Category Archives: News

Joint investigation targets drug dealing

WATERBURY — A joint investigation into drug dealing in the Greater Waterbury area netted charges against nearly 30 people, authorities say. Federal authorities announced on Thursday that they arrested 24…

Historical society offering scholarship

PROSPECT — The Prospect Historical Society is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who lives in Prospect and will be attending an institute of higher learning…

Police chief disciplines officer for Facebook posts

NAUGATUCK — An internal investigation into videos posted by police Lt. Bryan Cammarata on his personal Facebook page concluded he violated department policies, and the longtime officer will be suspended….

Letter: Mindful approaches needed to deal with increasing bear population

To the editor, Human interactions with wildlife need to be handled with care and mindfulness. People need a wakeup. People are just one part of the rhythm of nature connected…

Officials planning minor expansion of Prospect Senior Center

PROSPECT — The tiny kitchen at the Prospect Senior Center was bustling last week as Lori Anderson, who manages the kitchen, and her staff prepared to feed 140 people for…

School board backs $64.27M budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education will present a 2019-20 budget proposal to borough officials that increases school spending by a little more than $2 million. The board last week…

Naugatuck man charged with DUI after hitting pedestrian in parking lot

NAUGATUCK — A man suffered serious injuries after being run over by an SUV in a parking lot on Rubber Avenue Wednesday afternoon, according to police. Police suspect Domingos Teixeira,…

Enrollment in ECE courses up at NHS

NAUGATUCK — The number of Naugatuck High School students enrolled in University of Connecticut Early College Experience courses more than doubled from the 2017-18 school year to this school year….

Cooking up something healthy

NAUGATUCK — Five Naugatuck fourth-graders put their cooking skills and healthy recipes to the test last week during the Future Chef competition. The competition is sponsored by Sodexo, a national…

Finance board hears police budget request

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police officials are seeking to bring a patrol officer position back into the fold. For the past five years, Naugatuck Animal Control has been manned by a…