Borough couple charged with leaving daughter home alone

NAUGATUCK — A borough couple is facing risk of injury charges after police said they left their 5-year-old daughter home alone. Diana Tackie, 34,...

Eagles name Mezzo mother of year

The Fraternal Order of Eagles chose Sande Mezzo, mother of Naugatuck Mayor Robert Mezzo, as Naugatuck’s Mother of the Year. “I was totally surprised. I...
Jeff Chipokas, President of the Naugatuck YMCA board and Michele McDougallm also from the YMCA, talk during the Naugatuck Savings Bank Awards reception May 11. The YMCA received $3,037 in grants from the bank.

Customers vote on how charity should distribute grants

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Savings Bank Foundation announced last week it would give $53,000 in grants to area nonprofit organizations as chosen by the...
Ronald Pugliese

Borough detective tops in his class

NAUGATUCK — Det. Ronald “Jay” Pugliese scored in first place at the Fairfield County Detective Conference. The training course, which was held May 10 in...
Naugatuck Student Government Day was held May 17. Twenty-two Naugatuck High School students participated in the annual event, learning from Town Hall officials and department heads about the roles they play in town government. Pictured above, Naugatuck High School students Chris Gombos, left, and Thomas O'Connell visit with Registrar of Voters, Louise Sheedy and Janice Dambowski during Student Government Day. O'Connell, who turns 18 before the next election, took the opportunity to register to vote. -CONTRIBUTED

Civics lesson

From left Gerhard Roland of the Ecumenical Food Bank, Steve Rimkus of Integrity Landscaping and John Tardette, manager at Stop & Shop load shopping carts on a trailer. Stop & Shop donated the carts to the food bank.

Rolling donations

The Ecumenical Food Bank of Naugatuck recently received a donation of eight shopping carts from the Naugatuck Stop & Shop. Through the combined efforts of...

Region 16 school board ponders shift to full-day kindergarten

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 building project could bring more than new bricks and mortar to the school district. The project could usher...

NHS Class of ‘69 turns 60

The Naugatuck High School class of 1969 will celebrate turning 60 years of age at Arrowhead Grove in Bethany on July 16. There will...

Attorney General initiates investigation of BNE loan

Assistant Attorney General Arnold Menchel has responded to a call for an investigation of BNE Energy’s loan application to the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund...
Beacon Falls Board of Finance Chair Chris Bielik discusses the town budget Tuesday night.

Beacon Falls officials trim budget proposal, send it back to referendum

BEACON FALLS – A $19.16 million town budget will be heading back to referendum May 31. The Joint Boards of Finance and Selectmen...

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