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Naugatuck news

Commission continues hearing on zone change

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission Oct. 16 continued a hearing on a proposed zone change for a number of properties in the Bridge Street area. The commission wants to change…

School solar project takes step forward

NAUGATUCK — The borough is one step closer to installing solar panels on the roof of City Hill Middle School. The Board of Education this month approved architectural plans for…

Naugatuck to host first river festival

NAUGATUCK — Local officials have made a concerted effort over recent years to clean up the Naugatuck River. This weekend, the borough will show off how far the river’s come….

United Way preparing for Festival of Trees

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls is seeking groups and individuals to participate in its 13th annual Festival of Trees. The United Way will provide trees…

Naugatuck YMCA’s new CEO comes full circle

NAUGATUCK — Growing up in Beacon Falls, Mark LaFortune spent his fair share of time at the Naugatuck YMCA. In a little more than a week’s time, LaFortune will come…

Program brings borough boys together

NAUGATUCK — Sixty boys from the borough’s middle and intermediate schools sat spread out in the auditorium at Naugatuck High School last Tuesday morning, although it didn’t take long before…

Salaries going up for elected officials, non-union employees

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Board of Finance last Tuesday approved raises for three elected officials, including the mayor, and 18 non-union employees. The salaries…

Deal in place to sell industrial lot to farm

NAUGATUCK — The borough has a deal in place to sell a lot that has been vacant since the Naugatuck Industrial Park was built. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses…

Company pays fine to get truck back

HARTFORD — The owner of a box truck involved in the illegal dumping of cooking oil in Naugatuck has paid a $7,000 state fine to get the vehicle back. Attorney…

Community supports #YabbyStrong

NAUGATUCK — Before a family vacation this summer, Mike Yablonski wasn’t feeling well. He went to see a doctor and was told he had four out of ten markers for…