Local News for Naugatuck, Connecticut

Borough hosting Fall River Fest10/14/2021

Borough hosting Fall River Fest

NAUGATUCK – The Naugatuck Fall River Fest is Saturday along the Naugatuck River in Linden Park. The festivities are set for 1 to 6 p.m. at the park on Riverside Drive. The festival will feature live music, children activities, pumpkin decorating and food trucks. The borough hosted its first river festival in the fall of READ MORE.
Police blotter10/14/2021

Police blotter

Naugatuck police recently filed the following charges: Julio Gomes, 40, of 74 Gorman St., Naugatuck, was charged Sept. 23 with risk of injury to child, violation of protective order and disorderly conduct. The accused was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Sept. 24. Wendy Irving, 61, READ MORE.
State workers get final chance to comply with vaccine mandate10/14/2021

State workers get final chance to comply with vaccine mandate

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American SOUTHINGTON – State employees got one final chance Tuesday to comply with Gov. Ned Lamont’s vaccine-or-testing mandate before state agencies start handing down 45-day unpaid suspensions. Lamont told reporters Tuesday morning at a Southington firehouse that 28 employees who were still in their six-month probationary period have been terminated – 16 READ MORE.

Climate Walk at Gunntown

Shagufta Zahid will be leading a “Climate Walk” at the Gunntown Passive Park & Nature Preserve, just off Gunntown Road in Naugatuck, on Sat., Oct. 16th, 2 PM. She is the Program Director for The Gunntown Group. Shagufta is an advocate for climate change education and action. Read the article on naugatuck-ct.gov READ MORE.

Turkey Trot Trivia!!

Turkey Trot Trivia at the Rec Center!   Get your teams together and join D.J. Dr. Joe DiMaggio for a fun filled evening! Delicious sliders and tots available from On the Flip Side! Popcorn, chips, candy available for purchase. Bring your own snacks and drinks, if you like. No alcohol permitted. Please call or email READ MORE.
Organizations hosting candidate forum10/08/2021

Organizations hosting candidate forum

NAUGATUCK – Local organizations are hosting a forum for burgess and Board of Education candidates Sunday on the Green downtown. The candidate forum is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Naugatuck Youth Services, the Connecticut Partnership for Children, and the alumni group of the Naugatuck Parent & Child Leadership Training Institutes are hosting the forum. READ MORE.