Category Archives: Top Stories

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Labriola, Rebimbas unopposed

NAUGATUCK — There will be no drama Election Day in the 131st and 70th house districts. State representatives David Labriola and Rosa Rebimbas, both Republicans, are unopposed in their bids…

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Borough ready to demo home

NAUGATUCK — A seven year battle over a dilapidated house may come to an end soon. The house located at 146 Walnut St., which is owned by former Burgess and…

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Officials adopt third spending plan

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials adopted a $112.9 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year Tuesday night. The adopted budget is the third spending plan put forth by the Joint Boards…

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Cold case cards sold to inmates

NAUGATUCK — Investigators hope to solve some cold cases — including one from Naugatuck — after distributing playing cards within the state’s prison population. The Chief State Attorney’s Office recently…

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Charging up

Installation of station in Beacon Falls moves forward BEACON FALLS — The town is one step closer to getting its new electric vehicle charging station. CT Electric Car, a division…

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School employees submit complaint

NAUGATUCK — Allegations of bullying in a school system usually come from students complaining about other students. In Naugatuck, a recent complaint comes from employees at the school system’s administrative…

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Rematch in 89th District race

PROSPECT — The race in the 89th House District features a rematch from two years ago, only this time the roles are reversed. Republican incumbent Lezlye Zupkus is seeking re-election…

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Conroy, Willis seek House seat

BEACON FALLS — The two contenders in the race for the 105th House District are both planning how they can help the state. Democratic Incumbent Theresa Conroy, 57, is seeking…

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BOE seeks compromise on easement

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education has granted the town of Beacon Falls a conditional easement at Woodland Regional High School for local equestrians. The board, which…

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Markley, Robertson vie for 16th District

PROSPECT — Following endorsements earlier this year it looked as if state Sen. Joseph Markley (R-16) would be unopposed in his bid for re-election. That will not be the case…