Category Archives: News

Local attorney to showcase movie set piece

NAUGATUCK — It took a few good men, a woman willing to take a chance and a bit of luck for a local man to pull off one of the…

Baptist church to change name

NAUGATUCK — Mt. Cavalry Baptist Church, nestled comfortably into a rented space on the corner of Rubber Avenue and Church Street, was founded in 2002. Between 2005 and 2007, it…

CLISE: Bond debt a complexity

Democratic mayoral challenger Charles Mallon says Prospect’s bond debt exceeds $25 million. Republican incumbent Mayor Bob Chatfield claims the figure is more like $3 million. People are used to politicians…

Halloween Village still scaring

NAUGATUCK — It was a classic debate of practicality versus sentimentality: The joint boards of mayor and burgesses and finance huddled around a rectangular conference table in Commissioners Corner, agonizing…

Deficit may grow due to insurance claims

NAUGATUCK — The school system’s looming $1 million deficit may grow even bigger due to a high number of costly health insurance claims. The school board, which is trying to…

Parcel C cleanup set to begin

NAUGATUCK — The borough will start cleaning a contaminated former industrial parcel downtown next month. The state Department of Environmental Protection has approved the borough’s cleanup plan for a 2.2-acre…

Three candidates, two seats in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Only one contender in the upcoming Region 16 Board of Education election, in which two Beacon Falls seats are open, attended a candidates forum organized by the…

Conroy, NEDC solicit opinions of Parcel C

NAUGATUCK— The Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation and Conroy Development officials didn’t quite get what they were looking for Monday night when they held a public forum with St. Mary’s Health…

Still no arrest in bakery blazes

BEACON FALLS — An early, Friday-morning fire at a local bakery is under investigation, after another bakery in Monroe owned by the same person also caught fire about 20 minutes…

Murder suspect arrested

NAUGATUCK — Police have arrested the only suspect in the Oct. 1 killing of Italia Liguori at 88-5 Lantern Park Drive. Seventeen-year-old Angelina Jamele was charged today with the murder…