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Naugatuck news

Borough accepting letters to Santa

NAUGATUCK — The Park and Recreation Department is accepting letters to Santa Claus through Dec. 18. Letters can be dropped off in the mailbox in the entrance of the Public…

Church seeking donations for coat giveaway

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck United Methodist Church is accepting donations of gently-used winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves for men, women and children. Donations can be dropped off at the…

NEDC president talks ebb and flow of businesses 

NAUGATUCK — The ebb and flow of businesses in the borough continued this year. Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Ronald Pugliese told the crowd gathered in the Neary…

Police seek to ID shoplifter

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man that stole items from a liquor store on Rubber Avenue. Police said the shoplifting incident occurred on Nov….

Lockdown lifted after ‘knife’ determined to be vape pen

NAUGATUCK — Administrators placed Naugatuck High School into a partial lockdown Monday afternoon after a student reported seeing another student with what looked like a kitchen knife in a stairwell….

No shaving for borough officers

NAUGATUCK — Male borough police officers are hairier than normal this time of the year, and it’s for a very good cause. Naugatuck is one of 40 police departments in…

Auto parts store eyes Bridge Street site

NAUGATUCK — An auto parts chain store is looking to build a new store on Bridge Street. The Zoning Commission this month accepted an application from Kelsey Gaines, Hutton ST…

Police say school bus driver had pot, drove recklessly

NAUGATUCK — Police arrested a school bus driver after finding her with marijuana and two juveniles in a school bus Thursday. Shortly after 6 p.m., police responded to a report…

Music venue latest addition to event center

NAUGATUCK — The borough is hoping to strike the right chord with its newest addition to the Naugatuck Event Center. The borough is building an intimate music venue on the…

Bricks not long for newly-reconstructed bridge

NAUGATUCK — The bricks that line the newly-reconstructed Whittemore Memorial Bridge will remain through the winter, but likely not much longer than that. The borough recently completed a roughly $6…