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Naugatuck news

A Naugatuck landmark is leveled; Peter Paul factory is now just rubble

NAUGATUCK — The abandoned Peter Paul factory, a community landmark that was once an integral part of borough life, is gone.   A foundation and piles of rubble are the…

Work on Naugatuck bridge gets under way

NAUGATUCK – The setting of structural steel for the bridge carrying Route 63 over Metro-North Railroad tracks and the Naugatuck River began this week and is scheduled to be completed…

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Support for Malloy’s budget sparse among local legislators

NAUGATUCK — Compliments were scarce from area lawmakers for Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget.   “I don’t believe enough cuts have been made,” state Rep. Rosa Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) said. Rebimbas…

Naugatuck officials ponder end to CRRA’s contract

NAUGATUCK — For 20 years, the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority has received and weighed the borough’s trash. Now the borough is weighing whether to continue with the agency. Along with…

Union voices displeasure with BOE’s hiring practices

NAUGATUCK — Union members expressed their disappointment with the way the Board of Education has handled recent position openings during last week’s board meeting. Sarah Poynton, president of American Federation…

Borough bulk trash service to resume

The Bulk Trash portion of the Naugatuck Recycling Center will re-open for the season on Thursday, March 31. It will be open every Thursday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to…

Court rejects appeal of convicted Naugatuck arsonist

HARTFORD — The state Appellate Court has rejected the appeal of a convicted arsonist who burned down an apartment building in Naugatuck in 2006. Ryan Ramey claimed that the evidence…

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Census shows local growth, increasing minority populations

The 2010 U.S. Census confirms what town officials have known for a long time—local towns are welcoming more minorities into their communities than ever before. Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls…

Anomatic expands facility in Naugatuck

Newark, Ohio-based Anomatic Corp. said recently it is close to completing a $1.2 million expansion of its production facility in the Naugatuck Industrial Park that will add up to 17…

Borough force’s 1st woman killed 20 years ago

NAUGATUCK — Detective Ronald Blanchard has no problem remembering March 17, 1991, the day a passing driver hit and killed fellow borough police officer Nancy Ellen Nichols while she was…