Category Archives: News

Obituary: Robert V. Shove

WATERBURY — Robert “Bob” V. Shove, 95, husband of the late Anna Mae (Cipriano) Shove, passed away on Sept. 21, 2017 at Waterbury Gardens surrounded by his loving family. Bob…

Crash kills borough woman  

NAUGATUCK — A 27-year-old woman died after her vehicle struck a utility pole early Sunday morning. Police said Brittany Schuld, 27, of Naugatuck, was driving westbound near 994 May St….

Collision hospitalizes drivers

PROSPECT — Two motorists were seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a head-on crash on Route 68 in Prospect. Susan Jean Mariano, 68, of Manchester, was taken to Saint Mary’s Hospital…

Library offers tool to trace genealogy

PROSPECT — The Prospect Library has a new resource to help patrons trace their family trees. Ancestry Library Edition, an internet-based reference tool distributed by ProQuest, is now available at…

Letter: Rehab program was worth doing

To the editor, I participated in the rehab program in Beacon Falls administered by Lisa Low Associates in 2015 and was able to get many upgrades to my home with…

Letter: Another misstep with Lewis house

To the editor, The saga of the Tracy Lewis House continues. Another misstep and delay. Our town leaders proposed a survey on the ballot for Election Day asking the electorate…

Beacon Falls Library piloting Hoopla

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Library is piloting a new service this month that allows patrons to download comics, music, television shows and movies in addition to eBooks and…

Questions surface over fill

BEACON FALLS — Officials are working to determine whether O&G Industries is allowed to bring in and process excavated fill materials in town. Torrington-based O&G Industries owns three properties in…

School board opts not to request surplus funds

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week decided against moving forward with a plan to set aside surplus funds to cover the possible loss of a state grant. The…

Obituary: Maureen D. Marzano

NAUGATUCK — Maureen D. Marzano, 74, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. She was the wife of Michael D. Marzano, Sr….