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School board OKs budget transfers

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved three budget transfers to balance the books for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The board approved transferring a total of about $310,500…

Harvest Moon Festival set for 36th year  

NAUGATUCK — About 80 vendors will pack the Naugatuck Green Friday and Saturday for the 36th annual Harvest Moon Festival. The festival, which runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m….

Naugatuck VFW to hold Citizen’s Awards ceremony   

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck VFW Post 1946 will honor six community members Sunday with its annual Citizen’s Awards. Awards will be given to a veteran, police officer, firefighter, fire police volunteer,…

Fire displaces two residents  

NAUGATUCK — A woman was taken to a hospital and two people were displaced from their home after a fire in an apartment complex on Spring Street Thursday night. Emergency…

Updated: Missing teen found safe

NAUGATUCK — Police said a teen who was reporting missing earlier this month has been found safe. Joy Milano, 17, was reported missing Sept. 12. At the time, police said…

Police seek help locating teen

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking help to find a teen who was last seen by his family last week, but had contact with them Wednesday. Police said Lance Lydem Jr.,…

Entrepreneur starting company at former YoCrunch plant

NAUGATUCK — Months after Danone closed the YoCrunch plant in the borough, an entrepreneur is breathing new life into the facility on Spring Street. Work is underway to turn the…

Borough board authorizes deal for Lanxess land

NAUGATUCK — The borough is closing in on a deal to buy nearly all of a roughly 88-acre parcel from Lanxess Corporation for the proposed “Port of Naugatuck.” The Board…

Police charge man after report of suspicious person near school

NAUGATUCK — Police arrested a 37-year-old Naugatuck man Wednesday after investigating a report of a suspicious person near the Early Childhood Center at Central Avenue. Police responded to the school…

Gas leak cause of hazmat incident

NAUGATUCK — A gas leak Sunday at a plant on Spring Street closed the street for several hours as officials dealt with the hazardous materials incident. Deputy Fire Chief Paul…