Category Archives: Top Stories


Leukemia survivor stages Relay for Life

BEACON FALLS — The first Relay for Life event of the year in the region — and the first one at Woodland Regional High School — was held Saturday afternoon….


Capital campaign making strides at YMCA

NAUGATUCK — The dark red walls, blackout curtains, and lights that change colors in the newly-renovated spin cycle studio all send the same message: this is not the old Naugatuck…


Mill rate set to decrease

Meeting scheduled for May 26 to vote on town budget BEACON FALLS — Taxpayers in town will see a slight decrease in taxes if voters approve the budget officials presented…


Borough, ambulance company reach settlement

NAUGATUCK — After years of fighting in court, the borough and Naugatuck Ambulance Corp. are getting ready to come to an agreement. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses approved a…


Slideshow: River Festival

BEACON FALLS — The 18th annual River Festival and Duck Race was held May 14 in Beacon Falls. The day started with the inaugural Jill’s Race for MS. The race…


Public comes out for Charter hearing

PROSPECT — About 40 people filled the Town Hall assembly room last week for a public hearing on a host of proposed Charter revisions, but two potential changes dominated the…


School board OKs budget transfers

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved budget transfers totaling $235,000 to pay for capital projects and a new reading program. The board made four…


Republicans back Logan in 17th District

Republicans have thrown their support behind George Logan to challenge Democrat state Sen. Joseph Crisco in the 17th District. “Over the past 20 years residents of the 17th Senatorial District…


Developer gives Parcel C plan a makeover

NAUGATUCK — The developers of a proposed retail and office complex on a well-known downtown land tract called Parcel C will modify plans to alleviate concerns from some borough officials….


BOE hires early childhood education coordinator

NAUGATUCK — A lifetime of learning begins with a single moment of wonder. That is the quote, from an unknown author, that Giocomina “Jackie” Bacon used on her application for…