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Police charge woman in connection with stabbing

NAUGATUCK — A 47-year-old Naugatuck woman is facing charges after police say she stabbed a man with a kitchen knife during a domestic dispute...

State’s attorney releases footage of officer-involved shooting in Naugatuck

By Elio Gugliotti and Andrew Larson, Staff NAUGATUCK — Joseph T. Corradino, state's attorney for the district of Fairfield, on Thursday released body camera footage...

Metro-North switching to buses on Waterbury line

WATERBURY — Substitute buses will begin running in place of trains on the Waterbury branch Monday. Metro-North Railroad, which operates the rail line for the...

Naugatuck school board names three new principals

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer NAUGATUCK — Three borough schools will have new leadership come July. The Board of Education this month hired Tiffany Deitelbaum as...

Commission appoints former Naugatuck firefighter deputy chief

By Elio Gugliotti and Andreas Yilma, Staff Appointment subject to contract approval by borough board NAUGATUCK — The Fire Commission is turning to a former borough...

Funeral homes balance safety with need for grieving

By Roger Cleaveland, Republican-American Funeral directors are working to balance safety amid the COVID-19 outbreak with the need for closure for family and friends of...

Naugatuck Portuguese Club facing financial struggles

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer NAUGATUCK — Faced with mounting back taxes, the Naugatuck Portuguese Club is working with the borough to pay down its...

Naugatuck High student tests positive, school closed until further notice

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is closed until further notice after a student tested positive for COVID-19. In a letter to parents,...

Self-employed, contractors can file for jobless benefits

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — The Department of Labor started accepting unemployment applications Thursday from the self-employed, independent contractors, and “gig economy” workers. Labor Commissioner...

Men fined for dumping cooking oil

WATERBURY — Two men who took part in illegal dumping of cooking oil in Naugatuck last year pleaded guilty to littering and larceny March...

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