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It all began with ‘one large tree’ In the Native American language spoken in the area, the original word, “Naukotunk,” is said to have meant “one large tree,” and designated the preferred, shaded fishing spot used by the area’s first inhabitants. Like most names in this part of Connecticut, the borough of Naugatuck has roots in the Indian heritage. Read on, and follow the tour through the early days of this community. Naugatuck was part of Waterbury for more than 170 years before residents petitioned to be recognized as a separate town. For many years, Naugatuck’s first, unofficial name was Judd’s Meadows, after Deacon William Judd was given the first division of the meadows downstream of what was then Mattatuck (later changed to Waterbury). Years later, the region around Judd’s land included the land of many other men, who were the first landowners. Religion played a major part in the second name change. By 1765, there were enough residents of Judd’s Meadows to hold religious services during the winter close to their own homes, instead of traveling to Waterbury each Sunday. This “winter privilege” would allow them to have a service in their own community, from the first of December to the end of March. In 1773, a new ecclesiastical society was created and named the Salem Society. Later, the region became know as Salem Bridge. Finally, some time during the early 1840s, when there were 1,730 residents of the region, a petition was submitted to the General Assembly to form a separate town. A post office had

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opened in 1834, and the name “Naugatuck” was used, in deference to the river and to avoid confusion with Salem, Conn., in Middlesex County. In the spring of 1844, the General Assembly agreed that the region should be incorporated as a distinct town, by the name of Naugatuck. Now, as to the meaning of “Naugatuck,” Dr. Joseph Anderson offers this explanation: “It appears in the Paugasuck deed as the established designation of the Mattatuck River, it was once the most widely known of all the aboriginal names in the valley.” This was offered in Dr. Bronson’s “History of Waterbury.” “Naukotunk,” the original form of the word, is said to mean “one large tree” and to have been the original name of Humphreysville (now Seymour), which was so named after a large tree, formerly standing near Rock Rimmon at Seymour. The same derivation also is given in a letter from Stiles French, of Northampton, Mass., formerly of Seymour, whose authority was Eunice Mauwee. Mr. French says, “She [said] that the name Naugatuck meant ‘one big tree’ and was pronounced by the Indians ‘Naw-ka-tunk,’ This ‘old big tree’ stood about where the copper works in Seymour now are and afforded the Indians some shade when they came to the Rimmon Falls to fish.” For those living in Naugatuck today, or for its visitors, the sight of “one large tree” is reminder enough of the borough’s humble beginnings. – Eileen K. Ehman


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2011 Annual Naugatuck Town Guide ––– Table of Contents ––– History of Naugatuck.........................3 Mayor’s Letter.................................5 Board of Mayor and Burgesses...............6 Federal and State Elected Officials...........7 Municipal Offices..............................8 Boards........................................13 Commissions.................................15 Committees...................................16 Services.......................................17 Trash and Recycling..........................22 Organizations................................23 Board of Education..........................30 Education.....................................31 Day Care Services...........................33 Arts and Entertainment.....................34 Recreation....................................36 Houses of Worship...........................39 Area Agencies................................40 Medical Facilities.............................42 Newspapers...................................42 Toll-Free Numbers...........................42 Directory of Advertisers.................45-46

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Welcome! Citizen’s News is pleased once again to provide its readers with the Naugatuck Town Guide. If there’s something you need to know about our borough, this is the place to find it. Naugatuck has seen its share of significant events over the past year. But none resonated deeper in the borough than the demolition of Peter Paul. The borough watched as the iconic landmark that was Peter Paul came crashing to the ground, brick by brick. Although the demolition signified the end of an era in Naugatuck, what makes a town cannot be found in bricks and mortar. The essence of the borough is in its people. The pubic servants who dedicate themselves to Naugatuck. The volunteers that run our community organizations. The proud, decent and hard-working citizens that call Naugatuck home.

All of these people together make Naugatuck the great place to live that it is. Citizen’s News hopes that this guide will help you take advantage of everything this borough has to offer. We look forward to being your community voice again this year and hope you will keep the Town Guide at your fingertips., Our best, Elio Gugliotti, Editor

Cover Photo: Veteran’s Monument in the snow on the Green in Naugatuck Photo by: Laraine Weschler, Reporter Cover Design: Pat Campbell Sales: John W. Robertson, Diane M. Brousseau, Ad Design: Pat Campbell Editorial: Elio Gugliotti, Editor and Laraine Weschler, Reporter A directory for municipal organizations, local groups, committees, boards, town services, recreation, entertainment, and more. For a List of Advertisers, ready to offer their services, see pages 45 and 46. Residents can contact the Citizen’s News at 203-729-2228 during business hours Monday through Friday or e-mail us at editor@mycitizensnews.com. The Citizen’s News (USPS 374-920) is published weekly by Maitland Publishing Co., LLC, 71 Weid Drive, Naugatuck, CT 06770-0206 and mailed to over 15,000 households in Naugatuck, Beacon Falls, and Prospect. Telephone 203-729-2228.


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Board of Mayor and Burgesses

Mayor Bob Mezzo (D) 203-720-7009

Deputy Mayor Tamath K. Rossi (R) 203-729-4865

Burgess Michael Bronko (R) 203-723-0875

Burgess Robert J. Burns (D) 203-729-3185

Burgess Mike Ciacciarella (D) 203-729-8886

Burgess Catherine M.Ernsky (R) 203-723-6743

Burgess Robert A. Neth (R) 203-729-9334

Burgess Laurie Taf Jackson (D) 203-720-1051

Burgess Ronald San Angelo (R) 203-217-9929

Burgess Patrick J. Scully (D) 203-723-2287

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Federal and State Elected Officials U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) Connecticut office: 203-258-6940 Washington, D.C. office: 202-224-2823

State Sen. Joseph J. Crisco, Jr. (D) Home: 203-389-8788 Hartford: 800-842-1420

U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I) Connecticut office: 800-225-5605 Washington, D.C. office: 202-224-4041

State Sen. Joan Hartley (D) Home: 203-753-1242 Hartford: 800-842-1420

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D) Connecticut office: 203-562-3718 Washington, D.C. office: 202-225-3661

State Rep. David Labriola (R) Home: 203-720-4050 Hartford: 800-842-1423

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Municipal Offices ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT – 203-720-7021 Town Hall, 229 Church St. Controller: Wayne McAllister Asst. Controller: Pat Porciello ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY – 203-729-4324 508 Cherry St. Ext. Office hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday by appointment In case of emergency, contact the Police Department at 203-729-5222 Daytime Officer: Kristy Sturges Evening Officer: Marilyn Weid

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BUILDING DEPARTMENT – 203-720-7035 Town Hall, 229 Church St., Third Floor Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Building Inspector: Bill Herzman Assistant: Mark Niezgorski The Building Department is responsible for issuing building permits and inspecting properties to ensure compliance with state and national building codes. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND HOMELAND SECURITY – 203-723-1799 Town Hall, 229 Church St. Director: Fran Dambowsky Deputy Director: Ken Hanks Email: fdambowsky@naugatuck-ct.gov Website: www.naugatuck-ct.gov NEMHS is responsible for maintaining a local emergency plan that maximizes survival of people, prevents and/or minimizes injuries, and preserves property and resources in the borough of Naugatuck by making use of all available manpower, equipment, and other resources in the event of a natural, manmade, or national security emergency/disaster. The emergency plan also provides for direction and control and the continuity of government in disaster situations. Deputy Director Ken Hanks also is chairman of the Naugatuck Emergency Management Advisory Council. The NEMHS director is responsible for recruiting, training and maintaining the Community Emergency Response Team. CERT is a volunteer organization comprised of citizens trained to assist their community in time of natural and/or man-made disasters. ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT – 203-720-7006 Town Hall, 229 Church St., Third Floor Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Borough Engineer: Wayne Zirolli The Engineering Department consists of the borough engineer, assistant borough engineer, party chief of survey, GIS technician and construction inspector. The department is responsible for maintaining, updating, and providing borough mapping of street rights-of-way, sanitary sewers and drainage facilities. The department also provides engineering design, evaluations, traffic studies and surveying assistance to various borough departments, including the Street Department, Parks and Recreation Department, and the Police Department. The department reviews applications to the Planning, Wetland, Zoning, and the Economic Development commissions for sound engineering principles and for compliance with borough standards. The department inspects all new subdivision construction, including sanitary sewers, storm sewers, sidewalks and roadways. The Water Pollution Control Board is responsible for collecting sewer use charges and sewer assessments and for managing other sewer needs of the borough and the wastewater treatment plant, including sewer backup complaints and investigations. HOUSING AUTHORITY – 203-729-8214 or fax 203-729-5181 16 Ida St. Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Executive Director: Kevin G. Knowles The Housing Authority provides subsidized housing for eligible applicants: low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities.


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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT – 203-720-7037 Town Hall, 229 Church St., Second Floor Information Technology Director: Jim Kallipolites The IT staff provides borough-wide support of hardware and software-related management information systems. LAND USE OFFICE – 203-720-3396 Town Hall, 229 Church St, Second Floor Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Town Planner and Wetlands Enforcement Officer: Keith Rosenfeld Zoning Enforcement Officer: Steven Macary The Land Use office consolidates and coordinates the various land use commissions. People seeking zoning compliance for new construction or alterations and additions also use the office. The office has site plans, special permits, special exemptions, zoning amendments and zone applications. The office also signs permits, zoning interpretations, change-of-use applications, zoning permits, soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, wetland permits, motor vehicle certificates of location and applications for variances to the regulations.

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MAYORAL AIDE – 203-720-7208 Ed Carter The Mayoral Aide resolves concerns from borough residents. He acts as a liaison between the public and local government, handles public relations, and assists the mayor with press releases. In the Mayor’s absence, the aide attends community functions and may represent the Mayor at state and regional meetings.

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Municipal Offices PUBLIC WORKS – 203-720-7072 246 Rubber Ave. Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Public Works Director: James Stewart Superintendent of Streets: Robert Roland General Foreman: Michael Walsh The Department of Public Works is responsible for maintaining borough roadways, refuse removal and vehicle maintenance. The department also operates the Recycling Center on Rubber Avenue. It is important for residents to have their refuse at the curbside no later than 6 a.m. on the day of collection. Refuse/recycling collection is scheduled to be done on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Lincoln’s Birthday, Washington’s Birthday, July 4, Good Friday, Memorial Day and Columbus Day. It will not be picked up on New Year’s Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas, but will be picked up one day later.

