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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...

Brothers serve up last meal at John’s Restaurant

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer NAUGATUCK — John’s Restaurant has been serving up pizza, burgers, beer and wine since the borough’s industrial heyday. Times have changed. After over...

Police seek shoplifting suspect

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a shoplifting suspect they say threatened Walmart employees before making off with stolen goods. Police...

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...

Fire leaves Naugatuck home uninhabitable, displaces two

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer NAUGATUCK — A house fire Wednesday afternoon displaced a borough couple from their home the day before Thanksgiving. The fire caused...

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...

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