Lamont order revises state’s mask mandate

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont on May 18 renewed the current COVID-19 emergency declarations in the state through July 20 as...

Pair charged in Waterbury murder

BY MATT TOBIN REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — Police have charged two women with the murder of a 34-year-old Waterbury woman who worked with special-needs children in...

Lamont considering bringing back travel restrictions

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont is considering reimposing restrictions for travelers arriving from states with high rates of COVID-19. Lamont told reporters...

Former borough native receives 9 years for theft of Yale tech

By Bruno Matarazzo Jr. Republican-American NAUGATUCK -- A federal judge Thursday sentenced a former Naugatuck woman to nine years in prison for stealing and reselling...

Wrong way driver gets nine years for crash

BY BRUNO MATARAZZO JR. REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN NAUGATUCK -- A man who drove the wrong way on Route 8 in 2021 while fleeing from police and ultimately stopped...

KFC manager charged with stealing $12,000

BY ANDREAS YILMA REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN NAUGATUCK — A former Kentucky Fried Chicken manager who allegedly stole nearly $12,000 from the fast-food restaurant has been charged with second-degree...

2 inmates denied parole

BY BRUNO MATARAZZO JR. REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — The state parole board commended efforts by William Morales and Angelina Jamele on their rehabilitation in prison but ultimately...

Naugatuck father charged with assaulting infant child

NAUGATUCK -- A borough father was arrested after assaulting his infant child. Police officers responded to a residence on Andrew Avenue on June 13 on...

Metro-North switching to buses on Waterbury line

WATERBURY — Substitute buses will begin running in place of trains on the Waterbury branch Monday. Metro-North Railroad, which operates the rail line for the...

Naugatuck police find pounds of drugs, weapons in traffic stop

By Andreas Yilma Citizen's News NAUGATUCK -- Police uncovered a large quantity of marijuana and some gun ammunition in a traffic stop after finding firearms and...

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