Tag Archives: Earth Day

Naugatuck hosting clean-up

NAUGATUCK — In celebration of Earth Day, the borough is running its 15th annual Community Clean-Up throughout April. Over the past 14 years, residents, students, civic organizations and businesses have…

Science teacher to be Naugatuck mayor for day

NAUGATUCK — Many students know Naugatuck High School has a nature trail that runs through four acres of woods separating the building from Western Elementary School. What they might not…


Environmental pioneer blazes another path

NAUGATUCK – Mayor Bob Mezzo called Mary Lou Sharron a pioneer, a leader, a visionary, godmother of environmentalism in Naugatuck. On April 21, Mezzo called her Earth Mayor for the…

Naugatuck Historical Society President Wendy Murphy, left, and Sondra Harman of the Naugatuck River Revival Group, plant flowers donated by Flowers Plus outside the Historical Society Museum as part of Earth Day efforts April 22.

A fresh start for Naugatuck

Last week, residents of Naugatuck were busy caring for the earth, buying flowers for their gardens, and visiting with the Easter Bunny.

From left, Mayor Bob Mezzo, Earth Mayor Mary Lou Sharron, and State Rep. Rosa Rebimbas pledge allegiance to the flag during Naugatuck's Earth Mayor for the Day celebration.

Mary Lou Sharron honored as Earth Mayor for the Day

Naugatuck celebrated Earth Day by honoring Mary Lou Sharron as Earth Mayor for the Day at Town Hall April 21. Sharron played an important role in shutting down the toxic landfill that poisoned Naugatuck from 1947 to 1989.

Letter to the editor: Naugatuck’s environmental pioneer

In 1981, my wife and I went to our first Naugatuck town meeting at a local school. On the stage of a jam-packed auditorium was a woman explaining the dangers…

Borough looking for help to clean up Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — In celebration of Earth Day, the borough is running its 12th annual Community Clean-Up for the month of April. The borough will provide trash bags and gloves. A…