Tag Archives: Bob Mezzo

Mayors’ budget decisions take prudence, planning

The sluggish economy continues to make things difficult on people trying to manage their money. That goes for local mayors during the budget season, too.

Prospect Mayor Bob Chatfield and Naugatuck Mayor Bob Mezzo spend plenty of their springs on crafting a budget that they think will best balance taxes with progress in their communities.

Mayor Robert Mezzo talks business at the Mayoral Luncheon Oct. 27. - LARAINE WESCHLER

Mezzo addresses business community

NAUGATUCK — Local business leaders got an update on everything from Renaissance Place to the high school referendum at the Mayoral Luncheon Oct. 27. Mayor Robert Mezzo spoke to members…


Mezzo: collaboration

The Citizen’s News recently sat down with the mayor to discuss his plans for the next two years. Over the coming weeks, we will be posting portions of his interview online. In this segment, Mayor Robert Mezzo talks about collaboration between the Board of Education and municipal government.


Mezzo enters second term with full slate

Mayor Robert Mezzo may have run unopposed, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t thought about his agenda for his second term in office.   “I still think, whether you’re running…

From left, Mayor Bob Mezzo, Earth Mayor Mary Lou Sharron, and State Rep. Rosa Rebimbas pledge allegiance to the flag during Naugatuck's Earth Mayor for the Day celebration.

Mary Lou Sharron honored as Earth Mayor for the Day

Naugatuck celebrated Earth Day by honoring Mary Lou Sharron as Earth Mayor for the Day at Town Hall April 21. Sharron played an important role in shutting down the toxic landfill that poisoned Naugatuck from 1947 to 1989.

Naugatuck Mayor Bob Mezzo, left, greets then gubernatorial candidate Dannel Malloy at the Naugatuck Fire House in November.

State budget battle could leave towns strapped for cash

While Gov. Dannel Malloy and the legislators up in Hartford are wrestling with the state budget, local elected officials are trying to put together their municipal budgets. Malloy’s proposed two-year,…

More businesses could move in to the Naugatuck Industrial Park if some of the parcels are subdivided.

Subdividing industrial park lots could equal more revenue for Naugatuck

With the recent demolition of the Peter Paul building, one of the last remnants of Naugatuck’s industrial past, borough leaders are looking for other ways to keep Naugatuck’s manufacturing tradition…