Category Archives: Top Stories

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Police add foot patrol after robbery

NAUGATUCK — It was only a BB gun, but the way it was used during a recent holdup attempt was chilling. Now Naugatuck police are stepping up patrols in the…

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Contest to determine ‘Best Grapes’

BEACON FALLS — A local contest will find out who makes the best wine in the Naugatuck Valley. The Best Grapes in the Valley, Beacon Falls Rotary Club’s first wine…

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Festival rising for 31st year

NAUGATUCK — The Harvest Moon Festival is set to rise this weekend. The festival, which is in its 31st year, is Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and…

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New school chief on the job

REGION 16 — A new school year brings with it plenty of new faces. Among the new faces when Region 16 started class this month was Superintendent of Schools Michael…

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Town honors life-saving actions

BEACON FALLS — The town commended members of Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Sept. 8 for their efforts to help save a young boy’s life over Labor Day weekend. On…

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Dancing with heroes

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck veteran who served in Iraq is now helping military families by cutting a rug. Sgt. Greg Lovisolo, 30, joined the United States Marine Corps in 2002….

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Work to close road

PROSPECT — A stretch of Salem Road in Prospect, which turns into May Street in Naugatuck, will be closed for work beginning next week. The road will be closed from…

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Town hopes to turn brownfield green

BEACON FALLS — Town and state officials are working to bring green energy to Beacon Falls. During the Board of Selectmen’s meeting Sept. 8, First Selectman Christopher Bielik said the…

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Commuters want more trains

NAUGATUCK — Commuters who use Metro-North’s Waterbury branch line came out last week to air their grievances in hopes of getting of smoother ride. The Connecticut Commuter Rail Council and…

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Borough to add GPS to vehicles

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials will soon be keeping a close eye on where their Department of Public Works vehicles are going during the work day. They will add global positions…