Tag Archives: Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce

Dibble Award winner exudes enterprising, community spirit

NAUGATUCK — Marcelo Martins started Luso Cleaning Services with his father, Manuel, when he was 19 years old. Thirty years later, the business is thriving, as is Martins’ community spirit….

Chamber to honor Martins for making a difference in community

NAUGATUCK — Marcelo Martins joined the board of directors for the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce after starting Luso Cleaning Services with his father, Manuel, in 1990. It marked the first…

Chamber to honor McPadden with Dibble Award

NAUGATUCK — Kathleen A. McPadden has been working in banking since she was in high school in 1980, starting her career at Naugatuck Savings and Loan. In January, McPadden, senior…

A matter of when, not if for port project

NAUGATUCK — The borough is primed to shift gears and move full speed ahead on the port of Naugatuck project. That was the message Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess had…

Chamber to release duck race tickets early

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce will hold two early-bird release sessions of tickets for its annual duck race. The race is the highlight of the chamber’s Duck Race…

Transportation talk at breakfast

NAUGATUCK — Transportation funding was a hot topic of discussion last week at the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Breakfast. “There is no question that the [Special Transportation Fund],…

Mayor sends message of resurgence

NAUGATUCK — Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess sees an economic renaissance on the horizon for Naugatuck. That was the message Hess had for the audience during the Naugatuck Chamber of…

Slideshow: Duck Day

The Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce held its 12th annual Duck Day and Race on June 4 in downtown Naugatuck. The annual event drew thousands of people to enjoy live music,…

Sunday is Duck Day in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — People and rubber ducks will flock to downtown Naugatuck this weekend. The Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce’s 12th annual Duck Day and Race will take over Maple and Water…

Raffle tickets on sale for duck race

NAUGATUCK — Raffle tickets are now on sale throughout the Greater Waterbury region for the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce’s 12th annual Duck Day and Race. Sales of raffle tickets help…