Category Archives: News

Selectmen set policy for voter validation

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week approved a new policy to require the registrars of voters to validate and check in voters at town meetings. The town…

School board appoints Mariano dean of students at NHS

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education didn’t have to look far to find a new dean of students for Naugatuck High School. The school board this month appointed Brian Mariano…

Liquor taken in package store burglary

NAUGATUCK — A man made off with several bottles of liquor after breaking into a package store on New Haven Road Friday. Police said the suspect forced his way into…

Women on mission to combat suicide among veterans

NAUGATUCK — Not many people are aware that 22 veterans commit suicide every day, says Naugatuck resident Jennifer Hanley. Hanley, along with several friends and fellow motorcyclists, decided to do…

Naugatuck partners with Waterbury to form regional development agency

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials approved partnering with Waterbury on a new development agency that will focus on regional economic development projects. “Working together is the way of the future and…

Region 16 officials investigating after porn link sent to students

PROSPECT — Region 16 officials are investigating an incident involving a link to pornography being sent to several groups of students via Schoology, a web-based management system used by the…

Contract phases in Naugatuck’s next assessor

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials and Wallingford Assessor Shelby Jackson have reached an agreement for Jackson to take on the same role in Naugatuck, but not until 2021. The borough and…

Board continues litter ordinance hearing

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses continued a hearing on amendments to the litter ordinance to its September meeting. Officials are proposing several changes to the ordinance. Among…

Familiar face to serve as interim Andrew Avenue principal

NAUGATUCK — As the search for the next principal of Andrew Avenue Elementary School continues, officials have turned to a familiar face to lead the school in the interim. Former…

Board gives Rubber Avenue roundabout the green light

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses has given its blessing to move forward with a modern roundabout as part of a Rubber Avenue reconstruction project. The board voted…