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Naugatuck news

Improvements planned to make intersection safer

NAUGATUCK — An intersection officials consider to be very dangerous is a step closer to some major improvements. Officials are planning upgrades to the offset, four-way intersection of Rubber Avenue,…

Board OKs asbestos abatement at event center

NAUGATUCK — The borough is moving forward with cleaning asbestos from areas in the Naugatuck Event Center, as well as a former pump house and underground vault near the building….

State DOT plans to purchase new rail cars

WATERBURY — The state Department of Transportation plans to purchase 110 new rail cars to replace its aging fleet of coaches on four of its commuter branches, but so far…

Library featuring photography exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library is featuring the photography of Gary Spring this month in an exhibit titled “Naugatuck & Nearby.” The exhibit focuses on the Naugatuck River Valley area…

Association to honor borough officer

WATERBURY — The Town Plot Neighborhood Association will honor Naugatuck police Det. Andre Moutela this month with its Good Neighbor Award for his role in saving a suicidal teenager in…

Zone change on the table for borough properties

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission is considering a zone change for 10 properties in the Bridge Street area. The properties officials are eyeing are 112 Bridge St., 0 Brennan St.,…

Program sheds light on what’s hidden

NAUGATUCK — Parents and community members strolled through what looked like a messy teenager’s bedroom. There was a clothes hamper, a bag back, and a desk with a laptop and…

Town, school officials take precautions to protect against EEE

Local officials are taking precautions to protect people against Eastern equine encephalitis, a virus spread by mosquitoes that has killed three people in the state this year. On Tuesday, state…

Hazardous waste, paint to be collected

The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and participating towns are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection Day on Saturday. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m….

United Way campaign building momentum

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls kicked off its annual campaign with a full head of steam. The United Way’s goal this year is to raise…