Category Archives: News

Obituary: Tillie S. Wilmot

PROSPECT — Tillie S. Wilmot of Prospect died of natural causes on July 22, 2014. She was 90. Born 1924 in Munich, Germany to Augusta Erhard Schwarz and Dr. William…

Letter: Enjoying summer, looking ahead to fall

To the editor, Spring wrap-up: I hope all of you are having a fun-filled relaxing summer — some trips, some swims, maybe even a little pick-up game of soccer with…

Facilities head resigns

REGION 16 — The number of administrative positions that need to be filled in the Region 16 district office rose to three last week after the resignation of Supervisor of…

YMCA offering running program

NAUGATUCK —The Naugatuck YMCA running program is starting a brand new half “crazy” marathon program on Tuesday. The program will run for 10 weeks and features group runs on Tuesday…

Foundation awards grant to United Way

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls is among four non-profits that will share $34,253 in LitLinks P3 grants awarded by the Connecticut Community Foundation. The United…

School board picks next superintendent

REGION 16 — The Board of Education reached into the Waterbury school system to find Region 16’s next superintendent of schools. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and…

Obituary: Mark Novocinski

WATERBURY — Mr. Mark Novocinski, 56, of Waterbury, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Mark was born in Waterbury on July 5, 1958, son of Edward and Lucy (Hills)…

Design for fire school goes out to bid

BEACON FALLS — Construction of a new Naugatuck Valley Regional Fire Training School has taken one more step forward. State Sen. Joseph Crisco (D-17), whose district includes Beacon Falls, recently…

Eastern Co. reports dip in income, sales

NAUGATUCK — After reporting positive first-quarter results earlier this year, The Eastern Co. last week posted significantly different results for the second quarter and first half of 2014. The Naugatuck-based…

Obituary: Carmen M. Santoro

PROSPECT — Mr. Carmen M. Santoro, 84, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Saint Mary’s Hospital as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Straitsville Road. He was the…