Category Archives: News


Obituary: Gabriel Almeida

NAUGATUCK — Gabriel Almeida, 91, passed Thursday, April 23, 2015 at his home. He was the husband of the late Mary (Barboza) Almeida. Mr. Almeida was born March 26, 1924…


Obituary: Harold Edward King

BEACON FALLS — Harold Edward King, 98, the husband of the late Matilda (Armonat) King for 59 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Wedgewood Assisted Living…


Two charged after children left in car being towed

NAUGATUCK — A Massachusetts woman and a tow-truck driver from Greenwich were arrested after they allowed children to remain in a car while it was being towed over the weekend,…


Hess eyes mayor’s seat

NAUGATUCK — The thought of wanting to be mayor wasn’t one that crossed the mind of Democrat N. Warren “Pete” Hess III — until a couple of months ago. After…


Fire destroys Prospect home

PROSPECT — A discarded cigarette may have caused a fire that destroyed a home at 4 Old Schoolhouse Road on Sunday. The fire was called in at 4:30 p.m. by…


Hearings planned for school budget

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is planning two hearings on the proposed 2015-16 school budget. The first will be at 6 p.m. April 30 at Naugatuck High School. The…


Letter: A new paradigm for government

To the editor, Politicians are elected to solve problems, but they in stay empowered by creating problems. Elected officials were elected to build and maintain roads, supervise disease control and…


Club puts personal twist on Godspell

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club is taking on one of its biggest productions. The club will present the musical Godspell the first weekend of May….


Consultants to scrutinize Art6 plan

(Editor’s note: The story has been updated to reflect a change in the location of a public meeting on the Ar6 project. The meeting is April 29 at the Naugatuck…