New trail in borough offers hikers another option

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By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer NAUGATUCK — While many leisure activities remain off limits due to the coronavirus outbreak, local hiking trails offer people a...

Officials highlight importance of coronavirus testing

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Republicans call for special session By Paul Hughes, Republican-American NEW HAVEN — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal got tested for coronavirus disease for the first time Wednesday...

Naugatuck school board names three new principals

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By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer NAUGATUCK — Three borough schools will have new leadership come July. The Board of Education this month hired Tiffany Deitelbaum as...

Police charge two men in armed robbery, search for other suspects

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By Elio Gugliotti, Editor NAUGATUCK — Armed men made off with over $14,000 in cash and other items during a midday robbery Monday at a...

Rescued dog dies after third surgery

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By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer NAUGATUCK — Lucky, an abused dog the community rallied behind, died last week from complications after surgery. Naugatuck Animal Control took...

State reverses course on barbershops, salons

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By Andreas Yilma and Paul Hughes, Staff TJ Palmieri was all set to reopen the doors at New Era Barbershop on Church Street in Naugatuck...

Region 16 sees savings from schools closing

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By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — Savings from schools being closed are adding up for Region 16. The Region 16 Board of Education May 13 approved...

Beacon Falls bonding plan on hold

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By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer BEACON FALLS — A plan to borrow $6 million for capital improvements is on hold until the state lifts restrictions...

State sketches out second stage of reopening

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont expects to allow people to head back to gyms in four weeks. Gyms, fitness centers and sports...

Borough budget set

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By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer NAUGATUCK — After hours of discussion and some final tweaking, the Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Board of...