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REGISTRAR OF VOTERS – 203-720-7047 Town Hall, 229 Church St., Second Floor Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Democratic Registrar: Louise Sheedy Republican Registrar: Janice L. Dambowsky To register, you must be a borough resident, 18 or older and a U.S. citizen. The registrar’s office conducts regular business hours, special sessions and an annual voter registration at Naugatuck High School. In addition to attending state conferences to become informed of changes in the election laws, the registrars conduct the canvass, absentee ballot supervision at the Glendale Center and the May municipal election. TAX ASSESSOR – 203-720-7016 Town Hall, 229 Church St., Third Floor Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Assessor: George Hlavacek The assessor’s office is responsible for performing assessments on all properties and maintaining a record of all assessments in accordance with state statutes. The staff is responsible for processing property transfers, updating maps, personal property audits, motor vehicle assessments, processing relief forms for the elderly and disabled veterans’ exemptions and farm, forest and open space. TAX COLLECTOR – 203-720-7052 Town Hall, 229 Church St., Third Floor Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tax Collector: James Goggin The Tax Collector is responsible for the issuance and collection of taxes for all applicable property on the borough’s grand list, in accordance with state statutes.


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Municipal Offices TOWN CLERK – 203-720-7055 Town Hall, 229 Church St., Second Floor Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Town Clerk/Registrar of Vital Statistics: Sophie Morton Assistant Town Clerk/Registrar of Vital Statistics: Michelle Dowling The office receives documents and maps for record and processes them into a library of land records, totals local real estate conveyance taxes and collects recording fees. Vital statistics—marriages, births and deaths— are recorded into the vital records system. The office issues dog licenses, liquor permits and assumed trade name certificates and also processes notary public appointments. Locally-held Town Clerk elect Michelle Dowling state and municipal primaries and elections are organized by the town clerk. Machine ballots, absentee ballots, campaign finance returns and voter certificates are within the town clerk’s jurisdiction. Veterans’ discharges for tax exemption purposes are filed at this office as well. Copies of documents are available from the town clerk, who administers oaths under the Seal of the Borough of Naugatuck. TRAFFIC SAFETY PATROL – 203-723-1799 Town Hall, 229 Church St. Chief: Fran Dambowsky Email: fdambowsky@naugatuck-ct.gov The safety patrol is a group of volunteers that assist the town by providing traffic control during emergencies or times of natural disasters. The safety patrol also provides services during borough community events, such as the annual Memorial Day parade. The safety patrol provides such services to non-profit and charitable organizations.

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Boards BOARD OF MAYOR AND BURGESSES Mayor: Robert Mezzo (D) – 203-720-7009 Deputy Mayor: Tamath K. Rossi (R) – 203-729-4865 Burgess: Michael Ciacciarella (D) – 203-729-8886 Burgess: Robert A. Neth (R) – 203-729-9334 Burgess: Michael Bronko (R) – 203-723-0875 Burgess: Laurie Taf Jackson (D) – 203-720-1051 Burgess: Robert J. Burns (D) – 203-729-3185 Burgess: Catherine M. Ernsky (R) – 203-723-6743 Burgess: Ronald San Angelo (R) – 203-217-9929 Burgess: Patrick J. Scully, Sr. (D) – 203-723-2287 The Board of Mayor and Burgesses meet the first Tuesday of the month. BOARD OF ASSESSMENT APPEALS – 203-720-7016 Chairman: Judy Anderson The board meets to hear appeals from taxpayers for property assessments. BOARD OF FINANCE The Board of Finance works with the Board of Mayor and Burgesses to formulate financial policy for the borough. The Board of Finance and the controller perform the administrative functions involved in preparing the borough budget. The process involves requesting, receiving and reviewing the budget estimate, compiling the budget and presenting it to the boards. A public hearing is held on the budget as recommended by the joint boards before adoption. The Board of Finance also must approve any transfer of funds in borough accounts. The board meets the second Tuesday of the month. Chairman: Robert Butler Jr. (D) – 203-729-8183 Vice Chairman: Jack Tavares (D) – 203-729-6906 Donald Carten (R) – 203-723-1934 Ronald Gallant (D) – 203-729-0788 Jennifer Merrill (R) – 203-723-0934 Diane Scinto (R) – 203-729-4720 Nathan Hein (R) – 203-729-0257 Matthew Katra (R) – 203-729-9641 Burgess Liaison: Robert Neth (R) – 203-729-9334 Mayor: Robert Mezzo (D) – 203-720-7009 BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS – 203-720-7082 41 Maple St. Chairman: Wayne Malicki The board meets at Town Hall on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. BUILDING CODE BOARD OF APPEALS – 203-720-7065 Qualifications for the board include being a licensed engineer, builder, or superintendent of building construction with at least ten years experience. The board meets as necessary.

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Boards CODE OF ETHICS BOARD Chairman: Frederick S. Valente The board works to establish suitable ethical standards for borough officers, employees and officials. The board meets when necessary to deal with ethics violations. FIREMAN’S PENSION BOARD Members: Board of Mayor and Burgesses, Henry Kuczenski, Jr., Fire Chief Ken Hanks, Jr., Captain James Trzaski. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD – 203-729-5285 575 Rubber Ave. Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Director: Leslie Mengacci Chairman: Maria DaSilva The board acts as an agent for the borough for the dissemination of state and federal funds. The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services funds work programs for adults and for human resources and bus services for the elderly and disabled.

NAUGATUCK YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES – 203-720-5673 13 Scott St. Director: Jane M. Lobdell Youth and Family Services is a borough mental health agency that offers family, individual and group therapy, as well as crisis intervention and a host of other services focused on the wellbeing of youth and families in Naugatuck. The board meets at 5:15 p.m. at the Naugatuck Youth and Family Services facility at 13 Scott St. on the fourth Wednesday of each month, except June, November and December VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATION BOARD – 203-720-7095 Director: Teresa Stieber WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY – 203-729-5666 Chairman: Ron Merancy The WPCB is responsible for managing the sewer needs of the borough, including the wastewater treatment facility and its users. The board meets the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall. ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS – 203-720-7040 Chair: Charles L. Marino The commission meets the last Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Hall of Mayor and Burgesses on the fourth floor of Town Hall.

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Commissions COMMISSION ON SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY The commission meets the fourth Monday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Naugatuck Senior Center. Commissioners set policy and oversee Senior Center operations. The commission works in partnership with Municipal Agent Harvey Leon Frydman (203 720-7069) and the Western Connecticut Area Agency and also partners with town agencies dealing with elderly issues. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION – 203-729-8855 Chairman: Chester Cornacchia The Economic Development Commission regulates matters with regards to the Naugatuck Industrial Parks, site approvals and plan review for new and/or existing tenants of the parks. The EDC objectives are consistent with the long-term planning goals of the community in increasing the tax base while allowing for measured development and creating and maintaining a strong employment base for the community. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL – 203-720-7081 Town Hall, 229 Church Street Chairman: Ken Hanks The commission prepares plans for residents in case of emergency. It collects information about chemicals used and stored in town by business and industry. It has developed an emergency plan for use by all town agencies in the event of a chemical emergency. The Naugatuck Fire Department uses this plan for hazardous materials and other large-scale emergencies.

GOLF COURSE COMMISSION – 203-723-5955 Chairman: Pat Corbett The commission makes decisions regarding Hop Brook Golf Course and meets the second Monday of the month at Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. HOUSING AUTHORITY COMMISSION – 203-729-8214 Chairperson: Theresa Swanson The role of the commission is to set policy for and to review the progress of the housing authority. Regular meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at various locations at the housing authority. INLAND WETLANDS COMMISSION – 203-729-3450 Chairman: Mary Davis – 203-729-3450 Vice Chair: Joseph Bakstis – 203-729-4888 The commission serves as a forum to hear and decide upon applications regarding regulated activities proposed in or near a wetlands area. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month. MAYOR’S COMMISSION FOR THE HANDICAPPED – 203-720-7025 Chairperson, ADA Coordinator: Wendy Hozer The commission meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the police department. There are no meetings in July and August.

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SAINT VINCENT CHILD CARE CENTER 203-723-9094

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION – 203-720-7043 Office hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Chair: Pat Wagner The commission makes decisions concerning different situations involving the parks. Meetings take place on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:15 p.m. at the Parks Department. PLANNING COMMISSION – 203-720-3396 Chair: Anthony Whelan The commission is responsible for approvals and denials of subdivision applications. Meetings take place the first Monday of each month. POLICE COMMISSION Chairman: Steven Smith (R) – 203-720-7575 Commission meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at the Police Department.

Our Church-affiliated, State-licensed facility offers Full and Part-time care for children between the ages of 3 and 10 years.

ZONING COMMISSION – 203-720-3396 Chair: Joseph Savarese The commission holds public hearings and makes decisions about zone changes, renders interpretations of the regulations and makes recommendations to the planning commission. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month.

1006 New Haven Road Naugatuck, CT 06770

Committees

2 CHURCH STREET NAUGATUCK, CT 06770

203-729-2680 R.S. MORELLI, R. Ph., Mgr. T.F. Rembish, R. Ph. D.A. VENDETTI, R. Ph.

PERSONALIZED SERVICE FREE DELIVERY WE PARTICIPATE IN MOST MEDICAL PRESCRIPTION PLANS • MEDICAL SUPPLIES • HOME CARE EQUIPMENT • FULL SERVICE PHARMACY • VITAMINS Health Mart PHARMACY Caring for you and about you • WE BILL MEDICARE & MEDICAID ©

J & A OIL SERVICE

A Company That Realizes People Don’t Have Money To Burn

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• Heating Oil • Dyed Kerosene • Automatic Delivery • Burner Sales & Service • Propane

BURNER SERVICE 943 New Haven Rd., Naugatuck, CT 06770 • 203-729-5216

DEMOCRATIC TOWN COMMITTEE Town Chairman: Martin L. Caine, III – 203-560-2500 Town Vice Chairman: Laurie Jackson – 203-217-4308 Secretary: Louise L. Sheedy – 203-723-0403 Treasurer: James E. Jordan – 203-729-8261 The Democratic Town Committee meets monthly, except for July and August. For more information about meetings or events, contact the town chairman or vice chairman or visit www.naugatuck.dems.info REPUBLICAN TOWN COMMITTEE Town Chairman: Dorothy Hoff Town Vice Chairman: Kathy Carten Treasurer: Stephanie Savoy Secretary: Kim Kiernan


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Services AMERICAN RED CROSS, WATERBURY AREA CHAPTER – 203-755-1137 64 Holmes Ave., Waterbury 06710 Executive Director: Richard Stubbs The Red Cross provides disaster relief and education, emergency communication assistance for members of the U.S. armed forces, and health and safety courses, including CPR/AED, first aid, swimming, life guarding, babysitting, Connecticut child care, sports safety and HIV/AIDS education. The organization also responds to international tracing requests and helps ensure an adequate blood supply. The Red Cross is a United Way agency.

