Category Archives: News

Memorial Poppies available in honor of veterans

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Unit #17, American Legion Auxiliary, is asking residents to wear a poppy to honor a veteran. Wearing a Memorial Poppy during the Memorial Day holiday will honor…

Wait and see for wind farm

BNE wants to see votes for Colebrook plans PROSPECT — The company that wants to build the first commercial wind farm in the state will see how the Connecticut Siting…

Donations sought for Friends’ spring sale

BEACON FALLS — The Friends of Beacon Falls Library are now accepting donations of books, CDs, DVDS and audio books for its annual spring book and media sale, June 3…

Naugatuck schools may extend deadline for early retirement

NAUGATUCK — Not enough teachers and administrators signed up for the Board of Education’s early retirement incentive program, but the board is considering extending the deadline. “Why not go ahead…

Talks between Beacon Falls, unions hinge on email

BEACON FALLS — As town boards work to finish a revised town budget for next year, the town and unions are trying to reach concessions. Talks between the town and…

Many say party doesn’t matter in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Jubilant Republicans watching election returns on May 2 declared their party had come back after two years of Democratic control of the borough. “We won big, despite not…

Motorcycle ride to benefit Home-to-Home

On May 21, a motorcycle ride and picnic will be held to benefit the Home-to-Home-Foundation. The foundation is a Waterbury-based non-profit organization, founded by critical care pulmonary specialist Dr. Richard…

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Fresh-faced school board ready to work

NAUGATUCK — The new Board of Education met for its first regular meeting Thursday night at Western Elementary School. With five of the nine board members new to the position,…

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Woodland Hall of Fame inaugural class set

BEACON FALLS — There are some things in life that just don’t happen that much—perfect weather for a week of vacation, the whole family looking dapper for a portrait, or…

Siting Council member Philip Ashton speaks during the council's meeting May 12 in New Britain. The council voted 6-2 to deny BNE's petition to build two wind turbines in Prospect.
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Wind Prospect denied

NEW BRITAIN – After months of research and over $100,000 spent on legal fees and experts, the hard work has finally paid off for members of Save Prospect who fought…