Category Archives: Election


Hess registers as mayoral candidate

NAUGATUCK — A local attorney who has represented the borough in legal matters for several years will officially become a candidate for mayor. N. Warren “Pete” Hess, a-66-year-old Democrat, has…


Bronko to seek mayor’s seat

NAUGATUCK — At least two Republican candidates will seek the party’s nomination to run for mayor in November. By the middle of this week, Democrats may have at least one…


Olbrys announces run for mayor

NAUGATUCK — The race for mayor of Naugatuck has its first candidate. Burgess Alex Olbrys, a Republican, celebrated his 23rd birthday April 8 at The Corner Tavern by announcing his…


DTC seeks candidates

PROSPECT — The nominating committee of the Prospect Democratic Town Committee is seeking citizens interested in running for municipal office in the November 2015 election. Anyone interested is asked to…


Mezzo not seeking 4th term

NAUGATUCK — A fourth term in office isn’t in the cards for Mayor Robert Mezzo. Mezzo, a 43-year-old Democrat, announced on his blog that he won’t seek re-election in November….

State Sen. Joseph Crisco (D-17), left, and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro campaign outside of Andrew Avenue School in Naugatuck Tuesday morning. Crisco and DeLauro were both re-elected. –LUKE MARSHALL

Crisco earns 12th term

Democrat Joseph Crisco secured his 12th term in the state Senate Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Philip Tripp. Crisco, 78, of Woodbridge, has served the 17th District since 1992. The district…


Hartley breezes back into office

Democrat Joan Hartley (D-15) sailed to an eighth state Senate term on Tuesday. Hartley, a Waterbury native, is a human resource manager at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut….


Voters send Zupkus back to Hartford

PROSPECT — As the vote tallies rolled in Tuesday night it quickly became apparent that Republican incumbent Lezlye Zupkus would be representing the 89th House District for a second term….


Markley earns another term

SOUTHINGTON — State Sen. Joe Markley handily won a third term Tuesday representing the 16th Senate District. Markley, a Republican, defeated Working Families challenger Christopher Robertson by 16,003 votes, 21,913…


Conroy tops Willis in 105th race

SEYMOUR — Cheers and chants erupted Tuesday as Democrat Theresa Conroy swept up her second consecutive term representing the 105th House District. Conroy beat Republican challenger Robert Willis by 1,458…