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DNA sample secured from accused baby killer

BY BRUNO MATARAZZO JR. REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — Naugatuck police obtained a DNA sample from accused baby killer Christopher Francisquini as part of their investigation into the...

Chet Doheny persevered and found his way to success

BY ANDREAS YILMA REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN PROSPECT — Chet Doheny didn’t grow up in the most stable home environment when he was child but that didn’t impede his...

Gazebo committee reaches fundraising goal

NAUGATUCK — A new gazebo for the Naugatuck Green is on the way. The Naugatuck Town Green Gazebo Committee formed in 2018 with the goal...

Number of fatal overdoses spike in state

The number of fatal overdoses in the state reached 1,200 in 2019, the highest number ever as the scourge of fentanyl continues to claim...

Naugatuck Valley leaders make push for more Metro-North funding

HARTFORD — Leaders from the Naugatuck Valley last week pushed hard for additional state funding for the Waterbury branch line of the Metro-North Railroad. Naugatuck...

Borough BOE delves into budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — The starting point for the Board of Education’s 2020-21 budget is $65 million, which would increase the borough’s allocation for education by...

Naugatuck Lodge names Dowling Elk of the Year

NAUGATUCK — As a 30-year member of Naugatuck Elks Lodge 967, Kevin Dowling doesn’t volunteer for recognition, but he’ll be honored for his efforts...

Commission approves temporary recycling center 

NAUGATUCK — The borough is moving the recycling center to the former Risdon property on Andrew Avenue, at least temporarily. The Zoning Commission approved the...

Officials to close off entrance to Andrew Avenue School parking lot

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials plan to close off an entrance to Andrew Avenue School on the south side of Spencer Street to prevent traffic...

Naugatuck’s grand list sees small increase

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck’s 2019 net grand list increased less than 1% as the total net assessment of real estate, which makes up the bulk...

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