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Naugatuck news

Athletic Director Tom Pompei points to a drain on the edge of the Naugatuck High School soccer field. Drains and sprinklers in the field violate safety codes for players.
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Borough eyes complete renovation of NHS

NAUGATUCK — Plans to renovate Naugatuck High School as new are moving forward, thanks to a non-binding straw vote of approval from Naugatuck’s three big boards — the Board of…

Naugatuck Marine dies in motorcycle crash

NAUGATUCK — Marine Cpl. Matthew A. Tooker was shot twice in Afghanistan last year and survived to run the Marine Corps Marathon in honor of his fallen comrades. Now someone…

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Power restoration a slow process

A day after Hurricane Irene made her presence felt across the state, Connecticut Light & Power had restored power to more than 288,000 of its customers. As of early this…

Borough pushes back first day of school

NAUGATUCK-Due to the Hurricane Irene, the Naugatuck school system has pushed the first day of school back to Thursday, Sept. 1.

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Towns clean up after storm

Hurricane Irene didn’t stay long, but she left her mark on local towns as she passed through Connecticut Sunday. On Monday, local towns began the process of recovering from the…

Borough resident takes educational trip Nicaragua

HAMDEN — Naugatuck resident Emerson Franke, a student at Quinnipiac University, collaborated with seven other Quinnipiac undergraduates and faculty from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua in León to document…

Bracing for Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene is continuing its torrid path towards Connecticut. According to the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection as of 11 a.m. today, the National Hurricane Center forecast…

Preparing for a storm

Heavy rain and winds are forecast for Sunday as Hurriance Irene continues on its path towards Connecticut. The combination of heavy rains and wind along with the fact that the…

Another anthrax scare in borough

NAUGATUCK — Emergency crews responded to another anthrax scare Wednesday at the police department’s 211 Spring St. headquarters. A second-floor tenant of 123 Cherry St. brought an envelope she received…

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School bells will soon be ringing

Summer is drawing to an end and it’s time to start sharpening pencils, complete summer reading assignments, and dig out that old book bag from under the bed. Area students…