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Eagles name Mezzo mother of year

The Fraternal Order of Eagles chose Sande Mezzo, mother of Naugatuck Mayor Robert Mezzo, as Naugatuck’s Mother of the Year. “I was totally surprised. I feel very honored and I’m…

Jeff Chipokas, President of the Naugatuck YMCA board and Michele McDougallm also from the YMCA, talk during the Naugatuck Savings Bank Awards reception May 11. The YMCA received $3,037 in grants from the bank.

Customers vote on how charity should distribute grants

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Savings Bank Foundation announced last week it would give $53,000 in grants to area nonprofit organizations as chosen by the bank’s customers.   The bank’s customers…

Ronald Pugliese

Borough detective tops in his class

NAUGATUCK — Det. Ronald “Jay” Pugliese scored in first place at the Fairfield County Detective Conference. The training course, which was held May 10 in Fairfield, is an intensive two-week…

Naugatuck Student Government Day was held May 17. Twenty-two Naugatuck High School students participated in the annual event, learning from Town Hall officials and department heads about the roles they play in town government. Pictured above, Naugatuck High School students Chris Gombos, left, and Thomas O'Connell visit with Registrar of Voters, Louise Sheedy and Janice Dambowski during Student Government Day. O'Connell, who turns 18 before the next election, took the opportunity to register to vote. -CONTRIBUTED
From left Gerhard Roland of the Ecumenical Food Bank, Steve Rimkus of Integrity Landscaping and John Tardette, manager at Stop & Shop load shopping carts on a trailer. Stop & Shop donated the carts to the food bank.

Rolling donations

The Ecumenical Food Bank of Naugatuck recently received a donation of eight shopping carts from the Naugatuck Stop & Shop. Through the combined efforts of store Manager John Tardette, food…

Burgess Ron San Angelo, right, and Board of Finance Chair Bob Butler discuss Naugatuck’s budget during a budget meeting May 16.
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$106 million borough budget heads to hearing

NAUGATUCK – The joint boards of Mayor and Burgess and Finance worked late into the night Monday into Tuesday morning to put together a $106 million budget to present to…

Memorial Poppies available in honor of veterans

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Unit #17, American Legion Auxiliary, is asking residents to wear a poppy to honor a veteran. Wearing a Memorial Poppy during the Memorial Day holiday will honor…

Naugatuck schools may extend deadline for early retirement

NAUGATUCK — Not enough teachers and administrators signed up for the Board of Education’s early retirement incentive program, but the board is considering extending the deadline. “Why not go ahead…

Many say party doesn’t matter in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Jubilant Republicans watching election returns on May 2 declared their party had come back after two years of Democratic control of the borough. “We won big, despite not…

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Fresh-faced school board ready to work

NAUGATUCK — The new Board of Education met for its first regular meeting Thursday night at Western Elementary School. With five of the nine board members new to the position,…