Naugatuck River access point still closed, police in process of arresting dumping suspects

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NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH) — Naugatuck’s mayor told News 8 police are in the process of arresting a group of people for illegally dumping in the Naugatuck River.

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An access area to the river on Platts Mill Road has been closed since July because people were dumping trash.

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At this moment, there is no timetable for when that access point will be reopened.


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