Category Archives: News

Obituary: Lona (Christensen) Caputo

NAUGATUCK — Lona (Christensen) Caputo, 85, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. She was born in Hjorring, Denmark on July…

Obituary: Carol A. (Fitzgerald) Stachowiak

NAUGATUCK — Carol A. (Fitzgerald) Stachowiak, 80, widow of Raymond Stachowiak, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital VITAS Unit on Saturday, Aug., 12, 2017. She was born in Belvedere,…

New health plan for town workers hits local pharmacy

BEACON FALLS — The owners of the local pharmacy felt miffed when the town’s new health insurance plan cut them out of the loop last month. “It’s very frustrating when…

Rescued dog facing surgery for tumor

NAUGATUCK — When Oreo’s owners surrendered their 6-year-old poodle mix to Poodle Rescue Connecticut last week, a tumor on his chest was so big, it dragged on the ground, causing…

Beacon Falls receives grant for loan program

BEACON FALLS — The town was among 11 communities awarded $11.5 million in federal housing grants distributed through the state government. Beacon Falls received a $400,000 grant to continue its…

Dean’s list

University of Maine at Farmington FARMINGTON, Maine — Olivia Ford of Naugatuck was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester at the University of Maine at Farmington….

Letter: Prospect needs to enter the 21st century

To the editor, One of the reasons that people love Prospect so dearly is that unlike many area towns we have managed to hang onto much of our nostalgic charm….

Clothing sale to benefit NHS Grad Nite

NAUGATUCK — A Retail 101 clothing sale will be held next weekend to support the Naugatuck High School Grad Nite. The sale is in the auxiliary gym at the high…

Letter: Statute doesn’t mandate commission’s authority

To the editor, In state statute Sec. 7-131a, it is not a mandated requirement that authority for supervising passive open space must be transferred to a conservation commission, as stated…