Category Archives: News


Letter: The taxpayers have spoken

To the editor, Once again, I’d like to express my sincere thanks to our patriotic and concerned taxpayers for their outstanding turnout at the Naugatuck budget referendum. With more than…


Obituary: Thomas Borzino

WATERTOWN — Mr. Thomas Borzino, 91, of Watertown, formerly of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully on Oct. 20, 2014 at Paradigm of Propsect, surrounded by his loving family. He was the…


Restaurant running food drive

NAUGATUCK — Tequila Grill is conducting a food drive for the Naugatuck Ecumenical Food Bank through the end of the month. Donations of non-perishable food items can be dropped off…


Hearing to discuss capital projects

NAUGATUCK — Residents will have an opportunity Thursday to hear about the capital projects they will be asked to vote on during the election in November. The meeting will be…


Prospect hosting fall festival

PROSPECT — The town’s annual autumnal festival returns this weekend with pumpkins, hay bales and a parade. The 11th annual Prospect Pumpkin Festival is Saturday in the Green from 4…


Letter: Band thankful for support

To the editor, The Naugatuck High School Band would like to thank the citizens of Naugatuck who supported us during our recent march-a-thon fundraising campaign. The young men and women…


Public speaks on spending plan

NAUGATUCK — About three dozen residents turned out for a public hearing Tuesday night on the borough’s third budget proposal. The current proposal is $112.9 million, an increase of roughly…


Ball field becomes classroom

NAUGATUCK — Rooftops on baseball dugouts served as desks, and a baseball diamond acted as a classroom Monday for students in the construction class at Naugatuck High School. Eight students…


Obituary: Lena Kritzman

Lena Kritzman, née Lena Patrizi, was born in Foiano della Chiana, Arezzo, Italy in 1921, and brought to America by her parents as an infant. She worked in the Scovill…


Suicide threat leads to temporary lockdown

NAUGATUCK — Two Naugatuck schools were temporarily placed on lockdown early Monday after a man who lives in the area in between both schools threatened to commit suicide, police said….