Category Archives: News


Obituary: Carmen M. Santoro

PROSPECT — Mr. Carmen M. Santoro, 84, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Saint Mary’s Hospital as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Straitsville Road. He was the…


Naugatuck store giving away backpacks

NAUGATUCK — The Verizon Wireless store at 1007 New Haven Road is taking part in The Cellular Connection’s national School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Between noon and 2 p.m. on Aug….


Crash claims Prospect man’s life

Accident at blind intersection follows years of complaints PROSPECT — For several years, the Santoro family of Porter Hill Road has complained to town officials about the sight-line problem at…


Firefighters douse fire

NAUGATUCK — Firefighters responded to a large fire Sunday night in the Naugatuck Industrial Park. The fire broke out in the parking lot of New Christie Ventures at 31 Sheridan…


Naugatuck police blotter

The Naugatuck police department reported the following arrests: ROBERT CATON, 32, of 288 North Main St., Naugatuck, was charged July 24 with second-degree failure to appear. Police reported on July…


Update: Missing teen found

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck teenager who was reported missing on Monday after being gone for a day has been located. The Naugatuck Police Department reports that Tyler Kaminski, 15, has…


Letter: Finance board member says vote no

To the editor, On July 29, please vote “No Too High” in the Naugatuck budget referendum. The Board of Education budget is 53 percent of the total town budget. The…


Church seeks donations for fair

NAUGATUCK — St. Michael’s Church is accepting donations for its annual Village Green Fair. Donations of gently used household items, child-related items and books are sought. The church is unable…


Letter: Stand firm by voting no

To the editor, Thirty-five years ago, my husband and I bought our first and current home in Naugatuck. Naugatuck was a bit further north than we had planned to buy…


Registrars holding sign-up session

The Naugatuck and Prospect registrars of voters will hold special enrollment sessions Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. for the upcoming Republican primary. The sessions will be held at the…