Category Archives: News


Obituary: Roberta Anderson Massey

NAUGATUCK — Dr. Roberta Anderson Massey, 76, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 24, at her home surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was the widow of Richard S….


Brush fire extends to shed

NAUGATUCK — A brush fire extended into a gardening shed in the backyard of 12 Fairwood Road on Sunday, Fire Capt. Vincent Healy said. The fire, called in at 3:21…


Naugatuck police blotter

The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: THALES SILVA, 18, of 338 Cherry St. Ext., Naugatuck, was charged May 18 with second-degree harassment. Police reported on May 18 at…


Obituary: Sadie (Mis) Dombroski

BEACON FALLS — Sadie (Mis) Dombroski, 97, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at her home. She was widow of Zigmond Dombroski. Mrs. Dombroski was born in Beacon Falls,…


Capital briefs

Bill changes coverage for police, firefighters HARTFORD — The state Senate passed legislation last week that would require cities and towns to cover certain mental health injuries suffered on the…


Flyover a dream come true

NAUGATUCK — Massachusetts Air National Guard Major Matt Woodfield remembers clutching an American flag outside his grandfather’s computer shop on Church Street and staring in awe. Two A-10 fighter jets…


Towns to commemorate Memorial Day

Naugatuck, Prospect and Beacon Falls will honor Memorial Day this weekend. Naugatuck’s annual Memorial Day parade will step off, rain or shine, at 9:15 a.m. on North Main Street. World…


Letter: Organ donations desperately needed

To the editor, About seven years ago I was diagnosed with an hereditary form of liver disease. For a long while the disease was not acute, and so I spent…


New school nearly finished

PROSPECT — The new Prospect Elementary School is ready to make its public debut. Punch-list items are the only things left to be done at the new school at 75…