Category Archives: News

Update: Teen reported missing found safe

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck teen reported missing Tuesday afternoon has been found. Police reported 15-year-old Yelena Cruz was found safe and unharmed. Cruz’s family reported her missing at about 12…

Obituary: Marion S. Lubinski

NAUGATUCK — Marion S. Lubinski, 85, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Mrs. Lubinski was born June 9, 1933 in Hamburg, Germany. She was a longtime…

Obituary: Susan (Simpson) Bush

BETHANY — Susan (Simpson) Bush, 62, wife of Steven J. Bush, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at Masonic Care of Wallingford. Susan was born in Derby on June…

Obituary: Eleanor W. Lawson

NAUGATUCK — Eleanor W. Lawson, 101, passed away surrounded by her loving family at the home of her son on Sept. 21, 2018. She was the devoted wife of the…

Obituary: Christopher Mailhot

THOMASTON — Christopher Mailhot, 55, husband of Tammy (Olander) Mailhot, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Waterbury on…

Campaign a step in building ‘opportunity for all’

NAUGATUCK — Christopher Ortiz’s first introduction to the United Way came in the form of a turkey drive in New Haven when he was a student and football player at…

Obituary: Daniel S. Warner

NAUGATUCK — Daniel S. Warner, 88, husband of Helen (Shipkosky) Warner, died suddenly and unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Mr. Warner was born on May 14, 1930, in Scranton, Pa.,…

Obituary: Larry A. Simpson

BETHANY — Larry A. Simpson, 63, passed away suddenly surrounded by his loving family and friends on Sept 18, 2018. Larry is son of the late John and Lila Simpson….

Board adds teacher at Salem Elementary School

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved hiring an additional fourth-grade teacher to alleviate class size issues at Salem Elementary School. There are 55 fourth-graders and two fourth-grade…

Letter: Beacon Falls should have a sewer usage fee

To the editor, When will our town leadership wake up? Beacon Falls is one of the only towns in the Valley without a sewer usage fee. Less than 50 percent…