Category Archives: News

Man charged with attempted murder

NAUGATUCK — A New York man has been charged with attempted murder after police said he tried to hire someone to kill his wife. Jaime Suarez, 39, of Selden, N.Y.,…

Important

Top fire officials announce retirements

NAUGATUCK — Fire Chief Charles Doback Jr. decided Wednesday to retire rather than accept the terms of a new contract proposed by Mayor Robert A. Mezzo. His decision came just…

Important

State mandates new graduation standards

Sweeping new state legislation intended to reform public education could cause big headaches for local students and administrators when it comes to graduation requirements. Public Act No. 10-111, which Gov….

Woodland updates evaluation model

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School administrators have developed a new teacher evaluation model in hopes of better assessing the competency and performance of the district’s teachers. The model…

School board won’t fund waterline project

The Region 16 school board last week rejected Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield’s request for a $40,000 payment to help defray the cost of installing a new waterline, which will abut…

Important

Angel Food offers reduced-price groceries

“We have to let people know being humble is okay, being in trouble is okay…it’s about making people feel good about themselves,” said Mark Rees at the most recent Naugatuck…

Union City falls in sectional final

SEYMOUR — With a trip to the state championship round on the line, Union City came up just short in the Little League Junior Softball sectional final game on Tuesday…

Conroy, Greene Jr. differ on voting record

State Representative Theresa Conroy (D-Seymour) is vying to renew her seat in the 105th Assembly District in the November elections and will be opposed by Leonard Greene Jr., the son…

Important

Borough springs for $20,000 virtual facelift

NAUGATUCK — As borough officials try to coax money out of a tepid investment market to fund remediation and development of the downtown district, they have decided to invest some…

UCLL all-stars fall to Shelton

The Union City comeback kids couldn’t pull off one more win.  After coming back against Prospect in a last-at-bat win and overcoming a four-run deficit against Ansonia, UCLL’s run came to…