Category Archives: News


Budgets heading to vote

NAUGATUCK — Voters will have their say on the borough’s proposed 2015-16 budget. A referendum on the municipal and school budgets is July 7 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m….


Selectmen OK appraisal of school

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen voted last week to have an appraisal done on Community School in Prospect. The Board of Selectmen awarded a $4,500 contract to Shelton-based…


Letter: Uniform issue should be put to rest

To the editor, Time for a history lesson. It was the late 1990’s when I had the honor to sit on the Region 16 Board of Education. I remember well…


Obituary: Deolinda Martinez

NAUGATUCK — Deolinda Martinez, 88, a resident of Naugatuck for the past 59 years, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Paradigm Health Care Center of Prospect. She was the…


Letter: Flag discussion comes down to history

To the editor, The news lately makes a big deal about some southern states having discussions about flying a rebel flag celebrating aspects of the Civil War. There was a…


Officer struck by car

Police seeking public’s help to identify suspect NAUGATUCK — Borough police are searching for the driver of a car that hit a police officer Thursday night following Naugatuck’s fireworks display….


Graveline kicks off campaign

PROSPECT — Democrat Theresa Graveline stood before a large crowd of supporters Tuesday night promising to begin the next chapter in Prospect’s history. “I feel the time is right for…


Baker moving business to borough

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck man is bringing his baked goods home to the borough. John Cummings is preparing to move Stonehouse Baked Goods from its current Wolcott location to the…


Obituary: Henry J. Arsenault

NAUGATUCK — Henry J. Arsenault, 83, husband of the late Anna (Kostka) Arsenault, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Abbott Terrace Health Center. Born in Rumford, Maine, he…


Funds available for home improvement

NAUGATUCK — As a single mother who works for a nonprofit organization, Jill Mahoney wondered last year how she would pay for repairs to her single-family home built in 1900….