Category Archives: Top Stories


Selectmen reinstate building inspector

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week voted to reinstate James Tucciarone as the town’s building inspector following an investigation into how he accounted for hours worked on…


Environmental testing finds PCBs

BEACON FALLS — An ongoing environmental assessment of a brownfield on Railroad Avenue has shown that the land is more contaminated than officials had hoped. The town received a $78,000…


Staywell branches out in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — With multiple offices in Waterbury, Staywell Health Center has expanded its footprint to Naugatuck. Staywell Health Center opened an outpatient medical center at 30 Church St. in August….


Officers climb ranks, firefighters begin careers in borough

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department marked the ascension of officers and the addition of new firefighters last week during a promotional and swearing-in ceremony. Firefighters Jonathan Raiola, Phillip Becker,…


Officials detail improvements planned for North Main Street

NAUGATUCK — The plans to reconstruct a portion of North Main Street have safety and ambiance in mind. The section of road between the Route 8 on- and off-ramps and…


Private learning

Plans call for high school campus in borough NAUGATUCK — A New York university is interested in building a private high school on a 56-acre parcel on May Street. The…


Picking through the remnants

NAUGATUCK — Wayne Malicki stood outside the former General DataComm building downtown on the morning of Oct. 8 waiting to get in to see what, if any, remnants of the…


Update: Woman not pursuing lawsuit against town, first responders  

BEACON FALLS — A Stamford woman is no longer pursuing a lawsuit against the town and Beacon Hose Company No. 1. A lawsuit was filed in superior court in Milford…


Reconstruction planned for North Main Street

NAUGATUCK — Officials are preparing for the complete reconstruction of a section of North Main Street. Public Works Director James Stewart said the section of the street between Curtiss Street…


Board agrees to take control of properties 

NAUGATUCK — The borough has taken control of three vacant properties with the hopes of making them useful again. Earlier this year, Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess announced an initiative…