Category Archives: News


Energy park plan hits a snag

BEACON FALLS — Hopes to build the world’s largest fuel cell project here has hit a road block as regional authorities failed to choose the endeavor for contract negotiations. CT…


Road work begins in borough

NAUGATUCK — Repairs started today on several streets in the borough. The milling and paving is scheduled to continue throughout the week. The following roads are slated to be repaired:…


Man claims borough police gave away dog

NAUGATUCK — A Stratford man alleges in a lawsuit that Naugatuck police improperly gave away his dog after he was found drunk with the animal behind a fast food restaurant…


Archdiocese transfers beloved priest

PROSPECT — A veil of sadness has fallen over the hearts of parishioners at St. Anthony’s Church as their beloved spiritual leader is being relocated. “Effective Oct. 24, Rev. Mark…


Forum to discuss talented, gifted program

PROSPECT — Officials will hold an open forum on the new talented and gifted program at Long River Middle School. The program was introduced at Long River this school year….


Association to honor NHS alumni

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Alumni Association will honor six alumni next weekend with the Robert L. Genovese Patriotism Award. The award is given to Naugatuck High alumni for…


Letter: Election is a referendum on the last eight years

To the editor, This year’s presidential election is unlike anything seen before, in my lifetime anyways. We have two candidates who are far from ideal, but these are the choices…


Woodland team takes to timber

BEACON FALLS — Each Tuesday, a group of students gather behind Woodland Regional High School to throw axes and cut things up. It’s not vandalism, it’s the school’s newest club:…


School chief gets new contract

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Board of Education last week approved a new three-year contract for Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke. The contract runs from July 1, 2017 through June 30,…


Board adopts policy for bounced checks

NAUGATUCK — Residents who write checks to the borough that bounce will now be subject to a fine. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses this month adopted a policy that…