Category Archives: News

Letter: Fredericks is a financial watchdog

To the editor, I am honored to endorse my very good friend Tyler Fredericks for burgess in Naugatuck. I grew up with Tyler but live in Shelton. We are very…

Prospect hosting Pumpkin Festival

PROSPECT — The town will get in the autumn spirit on Saturday with the 14th annual Pumpkin Festival. “It’s the last social activity of the fall,” Mayor Robert Chatfield said….

Beacon Falls man charged with sexual assault

BEACON FALLS — Police charged a 25-year-old town man Tuesday with sexual assault. John Atkins, 343 Rimmon Hill Road, was arrested on a warrant at the Troop I state police…

Letter: Personal misfortune shouldn’t be a political game

To the editor, Well, here we go again. As another election cycle approaches, letters begin appearing with disparaging comments about party candidates’ qualifications, character and abilities to lead. I’m talking…

United Way kicks off campaign

NAUGATUCK — Give. Advocate. Volunteer. That was the advice United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls 2017 Campaign Chairman David Rotatori had for ensuring the United Way is able to…

Obituary: Archie James Goss

WATERBURY — Archie James Goss, 81, husband of Rae Ann (Fritz) Goss, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at Regal Care of Waterbury. Mr. Goss was born in Pennsylvania…

Borough residents float nature center idea

NAUGATUCK — Residents are interested in creating a nature center on borough property similar to the Flanders Nature Center in Woodbury and the Ansonia Nature Center. The group is looking…

Community steps forward to aid grieving family

BEACON FALLS — The community is rallying to support the family of a 7-year-old cheerleader who died unexpectedly Saturday evening. Alyssa L. Fitzpatrick was a second-grader at Laurel Ledge Elementary…

Prospect joins opioid lawsuit

PROSPECT — The Town Council voted last week to join the city of Waterbury in a lawsuit against manufacturers of prescription opioids. “I’ve seen what happens first hand,” Prospect Mayor…

Policy sets process for emergency purchases

NAUGATUCK — The borough has a new policy that is designed to streamline and define the process to make emergency purchases. Under the policy, which the Board of Mayor and…