Category Archives: News

Health district offering free radon test kits

SEYMOUR — The Naugatuck Valley Health District is offering free home radon test kits to residents of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Seymour and Shelton. Radon is a naturally occurring…

Former Naugatuck officer not alone in fight against rare cancer 

NAUGATUCK — Charles “Chip” Schofield is resolute and straightforward when he talks about his battle with a neuroendocrine tumor — a fight he hopes will raise awareness about the rare…

Grant helps put emotion in learning

NAUGATUCK — Hillside Intermediate School sixth-grader Jaeden Barnes slowly walked through Maureen Greene’s classroom a week before Christmas with a RULER mood meter in hand. He asked a few of…

Youth theater company to present ‘Annie KIDS’

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Youth Theater Company will present two performances of “Annie KIDS” this weekend. Over 30 students in grades one through eight from the Region 16…

Company pitches real revenue from virtual advertising

NAUGATUCK — A West Hartford business is looking to represent Naugatuck when it comes to augmented reality advertising in the virtual world. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses experienced a…

Firefighters respond to accident, car fire on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — A three-car accident on Route 8 south in Beacon Falls was quickly followed by a two-car accident and a car fire in the northbound lanes Monday afternoon….

Borough holding workshop on indoor sports complex idea

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses will hold a workshop Wednesday night to get the ball rolling on a proposed indoor sports complex project. Officials are looking to…

Thieves targeting mail in collection boxes

PROSPECT — The town has seen a recent spike in mail thefts from U.S. Postal Service collection boxes. Prospect Resident State Trooper Timothy Van Deventer said mail has been stolen…

Legislators ask Lamont for toll forum in Naugatuck Valley

HARTFORD — Some Republican legislators from the Naugatuck Valley are asking Gov. Ned Lamont to hold an open meeting on highway tolls in the region. Lamont is scheduled to attend…

Naugatuck school board names Montini next superintendent

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education didn’t have to look far to find the next superintendent for Naugatuck Public Schools. The board Thursday unanimously appointed Assistant Superintendent of Schools Christopher…