Lumber & Millwork Co. 550 High Street Naugatuck, CT 06770 • Windows & Doors • Quality Framing Lumber, Decking & Plywood • Builders Hardware, Tools, Paints & Stains • Custom Millwork Services • Kitchen & Bath Cabinets & Countertops • Roofing Supplies, Vinyl Siding, Sheetrock & Masonry Supplies • Fully Stocked

DELIVERY AVAILABLE • COMPETITIVE PRICING PHONE

203-723-1700 • FAX 203-723-1739

Dr. Jacqueline Flynn

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 195 Water St. 203-723-4411 CEO: Dave Prendergast Board of Directors: Chairman, Jay Carlson; Terry Barber, Chester Cornacchia, Kevin DelGobbo, John Kenworthy, Dave Labriola, Tony Matos, Mayor Bob Mezzo, John Roman, Deputy Mayor Tamath K. Rossi, David Rotatori, Ron San Angelo, Lisa Shappy, Jack Tavares, John Tindall-Gibson, Yvette Wilmot, Rebecca Zandvliet NEDC is a non-profit economic development corporation dedicated to bringing new business investments to the community, working with current businesses to help them prosper and improving residents’ quality of life. ECUMENICAL FOOD BANK – 203-723-1922 75 Spring St. President: Marty-Lee Fenton Hours: Tuesday, 2-4 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-noon. Largely run by volunteers of various congregations in the community, the food bank runs food drives and helps feed families in need throughout the borough. FIRE DEPARTMENT 41 Maple St. Routine calls – 203-720-7084 Administrative Office – 203-720-7082 Fire Chief: Ken Hanks – 203-729-7082 Deputy Chief: Ellen E. Murray – 203-729-7081 Second Assistant Chief: Paul Russell – 203-729-7082 Fire Marshal: The fire department responds to fire, chemical, rescue and weather-related emergencies throughout the borough. The fire marshal’s office conducts inspections for compliance with state fire codes and investigates causes of fires. Contact the chief’s office to schedule a tour of fire department headquarters on Maple St.

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A leader in Chiropractic and Wellness Care. Visit our website to view our full line of services and yoga/class schedule.

203-723-5715 • www.BalancedBodyCT.com 223 Meadow Street, Naugatuck

L to R:Account Executives Pedro Pires, Pedro Lopes, Dave Pires

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327 Church Street, P.O. Box 859, Naugatuck Phone

800-723-4774 Fax 203-723-4148

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. • Fala-se Portuguese

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Services

Attorney-at-Law Real Estate Closings • Refinances • Probate Wills • Trusts • Title 19 • Elder Law Conservatorships • Business Set-Ups Justice of the Peace Office and In-Home Consultations by Appointment

203-527-9307 (Telephone and Fax) P.O. Box 7299 • Prospect, CT 06712

FERRARI’S APPLIANCE We Sell and Service All Brands

160 Rubber Avenue Naugatuck, CT 06770

203723-7230

WHERE THE HEART IS Non-Medical In Home Affordable Companion Care Services • LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING • GROCERY SHOPPING • RUN ERRANDS • PREPARE MEALS • ARRANGE FOR LAWN CARE • HOME SAFETY CHECK • AND MUCH MORE

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ASK US ABOUT OUR PERSONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEM

Faltom Jewelers The Difference is in the Jeweler.

207 Main St. Danbury, CT 06810 203-743-6287

108 Church St. Naugatuck, CT 06770 www.faltomjewelers.com 230-729-8693

HOWARD WHITTEMORE MEMORIAL LIBRARY – 203-729-4591 243 Church St. Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m - 8p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (September-June) and 10a.m.- 1p.m. (July and August) Library Director: Joan Lamb The library, designed by renowned architect Stanford White, was endowed by John Howard Whittemore in memory of his son. The library’s mission is to provide quality library service for local residents. The collection contains more than 46,000 adult books and 20,000 children’s books, six newspapers and more than 70 magazines. The children’s department offers programs, including story times and crafts, for ages 2-5; chess and game clubs; the All Welcome Play Group, in conjunction with the Discovery Committee; a Saturday-morning movie series during the school year; a summer reading program; school artwork displays; an extensive parent/teacher collection; museum passes; and summer vacation programs. The Howard Whittemore Memorial Library collection includes books, magazines, newspapers, large print books, audio cassettes, books on tape, books on CD, CDs, DVDs and videos. The New York Times and Citizen’s News (1986 to present), are retained on microfilm. Resources include public-access, Internet-connected computers, along with the library’s catalog and other databases, including ICONN.ORG, Auto Repair Reference Center Online, Novelist, and Test Prep Database. There are two PCs available for word processing and PowerPoint. Services include Internet programs, faxing and copying. Nonprofit, cultural, educational and civic groups may reserve the meeting room. Ongoing programs: The adult department offers individualized, basic internet instruction by appointment, free blood-pressure screenings on the last Wednesday of each month by the Naugatuck Visiting Nurses Association (NVNA), Heritage programs, the Be an Angel Christmas Tree Gift-Giving Program, in conjunction with the NVNA, monthly book clubs (Tuesdays and Wednesdays), YA programs and movies, the author series and musical concerts. Active Friends of the Whittemore Library group is open to new members and sponsors the book sale table and the Harvest Moon Book Sale. An annual meeting is in May. William Sigworth is president of Friends of the Whittemore Library.


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Services

Expert, Experienced, Courteous Service

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HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 575 Rubber Ave. Human Resource Department – 203-729-5285 Mental Health Services – 203-723-5066 Handicapped/Elderly Bus Service – 203-723-8037 The agency administers employment and training programs, funded by state agencies and supplemented by the borough, to serve disadvantaged, unemployed and handicapped residents of the borough and surrounding areas. The agency provides mental health work services and a handicapped/elderly bus service. JUSTICES OF THE PEACE • Allen, Roland O., 27 Neagle Street, 203-723-4588, Republican • Aronin, Leigh, 66 Silver Beech Drive, 203-723-5026, Republican • Ayotte, Kathleen, 4 Briarwood Circle, 203-723-5625, Unaffiliated • Braziel, Ruth E., 65 Alma Street, 203-729-1933, Democrat • Caron, Michael L. 76 Goodyear Avenue, 203-729-6107, Democrat • Curran, James F., 14 Marshall Avenue, 203-729-2620, Democrat • Cyr, Sally J. 792 New Haven Road, 203-723-5161, Democrat • Dambowsky, W. Francis, Jr., 35 Moonlight Circle, 203-723-1799, Republican • DeFreitas, Nelson R. 60 Wildwood Circle, 203-729-9958, Democrat • DelGobbo, Kevin M., 69 North Hoadley St., 203-720-7503, Republican • Falcha, Brian M., 713 High Street, 203-723-2716, Democrat • Ford, John W., 22 Nichols Road, 203-808-2774, Unaffiliated • Garnett, Michael J., 77 Morning Dove Road, 203-729-9898, Republican • Gertz, Louise A., 106 Bowman Drive, 203-723-0189, Unaffiliated • Jackson, Laurie A. 204 Margaret Circle, 203-720-1051, Democrat • Jancis, Harry E., 89 Spruce Drive, 203-729-9965, Republican • Kuczenski, Henry C., 310 North Hoadley Street, 203-723-0150, Democrat • Malone, Anthony F. Jr., 81 Coen Street, 203-720-0497, Republican • McSherry, Kevin H., 38 Fairview Avenue, 203-723-6609, Democrat • Mormile, Michael, 9 High Street, 203-729-6785, Democrat • Ostuni, Diane M., 185 Melbourne Street, 203-723-1991, Unaffiliated • Ostuni, Victor Jr., 185 Melbourne Street, 203-723-1991, Unaffiliated • Peterson, Karl L., 47 Homestead Avenue, 203-723-2170, Unaffiliated • Raczkowski, Diana R., 1042 May Street, 203-729-8284, Democrat • Rovinelli, Angela C., 197 City Hill Street, 203 525-3919, Unaffiliated • Rozanski, Donald H., 45 Parkman Place, 203-723-0748, Republican • Sampaio, Julie Branco, 20 Lynn Road, 203-720-0410, Democrat • SanAngelo, Ronald S., 617 Millville Avenue 8-3, 203-217-9929, Republican • Savoy, Stephanie L., 1081 New Haven Road 2A, 203-509-6840, Republican • Sheedy, Louise L., 6 Culver Street, 203-723-0403, 203-720-7051 Democrat • Sousa, Rita P., 105 Coen Street, 1FL, 203-729-6680, Democrat • Staskiewicz, Judy, 167 Maple Street, 2 West 203-723-6875, Unaffiliated • Taf, Joan B., 219 Margaret Circle, 203-729-8732, Democrat • Viens, Denise A., 43 Fieldstone Terrace, 203-720-1182, Unaffiliated • Wilmot, Richard C., 308 Gunntown Road, 203-723-0481, Republican • Woermer, James J., 143 Cherry Street #1, 203-444-7439, Republican • Zehnder, Donald J. Jr., 10 Buckingham Street, 203-729-8686, Republican MOTOR VEHICLE DEPARTMENT – 800-842-8222 2210 Thomaston Avenue, Waterbury • Vehicle Emissions Inspection – 888-828-8399 • Driver Test Appointments – 800-842-8222 • Suspension and Restoration Information – 860-263-5720

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Services NAUGATUCK AMBULANCE, INC. – 203-729-5362 246 Rubber Ave. President: Lawrence Santoro Human Resources/Where the Heart Is: Susan Griffin Naugatuck Ambulance, Inc. was established in 1971 as a volunteer service with 12 members and one ambulance. A firstresponse vehicle was added in 1986. It now employs two crews between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m., paramedics around the clock, and has three auto external defibrillators.

