Category Archives: News


Burgess proposes community garden

NAUGATUCK — A plan to build a community garden in Naugatuck is beginning to sprout. Burgess Alex Olbrys has proposed a plot of land that used to be a pool…


Borough announces leaf collection

NAUGATUCK — The Public Works Department will collect leaves curbside April 21 through April 25. Leaves, pine needles and other soft yard waste will be collected on residents’ regular trash…


A traveling band

NHS students bring American music to France NAUGATUCK — Last year, students from Louise Michel High School in Gisors, Normandy, France came to Naugatuck to participate in a cultural exchange…


Voters OK appropriation for upgrades

REGION 16 — By a 60-vote margin, voters in Beacon Falls and Prospect approved the appropriation of $1,955,000 for security improvements in Region 16 at a referendum April 10. The…


PE teacher named nation’s best

NAUGATUCK — At the beginning of every school year, Tony Loomis shows Naugatuck High School students a picture of a rain cloud. Inside every raindrop is the name of an…


Collections on schedule for Good Friday

NAUGATUCK — Curbside collection of trash and recycling will be on schedule for Good Friday, April 18. The public works office will be closed on April 18 for the holiday. The recycling center and…


Relay for Life meeting in Prospect

PROSPECT — A team captain meeting for the Greater Waterbury Relay For Life will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Prospect Fire House on Route 69….


Obituary: Eleanor Theresa (Hayes) Benson

NAUGATUCK — Mrs. Eleanor Theresa (Hayes) Benson, 78, of Naugatuck, passed away in the early morning hours of Monday, April 14, 2014. She joins her husband Arthur R. Benson, who…


Naugatuck police blotter

The Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests: ROGER FARKAS, 70, of 43 Longview Terrace, Naugatuck, was charged April 7 with violation of probation. Police reported on April 7 at…


Renovations breathe new life into NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School athletes used to run on a track that had long stretches of rubberized material missing; they tried to avoid those areas so as to prevent…