Category Archives: News

Obituary: Mitchell Phillip Grusz

SEYMOUR — Mitchell Phillip Grusz, 88, of Seymour, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at Shady Knoll Health Center. He was born in Pine Island, N.Y….

Police investigating reported robbery

BEACON FALLS — A 24-year-old man reported he was robbed of his cell phone and money while trying to buy marijuana Sunday night, police said. Police reported the victim was…

Teen found safe after running from school  

BEACON FALLS — An altercation between two students at Woodland Regional High School preceded one of the students running off and a multi-town search to locate him Thursday afternoon, according…

Eastern Co. reports earnings

NAUATUCK — The Eastern Co.’s earnings have increased for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016, despite sales being down in the quarter and for the year. The 158-year-old…

Commission continues hearing on private school

NAUGATUCK — The second round of the public hearing on a proposed private high school on May Street brought further details on the project and more questions from residents. Yeshivas…

Slideshow: Imagination Playground

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck YMCA unveiled its new Imagination Playground on Tuesday. The playground equipment is a collection of custom-designed, oversized blue foam parts that provide a changing array of…

Letter: Resident thanks EMTs

To the editor, On Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, I suffered a medical emergency.  My husband called 911 and within five minutes EMTs were at our door. They were very efficient,…

Borough sees slim increase in grand list

NAUGATUCK — The borough saw a small increase in its grand list. Naugatuck’s 2016 grand list is $1.6 billion, an increase of $7 million or 0.44 percent over the 2015…

Police warn residents of scam

PROSPECT — Police warned residents to beware of scammers after receiving complaints this past weekend. Police said they received reports of incidents involving callers claiming to be collecting donations for…

Developer requests formal change to regulation

NAUGATUCK — A developer is seeking a formal change to the zoning regulation regarding age-restricted housing developments in the borough. Zoning regulation 58 currently governs age-restricted housing developments. The regulation…