Posts Tagged ‘ Naugatuck River ’

Exploring the Naugatuck River made easier

Feb 21st, 2014 | By

Boaters, fisherman, hikers and bikers will soon have more information on available recreational and greenway opportunities along the Naugatuck River because of a $6,000 grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation to expand the Naugatuck River Web site.

Sewage leaks into Naugatuck River, above Housatonic

Dec 28th, 2013 | By

Work crews stopped the sewage leak on Dec. 26 that dumped about 150,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Naugatuck River starting Dec. 25. The Naugatuck River merges with the Housatonic River in Derby and then flows south before emptying into the Long Island Sound between Stratford and Milford. According to news reports, the raw

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Ceremony Celebrates Opening of Naugatuck Greenway at 2:30 Dec. 20

Dec 20th, 2013 | By

The Naugatuck Department of Public Works will host a brief ceremony Friday to formally open the first phase of the Naugatuck Greenway.

Fish To Get Easier Journey On Naugatuck River

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By

The completion of a $4.75 million bypass channel around the Tingue Dam will allow fish once again to migrate to prime spawning areas on the Naugatuck River in Beacon Falls and Naugatuck. Historically, migratory fish, in particular Atlantic salmon and shad, were able to make their way up the river unrestricted. But the fish were

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Naugatuck River’s profile, greenway plans, to get boost from event

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Highlighting beauty and environmental awareness along the Naugatuck River will be a goal Sept. 23, when 45 cyclists from the Waterbury YMCA will ride from Torrington to Derby to raise awareness about the somewhat forgotten river’s status and plans for a greenway through river towns. For more on this story, visit: Naugatuck River’s profile, greenway

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Group launches Website to celebrate revitalized Naugatuck River

Jun 10th, 2012 | By

Members of the Naugatuck River Steering Committee, including representatives from river organizations, state and local government and foundations, recently launched, a new website that proclaims the revival and resurgence of the Naugatuck River as a recreational asset for the Naugatuck River valley. For more on this story, visit: Group launches Website to celebrate revitalized

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Torrington community gathers to clean up Naugatuck River

Jun 4th, 2012 | By

A yearly tradition of cleaning the Naugatuck River banks wasn’t slowed down by the wet conditions Saturday, as community members joined forces with the city of Torrington, Trout Unlimited and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. For more on this story, visit: Torrington community gathers to clean up Naugatuck River- The Register Citizen.