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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…

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…

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…

Captain mans Salvation Army kettle for 24 hours

NAUGATUCK — James Bang arrived at Walmart on New Haven Road on Black Friday, not to take advantage of any sales, but rather to man a red kettle and ring…

Borough buys former industrial parcel to control ‘own destiny’

NAUGATUCK — The borough is now the owner of a former industrial property on Andrew Avenue that officials view as a strategic parcel for revitalizing Naugatuck. The borough recently finalized a…

Neth adept at juggling many roles

NAUGATUCK — It is no small task for Burgess Robert Neth Sr. to juggle co-owning a business, running a youth baseball league, coaching a baseball team, being an elected official,…

New CEO settling in at Naugatuck YMCA

NAUGATUCK — Growing up in Beacon Falls gives Mark LaFortune a bit of an advantage as he settles into his new role as CEO of the Naugatuck YMCA. “Being a…

Firefighters quickly douse gas station blaze

NAUGATUCK — The cause of a fire Saturday at a gas station on North Main Street appears accidental, but it remains under investigation. Firefighters and police officers responded to a structure…

Festival to light the night

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck will get into the holiday spirit this weekend with the borough’s annual Light the Night Downtown Festival. The festival is Saturday from 3 to 9 p.m. along…