Category Archives: Election

Letter: Change is a good thing

To the editor, I have been a Prospect resident since 1970. I was absent from town during my college years, but I chose to return when I started my family…

Full ballots hard to come by

When voters head to the polls in November, they may find their choices are limited. The Democratic and Republican town committees in Beacon Falls, Naugatuck, and Prospect endorsed their slates…

Prospect Dems back slate

PROSPECT — Prospect Democrats endorsed their slate last week for the November election without a candidate at the top of the ticket. The Democratic Town Committee didn’t endorse a candidate…

Hess gets nod for another run

NAUGATUCK — As members of the Democratic Town Committee stood Monday night in Town Hall to nominate Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess for another run, they spoke of the accomplishments…

Republicans back slate, lack mayor candidate  

NAUGATUCK — The Republican Town Committee endorsed its slate for the November election last week without a candidate to challenge Democrat incumbent Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess. “We have not…

Bielik tops ticket for Democrats

BEACON FALLS — First Selectman Christopher Bielik will once again lead the Democratic ticket into the November election. On Tuesday, the Democratic Town Committee endorsed Bielik for a third term…

Republicans turn to Chatfield for 21st time

PROSPECT — For the 21st consecutive time, the Republican Town Committee endorsed Robert Chatfield to lead the GOP ticket heading into November. Chatfield, who has been mayor since 1977 and…

Republicans tap George for first selectman run 

BEACON FALLS — Two years ago, Republicans headed into the municipal election without a first selectman candidate to lead the ticket on the ballot. That won’t be the case this…

Candidates sought to run on ticket

BEACON FALLS — The Democratic Town Committee is seeking candidates to apply and run on the Democratic slate for the November election. The following officers will be up for election:…

Chatfield announces bid for 21st term

PROSPECT — After four decades in office, Republican Mayor Robert Chatfield has no intentions of stepping aside yet. Chatfield, who will turn 74 in August, announced his plans to seek…