Tag Archives: Naugatuck


Letter: Resident responds to letter on referendum turnout

To the editor, In response to Jan’s letter on July 24 of why there was a low turnout at the referendum: 1) I stayed home to vote yes. This is…


Letter: Natural gas is not a renewable energy source

To the editor, It would appear that Peter Christianson is easily dumbfounded if he could not grasp the rather simple message I attempted to convey in my letter last week….


Gunntown novel tells two tales

NAUGATUCK — Borough author Len Yannielli’s most recent novel is a tale of two Gunntowns. The novel, “Hurry Down Gunntown,” ties together two important chapters in the history of Gunntown…


Letter: Residents can’t afford burgeoning taxes

To the editor, We, the citizens of Naugatuck, are seeking a second referendum as we can’t afford the burgeoning taxes. Board of Finance Chairwoman Diane Scinto asks us if we…


Dean back on course

Naugatuck native Pat Dean is back in the driver’s seat and in the thick of a pennant race for the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings of the International League. The 2010…


Letter: Train station was ideal location for museum

To the editor, So, the Naugatuck railroad station will be sold, renovated and converted into an Italian restaurant. Huh. Do we really need another Italian restaurant, especially at the railroad…


Housatonic Valley bows out of tourney

The Connecticut Senior Babe Ruth state champs got off to a shaky start in the New England regional tournament Saturday. Housatonic Valley had to take on Cape Cod, Mass., who…


Letter: New businesses will ease tax burden

To the editor, It is no secret the main challenge facing Naugatuck today is our high tax rate. The tax burden on all of us is too high. And we…


Police stun suicidal suspect

NAUGATUCK — A man who caused a car accident while driving under the influence on New Haven Road last week got out of the car and started to slice his…


Update: Teens found safe

NAUGATUCK — Two teenage girls who were reported missing Wednesday have been found safe, police said. Police reported Friday morning that Alyssa Viveiros, 13, and Annabella Misteroni, 14, were located…