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Ion Bank names Rotatori chief executive officer

NAUGATUCK — David J. Rotatori’s ascension up the ranks at Ion Bank culminated last week when the bank named the Naugatuck native chief executive officer. “I am the luckiest person…

Water companies pull merger application

WATERBURY — Connecticut Water and San Jose Water Group have withdrawn their merger request before the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. The two water utilities, which have sought to merge since…

Winter coat drive warms up Naugatuck community

NAUGATUCK — Winter will be a bit warmer for a couple dozen people who attended the United Methodist Church’s annual winter coat collection and giveaway on Saturday. Ethel Grant, the…

Campaign focuses on turning Tuttle House into museum

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society is planning to kidnap people for ransom. All for a good cause, of course. The fake kidnappings, which will be coordinated with the intended…

Borough, police union reach agreement on 4-year contract

NAUGATUCK — The borough and the Naugatuck police union have inked a new contract. The four-year contract, which was approved by both parties at the end of December, is retroactive…

Possible ‘swatting’ incident led to school lockdown

NAUGATUCK — An anonymous call to police Wednesday afternoon led to an extensive search for a man with a gun and the lockdown of an elementary school, but police say…

Republicans announce new leaders in state House

HARTFORD — Several local lawmakers are among the new caucus leaders for House Republicans. State Rep. Lezyle Zupkus, R-Prospect, is one of the four deputy leaders at large. “I have…

Senator hears about challenges at borough manufacturer

NAUGATUCK — United Avionics President Thomas Bunk can understand why some companies leave Connecticut for lower-cost states. Though United Avionics’s customer base — Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky Aircraft and United…

Lease deal a step toward possible fuel cell park

NAUGATUCK — The borough has agreed to lease a parcel of land on Cherry Street Extension with the hopes that the site will become the home of a merchant fuel…

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…