Website • www.troianicollector.com E-mail • Chainshot@aol.com

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TANNENBAUM, D.D.S. ALICIA C. ALMEIDA, D.M.D. Dentistry for Adults and Children 305 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770

Telephone: 203-729-5741 NAUGATUCKDENTAL@aol.com

Since 1984

OPENINGS AVAILABLE 6 WEEKS to 6 YEARS OLD 40 Mallane Lane Naugatuck

27 Years

203-723-9844

NAUGATUCK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – 203-729-4511 (Partnered with the Waterbury Regional Chamber) 195 Water Street Director: Lynn G. Ward “Promoting the civic and business interest of Naugatuck since 1921.” Through the chamber’s efforts, members are able to network with other businesses throughout Greater Waterbury. Networking events include: Out for Business, Health Care Council seminars, the Lewis A. Dibble, Sr. Award and Annual Dinner, the annual golf tournament, the annual Naugatuck River Duck Race and more. Members are informed of monthly activities and available services through our quarterly newsletter and Web site, www.naugatuckchamber.com. We also offer affordable insurance plans, a business directory, various committee participation opportunities and great advertising opportunities. NAUGATUCK SENIOR CENTER – 203-720-7069 300 Meadow Street Director/Municipal Agent: Harvey Leon Frydman The Senior Center serves as a focal point for the delivery of service to adults 50 and older in our community by responding to the diverse needs and interests of these adults in a way that will enhance their dignity, support their independence, and encourage involvement in the Senior Center and the borough of Naugatuck. The center is open weekdays, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Yearly membership is $5. The center provides free mini-bus transportation to Naugatuck seniors and disabled residents who must call the day before to schedule a ride. A nutritious lunch program is Monday-Friday in the center’s dining room at 11:30 a.m. Call the day before to make a lunch reservation. The Senior Center offers a variety of activities, classes and trips, which are announced in the free monthly newsletter, Carriage House Courier. Classes include arts and crafts, oil and watercolor painting, exercise and low impact aerobics, current events, golf lessons, book reviews, line dancing, computer workshops, knitting and quilting classes, photography, health and wellness lectures, jazz concerts, blood pressure screenings, complimentary IRS tax preparation services, a money-saving coupon table, seasonal vegetable garden, monthly Griffin Hospital wellness van visits, Friday afternoon bingo games, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casino day trips and special events. A free lending library is available to members of the Senior Center. The center holds an annual holiday fundraising bazaar on the first Saturday in November, a strawberry festival dinner in June and a yearly volunteer recognition ceremony and luncheon.


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Services NAUGATUCK VALLEY HEALTH DISTRICT – 203-881-3255 98 Bank St., Seymour Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. NVHD issues septic tank permits, septic tank repair permits, food service establishment inspections, food service establishments permits, well-drilling permits, accepts applications for septic installations, provides subdivision surveys, day care inspections, cosmetology inspections, body piercing and tattooing establishment inspections, housing code inspections and administers immunizations. The district also inspects Manna sites and group homes and investigates and follows up on nuisance complaints and issues violation orders. NAUGATUCK VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATION (VNA) – 203720-7095 600 Rubber Ave. Director: Terry Stieber The Visiting Nurses Association staff strives to meet the challenges of home care. Many changes have taken place in those services in recent years. Hospital stays are shorter, and patients are often ill when they return home. Despite changes, the goal of the agency remains constant—to provide high-quality, familycentered care. POLICE DEPARTMENT 211 Spring St. Non-emergency calls – 203-729-5221 Chief: Christopher Edson Deputy Chief: Joshua Bernegger Patrol Captain: Jeremiah Scully Detective Lieutenant: Todd Brouillette Administrative Lieutenant: Robert Harrison The Naugatuck Police Department consists of three divisions: patrol, investigation and administration. Serving a population of approximately 31,700 and patrolling an area of 16 square miles, the department is currently staffed with 56 sworn police officers and 16 civilian personnel. Working in partnership with the entire community, the Naugatuck Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of police service to the citizens of Naugatuck by preventing crime, enforcing the law and vigorously pursuing and arresting criminals. YOUTH SERVICES – 203-720-5673 13 Scott St. Director/Clinical Supervisor: Jane Lobdell Youth Services offers a variety of positive youth development and prevention programs and counseling services. Counseling is offered in the form of individual and family psychotherapy, as well as parent and adolescent groups. Youth Services works with the state-run Head Start Program by offering a Women’s Empowerment group to advise mothers on parenting and life skills. Youth Services also works with Naugatuck High School to offer a counseling support group for pregnant teens. The organization is a co-sponsor of Naugatuck Teen Theater at St. Michael’s Parish Hall, Parents and Children Together, Systematic Training for Effective Parenting, and alcohol and drug awareness days, which take place every spring. The organization is the principle coordinator of the Naugatuck Alcohol and Drug Council, which provides a variety of drug abuse prevention and community education programs. An intern program is available for up to nine interns and practicum students.

UNITED WAY OF NAUGATUCK AND BEACON FALLS – 203-729-1564 284 Church Street, P.O. Box 209 Executive Director: Lisa Shappy United Way serves the communities of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls by strengthening health and human service in its area through annual fundraising campaigns.

ED’S HARDWARE Full Line of

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For Special Orders, Shop On-Line!

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203-729-8216

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One company, one family, one stop shopping!

American Vintage Furniture, LLC AMERICA’S COUNTRY STORE Country Home Decor & So Much More  A truly outstanding selection of country furniture, lighting, linens and accessories  Hard to find, rare and truly unique solid wood Amish furniture  Always free gift wrapping  New items arriving daily year round!  Most unique, different and unusual gifts  The largest and finest collection of country home furnishings to be found anywhere in the northeast 

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BRIDAL REGISTRY AVAILABLE Visit the country store... it’s like walking into your favorite country catalog. Conveniently located directly off Route 8. Call for directions.

149 Maple Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770 203-723-1823 Sun. 11-4 • Mon.-Tues. 10-3 • Wed., Thurs, Fri. 9-5 • Fri. 10-5 • Sat. 9-5 • Closed Easter & Labor Day

Visit: www.americanvintagefurniture.com

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BEGINNER INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED

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Trash/Recycling CURBSIDE TRASH PICKUP Household trash is picked up once a week at four-unit or less residences. Collection days vary by street. Curbside pickup of leaves, pine needles, grass, hay, and other soft yard waste placed in brown paper leaf bags are collected only during special collection weeks: three weeks in the fall and one in the spring. No hazardous waste, fluids, or recyclables can be mixed with trash. Volume collected per week is limited to the equivalent of one 96-gallon trash can or three 32-gallon trash cans. HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE – 203-720-7071 Naugatuck residents can dispose of household hazardous waste three times each year at one-day events. Examples of acceptable waste are: poisons, pool chemicals, automotive fluids, cleaners, etc. RECYCLE COLLECTIONS Recyclable items are picked up every other week and include junk mail, newspapers, magazines, corrugated cardboard, number 1 through 7 plastic bottles and containers, glass, tin cans, juice boxes, etc. All cans and bottles must be rinsed and can now be mixed with paper and cardboard—no need to separate. Collection days vary by street. New items now accepted with newspaper are cereal, shoe and gift box board and paper egg cartons. Empty aerosol cans that contained non-hazardous materials can be recycled with bottles and cans. NAUGATUCK RECYCLING CENTER AND TRANSFER STATION – 203-720-7073 246 Rubber Ave. Business hours: Thursday and Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The center does not accept hazardous waste, paint or building materials. The bulk trash and scrap metal area at the Recycling Center closes during winter months. Only Naugatuck residents carrying a permit can bring materials to the center. Permits are obtained through the public works office, 246 Rubber Ave., Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. TRANSFER STATION FEES: Refrigerator/freezer/dehumidifier - $10 each TV/computer monitor/hard drive - $5 each Tires (small/car) - $5 each Tires (medium/truck) - $10 each Tires (large truck/oversized) - $25 and up Bulk Waste cost per load – Single items (small only), $5; per load charge, $25; extra large load, $50 and up. Load size and charge determined by recycle center attendant’s discretion and is not negotiable. Loads where size can’t be determined will cost the maximum amount. No charge for the following: propane tanks, fire extinguishers, and helium tanks. Clothing, brush, leaves in paper leaf bags, motor oil, oil filters, antifreeze, auto batteries, cooking oil, grease, phone books, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, catalogs, glass bottles, number 1 through 7 plastic bottles and containers, metal food/beverage cans, juice/milk paper cartons, juice boxes, junk mail, school/office paper, aerosol cans, cereal and shoe boxes and fluorescent bulbs.


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Organizations AMERICAN LEGION POST #17 21 Cedar St. Commander: Jim Goggins – 203-729-3948 The American Legion meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the post home. Bingo Tuesdays. The hall is available for rental (no stags). Membership is open to veterans who served at least one day of active duty during hostilities as defined by Congress, including from August 2, 1990 to the present. The post offers assistance to local veterans, service members and their families, and veteran’s homes and hospitals. The post also sponsors several local sports teams, attendees to Boy’s State and State Police Youth week. Academic awards are given to high school seniors and scholarships are offered to deserving children, and grandchildren of members. The post is active in the Veteran’s Council and local patriotic activities. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT #17 President: Karen Thompson – 203-233-0956 Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 21 Cedar St. ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS Father Charles B. Hagearty – 203-592-7749 Email: Liturgy@cisbec.net The Ancient Order of Hibernians, an Irish Catholic heritage group, promotes Irish heritage and meets on the last Wednesday of the month (except July and August) at 7 p.m. at the Polish American Club. The men meet upstairs and the women meet downstairs and then they meet together. President: Brian Brick; Vice President: David Cronin; Recording Secretary: Andy Barnes; Treasurer: Richard Smith; Chaplain: Patrick J. Scully, Sr.; Marshall: Hugh Ryan; Sentinel: Jim Danby; Historian/Archivist and State Webmaster: John Wiehn; St. Patrick Day Book Committee: Kevin Knowles and Patrick J. Scully, Sr.; Chairman of Freedom of All Ireland: Tony Whalen; General Council: Attorney Donald “Zeke” Zehender, Jr.; Irish Heritage Month Committee: Kevin Brink and Tony Whalen; By-Laws Committee: Andy Barnes, Patrick J. Scully, Sr. and Brian Brick. LADIES ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS President: Antoinette Cronin Vice President: Dorothy Knowles; Recording Secretary: Diane Fassio; Financial Secretary: Peggy Leclair; Treasurer: Diane Fassio; Irish Historian: Sandra Clark; Office of Missions and Charities: Kathyrn Green; Office of Catholic Action: Margaret Leclair; Sentinel N/A; Press and Publicity: Elaine Russell. BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, CONNECTICUT RIVERS COUNCIL – 860-289-6669 or (800) 414-2433 60 Darlin St., East Hartford Scout Executive: Steve Smith District Executive/Mattatuck: Brian Fasci BOY SCOUT TROOP #102 Scoutmaster: Frank Rodrigues – 203-723-2168 Meets every Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Naugatuck Congregational Church during Academic school year. Troop 102 is the oldest continuously running borough troop. More than 90 years old.

