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Naugatuck news

Crash kills borough woman  

NAUGATUCK — A 27-year-old woman died after her vehicle struck a utility pole early Sunday morning. Police said Brittany Schuld, 27, of Naugatuck, was driving westbound near 994 May St….

School board opts not to request surplus funds

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week decided against moving forward with a plan to set aside surplus funds to cover the possible loss of a state grant. The…

A mission to support vets

Hike precedes second annual Naugatuck Fall Festival NAUGATUCK — The second annual Naugatuck Fall Festival next weekend is about much more than fun and games. The festival is Sept. 30,…

Student enrollment dips slightly in borough

NAUGATUCK — Enrollment in the borough’s public schools is down slightly this year. Districtwide, enrollment is down 29 students overall from the beginning of last year, according to an enrollment…

Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

Household hazardous waste and paint will be collected Saturday at John Trumbull Primary School, 779 Buckingham St., Oakville. The Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day is open to residents…

‘Locked-in’ stroke victim lived to serve others

NAUGATUCK — Bob Veillette of Naugatuck, whose devastating 2006 stroke left him mute and paralyzed but did not deter his drive to serve others, died Sept. 13 at Saint Mary’s…

Elks Lodge holding scratch ticket raffle 

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Elks Lodge 967 is holding a Connecticut scratch ticket raffle. The raffle, which is authorized by the state, supports the Lodge’s veteran programs, senior and youth…

Task force to focus on litter

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials want to clean up the streets. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses appointed a litter task force at a special meeting this week after discussing litter…

Police charge borough man with sexual assault

NAUGATUCK — Police charged a 33-year-old Naugatuck man Wednesday with sexually assaulting a child under 6 years old. Police arrested Travis Tilley, of 883 Rubber Ave., on warrant while he…

Business steps forward to deliver donations

NAUGATUCK — St. Michael’s Episcopal Church’s prayers were answered last week when a Plantsville-based company stepped forward to deliver donations to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Over Labor…