Category Archives: News


Letter: Zupkus represents her constituency

To the editor, This letter is in response to a recent mailing indicating that Lezlye Zupkus, republican candidate for the 89th House District, is insensitive to women’s issues. Lezlye’s record…


Letter: Republicans will provide a better direction

To the editor, Our education system in our state and country is under complete overhaul with the newest implemented program, Common Core, and our future looks bleak because of it….


School board issues RFP for program

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education is searching for a provider to run a before and afterschool program at the new Prospect Elementary School when it opens…


Club chooses McPadden for award

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Rotary Club will honor Kathy McPadden with this year’s Paul Harris Award. McPadden, a lifelong Naugatuck resident, will be recognized at the club’s Annual Foundation Dinner…


Letter: Zupkus will stand and fight

To the editor, I recently had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with Lezlye Zupkus, our current state representative for Prospect, Bethany and Cheshire. She began her first term…


Letter: Zupkus stands up for real issues

To the editor, It appears that the phony “War on Women” has reared its ugly head this time at the local level. Don’t be fooled by made up issues. I…


Crisco, Tripp contend for Senate seat

Democratic state Sen. Joseph Crisco is seeking to secure his 12th term representing the 17th Senate District. Standing in his way is Republican challenger Philip Tripp. Crisco, a Woodbridge resident,…


Three in running for 15th District

NAUGATUCK — Democratic incumbent Joan Hartley is facing two challengers in her bid for an eighth term representing the 15th Senate District. The district includes Waterbury, Middlebury and Naugatuck. The…


Obituary: Millicent A. Ford

NAUGATUCK — Miss Millicent A. Ford, 82, of Naugatuck, passed away unexpectedly early Thursday morning, Oct 30, 2014, at her home. Miss Ford was born in Waterbury, March 18, 1932,…


Road closed for paving

NAUGATUCK — A portion of Union City Road is closed today for paving. Paving is taking place on the road from East Waterbury Road to Route 68. The work is…