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Women file lawsuits against director, theaters alleging sexual abuse

Lawsuits filed this month in Waterbury Superior Court by three women claim a Southington theater director used his position in three community theaters to sexually assault them when they were…

Naugatuck man sentenced to 35 years for sexual assaults of minors

WATERBURY — A 41-year-old Naugatuck man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for multiple crimes stemming from the sexual assaults of minors. A jury in Waterbury Superior Court…

Club seeks nominations for Citizen of the Year

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Exchange Club is accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year. The award honors someone from the community whose volunteer activities have impacted the Naugatuck community and…

Officials continue push to make Waterbury rail line a priority

NAUGATUCK — Local officials pressed area legislators this week to make sure the Waterbury branch of the Metro-North Railroad won’t be overlooked when the dust settles from the ongoing debate…

Health district offering free radon test kits

SEYMOUR — The Naugatuck Valley Health District is offering free home radon test kits to residents of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Seymour and Shelton. Radon is a naturally occurring…

Former Naugatuck officer not alone in fight against rare cancer 

NAUGATUCK — Charles “Chip” Schofield is resolute and straightforward when he talks about his battle with a neuroendocrine tumor — a fight he hopes will raise awareness about the rare…

Grant helps put emotion in learning

NAUGATUCK — Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader Jaeden Barnes slowly walked through Maureen Greene’s classroom a week before Christmas with a RULER mood meter in hand. He asked a few of…

Company pitches real revenue from virtual advertising

NAUGATUCK — A West Hartford business is looking to represent Naugatuck when it comes to augmented reality advertising in the virtual world. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses experienced a…

Borough holding workshop on indoor sports complex idea

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses will hold a workshop Wednesday night to get the ball rolling on a proposed indoor sports complex project. Officials are looking to…

Thieves targeting mail in collection boxes

PROSPECT — The town has seen a recent spike in mail thefts from U.S. Postal Service collection boxes. Prospect Resident State Trooper Timothy Van Deventer said mail has been stolen…