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Naugatuck news

Education fair canceled

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck public schools’ Education Fair scheduled for Sunday on the Town Green has been canceled due to Hurricane Irene.

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Towns bracing for Hurricane Irene

With Hurricane Irene tearing towards Connecticut, local officials are preparing for potential flooding and power outages brought on by possible winds gusting up to 90 miles per hour. “Our big…

Borough looks for better garbage barrel placement

NAUGATUCK — The borough is asking residents to be more conscientious when it comes to placing their automated garbage and recycling barrels at the curb. Sheila Baummer, recycling and solid…

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Explosion reported in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — A transformer fire in front of 92 Church St. temporarily closed Church Street near Rubber Avenue this morning. The fire department responded to a call of an underground…

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Hartley to receive breast cancer awareness award

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joan Hartley (D-15) will be honored Saturday for her advocacy of breast cancer awareness and mandatory insurance coverage for comprehensive breast cancer screenings. “I am a…

Easing of liquor restrictions hasn’t sparked restaurant interest

NAUGATUCK — The historic post office downtown used to collect letters from all over the borough, but for the past eight years it has collected nothing but property taxes. The…

Police chase ends in crash

NAUGATUCK — An ordinary traffic stop turned out to not be so routine. An Oakville man was arrested during the late hours this morning after hitting an officer with his…

Borough looking to add kindergarten class

NAUGATUCK — Enrollment in the district’s kindergarten classes is up 61 students over last year, according to Assistant Superintendent Brigitte Crispino. Tentative enrollment figures at Salem School puts 27 students…

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Borough Catholic school ready for joint venture

NAUGATUCK — A new Catholic school is preparing to open its doors to students for the first time Aug. 31. After the borough’s two Catholic schools merged last year due…

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Tremors from earthquake felt locally

Employees and patrons of Naugatuck Town Hall briefly evacuated the building Tuesday shortly before 2 p.m. after feeling tremors from a 5.8-magnitude earthquake that originated in Virginia. Mayor Robert Mezzo…