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Naugatuck news

Zoning Commission elects officers

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission unanimously elected Democrat Wayne Malicki as its chairman Nov. 20. The commission elected Republican Richard Cool Sr. as vice chairman and Democrat Neil Mascola as…

New dog on the beat in borough

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department’s newest recruit will soon have a nose for sniffing out drugs and tracking missing people. Judge, a 2-year-old black Labrador, has joined the ranks…

NEDC sees big year ahead for economic development

NAUGATUCK — From large-scale projects to new businesses opening on Church Street, Naugatuck Economic Development Corp. President and CEO Ronald Pugliese sees 2020 as a big year for the borough….

Lessons aim to cultivate little scientists

NAUGATUCK — Second-graders in Laura Sergi’s class at Western Elementary School huddled around glasses with melting ice inside Wednesday afternoon as they learned about different states of matter — in…

Church preparing for annual Thanksgiving dinner

NAUGATUCK — St. Michael’s Episcopal Church will open its doors on Thanksgiving to anyone looking for a holiday meal and some companionship. The church is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Dinner…

Naugatuck YMCA receives boost for roof project

NAUGATUCK — Residents who live on the top two floors of the Naugatuck YMCA are in danger of being displaced due to a leaking roof. A few years ago, YMCA…

Stones to receive Citizenship Award

NAUGATUCK — The borough will honor Kenneth and Jennifer Stone with the 2019 Franklin Johnson Sr. Citizenship Award. “Ken and I are both honored and humbled to receive this award….

Mayor views transportation as key to economic development

NAUGATUCK — For Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess, improving transportation is of paramount importance to economic development. For Naugatuck, specifically a proposed transit-oriented development downtown, that means improvements to the…

Eversource conducting aerial inspections

Eversource is conducting aerial inspections of high-voltage electrical equipment on rights of way throughout Connecticut, including in Beacon Falls and Naugatuck. The aerial inspections are scheduled to continue through Nov….

Park and Rec accepting letters to Santa

NAUGATUCK — The Park and Recreation Department will accept letters to Santa Claus between Nov. 18 and Dec. 18. Letters can be dropped off in the mailbox in the entrance…