Category Archives: News

Obituary: Robert Paquet

NAUGATUCK — Robert Paquet, 38, died unexpectedly on July 16, 2018. Robert was born on Nov. 1, 1979 in Waterbury, a son of Rejean Paquet and the late Annette (Demers)…

Obituary: Shirley T. Fleming

NAUGATUCK — Shirley T. Fleming, 91, the widow of James F. Fleming, died peacefully on July 19, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital while her daughters held her hands. Shirley was…

Honor roll: City Hill Middle School

The following students made the honor roll at City Hill Middle School for the third trimester of the 2017-18 school year.  High honor  Grade 8 Syed Koshaan Ali Kendall Elizabeth…

Beacon Hose reports service calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 72 emergency medical service calls and 35 fire calls in May, the company reported. The company also provided fire mutual…

Naugatuck chasing cars registered out of state 

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck has turned to a private investigations firm as the first step to combat what officials described as an ongoing problem that is costing the borough tax revenue….

Selectmen approve tax incentives for businesses

BEACON FALLS — Two businesses are the first that will take advantage of the town’s new tax incentive ordinance. The Board of Selectmen last week approved tax abatements for Goldenrod…

Obituary: Kenneth Mark Michel

Kenneth Mark Michel, 47, beloved companion of Christina Fox, of Naugatuck, died July 4, 2018 at Griffin Hospital. Born in Derby on July 27, 1970, he was the son of…

Store participating in backpack giveaway

NAUGATUCK — The Verizon Wireless store at 1007 New Haven Road is taking part in The Cellular Connection’s annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. Between 1 and 4 p.m. on Sunday,…

Obituary: Mark C. Lapinski

PROSEPCT — Mark C. Lapinski, 65, beloved husband of Elizabeth Kreczko Lapinski, of Prospect, died peacefully on July 15, 2018 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by family. Born…

Police investigating break-in at doctor’s office  

PROSPECT — Police are investigating a possible burglary at an optometrists’ office on Waterbury Road. Police reported a back door at the office of Dr. Deluca, Dr. Marciano and Associates…