Category Archives: News


Obituary: John J. Holloway

OXFORD — John J. Holloway, 87, of Oxford, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. John was born in Waterbury, on Feb. 10, 1928, and…


Trash collection pushed back

BEACON FALLS — Trash collection in town has been pushed back a day due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Trash will be picked up on Saturday this week, instead of Friday.


Police charge student with assaulting guard

NAUGATUCK — A 12-year-old City Hill Middle School student was arrested last week after police say he assaulted a security guard at the school. Police reported the student, whose name…


Church clothier holding sale

NAUGATUCK — United Methodist Church is running a bag sale in December and January. A bag of clothes from the church clothier will be $5 during these months. The clothier…


Betkoski takes national leadership post

NEW BRITAIN — A state utilities regulator from Beacon Falls has accepted a national-level leadership post and is next in line to become president of his professional fraternity. Public Utilities…


Trash collection delayed due to holiday

NAUGATUCK — Trash and recycle collections typically done on Thursdays and Fridays will be pushed back a day this week due to Thanksgiving. The Recycle Center will be closed on…


Police upping enforcement of seatbelt laws

Naugatuck and Prospect police are reminding drivers to “click it or ticket.” Police will be stepping up enforcement of seatbelt laws through Nov. 30 as part of the national Click…


Cellular Connection holding food drive

NAUGATUCK — The Cellular Connection in Naugatuck is holding a food drive through Dec. 14 as part of the national Stop the Hunger campaign. Donations of canned and boxed food…


Mezzo’s tenure marked by difficult decisions

NAUGATUCK — Robert Mezzo sat at the desk in the Mayor’s Office early last week putting the final touches on his six and a half years as the borough’s leader….


Obituary: Anthony Joseph Augelli

PROSPECT — Mr. Anthony Joseph Augelli, 86, of Prospect, passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was the loving husband of Rosemarie J. (Mangini) Augelli. Mr….