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A first for festivals in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police officers are looking to fill some bellies while raising money for a good cause this weekend. The Naugatuck Police Union is hosting its first Food Truck…

Florist closes shop after 4 decades

NAUGATUCK — All that remained of Flowers Plus, the business Terry Raimo ran for more than 40 years, was a line of three blue tents in a parking lot on…

DEEP implements changes at shooting range

NAUGATUCK — The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is making changes to the High Rock Shooting Association range since a hiker found spent ammunition near a trail. The…

Naugatuck kicking off program with block party

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is participating in the federally-funded Seamless Summer Food Program and getting things started with a party. The program provides free meals to all children 18…

Borough bundling properties

NAUGATUCK — Officials are considering a “buy one, get one” sale on certain borough-owned properties. The catch is the property the purchaser “gets” is one the borough hasn’t been able…

Planning Commission opposes new Parcel C plan

NAUGATUCK — The Planning Commission no longer supports the plan for developing Parcel C following changes to the proposal. “The Planning Commission, recognizing that the Parcel C development project will…

Changing of the guard at Catholic school

NAUGATUCK — Come the end of the month, St. Francis-St. Hedwig School Principal John Salatto will hand off the reins. Salatto, 67, will retire this month after more than four…

Slideshow: Duck Day

The Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce held its 12th annual Duck Day and Race on June 4 in downtown Naugatuck. The annual event drew thousands of people to enjoy live music,…

Officials disagree on transfer of school funds

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved transferring $600,000 in excess funds in this year’s budget to pay for services and supplies down the road. The $600,000 comes…

Students’ goodwill brings singer to school 

NAUGATUCK — For an hour Monday, the sweltering gym of Hop Brook Elementary School was transformed into a concert venue with young fans screaming the lyrics to “Beautiful Life” along…