Category Archives: News

Obituary: Bruce Michael Wood

NAUGATUCK — Father Bruce Michael Wood, 80, of Naugatuck, a priest of the Diocese of Amarillo, Texas and a Naugatuck resident, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the VITAS…

Naugatuck announces Independence Day celebration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck’s Independence Day celebration will be July 3 from 6 to 10 p.m. on Old Firehouse Road. The celebration will feature vendors and a fireworks show. Any interested…

Letter: Residents just want to be treated fairly

To the editor, The residents and citizens of Chatfield Farms contribute over $l million, collectively, in property tax income to the town of Beacon Falls annually. We cost the town…

Enthusiastic about education

Burns named Naugatuck’s teacher of the year NAUGATUCK — After 16 years teaching in Naugatuck schools, Jodie Burns hasn’t lost any energy or enthusiasm for the job. “When I come…

A teacher of many talents

Region 16 taps Amato as teacher of the year BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School English teacher James Amato likes to maintain a mystique around his age within the…

Obituary: Mary Rose Ann Holland

NAUGATUCK — Mary Rose Ann Holland, 80, the wife of the late John “Jack” Holland died on June 21, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Rose was…

Council sets mill rate

Towns playing guessing game with state revenue PROSPECT — Weeks after the town’s budget was approved, the Town Council on Monday set the mill rate for the 2017-18 fiscal year…

Naugatuck police announce checkpoint

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department will be running a sobriety check point Saturday on the Salem Bridge from 6:30 p.m. through 2:30 a.m.

Obituary: Barbara (Potz) Jagello

NAUGATUCK — Barbara (Potz) Jagello, 88, widow of Walter A. Jagello, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born in Waterbury…

Obituary: William F. Scheithe

NAUGATUCK — William F. Scheithe, beloved husband of Betty A. (Rusgaitis) Scheithe, went home to the Lord at Beacon Brook Health Center on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Bill was born…