Local News for Naugatuck, Connecticut

State to get 1 million rapid COVID-19 tests09/30/2020

State to get 1 million rapid COVID-19 tests

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD – Gov. Ned Lamont announced Tuesday that Connecticut is expecting to receive 1 million of the latest rapid COVID-19 tests from the federal government. State officials are anticipating receiving the first shipment of 69,000 of the new 15-minute diagnostic tests developed by Abbott Laboratories in a matter of days. “This READ MORE.
Police blotter09/30/2020

Police blotter

Naugatuck police recently filed the following charges: Glenn Wasilesky, 55, of 23 Dunn Ave., Naugatuck, was charged Sept. 14 with second-degree unlawful restraint, second-degree strangulation, second-degree threatening, second-degree reckless endangerment, disorderly conduct, interfering with an emergency call and cruelty to animals. Police reported on Sept. 14 the accused was arrested on an active arrest warrant. READ MORE.
Candidates qualify for funding09/28/2020

Candidates qualify for funding

HARTFORD – The State Elections Enforcement Commission approved funding for state representative candidates Edward Maher and Stephen Samela under the Citizens’ Election Program, the commission announced. Maher, a Democrat, is challenging Republican state Rep. Lezlye Zupkus in the 89th House District. The district represents Prospect, Bethany and part of Cheshire. Samela, Democratic candidate for the READ MORE.

Student news, Sept. 27, 2020

WATERBURY- Naugatuck Valley Community College CEO, Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D., faculty, and staff recently welcomed two cohorts of Advanced Manufacturing Technology students back to campus for the fall semester. Dresdner expressed her enthusiasm for the opportunity this program represents. “We’re excited to welcome you to NVCC and into the Advanced Manufacturing Technology program, because it represents so READ MORE.