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Naugatuck news

Borough eyeing new approach with child safety zones

Legal questions have left adopted ordinance on the shelf NAUGATUCK — Seventeen months have passed since the Board of Mayor and Burgesses approved an ordinance that banned registered sex offenders…

Hearing set for car wash application

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission has set a hearing on a special permit application for a new car wash on New Haven Road for its July 17 meeting. The commission…

Woodland alumna gets wish granted

NAUGATUCK — An unexpected phone call landed Veronica Moscariello on a trip to Belize through the through the Connecticut branch of the Make-A-Wish Foundation in June. “I didn’t fully believe it…

Senior center distributing market vouchers

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Senior Center will distribute Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program vouchers starting Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. The vouchers can be used by eligible residents at…

Homes quickly found for cats surrendered after eviction

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Animal Control and a local nonprofit organization found homes for 15 cats taken in following an eviction in just over a week. Police assisted with an eviction…

Historical society taking next step in museum project

NAUGATUCK — With the first phase of renovations at the Tuttle house complete, the Naugatuck Historical Society is ready for the next step in turning the historic home on Church…

Former fire chief remembered for dedication, knowledge

NAUGATUCK — Retired Naugatuck Fire Capt. Vincent Healy remembers his late uncle John Gaspar often being first on the scene, even after retiring as Naugatuck’s fire chief in 1988. Healy,…

Contract solidifies deputy chief’s appointment

NAUGATUCK — The borough and Deputy Police Chief C. Colin McAllister reached an agreement on a contract last week. The Board of Police Commissioners appointed McAllister, a 34-year-old Middlebury resident,…

Church holding clothing bag sale

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck United Methodist Church will hold a bag sale of gently-used family clothing in its thrift shop every Saturday in July and August. The shop is open…

Roundabout proposal gets lukewarm reception

NAUGATUCK — The idea of building a roundabout on Rubber Avenue received mixed reviews and elicited numerous concerns from the public during a hearing on the concept last week. Officials…