Category Archives: News


Emergency notifications to come from local number

PROSPECT — Emergency notifications will now come from a local number, according to Mayor Robert Chatfield. Chatfield said the town’s Code RED system was recently upgraded. In the past, the…


Fire engulfs vacant Beacon Falls home

BEACON FALLS — An early morning fire destroyed a vacant single-family home on Beacon Valley Road. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to a structure fire at 127 Beacon Valley…


Man charged with shooting at borough house

NAUGATUCK — A Waterbury man was arrested Saturday morning after police say he fired multiple gunshots at a home on Rubber Avenue following a domestic dispute. At about 5:45 a.m….


Police investigating armed robbery report

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police are investigating a reported armed robbery on General Pulaski Way. Police said a 13-year-old reported he was robbed by an unknown suspect at gunpoint Sunday at…


Obituary: Nancy E. (Shea) Lane

NAUGATUCK — Nancy E. (Shea) Lane, 70, widow of John R. Lane, passed away at Waterbury Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Mrs. Lane was born in Burlington, Vt., on…


Library starting teen advisory group

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library is seeking middle school and high school students to join a new Teen Advisory Group. The group will meet Sept. 10 at the…


Prospect Library announces September artist

PROSPECT — The Prospect Library will feature the artwork of Prospect native Jennifer Tomaiolo in September. Tomaiolo earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan and a…


School year set to begin

The first day of school for Naugatuck and Region 16 public schools is Monday. School start times for Naugatuck are 8:55 a.m. for elementary schools, 8:25 a.m. for intermediate schools,…


Ordinance would offer seniors tax credit

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week approved sending a proposed ordinance that would provide property tax credits to senior citizens and totally disabled homeowners to a public hearing. The…