Category Archives: News


Naugatuck Class of 2011 begins new journey

NAUGATUCK — As the notes of “Pomp and Circumstance” mingled with the cheers of loved ones, the 111th graduating class of Naugatuck High School marched onto their football field for…


Class of 2011 follows the ‘Woodland Way’

BEACON FALLS — Amid talk of monkeys, bananas, failing preschool, Taco Bell, hide and seek, fruit salad, foot-long hot dogs, and having 16 boyfriends in a single school year, a…


Region 16 school board faces fight or flight decision

PROSPECT — To fight or not to fight, that’s the question before the Region 16 Board of Education as it contemplates its next step regarding a state ruling on magnet…


Referendum on borough budget set for July 19

NAUGATUCK — In a few weeks, the voters will decide the fate of Naugatuck’s budget. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses set July 19 as the day the borough budget…

Officer Brian Coney recieved an award for his role in saving the life of Tim McDevitt.

A hero’s welcome

NAUGATUCK — When Timothy McDevitt went into cardiac arrest in the midst of a severe snow storm January 12, police and ambulance crews responded within minutes, saving McDevitt’s life.

State and local officials honored the first responders in that incident and others who saved a woman from a burning house during a ceremony at Beacon Brook Health Center June 22.


Regionalization an option to buy paving equipment

BEACON FALLS — A second referendum to buy paving equipment is not likely following a public informational meeting on the subject last month. However, town officials are still perusing other…

Naugy firefighters don red for troops

NAUGATUCK — “Naugatuck supports our troops.” That’s the message the Naugatuck firefighters are sending every Friday when they sport red T-shirts to raise money for local troops oversees. Naugatuck firefighters…

Masked assailants make off with car, cash

NAUGATUCK – Masked robbers attacked two victims early Wednesday morning, making off with a car, cash, and cell phones. Police reported that the victims were parked a 2007 grey Acura…

Save Prospect President Tim Reilly asks the Prospect Town Council for money to offset his group's legal fees at a council meeting June 7. He later rescinded his request.

Save Prospect rescinds call for town reimbursement

PROSPECT — Save Prospect Corp. has retracted its request for the town to reimburse it for expenses incurred in the fight against industrial wind turbines in Prospect. Save Prospect President…

Police investigating road side robbery

NAUGATUCK — A 14-year-old teenager reported to police that he was robbed while walking on Rubber Avenue Monday night. According to a press release issued by the Naugatuck Police Department,…