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Borough begins interviews for next police chief

NAUGATUCK — As Police Chief Christopher Edson’s contract nears its end, borough officials are ramping up their search for his successor. Last July, the borough and Edson agreed to a…

Superintendent presents $66.23M draft budget

NAUGATUCK — Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke last week presented a draft 2019-20 school budget proposal to the Board of Education that would increase the district’s spending by nearly 7…

Board approves repairs to bathroom floor

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week approved spending up to $5,000 to fix the floor in the men’s bathroom at the Naugatuck Senior Center. The issue…

Borough agrees to deal for textile recycling

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have agreed to recycle textiles through an Ohio-based company. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week approved a five-year contract with Simple Recycling. Assistant to…

Borough looks to Portugal for sister city

NAUGATUCK — Some people return from vacation with photos and keepsakes. Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess returned from a vacation last month with a potential sister city for Naugatuck. While…

Box truck stolen from borough business

NAUGATUCK — Police are investigating the theft of a box truck from Vita Marble and Granite on Elm Street. The thief or thieves made off with more than a truck,…

Naugatuck announces kindergarten registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is holding kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year. Children must turn 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2020 to be eligible for…

Outdoor fitness area eyed for Linden Park

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are looking to build an outdoor fitness area at Linden Park. Town Planner Lori Rotella unveiled a potential fitness court for the park, which is located…

Naugatuck Historical Society savors growth of annual event

NAUGATUCK — The atmosphere inside the banquet room of the Naugatuck Portuguese Club was loud and inviting during the eighth annual Savor CT event on Saturday. More than 250 people…

Police investigating report of suspicious man offering ride to teen

NAUGATUCK — Police are investigating a report of a suspicious man who asked a teenage girl to go for a ride with him. The incident played out Thursday afternoon around…