Category Archives: News

First tri-board meeting bears little fruit

NAUGATUCK — The philosophy behind the borough’s unprecedented “tri-board” meeting between the boards of Mayor and Burgesses, Education and Finance was met positively by officials for its promotion of transparency…

Third time the charm for NHS girls’ soccer

WATERBURY — The Naugatuck girls’ soccer team is the 2009 Naugatuck Valley League champion, after it defeated Torrington by a 5-1 margin Thursday night at Municipal Stadium. Tournament MVP senior…

Prospect complete election results

Winners’ names appear in bold. Mayor: Rep. Bob Chatfield (2,040), Dem. Charles Mallon (591) Town Council: Rep. Douglas B. Merriman (1,830), Rep. Robert E. Doyon (1,708), Rep. Jeffrey B. Slapikas…

Beacon Falls complete election results

Winners’ names appear in bold. First Selectman: Dem. Susan A. Cable (937), Rep. Michael A. Krenesky (791) Selectmen: Rep. Mike Krenesky (791), Dem. Dominick S. Sorrentino (970), Rep. Arthur Daigle,…

Illegal dentistry operation discovered

NAUGATUCK — Blood on the kitchen floor. A beach chair outfitted with lights that sat dental patients. Used syringes scattered about. Until last week, some area residents subjected themselves to…

Food Bank demand increases

NAUGATUCK — With the holiday season nearing and many local families still feeling the effects of an economic recession, the Ecumenical Food Bank is calling on the generosity of the…

Prospect Senior Center debars Mallon

PROSPECT — Every now and again, Republican Mayor Bob Chatfield pops in to the Prospect Senior Center. Seniors say he’s just checking in, saying hi, asking if anyone needs anything….

Cable still first selectman in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS – Democratic incumbent Susan A. Cable maintained her seat as first selectman of Beacon Falls with a 937-791 victory over Republican challenger Michael A. Krenesky. “I’m very, very…

Chatfield wins 17th straight term

PROSPECT — Republican incumbent Mayor Robert J. Chatfield secured his 17th consecutive term Tuesday with a landslide victory over Democratic challenger Charles F. Mallon. Chatfield won 78 percent of the vote, defeating the first-term Town Council member, 2,040-591.

Throughout his campaign, Chatfield’s message was simple: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

And it appeared that the vast majority of Prospect voters shared this sentiment with the beloved “Mayor Bob,” who will now be entering his 33rd straight year as mayor of the town.

Voice of the people: Beacon Falls at the polls

Beacon Falls voters at the polls share whom they’re voting for and why.