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Officials eye changes to litter ordinance

NAUGATUCK — Officials are proposing several changes to Naugatuck’s littering ordinance, the largest of which targets collection bins for donations. Burgess Rocky Vitale presented the changes, which were recommended by…

Officials postpone NHS graduation ceremony

NAUGATUCK — School officials postponed Naugatuck High School’s graduation ceremony from Monday to Tuesday due to rain in the forecast. The ceremony is now 6 p.m. Tuesday at the high…

Bank steps forward to aid nonprofit after fire

NAUGATUCK — There were some scary moments after a fire completely destroyed an office Wellmore Behavioral Health leased in a mixed-use building on Meadow Street early this week. “We were…

Building block

Officials celebrate opening of new medical offices NAUGATUCK — A site that served as a reminder for decades of Naugatuck’s industrial heyday when Uniroyal Inc. ruled downtown is now a…

Graduation ceremonies set for NHS, WRHS

Graduation ceremonies for Naugatuck High School and Woodland Regional High School are set for next week. The Naugatuck High School Class of 2019 will graduate June 10 on the turf…

Police announce checkpoint

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Friday. The checkpoint will be at the intersection of Route 63 and Cherry Street from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Slideshow: Memorial Day

Naugatuck, Beacon Falls and Prospect observed Memorial Day with parades and ceremonies. Naugatuck and Prospect held their annual Memorial Day parades on May 27. On May 26, American Legion Post…

Fire damages borough building

NAUGATUCK — No one was injured when a fire broke out in a mixed-use building on Meadow Street Sunday night, but the building sustained significant damage. Deputy Fire Chief Paul…

No referendum for borough budget

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck’s $125.1 million budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year was officially adopted after a period to force a referendum came and went without anyone petitioning to do so….

Hard work pays off for adult ed grads

NAUGATUCK — When Ashley Rymer-Chase’s husband died last year, she needed to find a way to provide for herself and her 3-year-old daughter. Rymer-Chase, a 24-year-old Naugatuck resident, had one…