Naugatuck, Prospect close parks to prevent spread of COVID-19


Naugatuck and Prospect officials on Monday closed parks as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

In Naugatuck, the closure means all borough parks and playgrounds are closed until further notice. The closure includes activities at the Naugatuck Rec Center, but doesn’t include the Naugatuck Dog Park, walking trails or Hop Brook Golf Course, officials said.

In Prospect, the town closed Hotchkiss Park on Waterbury Road. The park is closed until further notice.