A collaborative serving the community of individuals, families and organizations that nurture and educate Naugatuck’s young children, birth to age 8.

• Learn about local resources for parents, grandparents and families. • Learn about statewide initiatives for early childhood in CT. • Find out about programs for parents, children and child care providers. • Discover how you can create and support quality early childhood experiences at home and in our community! P.O. Box 112 • Naugatuck, CT 06770 203-729-1564 • email: naugatuckdiscovery@yahoo.com Funded by the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Find, with the United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls as fiduciary

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Organizations BOY SCOUT TROOP #109 Scoutmaster: Jeremy Nelson – 203-725-1209 Meets every Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Beacon Valley Grange, 1354 New Haven Road. BOY SCOUT TROOP #115 Scoutmaster: Kurt Johansen bigkid@onmyhonor.com Meetings are held the first three Mondays of every month at Salem Lutheran Church, 14 Salem St. BOY SCOUT TROOP # 138 www.Troop138BSA.org Scoutmaster: Ed Fennell - 203-232-2989 Meetings are held every Wednesday night from 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 210 Church St.

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CUB SCOUT PACK #109 Cubmaster: Michael Doxsey - 203-518-2215 Email: ginnymiked@yahoo.com Weekly Den meetings are held on Tuesday or Wednesday, and a monthly Pack meeting is usually held the last Monday of the month at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 210 Church St. Cub Scouts is full of fun learning activities for boys in grades one to five. Activities are family-oriented and teach boys about the world around them.


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Organizations CATHOLIC CHARITIES 56 Church St. (203-755-1196) and 13 Wolcott St., Waterbury (203-596-9359) Director of Programs: Robyn Hawley The organization provides individual and family mental health counseling, employee assistance programs, family life education, childcare, crisis pregnancy counseling and adoption. CITIZENS AGAINST SUBSTANCE ABUSE An initiative that began in the mayor’s office, Citizens Against Substance Abuse is a collaborative effort between municipal and community leaders and various organizations intent on raising drug awareness and opening a hotline to turn in suspected dealers. CASA also offers assistance for those seeking help with substance abuse. Regional Action Council for prevention information – 203-578-4044 Morris Foundation (a United Way Agency) – 203-755-1143 Anonymous hotline to turn in suspected dealers – 203-720-1010 DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, TRUMBULLPORTER CHAPTER For more information on DAR, email CTDARMembership@charter.net The chapter, organized in 1904, covers the towns of Beacon Falls, Bethany, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oakville, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott, Woodbury, and others. The objectives of the DAR are historic preservation, promo-

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GIRL SCOUTS OF CT – 203-757-1340 171 Grandview Ave. Suite 102, Waterbury www.gsofct.org KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Ojeda Council 33 Grand Knight: Larry Hanlon– 203-723-2500 Meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of each month, starting in September, at 7 p.m. in St. Mary’s Church. In June, July and August, meetings will only be held on the second Monday. LIONS CLUB President: Donna Friel Secretary: Marilyn Schiaroli The club meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Maples Restaurant. New members are always welcome. MARINE CORPS LEAGUE AUXILIARY Valley Unit President: Clem Cardow – 203-729-6166 Brass City Memorial Unit President: Lisa Conti – 203-753-8837 The Marine Corps Auxiliary is a division of the Marine Corps League. Our purpose is to honor the traditions and interests of the United States Marine Corps and to foster honesty, loyalty, truth and reverence to God, country and family. MCLA community activities help Marines and their families, veterans and children. For more information, visit www.mcldeptct.org.


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Organizations NAUGATUCK CAMPERSHIP FUND, INC. President: Nichol Yanarella 11 Round Hill Circle The organization is dedicated to providing summer camp experiences for local disadvantaged youngsters. NAUGATUCK DISCOVERY Contact: Jill Mahoney - 203-729-1564 ext. 10 naugatuckdiscovery@yahoo.com www.naugatuckdiscovery.org Naugatuck Discovery is a local collaborative representing Naugatuck residents, childcare providers, parents, seniors, family service providers, community groups, faith-based organizations and educators. Discovery’s goals and objectives include community and family awareness about the importance of early childhood for children’s social, emotional and academic success. Naugatuck Discovery’s mission is to help children succeed in all facets of their social, emotional and academic development by strengthening the community of families, individuals and organizations that nurture and educate Naugatuck children from birth to age 8. NAUGATUCK GARDEN CLUB President: Mary Davis The Naugatuck Garden Club encourages interest in and education of all phases of home gardening to promote better horticultural practices, to work together for civic beautification, to be informative in the conservation of natural resources, and to engage in charitable projects within the local community. The club meets on the third Thursday of each month, September to June, at St. Michael's Church Hall at 7 p.m. It is affiliated with the State Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc., the National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc. and also holds a group membership with The Garden Conservancy. NAUGATUCK HALL OF FAME P.O. Box 572 Raymond Rossi, Jr. – 203-729-4865 The hall of fame committee inducts five members to the Naugatuck Hall of Fame every year. A Naugatuck Hall of Fame award recipient must be a one-time Naugatuck student or resident who has contributed to or excelled in athletics—male or female, living or deceased, be it player, coach, manager, team, or individual. Submit resumes for consideration on behalf of outstanding candidates. NAUGATUCK LAND TRUST P.O. Box 1722 Email: naugatucklandtrust@hotmail.com President: Melissa Leonard Vice President: Tim Kelly Secretary: Marcia Puc Ongoing projects include increasing new membership, encouraging support for the preservation of passive open space, increasing the holdings of the Land Trust and defending open space against the illegal use of all-terrain vehicles. Find us on Facebook.

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Organizations Naugatuck Historical Society and Museum 195 Water Street, P.O. Box 317 www.naugatuckhistory.com 203-729-9039 naugatuckhistory@sbcglobal.net Museum hours are Wednesday - Friday 12-4 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and the first Thursday of the month from 6-8 p.m. and by appointment. Exhibits change regularly and reference assistance is available Admission is $2 or free with membership. A variety of membership options are available to fit every individual, family or business. Membership benefits include free admission, discounts or

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free admittance to special programs and events. A quarterly newsletter goes out telling all members of upcoming events, speakers, children's craft programs, Sunday Series and First Thursdays. The newsletter also has articles on local history. "The Bridge", the electronic newsletter is available monthly to the whole community. Board of Directors: President Wendy Murphy, Vice President Mary Dimaira, Treasurer Pat Marino, Secretary Mary Conseur, Sandra Clark (Town Historian), Horace Cushman, Marty Lee Fenton, John Bailey McKee, Doreen Pellitier, Lois Sokolowski and Bob Stauffer. The Naugatuck Historical Society Museum is located in the former train station designed by famed architect Henry Bacon in 1908. Permanent exhibits highlight the industrial history of Naugatuck and in particular the Rubber and Chemical factories. The past is brought to life through artifacts, photos, and reproductions. Exhibits change periodically to give new insights into Naugatuck’s history. An extensive photo and document collection are available in the reference room. The reference room contains materials to research Naugatuck’s families, people, and buildings, along with other points of interest. NAUGATUCK MASONS Worshipful Master: Bert Hughes 203-729-3965 The masons meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, 130 Church St. NAUGATUCK RETIRED TEACHERS President: Dorothy Daniels Secretary: Karen Streeter The club meets four times a year in September, December, March and June at Jesse Camille's Restaurant. This organization is open to educators who have worked for or retired from the Naugatuck School System. The NRT provides annual scholarship(s) to seniors at the high school who plan to teach. NAUGATUCK TAXPAYERS IN REVOLT P.O. Box 966, Naugatuck President: TBA Vice President: William Morrissey Chairperson: Alec Wargo Treasurer/Secretary: Antoinette Cronin Board of Directors: Alec Wargo, David Cronin, Antoinette Cronin, Shirley Guarino, Ginny Donnelly, Kathryn Green, Dorothy Mason. Naugatuck Taxpayers in Revolt is a non-political watch group that meets to discuss issues facing the town and alternative measures that can be taken by the town. The group has been known in the past to bring budgets to referendum. The group monitors the budget and takes steps to educate the public on what the town is proposing and how tax dollars were spent in the past. The group strives to get more people involved in the policy-making process so that we can maintain this beautiful town for generations to come. Newsletters are released annually to members but also are available to the public by contacting the president.


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Organizations PORTUGUESE AMERICAN POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE 16 Coventry Lane Chairman: Mariana Barnes – 203-729-4616 Vice Chairman: Fred Valente Treasurer: Joe DeMatos Secretary: Sandra Valente PAPAC is a political action committee that supports issues and events for a better community. The organization hosts political debates, blood drives, and fund-raisers that will support local citizens in need or issues that will promote a better community. Meetings are held at Clube Uniao Portuguesa (Portuguese Club) at 110 Rubber Ave. Contact the chairman for more information. ROTARY CLUB P.O. Box 484 President: Rebecca Zandvliet President elect: Jennifer Merrill The Rotary Club of Naugatuck meets every Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. at the Portuguese Club, 110 Rubber Ave., for fellowship, lunch and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker. VENTURE CREW Crew Advisor: Ed Fennell – 203-232-2989 Meetings are held every Wednesday night from 8-9:15 p.m. at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 210 Church St. The crew now is accepting young men and women, ages 14-21. No previous scouting experience is necessary. The crew will focus on high adventure skills and outdoor experiences. VETERANS COUNCIL OF NAUGATUCK Chairman: Stanley Borusiewicz – (203) 704-0969 The Veterans Council is responsible for the coordination of the Memorial Day parade, Veterans Day events and other tributes to veterans. The council discharges its civic duties to Naugatuck veterans and their families and honors the borough’s war dead through sponsorship of appropriate ceremonies. VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS, CRUSADER POST #1946 239 Rubber Ave. Commander: Stanley Borusiewicz – 729-8068 The VFW members meet the second Friday of each month, except in June. VETERANS WHO CARE COMMITTEE President: Robert L. Genovese A benevolent veterans' organization, the committee offers limited assistance to veterans and/or their families. Proof of discharge under honorable conditions and a legitimate need are required. Requests should be forwarded to Vets Who Care, P.O. Box 987, Naugatuck, CT 06770. The board of directors meets quarterly.

