Category Archives: News

Obituary: Sharon (Smegelski) Sodlosky

Sharon (Smegelski) Sodlosky, 74, passed away on Saturday Jan. 5, 2019 after a brief illness. She was born in Waterbury on Jan. 30, 1944, daughter of the late Thomas Stanley…

Obituary: David P. Porto

NAUGATUCK — David P. Porto, 61, husband of Suzanne M. (Myers) Porto, died unexpectedly on Jan. 20, 2019. Dave was born in Waterbury on Nov. 6, 1957 a son of…

Obituary: Alexander W. Piccolo

WATERBURY — Alexander W. Piccolo, 78, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at Waterbury Hospital. He was the husband of Geraldine (DeBernardo) Piccolo. Mr. Piccolo was born July 19, 1940…

Town Council eying two properties

PROSPECT — The town is eyeing two pieces of land. The Town Council voted Jan. 15 to spend up to $500 for an appraisal on a piece of property and…

Selectmen approve SUV purchase

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week approved the purchase of a 2008 Ford Escape for $4,896. First Selectman Christopher Bielik said the SUV will be used by…

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

REGION 16 — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from Jan. 28 through Feb. 1. On these dates, parents can pick up a packet…

Obituary: Stephen J. Sorbo

WATERBURY — Stephen J. Sorbo, 34, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 after a long battle with asthma. Stephen was born on April 7, 1984 in Waterbury, the son of Lucy…

Crash leads to fire at building that houses pizzeria

NAUGATUCK — A one-car crash on Cherry Street early Saturday morning caused a minor fire at the building that houses Mario’s Pizzeria. The accident occurred at about 2:05 a.m. Police…

Storm leaves many without power

Crews continue to tackle severe storm damage. Accumulated ice and wind gusts brought down tree limbs onto power lines and caused outages. We’re working to restore power as quickly and…

Ice skating rink open in Prospect

PROSPECT — The town’s ice skating rink is open for the season at a new location. Officials set up the temporary ice skating rink on the field behind Town Hall…