Category Archives: News

CAPT scores down in some subjects

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School saw moderate gains in the percentage of students who scored proficient on the math and science portions of the Connecticut Academic Performance Test, and slight…

School board needs 12% of original shortfall

School board will need 12% of original shortfall

Borough leaders consider rehiring fire chief

NAUGATUCK — Local leaders are negotiating a new contract with Fire Chief Charles Doback Jr., a 26-year member of the Naugatuck Fire Department who has led the organization since 2004….


Rossi optimistic about state senate bid

NAUGATUCK — As we inch ever closer to Election Day, now less than four months away, the candidates for state senate in the 17th District have entered the final stages…

Beacon Falls fireworks postponed

BEACON FALLS  — Due to forecasts calling for inclement weather, town officials have postponed the July 4 Family Day Fireworks Celebration scheduled for Saturday, July 10 to Sunday, July 11….

Accident victim identified as borough woman

NAUGATUCK — A woman who died in a car accident on Route 63 Wednesday afternoon has been identified by police as Maria Adams of Naugatuck. Adams, 64, a longtime borough…


Borough will consider blight ordinance

NAUGATUCK — The Blight and Beautification Committee has presented the borough board with a draft ordinance for review. Though the board didn’t take any action Tuesday, it heard a presentation…

Officials weigh value of proposed dog park

NAUGATUCK — One of the several open parcels in Naugatuck may someday become a dog park. The borough recently conducted an open space study locating unused land throughout Naugatuck. A…

Scenes from July 4 in Naugatuck

Photos by Kyle Brennan, Citizen’s News and Jerry Butz

Prospect teen dies, a community grieves

PROSPECT — 17-year-old Ryan Eustace, who sustained a critical head injury in a single-vehicle accident earlier this week, died Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson for Saint Mary’s Hospital confirmed Friday. The…