WOMAN’S CLUB President: Laura P. Smith – 203-729-4263 Vice President: Barbara Daniels Secretary: Janet Aresta Treasurer: Beverly Hudson Corresponding secretary: Mary Dauch Registrar/Membership: Rose Mary Cuddy The Naugatuck Woman’s Club was organized in 1932 and is one of the oldest formed clubs in Naugatuck. The club is dedicated to area civic and community affairs and promotes education through the schools by awarding scholarships and donates to various charities. Meetings are held the first Monday of the month, April-June and September-December.

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Education BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING – 203-720-5265 Tuttle House, 380 Church St. Education board elected officials are responsible for meeting the educational needs of the community. The school board has developed a comprehensive program of academic education and extracurricular activities. Superintendent of Schools: Dr. John Tindall-Gibson Director, Instructional Services: Brigitte Crispino Director Special Services: Laura Cyr Business Manager: Wayne McAllister Director of Info. Technology: Alan Merly Security Director: Edward Bozenski – 203-720-5400 Adult and Continuing Education: Thomas Pompei, Director – 203-720-5282 Student Transportation of America: 203-729-4500 Chair: David Heller (R) – 203-723-9008 Vice Chair: Dorothy Neth-Kunin (R) – 203-723-2859 Secretary: Debra Brackett (D) – 203-729-8009 Board Member: James Scully (D) – 203-729-6616 Board Member: Diana Malone (R) – 203-720-0497 Board Member: Glenn Connan (R) – 203-729-8335 Board Member: James Jordan (D) – 203-729-8261 Board Member: Scott Slauson (R) – 203-723-2004 Board Member: Mayor Robert Mezzo (D) – 720-7009 HEAD START SCHOOL READINESS — 203-720-5239 Director: Janice Mons School Readiness Preschool Center/Head Start Preschool Center An income-based program for borough residents with a desire to participate in NAEYC-accredited programs of excellence. There are full- and part-day options (within borough public schools), and educational goals are individualized for your child and implemented by degreed teachers. There is programming for kindergarten transition and special needs in a safe classroom that stimulates learning through the use of an early childhood curriculum that focuses on reading, writing, science, math, art and technology. Balanced and nutritious meals and snacks are included. NAUGATUCK HIGH SCHOOL – 203-720-5420 543 Rubber Ave. Principal: Francis Serratore Athletic Director: Thomas Pompei Associate Principal: Janice Saam Dean of Students: John DelaCamera Dean of Academic Programs: Eileen Mezzo CITY HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL – 203-720-5250 441 City Hill St. Principal: Christine Blanchard HILLSIDE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL – 203-720-5260 51 Hillside Ave. Principal: Johnna Hunt

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Education CROSS STREET INTERMEDIATE – 203-720-5227 120 Cross St. Principal: Christopher Montini

PROSPECT STREET PRESCHOOL – 203-720-5239 100 Prospect St. Principal: Laura Klimaszewski

HOP BROOK SCHOOL – 203-720-5231 75 Crown St. Principal: Brian Hendrickson

SAINT FRANCIS-SAINT HEDWIG SCHOOL – 203-729-2247 294 Church St. Principal: Dr. John Salatto

ANDREW AVENUE SCHOOL – 203-720-5221 140 Andrew Ave. Principal: Taran Gruber CENTRAL AVENUE SCHOOL – 203-720-5224 28 Central Ave. Principal: Evelyn Gobstein MAPLE HILL SCHOOL – 203-720-5236 641 Maple Hill Rd. Principal: Cheryl Kane SALEM SCHOOL – 203-720-5242 124 Meadow St. Principal: Jennifer Kruge WESTERN SCHOOL – 203-720-5244 108 Pine St. Principal: Melissa D’Alessandro

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Day Care Services NAUGATUCK DAY CARE INC. – 203-720-7210 27 Carroll St. Director: Joy Carlson Hours: 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The Naugatuck Day Care has been a NAEYC accredited center since 2001. The non-profit agency, run by a board of directors, provides year-round care for children 3-5 years old. It was established in 1975. The program sponsors the child- and adult-care food program, providing breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack for all children. As a delegate agency sponsored by the borough, the program is funded in part by the borough, through the state Department of Social Services. Tuition is paid by according to a sliding fee scale.

SUGAR PLUM DAYCARE – 203-723-9844 40 Mallane Ln. Director: Elaine Fiermonte TENDER YEARS PRESCHOOL, INC. – 203-729-6426 Hours: 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-3 p.m. Directors: Teresa Paternoster and Karen Hummel CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH ANNEX 9 Division St. Directors: Donna Wols and Debbie Murphy

SPARK, LLC – 203-720-9265 or 203-720-9454 Hours: 7 a.m. until the start of school (Maple Hill only); school dismissal until 6 p.m. Tuition: $9 per morning, $12 per afternoon (discounts for multiple children) Activities include a snack, arts and crafts, indoor/outdoor activities, homework and quiet time. Spark provides a safe, healthy, worry-free environment for children who cannot be home with a parent. Focus: meet each child’s developmental needs through positive experiences that enhance self esteem. Spark operates at Andrew Avenue and Maple Hill elementary schools, and transportation is provided from Hop Brook and Cross Street for the afternoon program only. It is open to children ages 5-12, and fullday summer programs also are available at Andrew Avenue. LISA’S LITTLE ANGELS – 203- 723-2032 1277 Rubber Ave. Ext. Director: Lisa Hinman Lisa’s Little Angels provides full- and part-time daycare services to children as young as six weeks and as old as 12. It is open during all shifts, including summers, snow days, half days and school vacations. Everything is included in one rate. Lisa’s Little Angles is a family-owned daycare center.

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Arts & Entertainment THE NAUGATUCK ARTS COMMISSION 229 Church Street Co-chair Lisa D’Andrea – 203-723-4823 Co-chair Marianna Hanley – 203-729-8688 Web – www.naugatuckarts.org The Naugatuck Arts Commission has been established to foster, promote, encourage and celebrate the excellence, enjoyment and vitality of the arts in the Borough of Naugatuck. The Commission will sponsor and coordinate exciting, innovative, entertaining, and educational programs representative of the fine, applied, and performing arts. The Commission will promote a favorable climate to attract artists of all ages, cultures and areas of interest to the borough. Through its endeavors, the Naugatuck Arts Commission will help to broaden understanding of and appreciation for artistic diversity, cultural awareness, and community spirit. The commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month in Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. Public comment is welcome. Concerts on the Green: 2011 Summer Music Festival Naugatuck Town Green, Tuesdays 7 - 9 p.m. June 21 – Naugatuck Community Band – Patriotic, pops, broadway * June 28 – Marty Q. – Smooth jazz / R&B / rock and roll * July 5 - Hot Cat Jazz - 1920s – 2000s July 12 - Mac Talla Mo'r - Celtic – fusion July 19 – Kerry Boys - Sounds of Ireland July 26 – Last Fair Deal - Americana, folk, bluegrass *

   

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Aug. 2 – Dick Walonis Big Band - Standards, swing, jazz * Aug. 9 – Aces and Eights - Classic country – rock * Aug. 16 – Rubber City Blues Band - Classic horn band, rock and blues * Aug. 23 - Crosseyed Cat - Guitar blues and rock * * In the event of rain, the concerts will be held Thursday of the same week unless otherwise specified. Every concert is free of charge, and the commission asks that those who attend bring a non-perishable food item for the town's Ecumenical Food Bank. Picnicking is strongly encouraged. However, in accordance with town ordinances, alcoholic beverages are not permitted. FIRST ANNUAL NAUGATUCK ARTS FESTIVAL The First Annual Naugatuck Arts Festival- A Celebration of the Arts will be held Oct. 1 11 a.m. -8 p.m. on the Town Green. Sponsored by the Naugatuck Arts Commission the festival will feature food, entertainment, arts activities, children’s games, a photo contest and much more. KOLLEGE KAPERS OF NAUGATUCK Contact: Lorraine Sagnella – 203-729-7453 Show Director: Tony Rocco The Kollege Kapers is a musical variety group that has been around for 50 years. The group rehearses in the evening during the winter at the American Legion Hall for its spring show. Auditions are not required. Residents 18 and older are invited to join the chorus. NAUGATUCK COMMUNITY BAND Contact: Charlie Marenghi – 203-723-2005 Sponsored by the Naugatuck Arts Commission, the Naugatuck Community Band includes instrumentalists from the entire Naugatuck Valley Region. Rehearsals take place on Thursday nights at City Hill Middle School, 7-9:30 p.m. The band is open to all Connecticut musicians, 14 and older. All players, regardless of skill level or instrument are encouraged to join.


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Arts & Entertainment NAUGATUCK COMMUNITY CHOIR Contact: Aldona LaPorta – 203-729-2772 The Naugatuck Community Choir is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing entertaining and challenging choral music to our community. This mixed-voice choir rehearses Monday nights at Naugatuck High School. Under the direction of Mark Silva, the choir is in its 13th season. The NCC performs two major concerts a year and several outreach performances as well. It will embark on its first European tour this summer. Sessions begin in September and January. Members come from all over the state to sing with the NCC. Visit www.naugatuckcommunitychoir.org for more information. NAUGATUCK TEEN THEATER Contact: Oliver Diedrich – 203-217-0120 The Naugatuck Teen Theater is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the theatrical development of high school students in the greater Naugatuck and Waterbury areas. READER’S THEATRE Contact: Nellie Beatty – 203-729-1573 Reader’s Theatre of Naugatuck strives to present admission-free, live programming for the enjoyment of area residents and encourages and solicits the participation of area talent. It is a non-profit project financed, when possible, by civic or corporate grants, supplemented, if necessary, by the library. Reader’s Theatre holds periodic open auditions and solicits talent of all ages, capabilities and descriptions on a volunteer basis. The group will present four productions over its next season. The fact that scripts are read makes theatrics available to busy people and, when skillfully prepared, does not distract the viewer. VALLEY ARTS COUNCIL www.valleyartscouncil.org The regional arts council, which includes Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton, was formed as a result of an arts and cultural assessment conducted through a grant form the Community Foundation of New Haven. VALLEY CHORDSMEN This all-male a cappella group is open to residents throughout the region. The Valley Chordsmen meet at the United Methodist Church every Monday, 8-10 p.m. The group performs its repertoire of songs in the barbershop-quartet style in various venues throughout the region.

