Category Archives: News


Obituary: Lena Kritzman

Lena Kritzman, née Lena Patrizi, was born in Foiano della Chiana, Arezzo, Italy in 1921, and brought to America by her parents as an infant. She worked in the Scovill…


Suicide threat leads to temporary lockdown

NAUGATUCK — Two Naugatuck schools were temporarily placed on lockdown early Monday after a man who lives in the area in between both schools threatened to commit suicide, police said….


Naugatuck police blotter

The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: MATTHEW SOLBERG, 26, of 139 Lewis St., Naugatuck, was charged Oct. 13 with first-degree criminal trespass and possession of controlled substances. Police…


Obituary: Thomas J. Koskelowski

NAUGATUCK — Mr. Thomas J. Koskelowski, 63, of Naugatuck, passed away early Sunday morning, Oct. 19, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Mr. Koskelowski was born in Derby, Jan. 14, 1951,…


Obituary: Althea D. Hubbell

PROSPECT — Althea D. Hubbell, 89, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Waterbury Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Harold Hubbell….


Obituary: Robert J. Chesinas

NAUGATUCK — Mr. Robert J. Chesinas, 84, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully in the VITAS unit at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury after a brief illness. Mr. Chesinas was born…


Officials propose third budget

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials went back to the budget drawing board last week after the 2014-15 spending plan was rejected at a referendum for a second time. After hours of…


NHS holding parent-teacher conferences

NAUGATUCK — Parent-teacher conferences at Naugatuck High School will be held over three days this week. The conferences are scheduled for Wednesday from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday from 4…


Forum on Constitutional question

PROSPECT — The Prospect Democratic Town Committee is hosting a forum this month on the ballot question regarding a change to the Connecticut state constitution. The ballot question concerns a…


Letter: Nardello has lived a life of service

To the editor, I have seen Vickie Nardello in action serving Connecticut and in particular the 89th District from 1999-2012, and what I witnessed was an independent thinker, who governs…