Category Archives: News

Commission approves regulation change

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission approved changes to its regulations Nov. 15 to allow single family homes in the RA-2 zone. Although multi-family homes were previously allowed in the zone,…

Borough shakes up land use positions

NAUGATUCK — A shake-up in positions in the borough’s land use office is saving the town about $11,000 a year, according to Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess. In the past,…

Obituary: Mary Gallagher

THE VILLAGES, Fla. — Mary (Spock) Gallagher, wife of Joseph G. Gallagher formerly of Sharon Avenue in Naugatuck, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 after spending the last…

New parking spots for combat-wounded vets

PROSPECT — There are now parking spots reserved for veterans wounded in combat at Town Hall and the Prospect Senior Center. The spaces — one each at Town Hall and…

Letter: Americans should be able to test out tax reform

To the editor, President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan have had numerous press briefings where they held up and hugged the new one page tax form. They declared how…

Naugatuck club planning skiing trips

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Ski/Snowboard Club is planning several trips to Mohawk Mountain beginning in January. The club, which is run through the Park and Recreation Department, is for children…

School board transfers funds to absorb cuts

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week transferred $939,279 to contingency to cover cuts in state education funding. A prolonged state budget stalemate came to an…

State cuts turn out to be tolerable

After a few anxious months, municipal leaders now have a state budget in their hands, and its impact isn’t as bad as once feared. The state legislature approved a $41.3…

State denies reimbursement for school land

REGION 16 — School administrators are hoping that a meeting with state officials will change their minds on a decision to deny any reimbursement for the land bought for Prospect…

Custom car show returning to borough

NAUGATUCK — The Connecticut Custom Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will return to Naugatuck this weekend. The show is at the Naugatuck Event Center, 6 Rubber Ave., from 10 a.m….