Category Archives: News

School budget heads to district meeting

REGION 16 — The fate of Region 16’s proposed spending plan now rests in the voters’ hands. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and…

Obituary: William Bormolini

William “Bill” Bormolini, 92, of Livermore, Calif. and formerly of Southbury entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side….

DOT announces scheduled bridge closure

NAUGATUCK — The Route 68 bridge is scheduled to be closed this weekend for work that was expected to take place last weekend, the state Department of Transportation announced. The…

Land Trust to hold annual meeting

PROSPECT — The 23rd annual dinner meeting of the Prospect Land Trust is set for May 7 at the firehouse, 26 New Haven Road. The evening begins at 5 p.m….

Letter: Ladies auxiliary grateful to those who came to dinner

To the editor, On behalf of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department, thank you to all who came to our murder mystery dinner on April 1. It…

Couple ‘humbled’ by Foley Award

NAUGATUCK — In March,  Michael and Virginia Doxsey attended a University of Connecticut women’s basketball game in Bridgeport hoping for a victory. That night UConn won and so did the…

Obituary: Barbara J. (Schwartz) Rimkoski

NAUGATUCK — Barbara J. (Schwartz) Rimkoski, 73, loving wife of Robert F. Rimkoski, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 24, 2017, at the VITAS unit of St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded…

Leaking pipe to lead to remediation work

NAUGATUCK — A leaking pipe at the Early Childhood Center at Central Avenue won’t be such an easy fix. Earlier this month, officials discovered a water pipe leaking in the…

Rift emerges between borough, developers

NAUGATUCK — Developer John Lombard said he was frustrated with the Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation’s decision to deny proposed changes to his Parcel C plans. “We’re all sitting here scratching…

Intruder alarm precedes drill at NHS

NAUGATUCK — An intruder drill planned for this morning at Naugatuck High School never got going as police received an unplanned alarm for an intruder in the school’s child care…