Category Archives: News

Beacon Hose reports January calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 56 emergency medical calls and 25 fire calls in January, the company reported. The company conducted training in bloodborne/airborne pathogens,…

Prospect Library announces March exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Library will feature the artwork of Matt Buonaiuto in March. Buonaiuto, a Prospect resident, is a self-taught oil painter. His paintings are primarily landscapes in oil,…

Letter: Family grateful for firefighters’ actions

To the editor, On behalf of my parents, Tom and Mary Alice Sullivan, and our entire family, I would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the members of the…

Development, improved train service go hand in hand

NAUGATUCK — Reliable and frequent train service would lead to an economic boon for the borough and other Valley towns. That was Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess’ message to the…

Feeling the budget pinch

Malloy’s plan hurts Beacon Falls and Prospect, helps Naugatuck Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed state budget has the majority of municipal leaders concerned about the future of their state aid. “If…

Residents call for cameras

PROSPECT — Officials are looking into the possibility of using security cameras to help keep an eye on the town following a resident’s request. Resident Angelica Ariola came before the…

Obituary: Mei-Chi Sarin

Mei-Chi “Mickey” Sarin, 69, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 in Sugar Land, Texas. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Robert Noah Sarin; her daughters. Mei-Ling and…

Obituary: Mitchell Phillip Grusz

SEYMOUR — Mitchell Phillip Grusz, 88, of Seymour, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at Shady Knoll Health Center. He was born in Pine Island, N.Y….

Police investigating reported robbery

BEACON FALLS — A 24-year-old man reported he was robbed of his cell phone and money while trying to buy marijuana Sunday night, police said. Police reported the victim was…

Teen found safe after running from school  

BEACON FALLS — An altercation between two students at Woodland Regional High School preceded one of the students running off and a multi-town search to locate him Thursday afternoon, according…