

Lamont proposes $6.2 billion statewide investment in rail lines

Commuters using the Waterbury branch of the Metro-North Railroad stand to benefit from a $6.2 billion investment that Gov. Ned Lamont is proposing across all the state’s rail lines. The…

Historical society members to wait tables for fundraiser

NAUGATUCK — Members of the Naugatuck Historical Society will serve as waiting staff Wednesday at Tuck’s Tavern to raise money for the new exhibit plan and design for the Naugatuck…

NHS associate principal leaves for Avon job

NAUGATUCK — Kristina Wallace resigned this month as associate principal of Naugatuck High School to take another job. Wallace’s last day was Nov. 1. She left to take the principal…

Textile recycling begins in borough

NAUGATUCK — Residents can now recycle clothing, shoes and more at the curbside. In February, the Board of Mayor and Burgesses approved a five-year contract with Ohio-based Simple Recycling for…

Whittemore Library announces photo exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library is featuring the photography of former Naugatuck resident Bernadine Brody Kane this month. This month’s exhibit is entitled “Beyond the Lens with Bernie” and focuses…

Towns to commemorate Veterans Day

Veterans’ organizations and local officials will mark Veterans Day on Monday with ceremonies in Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect. Prospect will hold a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. on…

Coca-Cola facility returning to Naugatuck

WATERBURY — A distribution facility moving millions of cases of Coca-Cola products yearly is leaving Waterbury for neighboring Naugatuck. Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast Inc. is moving the operation and its roughly…

American Legion marks centennial

Members of the American Expeditionary Force convened in Paris in March 1919 for the first American Legion caucus. Among the soldiers present was Norris Follett, a Naugatuck native who served…