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Recreation HOP BROOK GOLF COURSE Pro Shop – 203-729-8013 or 203-720-7066 Hop Brook Golf Course is administered by the Parks and Recreation Board. Golf sessions commence in early spring and extend to late fall, weather permitting. Hop Brook is a nine-hole golf course. Fee and rental information can be obtained at the Pro Shop, located at the course. PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT – 203-720-7043 258 Rubber Ave. Office hours: Monday- Friday, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Park Superintendent: Robert Rowland Assistant to the Superintendent: Lydia Bozenski Recreation Director: Kim Eyre 203-720-7071 The Parks and Recreation Department maintains borough playing fields, coordinates summer and winter programs, such as swimming, basketball and crafts. The department also sponsors Easter Village, Easter Egg Hunt, Santa’s Village, and Halloween Village. Permits for field use are given upon request. Summer field trips for the Summer Playground Program are hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department each year. BOROUGH POOLS Public swimming is available July 1 – Aug. 19 for borough residents and family members at Hop Brook Pool. Pool Use Fee: $2 daily for residents, $5 for non-residents. Season passes are available. Hop Brook Pool Supervisor: TBA Hours: Monday-Friday, 1 - 6:45 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 126:45 p.m.

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SEASONAL AND ONGOING EVENTS •EASTER VILLAGE – Week before Easter, free. •EASTER EGG HUNT-Contact Public Works for details •FISHING DERBY – April; contact Dan Hennessey, Park Dept. •GOLF LESSONS are held at Hop Brook Golf Course. •NAUGATUCK YOUTH SOCCER – Joe Campos, President –www.naugatucksoccer.org •CLASSROOM PROGRAMS – Cooking, arts and crafts, scienceContact Kim at the Public Works Dept. •POOLS – Open July 1 through Aug. 19 for public swim. •SWIMMING LESSONS are held at Hop Brook & NHS pools, July 1 through Aug. 19. Contact Public Works Dept. for details. •SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAMS – July 5 through Aug. 12; Legion, NHS & Hop Brook Playgrounds, ages 1st-8th grade, 9 to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, sports, arts/crafts, trips, guests, organized theme days, swimming. Pre-K (entering 2nd year pre-k or Kindergarten) at Cross St., 9:30-12 p.m. Contact Kim at the Public Works Dept. •SUMMER BASKETBALL LEAGUE/NAUGATUCK BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION–contact Kevin McSherry through the Public Works Dept. •TENNIS LESSONS – at NHS courts. Taught by Jackie Boesel. Contact the Park Dept. •SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS – U.S. Sports Camps, soccer camps, track camps, summer games camp. Call for information. •COMPETITIVE SWIMMING – Thunderfish; contact David Heller through the Public Works Dept; October through March. •HALLOWEEN VILLAGE – Open in October. Contact the Public Works Dept. for details. •CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING ON THE GREEN – Date and time to be announced. •GUNNTOWN EVENTS - ongoing. Contact Public Works Dept. •CHRISTMAS VILLAGE – December-photos with Santa available.


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Recreation RECREATION AREAS •BAUMMER’S POND – Mill St. – Pond for fishing, basketball court, tennis courts, walking track, and playground. •BREEN FIELD NORTH – Hotchkiss St. – Softball field, football field, soccer field, and playground. •CEDAR PARK – Playground. •CITY HILL SCHOOL – Basketball court, softball and baseball fields, and playground. •COTTON HOLLOW FIELD – Softball and baseball fields, and soccer field •FAIRCHILD PARK – Sharon Ave. – Basketball court, softball and baseball fields, and playground. •GOODYEAR PARK – North Main St. •GUNNTOWN PARK – Gunntown Road – Passive park and recreation area. •HOP BROOK PARK – Softball and baseball fields, soccer field, and playground. •LEGION FIELD AND PARK – Conrad St. – Basketball court, softball and baseball fields, and playground. •LINDEN PARK – Linden St. – Skateboard park, basketball court, tennis courts (4), soccer field, and playground. •MAPLE HILL SCHOOL – Maple Hill St. – Soccer field and playground. •NAUGATUCK HIGH SCHOOL – 543 Rubber Ave. – Softball and baseball fields, football fields, tennis courts (3), track, and soccer field. •PINE STREET – Basketball court and playground. •PROSPECT STREET – Basketball court and playground. •ROTARY FIELD SOUTH – Hotchkiss St. – Soccer field and softball field. •SALEM PLAYGROUND – Meadow St. – Playground, ice skating rink (seasonal), basketball ct. •WESTERN – Soccer field. YOUTH ATHLETIC LEAGUES BABE RUTH LEAGUE – President: Ray Rossi BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION – President: Kevin McSherry PETER J. FOLEY LITTLE LEAGUE – Bob Dibble POST 17 AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL – Paul D’Agnone NAUGATUCK HOUNDS (Pop Warner/NJFL) – Paul McGrath UNION CITY LITTLE LEAGUE – President: John McSweeney YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE – President: Joe Campos FGFL FOOTBALL - Jeff Scanlon NAUGATUCK SPECIAL OLYMPICS 111 Dunn Ave. Local Coordinator: Trudy Segla – 203-729-8283 E-mail: tjsegla@snet.net (include Special Olympics in subject line) Mission: To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities by giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and partners, and the community.

NAUGATUCK THUNDERFISH SWIM CLUB Head Swim Coach: Dave Kunces – 203-723-1805 President: Beth Searles – 203-720-0857 Chairman: David Heller – 723-9008 or hellerd@nationwide.com The Naugatuck Thunderfish Swim Club is among the most unique swim teams in this area. The team is committed to providing our community with a competitive swimming program that enables its members to develop team spirit, camaraderie, fellowship, and physical and emotional strength. Every team member is encouraged to excel to the highest possible level of competitive achievement and personal development. The Thunderfish maintain a high coach-to-swimmer ratio, and staff members are constantly striving to improve themselves. The Thunderfish have practice groups that meet two, three, four, or five evenings per week, depending on ability level. The Thunderfish roster includes swimmers from Naugatuck, Prospect, Beacon Falls, Waterbury, Cheshire, Oxford, Middlebury, and Southbury. The team practices at the Naugatuck High School pool. The team has two competitive seasons—October-March and May-July each year. Tryouts are held for new swimmers prior to the start of each season. The team participates in both the Yankee Swim League and Colonial and USA swimming competitions. For more information about the Naugatuck Thunderfish Swim Club, visit www.eteamz.com/naugatuckthunderfish.

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Recreation NAUGATUCK YMCA – 203-729-9622 284 Church Street Web site: www.naugatuckymca.org Executive Director: William Kane YMCA members help build a valuable community resource every day. Among other benefits, YMCA memberships provide funding for youth activities, day camp and teen events. In this current economic climate, the Y is making every effort to accommodate people who have been affected by loss of income by offering flexibility in membership options. Through the efforts of a talented staff, dedicated volunteers and an active membership, the YMCA has expanded program offerings and has greatly enhanced its facility. New programs include: a middle school/family workout center, boot camp and other exciting exercise classes. Traditional activities include: the Little Pal Basketball League, boxing, karate, swim instructions, summer day camp and teen leadership programs and playgroups. Health and fitness classes are offered, ranging from kickboxing and step classes to yoga and armchair exercises. The new strength training and cardiovascular centers offer stateof-the-art equipment. Leagues and tournament opportunities are available in men’s basketball and co-ed volleyball. Older adult fitness classes include Arthritis Foundation/YMCA Warm Water Exercise, Silver Slippers, and Aquafit. Financial assistance for reduced programs and membership fees is available. Proof of need is required.

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The YMCA Nursery School is a state-licensed program. The curriculum includes swim and gym classes and an afternoon prekindergarten program for 4-5-year-olds. The state-licensed afterschool daycare facility is located at the YMCA. School-year vacation camps are offered to area youths during school breaks. Statelicensed full- and part-time summer day camp also is available to youths. The YMCA has a men’s residence/dormitory. Weekly rates are reasonable, and membership is included. The YMCA is currently moving forward in its capital campaign efforts. Building improvements that will benefit the whole community are ongoing. The YMCA is a vital part of the community and invites the public to visit its facilities and explore the programs and opportunities offered. The YMCA thanks its members and the community for its support for the last 116 years.


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Houses of Worship PINEBROOK ASSEMBLY OF GOD – 203-729-9770 City Hill and Wooster St. Pastor: John Marston BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH – 203-758-3070 150 Union City Road, Prospect CHRIST THE KING EVANGELICAL CHURCH – 203-723-2505 284 Church St. (YMCA building), P.O. Box 68 Pastor: Robert Butkus CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF NAUGATUCK, UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST – 203-729-3037 9 Division St. Web site: www.congonaug.org Pastor: Gordon M. Rankin Sunday Services: 8:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Church school and nursery: 10:15 a.m. Summer service (Father’s Day-Labor Day): 9:30 a.m.

IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH – 203-729-3493 170 Coen St. Web site: www.immanuel-lutheran-church.net Pastor: Lena Warren Sunday school: 9 a.m. (school year only) Sunday worship: 10 a.m. KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES – 203-723-0342 44 Beebe St. KINGDOM LIFE CHRISTIAN CHURCH – 203- 877-5464 173 Church St. Pastor: Steve Blizman NAUGATUCK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH – 203-729-4236 214 Meadow St. Pastor: Steven Kim NEW LIFE BIBLE DELIVERANCE CENTER – 203-723-4731 American Legion, 21 Cedar St. Pastor: Doylre Anderson

HILLSIDE COVENANT CHURCH – 203-729-2444 100 Hillside Ave. Pastor: Liz Leggett

RESTORATION SPRINGS INTERDENOMINATIONAL CHURCH – 203-753-7377 1575 Thomaston Ave., Waterbury

HOLY SAVIOUR POLISH NATIONAL CATHOLIC CHURCH – 203-729-4035 118 Prospect St. Pastor: Paul Dudek

ST. MICHAEL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH – 203-729-8249 210 Church St. Pastor: Marston Price E-mail: stmichaels1998@sbcglobal.net


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Houses of Worship ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN CHURCH – 203-729-8610 350 Millville Ave. Pastor: Ralph Lanphar SALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH – 203-723-0246 14 Salem St. E-mail: salemlutheranch@snet.net Pastor: Lena Warren Sunday school: 9 a.m. ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI – 203-729-4543 318 Church St. Pastor: Michael Slusz ST. HEDWIG CHURCH – 203-729-2490 32 Golden Hill St. Administrator Father: Adam Hurbanczuk ST.MARY CHURCH – 203-729-2279 338 North Main St. Administrator Father: Adam Hurbanczuk ST. VINCENT FERRER CHURCH – 203-723-7497 1006 New Haven Rd. Pastor: Kevin Forsyth

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NAUGATUCK & BEACON FALLS CONFERENCE OF CHURCHES Contact: T.C. Brantley of Restoration Springs Church Meetings: Second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. (meeting locations vary).

