Category Archives: News

Festival to light the night

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck will get into the holiday spirit this weekend with the borough’s annual Light the Night Downtown Festival. The festival is Saturday from 3 to 9 p.m. along…

Genovese remembered for life of service

NAUGATUCK — Robert Genovese was remembered as a man whose life centered on service to his country and community. “In one word, Bob was a giver. He lived his life…

Public works reminds residents of mailbox policy

NAUGATUCK — The Department of Public Works issued a reminder to residents of its policy regarding mailboxes damaged during snow plowing. Under the policy, the borough will not repair mailboxes…

Borough bringing back bonfire celebration

NAUGATUCK — The borough is hosting a bonfire celebration Wednesday night to rekindle what was once a tradition in Naugatuck. The event, which is hosted by Mayor N. Warren “Pete”…

School board hires new athletic director, interim dean

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is adding one new and one familiar face to its team of administrators. The Board of Education appointed Gianni Perugini the district’s new director of…

Prospect officials sworn in, community members honored during ceremony

PROSPECT — The town swore in recently-elected officials Nov. 15 during a ceremony that was about more than the results of the election. Led by Mayor Robert J. Chatfield, who…

Alliance Grant increases for Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools received an additional $711,427 in its Alliance Grant this fiscal year. The Alliance Grant is state funding that is targeted for Connecticut’s lowest-performing school districts….

Zoning Commission elects officers

NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission unanimously elected Democrat Wayne Malicki as its chairman Nov. 20. The commission elected Republican Richard Cool Sr. as vice chairman and Democrat Neil Mascola as…

New dog on the beat in borough

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Police Department’s newest recruit will soon have a nose for sniffing out drugs and tracking missing people. Judge, a 2-year-old black Labrador, has joined the ranks…

Council elects Slapikas chairman

PROSPECT — The Town Council unanimously elected Republican Jeffrey Slapikas Nov. 15 for a second term as chairman. Slapikas, a 56-year-old general contractor, is in his sixth term on the…