Category Archives: News

Letter: Event a great example of working together 

To the editor, On Sunday, Nov. 20 the Naugatuck Historical Society held a program on Lucy Stone, the Suffragette, at the Neary Ballroom. The presenter, Judith Kalaora, was superb. What…

Region 16 ready to roll out one-to-one program

REGION 16 — When the 2018-19 school year begins in Region 16, every student in grades six through 12 will have their own Chromebook to use in class — that’s…

Service lands Burns in Hall of Fame

NAUGATUCK — Two months after turning 18 years old in 1944, Robert Burns enlisted in the U.S. Navy. “I joined the Navy because we were at war and that was…

Scheithes to receive Citizenship Award

NAUGATUCK — The borough is honoring a couple who has given back to the youth of Naugatuck for more than three decades. Lifelong borough residents Fred and Jeanne Scheithe are…

Bridge slated to be closed this weekend

NAUGATUCK — The Route 68 bridge is scheduled to be closed this weekend, police announced. The bridge, which connects Bridge Street to Prospect Street, is undergoing a significant rehabilitation project….

Initiative funds Region 16 proposals 

REGION 16 — A dozen proposals were funded this year under Region 16’s innovative grant initiative. The initiative was started by the Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools…

Letter: Obama shouldn’t be advising Trump

To the editor, Where does [President Barack] Obama come off thinking he has to advise [President-elect Donald] Trump about being president? There is nothing that Obama has done that doesn’t…

Towns to kick off the holiday season

The towns of Prospect, Beacon Falls, and Naugatuck are planning to ring in the holiday season this weekend. Beacon Hose Company No. 1 will get Beacon Falls in the holiday…

Borough may use aerial images to help with assessments

NAUGATUCK — The borough may employ a new way of viewing taxable properties — from the sky. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses is considering hiring Pictometry, a Henrietta, N.Y.-based…

Prospect police investigating break-ins

PROSPECT — Police are investigating a daytime burglary of a home on Scott Road. Police reported someone broke into the house at 171 Scott Road on Nov. 22 by forcing…