Category Archives: Top Stories


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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….


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…


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…


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…


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…