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Naugatuck news

Obstacles couldn’t stop NHS graduates

NAUGATUCK — As Raymond Lucarelli looked over his fellow Naugatuck High School graduates from the Class of 2019 seated on the football field last Tuesday evening, the salutatorian asked his…

School district announces summer food program

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is participating in the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program, which provides free meals to children 18 years old and younger during the summer months. The…

Former marshal gets nod for Hall

NAUGATUCK — During his career, former Naugatuck Fire Marshal John “Jack” Sullivan was the person to call to investigate an electrical fire. “He was someone who was way ahead of…

Police charge teens after fight following graduation

NAUGATUCK — Police say they arrested three teenagers after a group got into a fight after the Naugatuck High School graduation ceremony Tuesday night. Officers and security personnel who broke…

Board appoints new deputy police chief

NAUGATUCK — The construction of a new leadership hierarchy at the Naugatuck Police Department continued in May with the appointment of the borough’s next deputy chief. The Board of Police…

Borough eyes federal support, funds for port project

NAUGATUCK — Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess stood on the overgrown vacant lot off Elm Street that was once home to Uniroyal factories last Thursday morning and painted a picture…

Police seek man who dumped trash at little league

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking help to identify a man who illegally dumped trash in a dumpster at Peter J. Foley Little League on Scott Street. Police said the incident…

Borough OKs funds for river brigade

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week approved a $3,600 payment to Waterbury to help fund the Naugatuck River Brigade. The brigade is made of local teenagers…

Officials eye changes to litter ordinance

NAUGATUCK — Officials are proposing several changes to Naugatuck’s littering ordinance, the largest of which targets collection bins for donations. Burgess Rocky Vitale presented the changes, which were recommended by…

Officials postpone NHS graduation ceremony

NAUGATUCK — School officials postponed Naugatuck High School’s graduation ceremony from Monday to Tuesday due to rain in the forecast. The ceremony is now 6 p.m. Tuesday at the high…