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Naugatuck news

Ford Pharmacy closes, sells to Rite Aid

NAUGATUCK — The shelves in Ford Pharmacy and Medical Supply sat barren Thursday morning with the exception of few random items — a roll of paper towels, some Lysol spray…

Borough accepting applications for community garden plots

NAUGATUCK — The borough is accepting applications for plots in the community garden on Andrew Mountain Road. Garden plots are available in two sizes. The fee for a 20-foot-by-20-foot plot…

Overtime drives increase in fire department’s budget request

NAUGATUCK — Fire Chief Ellen Murray last week presented a budget request to the Board of Finance that would increase spending for the Naugatuck Fire Department by about 6.5%. Murray…

Legislators talk tolls at breakfast

NAUGATUCK — Opposition to proposed highway tolls dominated the discussion between local legislators and members of the business community Thursday morning as they talked politics over eggs and potatoes. “I’m…

Naugatuck officer, K-9 complete training 

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police Officer Jake Pinho and Judge, a 2-year-old black Labrador, completed narcotics detection training this month at the State Police K-9 Unit. Pinho and Judge received the…

Naugatuck, Waterbury launch regional development agency

WATERBURY — Waterbury and Naugatuck launched a new regional development agency Wednesday, with about $2.5 million in assets and a leadership board stocked with local heavy hitters. The Naugatuck Valley…

Police hope bleach bottle leads to suspects in attempted arson case

NAUGATUCK — Police are hoping a 30-ounce bottle of Clorox Bleach will lead to the suspect or suspects that attempted to light an SUV on fire on Greenwood Street Monday…

Borough seeks permit for temporary recycling center

NAUGATUCK — The borough submitted a special permit application this month for a temporary recycling center on Andrew Avenue. The Zoning Commission accepted the application at its Jan. 15 meeting….

BOE renews food services contract

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education this month renewed its food services contract with Sodexo for the 2020-21 school year. Sodexo, a private company, runs the cafeteria program in each…

Police seek suspects in theft of cosmetics

NAUGATUCK — Police are looking for two men they suspect stole a large amount of cosmetics from the CVS Pharmacy on Bridge Street Sunday afternoon. Police said the theft occurred…