Category Archives: Top Stories

Suspected dealer charged in connection with man’s overdose

NAUGATUCK — Police charged an Ansonia man with supplying the crack cocaine a Naugatuck man used before overdosing and dying late last year. Rodney Coriano, 29, of 218 North State…

Fire has silver lining

Insurance payout to help with renovations to Tuttle house NAUGATUCK — Six months after a fire burned a hole in the roof of the Tuttle house, the borough received some…

Selectman withdraws FOI complaint, files new request

BEACON FALLS — Selectman Michael Krenesky withdrew a freedom of information complaint against Tax Collector Mary Anne Holloway last week prior to a hearing and days before filing a new…

Police investigating armed robbery in Prospect

PROSPECT — Two men robbed the Sunoco gas station on Waterbury Road at gunpoint Wednesday night. Police responded to the gas station at 68 Waterbury Road at about 8:45 p.m….

Inspections detail corrosion of sprinkler pipes

REGION 16 — An inspection of the pipes for the sprinkler system at Woodland Regional High School found 110 locations that are corroded and need to be fixed. Director of…

Jury awards $15.6M in fatal fall case

NAUGATUCK — The family of a 24-year-old Stratford man who died after falling from a fourth-story window during a fight at a house party in 2013 was awarded nearly $15.6…

Dream may end for borough resident

NAUGATUCK — Ruan Marinho’s lack of citizenship and legal immigration papers cost him his job last year. He was 22 and working for AT&T when he forgot to renew his…

Fire officials give update on fleet’s status 

PROSPECT — The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department’s Fire Engine 5 is due for replacement in 2019, an expense that promises to top $750,000. Fire Chief William Lauber and Captain John…

Parks from the past

Mayor hopes to breathe new life into forgotten land NAUGATUCK — Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess is hoping to expand the borough’s recreation options by restoring some of its history….

Superintendent eyes slight shift in start times

REGION 16 — Fifteen minutes is all it will take to resolve a long-standing busing issue in Region 16, according to Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin. Actually, 15 minutes at…