Category Archives: News

Obituary: Anna Lee Carey Van Allen

Anna Lee Carey Van Allen, 97, died peacefully at Pomperaug Woods, Aug. 14, near Naugatuck, her home for 65 years. Born Aug. 9, 1920 in Rose Valley, Pa., to Jessie…

NHS Class of ’77 planning reunion

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 1977’s 40th reunion is set for Sept. 23. The reunion is at the Watertown Golf Club on Guernseytown Road in Watertown and…

Region 16 offering classes for adults

REGION 16 — Region 16 is offering a host of adult education courses beginning in September. The classes are open to anyone 16 years old or older, who live in…

Selectmen fill finance board vacancy  

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen on Monday appointed Steve Leeper to the Board of Finance. Leeper is filling the unexpired term of Joe Dowdell, who is facing criminal…

Former train station’s transformation complete

NAUGATUCK — After nearly a year and half of work, The Station is open for business. More than 100 people crowded into the former Naugatuck train station at 195 Water…

Obituary: Peter Thomas (Schieffer) Freigant

WINSTED — Peter Thomas (Schieffer) Freigant, 63, husband of Barbara I. Freigant, died peacefully on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 at Hartford Hospital with his loving family by his side. Peter…

Naugatuck schools announce guidelines for programs

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school system announced its policy for determining eligibility for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. The income guidelines (pictured…

Borough hires new controller

NAUGATUCK — The borough has a new controller and some familiar faces in new positions. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses this month hired Allyson Bruce as the borough’s next…

Man fends of would-be robber

NAUGATUCK — A 74-year-old retired police officer foiled the plans of a would-be robber Tuesday morning in Linden Park. Police said the man was walking near the tennis courts in…

Obituary: Leah Faye Terrill

BEACON FALLS — Leah Faye Terrill, 78, passed away Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 at her home. She was the wife of the late Wallace Terrill. Mrs. Terrill was born March…