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Naugatuck police seek to identify car burglary suspect

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking help to identify a suspect in a car burglary. The burglary occurred on April 9, police said. The door lock on the driver’s side door…

Thief steals car from Naugatuck gas station 

NAUGATUCK — A thief made off with a 2015 black Audi A5 in broad daylight Tuesday while the victim filled the car up with gas at the Cumberland Farms on…

Towns to observe Memorial Day

Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect will commemorate Memorial Day with parades, flyovers and moments of remembrance. Naugatuck’s annual Memorial Day parade steps off, rain or shine, Monday at 9:15 a.m….

Donations sought for ‘summertime fun’

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Public Schools family liaisons are collecting new or gently-used “summertime fun” items for children through June 10. The liaisons are seeking donations of various items, including…

DOT driver charged in connection with accident

NAUGATUCK— A driver with the state Department of Transportation was on multiple drugs when he crashed the tractor-trailer he was driving on Route 8 southbound at about 11:40 a.m. on…

Students turn lobbyists

HARTFORD — A group of six City Hill Middle School seventh grade students visited the Capitol May 15 to discuss their concerns about the effects consuming energy drinks have on…

Zoning Commission OKs permit for gun store

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission approved a special permit application for Tom’s Firearms, LLC following a hearing May 15. The retail firearms store is looking to move into a building…

Officials pursuing alternative plan for NHS roof repair

NAUGATUCK — The failure of solar panels built into the roof of Naugatuck High School may not mean the roof has to be replaced immediately after all. Officials discovered earlier…

Number of borough schools enrolled in meals program to grow

NAUGATUCK — Two more Naugatuck schools will participate in a federal program that provides free breakfast and lunch to all students, as the percentage of students eligible for free meals…

Longtime borough barber hangs up his scissors

NAUGATUCK — The landscape of downtown Naugatuck has changed significantly over the past 50 years or so, with factories closing and new shops coming and going. During it all, there…