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BOE still quagmired on budget

NAUGATUCK — As many as 14 positions could be eliminated from borough schools’ teaching and support force due to budgetary constraints. Superintendant of Schools Dr. John Tindall-Gibson presented to the…

Senior Center welcomes fall with block party

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NAUGATUCK — More than 100 people bustled about the senior center Thursday morning, meeting representatives of 30-some-odd businesses and organizations in the borough and surrounding area.

The Union City Challenge


NAUGATUCK — Concerned Union City constituents shared their thoughts about cleaning up the blighted area Tuesday night at a public forum of the Union City Revitalization subcommittee, an initiative spearheaded by Second Deputy Mayor Mike Ciacciarella, burgesses Bob Neth and Hank Kuczenski, and local residents and business owners.

Local artists dazzle NHS crowd

NAUGATUCK — Fine art of two distinct styles lines the walls, sits upon easels and peeks out of opulent gilded frames. Elegant classical music emanates from the center of the…

Borough seniors get safe-driving lesson

NAUGATUCK — Many years ago, Lyle Montanye, Sr. took his brand new truck, leather seats polished to a lustrous shine, for a drive down a steeply sloped road. “I just…

Police investigating untimely death

NAUGATUCK — A 31-year-old woman found late Monday night at a Village Circle home was covered in blood and gasping for breath, according to police, and later died at Waterbury…

Naugatuck Community Choir names director

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Community Choir announced Friday that it has found a new director to replace Dr. Marguarette Mullee, who left in May. Local musician Mark C. Silva, who…

Borough weighs athletic field options

NAUGATUCK — Borough sports enthusiasts hoping for new fields have some new information about potential sites to chew on. Municipal engineer Jim Stewart and his department, under the direction of…