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EMERGENCY FUEL FUND – 203-757-7734 16 Church St., Waterbury The fund provides assistance to families facing an emergency situation. FAMILY SERVICE OF GREATER WATERBURY 34 Murray St., Waterbury – 203-756-8317 16 Hillside Ave., Naugatuck – 203-720-5060 Executive Director: Sandy Porteus Family Services provides family and individual counseling, domestic violence intervention, supervised visitation, a safe home for abused children, a therapeutic child center, employment support programs, parent education programs and anger management classes. HOST HOME PROGRAM, WATERBURY YOUTH SERVICE – 203-573-0264 95 No. Main St., Waterbury The program provides crisis intervention, counseling and emergency shelter for youth and their families.


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Agencies 2-1-1 2-1-1 is Connecticut’s free community service, offering information and referrals for health and human services and help in a crisis. We are open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Simply dial 2-1-1 or (800) 203-1234 any time of day or night. LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF GREATER WATERBURY, INC. – 203754-1164 267 Grand St., Waterbury Executive Director: Tina Agati Program Director: Vanessa Vowe Trained tutors teach adults to read, write, speak and understand English. MORRIS FOUNDATION, INC. – 203-755-1143 or 800-721-1230 Administrative Office: 402 East Main St., Waterbury President/CEO: Joan Pesce The Morris Foundation provides alcohol and drug education, outpatient counseling for substance abusers, a halfway house, therapeutic shelter and referral services, self-help groups and family counseling. SAFE HAVEN OF GREATER WATERBURY – 203-575-0388 29 Central Ave., Waterbury Domestic Violence – 203-575-0036 Sexual Assault – 203-753-3613 The organization provides a free, confidential, 24-hour crisis response and follow-up counseling for victims of sexual assault and their families. It also provides medical and legal advocacy, support groups and community education.

WELLPATH, INC. Behavioral Health for Children and Families Web site: www.wellpathct.org Naugatuck – Clinical Services – 203-756-7287 305 Church St. Wellpath offers diagnostic evaluation and treatment of children up to 18 years old with emotional and behavioral problems. It also offers individual, family and group counseling, psychiatric consultation, medication management and mobile emergency psychiatric services.


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Medical Facilities GRIFFIN HOSPITAL – 800-354-3094 130 Division Street, Derby

Toll Free Numbers •Adoption Services – 800-842-6347 •Affirmative Action TDD – 800-982-6373

SAINT MARY’S HOSPITAL – 203-709-6000 56 Franklin Street, Waterbury

•Board of Education and Services for the Blind – 800-842-4510

SAINT MARY’S WALK-IN CENTER – 203-723-5636 •Board of Higher Education – 800-842-0229 799 New Haven Road Lab hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; •Child Abuse-Emergency and Central Registry (24 Hours) – Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 800-842-2288 Doctor hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. •Child Support Information Hotline – 800-228-5437 YALE-NEW HAVEN HOSPITAL – 203-688-4242 20 York Street, New Haven

•Connecticut Partnership for Long Term Care – 800-547-3443 •Consumer Protection – 800-842-2649

WATERBURY HOSPITAL – 203-573-6000 64 Robbins Street, Waterbury

•Department of Aging – 800-994-9422

Newspapers

•Department of Income Maintenance Fraud Reporting – 800-842-2155

CITIZEN’S NEWS – 203-729-2228 71 Weid Dr. Free weekly community paper for residents in Naugatuck, Prospect and Beacon Falls.

•Department of Public Utility Control, Consumer Assistance and Information –800-382-4586 •Department of Tax Revenue Service (income tax information only) – 800-382-9463

REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN – 203-574-3636 389 Meadow St., Waterbury

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•Environmental Protection and Vapor Recovery Agency – 800-249-1234 •Food Stamp Information – 800-842-1508

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•Foster Care and Adoption Info – 800-338-8524 •Health Services Department and Physician Complaints – 800-842-0038 •Motor Vehicle Department, General Information – 800-842-8222 •Motor Vehicle Emissions – 888-828-8399 •Driver Test Appointments – 800-842-8222 •Rehabilitation Information – 800-537-2549 •State House of Representatives Democratic Office – 800-842-1902 •State House of Representatives Republican Office – 800-842-1423

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•State Senate Democratic Office – 800-842-1420 •State Senate Republican Office – 800-842-1421 •State Police Information Line – 800-842-0200

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Advertisers APPLIANCES 18 Ferrari’s Appliances 47 Premier Rental Purchase ATTORNEYS 18 Carla Perugini-Erickson, Attorney 42 Gager, Emerson, Rickart, Bower & Scalzo, LLP AUTO REPAIR 9 Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center 9 S&S Transmission 8 Sibby’s Automotive Inc. BANKS 11 Naugatuck Valley Savings & Loan BOUTIQUE/BRIDAL 42 One More Tyme BUILDING MATERIALS 17 H.J. Bushka & Sons CANCER CENTER 44 Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center CARE SERVICES 18 Where The Heart Is CATERING 30 Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe 33 Torino’s Deli CHAMBER 29 Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce CHILD DAY CARE 32 Buttons & Bows Preschool & Daycare 28 Salem Community Day Care 16 St. Vincent’s Day Care 20 Sugar Plum Day Care 19 Tender Years Preschool Inc. 26 Stork Club CHIROPRACTIC 17 Balanced Body Chiropractic Center 43 Dr. Greg W. Rocchio/Dr. Solmon Aordkian Naugatuck Family Chiropractic CONDOMINIUM MANAGEMENT 39 Connecticut Condo Connection DANCE INSTRUCTION 22 CT Dance Theatre & Arts DAY SPAS 10 Skin Care on Center 24 Viso Bello Day Spa DELICATESSENS 30 Nardelli’s Grinder Shop 33 Torino’s Deli

DENTISTS 20 L.J. Tannenbaum, DDS DEVELOPMENT 3 Naugatuck Economic Development DOG TRAINING 37 Eagle K9 DONUT SHOP 6 Dunkin’ Donuts EDUCATION 23 United Way Discovery FITNESS 24 Achieve Fitness 3 The Club FLOORING 48 Valley Floor Covering FUEL OIL AND HEATING 16 J&A Oil Service FUNERAL HOME 17 Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home FURNITURE 22 American Vintage Furniture 47 Premier Rental Purchase GARDENING & GIFTS 14 Unique Gift & Garden Center GAS STATIONS 44 Vige’s Sunoco & Convenience Store HAIR SALONS 31 Casey’s Classic Cuts 19 Images of Prospect HARDWARE 17 H.J. Bushka & Sons 21 Ed’s Hardware HEALTH CLUBS 3 The Club HOME ORGANIZING 43 Swanson, Organizing You HOSPITAL 23 St. Mary’s Hospital INSURANCE 34 Allstate Atkins Agency 17 Chittenden Group 10 State Farm Insurance 21 Z&A Insurance JEWELERS 18 Faltom Jewelers LIQUOR STORES 36 Mountview Plaza Wines & Liquor


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Advertisers LUMBER 17 H.J. Bushka & Sons MARKETS 13 Beacon Falls Market MARTIAL ARTS 8 Sokol’s Taekwondo MASSAGE THERAPIST 27 Amazing Retreat 17 Balanced Body Chiropractic Center MULCH 21 Ed’s Hardware 25 Freezer Hill Mulch. MUSIC INSTRUCTION 22 CT Dance Theatre & Arts 43 Bob Semanchik 29 Ty Smith, Soloist/Teacher

REHABILITATION SERVICES 44 Access Rehab Center 15 Beacon Brook Health Center 12 Glendale Center RESTAURANTS 12 Full Harvest Bar & Grill 7 Jesse Camille’s Restaurant 14 Milestone Inn RUBBISH REMOVAL 21 Copes Rubbish Removal SCHOOLS 44 Prospect St. Preschool 41 St. Francis-St. Hedwig School

NAIL SALON 19 Rose Nails

SERVICES 35 United Way of Naugatuck & Beacon Falls 19 Naugatuck Visiting Nurses

PERSONAL TRAINING 24 Achieve Fitness 3 The Club

SPORTS MEDICINE 32 Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine

PHARMACY 16 Ford Pharmacy

STORAGE 13 A Space Center

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS 30 Access Rehab Center 33 Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine

SURVEYORS 10 R. Desrosiers & Associates

POWERWASHING 12 Affordable Power Wash 2

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TANNING 34 Ultima Tan TIRE DEALERS 36 Tire Pro TRANSMISSIONS 26 City Auto Transmission 9 S&S Transmission VIDEO RECORDING 40 Purcaro Video Productions WORLD WAR II COLLECTOR 20 Troiani YOGA CLASSES 24 Achieve Fitness 17 Balanced Body Chiropractic Center YOGURT and ICE CREAM 25 I Can’t Believe It’s Yogurt


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NAUGATUCK

Valley Floor Covering – The best in the business! We’ll get it done RIGHT – on TIME and at the LOWEST PRICE!!

Variety, quality, experience and outstanding service – everyday!

VALLEY FLOOR COVERING 562 Rubber Avenue Naugatuck, CT 06770 Tel: 203-723-6978 Fax: 203-723-4315 Email: Website:

valleycovering@sbcglobal.net www.valleyfloorcoveringct.com

Largest Stocking Dealer in the Area • Over 100 rolls of carpet in stock • Over 10,000 square feet of hardwood in stock • Over 10,000 square feet of ceramic tiles – in a multitude of colors in stock • Over 40 rolls of Congoleum and Mannington vinyl in stock

Our Expansive Capabilities: With over 35 years in the floor covering business and the largest selection in the area, “we will definitely save you money and headaches.”

Professional Craftsman Crews • Full-time Professional Sales Staff to assist your customer in making the right decisions

Featured Brand Names • Mohawk Carpet, Congoleum Vinyl, Mannington Vinyl, American Olean Ceramic Tile, Bruce Hardwood, Pergo Laminate, and much more!

Showroom Hours: • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. • Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. • Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. • Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday Closed (Any other time, please call for an appointment.)

Naugatuck Town Guide  

Naugatuck Town Guide