Mother waits after son’s accident

BY LIVI STANFORD REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Picking up the phone and hearing her son’s frantic, screaming voice on the other end, Bambi Vazquez could not fathom the news,...

BOE reassigning Naugatuck High associate principal

Andreas Yilma And Elio Gugliotti, Citizen’s News NAUGATUCK — An independent investigation concluded there was no evidence that Naugatuck High School associate principal Johnna Hunt...

Naugatuck school board names three new principals

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer NAUGATUCK — Three borough schools will have new leadership come July. The Board of Education this month hired Tiffany Deitelbaum as...

Lamont to seek emergency order extension

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont is preparing to ask the legislature to extend Connecticut's state of emergency due to COVID-19 beyond...

Police find drugs, gun after pursuit ends with head-on crash  

By Andrew Larson, Republican-American NAUGATUCK — A man and a woman face a slew of charges after engaging police in a pursuit, driving the wrong...

Father sentenced to 18 months for severely injuring infant child

BY BRUNO MATARAZZO JR. REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN NAUGATUCK — A judge sentenced a 40-year-old father to 18 months in prison for injuring his infant child for not drinking...

Mutual aid EMS calls from Naugatuck ‘too much’ for area providers

By Elio Gugliotti, Editor NAUGATUCK — Four area EMS providers have stopped responding to non-life threatening mutual aid calls in the borough, citing a “failing...

Naugatuck judge up for re-election faces three DUI charges

By Andreas Yilma Citizen's News NAUGATUCK -- Probate Judge Peter E. Mariano faces a court date Monday, May 9 on three drunken-driving charges. Police last year charged...

Probate judge plea deal nets 1-year term for 3 DUI charges

By Andreas Yilma Citizen's News WATERBURY -- Probate Judge Peter Mariano was sentenced to one year in jail but served just four days for three drunken-driving...

Former Naugatuck resident nabbed in drug bust

BY BRUNO MATARAZZO JR. REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN WATERBURY — When it came time for Gawayne Fisher to order his newest supply of heroin, he had a special request. “Yo,...

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