Category Archives: News

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Land purchase goes to town meeting

PROSPECT — Voters will decide in September whether Cheshire will be allowed to purchase a small portion of land in Prospect. A town meeting will be held Sept. 2 to…

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Classes ready to resume

Students in Region 16 and Naugatuck will return to school after one last, long summer weekend. The new school year starts Tuesday in Region 16, which covers Beacon Falls and…

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Tenure ends for superintendent

REGION 16 — After more than two and half years at the helm of the Region 16 school district, Superintendent of Schools Tim James is passing the torch. Aug. 29…

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Mother’s bravery inspires family

NAUGATUCK — She has battled a relentless disease for years and hasn’t complained once. That’s what family and friends say about Naugatuck resident Debra Lennon, 57, who has battled a…

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Letter: Ice Bucket Challenge a success

To the editor, The recent “Ice Bucket Challenge to Raise ALS Awareness” has been a monumental success because people from every walk of life in every town across the state…

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Borough company expanding in new office

NAUGATUCK — Ion Insurance Corp. has purchased a commercial building downtown where it will move its operations in mid-October. The company announced last week that it will move from its…

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Vandals strike at rec complex

BEACON FALLS — Vandals caused significant damage at the Pent Road Recreation Complex Sunday. Doors to two of the announcer’s booths behind the fields were kicked in, locks on two…

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Firefighter answers call to battle blaze

NAUGATUCK — While thousands of people fled the wildfire that ravaged their northern California communities this month, Naugatuck resident Scott Moro and 19 other Connecticut firefighters headed into those towns…

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Preservation officer OKs plans

NAUGATUCK — One historic building downtown will be demolished while another will be preserved, according to a recent ruling from the state’s historic preservation officer. Historic Preservation Officer Daniel Forrest…

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Obituary: Catherine (Harmon) White

CHESHIRE — Mrs. Catherine (Harmon) White, 97, formerly of Waterbury, passed away peacefully on Aug. 26, 2014 at Elim Park in Chehsire surrounded by her loving family. She was the…