Local News for Naugatuck, Connecticut

Vaccination clinic opening in Naugatuck01/23/2021

Vaccination clinic opening in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Waterbury Hospital has partnered with the borough of Naugatuck to open a COVID-19 vaccination clinic here. The drive-thru vaccination clinic is scheduled to open Monday in the parking lot of the Parks and Recreation building – the former armory – on Rubber Avenue next to Naugatuck High School. “Waterbury Hospital approached us to READ MORE.
Lamont eyes extension of emergency powers01/22/2021

Lamont eyes extension of emergency powers

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD – Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday confirmed he is preparing to extend his emergency powers to manage the state response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lamont said he believes the dual states of public health and civil preparedness emergencies need to be continued beyond the Feb. 9 expiration date of his READ MORE.
State updates timeline for vaccinations01/20/2021

State updates timeline for vaccinations

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD – The estimated 353,000 state residents age 65 to 74 can expect to start lining up for their COVID-19 vaccine shots in early February based on an updated timeline. Gov. Ned Lamont announced Tuesday this age cohort will be the next group in the community that will be vaccinated after READ MORE.

Police blotter

Naugatuck police recently filed the following charges: Karen Lynn Serena, 36, of 38 Highland Ave. A301, Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 4 with third-degree assault, second-degree threatening, second-degree reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct. Police reported on Jan. 4 at approximately 4:15 a.m. officers were dispatched to an address in Naugatuck for the report of a physical READ MORE.

Daryth Van

NAUGATUCK – Daryth Van, 80, of Naugatuck, formerly of Oxford, entered into peaceful rest on December 24, 2020, at Waterbury Hospital. Read the rest of the article on primepublishers.com READ MORE.

Parking Done Right

WHY DOES PARKING THE RIGHT WAY MATTER? Safety: There are reflectors on the rear of the vehicle to alert vehicles coming from behind. Liability: You must drive the wrong way to return to the proper lane. Clarity: With all the vehicles parked the correct way removes any confusions from other motorists *Parking in the opposite READ MORE.

Keeping Naugatuck Sidewalks Accessible

WHY DO OPEN SIDEWALKS MATTER? Safety: Blocked sidewalks force people and pets into the street where drivers do not expect them to be. Equity: One car blocks the sidewalk for all; a small minority creates a negative impact on the vast majority. Access: Sidewalks are owned by the public and a significant source of open READ MORE.