Category Archives: News

Prospect Library seeking artists

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library is seeking artists interested in exhibiting their artwork at the library. The library is looking for exhibitors starting in June 2020. Artwork will be…

Community supports #YabbyStrong

NAUGATUCK — Before a family vacation this summer, Mike Yablonski wasn’t feeling well. He went to see a doctor and was told he had four out of ten markers for…

Improvements planned to make intersection safer

NAUGATUCK — An intersection officials consider to be very dangerous is a step closer to some major improvements. Officials are planning upgrades to the offset, four-way intersection of Rubber Avenue,…

Funds support HOPE ministry

PROSPECT — St. Anthony Church recently received $2,250 from the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal Vicariate Outreach Program. The funding will benefit St. Anthony Church’s HOPE ministry, which provides monetary assistance for…

Board OKs asbestos abatement at event center

NAUGATUCK — The borough is moving forward with cleaning asbestos from areas in the Naugatuck Event Center, as well as a former pump house and underground vault near the building….

State DOT plans to purchase new rail cars

WATERBURY — The state Department of Transportation plans to purchase 110 new rail cars to replace its aging fleet of coaches on four of its commuter branches, but so far…

Library featuring photography exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library is featuring the photography of Gary Spring this month in an exhibit titled “Naugatuck & Nearby.” The exhibit focuses on the Naugatuck River Valley area…

Association to honor borough officer

WATERBURY — The Town Plot Neighborhood Association will honor Naugatuck police Det. Andre Moutela this month with its Good Neighbor Award for his role in saving a suicidal teenager in…

Zone change on the table for borough properties

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission is considering a zone change for 10 properties in the Bridge Street area. The properties officials are eyeing are 112 Bridge St., 0 Brennan St.,…

Program sheds light on what’s hidden

NAUGATUCK — Parents and community members strolled through what looked like a messy teenager’s bedroom. There was a clothes hamper, a bag back, and a desk with a laptop and…