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Naugatuck Historical Society savors growth of annual event

NAUGATUCK — The atmosphere inside the banquet room of the Naugatuck Portuguese Club was loud and inviting during the eighth annual Savor CT event on Saturday. More than 250 people…

Police investigating report of suspicious man offering ride to teen

NAUGATUCK — Police are investigating a report of a suspicious man who asked a teenage girl to go for a ride with him. The incident played out Thursday afternoon around…

Naugatuck High looking to add CNA program

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School upperclassmen interested in pursuing a career in a medical field could get a head start as early as next school year. Naugatuck High administrators plan…

State’s financial issues weigh heavy as borough begins crafting budget

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have begun crafting the 2019-20 municipal budget amid ongoing concerns over what the state will do in the face of another projected deficit. “Our governor (Ned…

Update: Woman reported missing found safe

NAUGATUCK — A 30-year-old Naugatuck woman has been found safe a week after her family reported her missing, according to police. Zandra Ghiroli was reported missing by her family on…

Honor roll: Naugatuck High School

The following students made the honor roll at Naugatuck High School for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year: High honor Grade 12 Brian Andrade Peter Michael Bigica Hannah…

Grant to pay for pedestrian-friendly improvements  

NAUGATUCK — The borough is planning to make downtown more pedestrian-friendly with the help of a state grant. The Connecticut Department of Transportation awarded Naugatuck a $399,735 grant through the…

Library announces exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library is featuring the artwork of Costa Rican artist Maritza Chacon Bermudez this month. Bermudez was born in San Jose, Costa Rica, and relocated to Isla…

Man pleads guilty to charges from gun-related incident at bar

WATERBURY — A former bank robber pleaded guilty Friday to two felonies stemming from an alcohol-fueled argument in a Naugatuck bar that led him to pull a revolver and fire…

Early-morning fire damages borough home

NAUGATUCK — An early morning fire Monday caused significant damage to a home on Park Avenue. Firefighters responded to a fire at 88 Park Ave. at about 5:30 a.m., Capt….