Borough running ‘Eat Local’ campaign


NAUGATUCK — The borough, Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce and the Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation are running a “Eat Local, Win Local — Keep Naugy Strong” contest.

The contest is designed to support and promote local restaurants. People can order food at a participating restaurant and save the receipt through Jan. 15. People can write their name and contact information on the receipt, and submit the receipt to be entered into a weekly drawing for a gift certificate from one of the restaurants.

Receipts can be mailed to or dropped off at the NEDC office, 270 Church St., or Town Hall, 229 Church St., Attn: Lori Rotella, or emailed to

Live drawings will be held twice a week on Monday and Friday on Facebook at 12 p.m. starting Jan. 4.

Participating restaurants include: Bellissimo Family Restaurant, Mario’s Pizzeria, La Casita Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, Sullivan’s Café, Mike’s Pizza Palace, The Loaded Goat Coffee Co., 66 Church, The Hub Pizza Bar, Naugatuck Nutrition, Santos’ Restaurant, Chiangmai Thai Restaurant, Jesse Camille’s Restaurant, Burnsies Coffee Shoppe, Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe, Great China, American Forged Pub, Living Right Health Bar, Tomo 68, DeRocco’s Wiches Bagels and Brew, New Hop Brook Pizza, Avenue Bar & Grill, Paesano’s Pasta House, Grandpa’s Restaurant, Peking Tokyo, Tuck’s Tavern, The Victoria Inn, The Station, New Hop Brook Pizza, Vinny’s Pizza, and Wen’s Asian Fusion.

Restaurants that want to participate can call Lori Rotella at 203-720-7042 for information.