Category Archives: News


Whittemore Bridge work begins

NAUGATUCK — Drivers traveling through downtown Naugatuck will face detours as work on the 104-year-old Whittemore Bridge is under way. The $6 million reconstruction project on the bridge, which connects…


Update: Missing teen located

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck teenager who was reported missing has been found safe and unharmed, police said. Police announced at about 12:30 p.m. Monday that Amanda Stevens, 15, was located….


Obituary: Johanna E. (Wysocki) Popowchak

ANSONIA — Johanna E. (Wysocki) Popowchak, 80, of Ansonia, beloved wife of the late Paul Popowchak, died peacefully on June 22, 2016, at her home. Born in Scranton, Pa., she…


Obituary: Patricia Tata

WATERBURY — Patricia Tata, 68, died peacefully on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Abbott Terrace Health Center. Patricia was born on July 24, 1947 in Winsted, a daughter of the…


Taxpayers urged to check car bills

PROSPECT — As area residents start receiving their motor vehicle tax bills in the coming weeks, officials are warning them to check the bills for accuracy. “Open it when it…


Borough holding fireworks celebration

NAUGATUCK — The borough will kick off the Fourth of July weekend with some fireworks. Naugatuck’s fireworks celebration is July 1. The event begins at 6 p.m. on Old Firehouse…


Prospect Library announces July exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Library will feature the artwork of resident Lisa Collucci in July. Collucci has been creating art for more than 50 years, a press release stated. Her…


Letter: Veteran questions why the low turnout at vigil

To the editor, Last Saturday an event took place on the Naugatuck Green which was publicized in both local newspapers, on radio, with posters placed around town, a sign by…


Obituary: Carmen Irene Scinto

Carmen Irene Scinto, beloved wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend, went home to be with the Lord on Jun. 23, 2016. Carmen’s parents, Irene Rodriguez Gelpi and Federico Rodriguez Trelles,…


Permit paves way for work at former school

NAUGATUCK — A Southington-based developer has been granted permission to begin the transformation of the former Prospect Street School into a mixed-use development. The Zoning Commission June 15 unanimously approved…