Category Archives: News

Woodland women’s group aids tomorrow’s leaders

BEACON FALLS – Two Prospect teens earned unique opportunities in leadership and volunteering thanks to the first ever scholarships awarded by the Woodland for Women Worldwide organization. Sara Hughes, a…

Important

Peter Paul leaves family legacy

Naugatuck may be known as “Rubber City,” but for over 80 years, a sweeter product played a major role in the borough. Peter Paul shuttered its doors in 2007, but…

Important

Gunntown park a work in progress

NAUGATUCK –After 15 years of planning, Gunntown Passive Park and Land Preserve is open for business. The Parks and Recreation Department, in collaboration with various community organizations, hopes to host…

Important

A look ahead – what to expect from Naugatuck schools in 2011

Naugatuck Schools New Year, new budget The primary goal for the Board of Education going into 2011 is to get the budget done, according to Board Chair Kathleen Donovan. The…

Important

A look ahead – what to expect from Region 16 schools in 2011

Region 16 Schools New elementary to replace outdated buildings A newly-formed building committee will look at options for a new school on Talmadge Hill off of Route 69 in Prospect….

Important

A look ahead – what to expect in Beacon Falls in 2011

Town leaders in Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls all echoed the same manta – We’ll do the best we can with what little we have. With the economy seemingly at…

Important

A look ahead – what to expect in Prospect in 2011

Town leaders in Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls all echoed the same manta – We’ll do the best we can with what little we have. With the economy seemingly at…

Important

A look ahead — what to expect in Naugatuck in 2011

Town leaders in Naugatuck, Prospect, and Beacon Falls all echoed the same manta — “we’ll do the best we can with what little we have.” With the economy seemingly at a standstill, the coming year promises to be a slim one for town budgets. Even so, local town leaders have a lot of projects on their plates for 2011.

Important

Accident injures female truck driver, shuts down New Haven Road

NAUGATUCK – A female truck driver was taken to Saint Mary’s hospital with serious leg injuries Thursday morning after a car struck her.

The driver, from New Jersey, had just finished a car delivery to J&M Automotive and was standing outside her parked tractor trailer at 8:23 a.m. when a young driver from Prospect heading southbound on New Haven Road (Rt. 63) hit her and spun out of control, said Lieutenant Robert Harrison.

Giving’s in vogue for Beacon Falls clothing company

WATERBURY — Room after room, the routine was the same Dec. 22 at Wilson Elementary School. Santa Claus — also known as Robert Birrell — charged in wearing his trademark…