Category Archives: News

Auto parts store eyes Bridge Street site

NAUGATUCK — An auto parts chain store is looking to build a new store on Bridge Street. The Zoning Commission this month accepted an application from Kelsey Gaines, Hutton ST…

Police say school bus driver had pot, drove recklessly

NAUGATUCK — Police arrested a school bus driver after finding her with marijuana and two juveniles in a school bus Thursday. Shortly after 6 p.m., police responded to a report…

Music venue latest addition to event center

NAUGATUCK — The borough is hoping to strike the right chord with its newest addition to the Naugatuck Event Center. The borough is building an intimate music venue on the…

Bricks not long for newly-reconstructed bridge

NAUGATUCK — The bricks that line the newly-reconstructed Whittemore Memorial Bridge will remain through the winter, but likely not much longer than that. The borough recently completed a roughly $6…

Route 63 in Naugatuck closed for downed wires

NAUGATUCK — A dump truck took down wires from a utility pole on Route 63 Thursday afternoon, closing the roadway. The accident occurred on New Haven Road near the intersection…

Obituary: Carol B. Davidson

TERRYVILLE — Carol B. Davidson, 70, formerly of Naugatuck, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital after a long illness. She was the wife of Howard B. Davidson….

Preschool slots open at YMCA

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck YMCA has preschool slots open for 4-year-old students. The slots are funded through a preschool development grant. Families must meet income eligibility requirements and have proof…

Commission sets hearing for training facility, kennel

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for Dec. 19 on a proposed dog training facility and kennel at 117 Great Hill Road. The commission this month…

Towns to get into festive mood 

Naugatuck, Beacon Falls and Prospect will get into the holiday spirit sooner rather than later. Naugatuck is hosting its third annual Ion Bank/Light the Night Street Festival on Saturday. The…

Growing NHS band takes home state title

NAUGATUCK — Just seven years ago the Naugatuck High School marching band numbered less than 60 members. Today that number stands at 108, an unprecedented growth spurt that culminated earlier…