Category Archives: News

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….