Category Archives: News

Borough accepting letters to Santa

NAUGATUCK — The Park and Recreation Department is accepting letters to Santa Claus through Dec. 19. Letters can be dropped off in the mailbox in the entrance of the Public…

Mayor sends message of resurgence

NAUGATUCK — Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess sees an economic renaissance on the horizon for Naugatuck. That was the message Hess had for the audience during the Naugatuck Chamber of…

Firefighters coming to the aid of one of their own

BEACON FALLS — Back in July, David Rybinski was loading equipment on a trailer at work when he felt a pain in his upper right arm. Rybinski thought he might…

MTA identifies woman hit and killed by train

BEACON FALLS — The Metro Transit Authority Police Department identified the woman hit and killed by a train on Wednesday morning as 24-year-old Waterbury resident Caroline Cuebas. Cuebas was on…

Whittemore Library announces exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library will feature the oil paintings of Naugatuck resident Vladimir Burdoev this month. Burdoev, who is originally from Armenia, is a member of the Watertown Art…

Transfer covers loss in state revenue

 NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses voted last week to transfer $500,000 from the reserve fund to offset decreases in revenue from the state. When the state legislature…

State cuts grant for agency

NAUGATUCK — With the recent loss of a significant state grant to the Human Resource Development Agency, Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess is exploring ways to offer the same programs…

Obituary: Mary B. Shea

NAUGATUCK — Mary B. Shea, 90, passed away Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Patrick and Margaret (Griffin) Shea. Mary was born May 28, 2917…

Obituary: Charles R. Doback Sr.

NAUGATUCK — Charles R. Doback, Sr., 97, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at Beacon Brook Health Center. He was the husband of Margaret (Sheppard) Doback. Mr. Doback was born…

Woman hit and killed by train in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — A woman was struck and killed by a train on the Waterbury Branch of the Metro-North Railroad Wednesday morning. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Chief Brian DeGeorge…