Category Archives: News

A matter of when, not if for port project

NAUGATUCK — The borough is primed to shift gears and move full speed ahead on the port of Naugatuck project. That was the message Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess had…

Effort continues to reach compromise on shooting range hours

PROSPECT — Three hours. That’s what separates Prospect Gun Club members and residents that live near the shooting range from reaching a compromise on extended shooting hours. Now, officials have…

Archaeological study needed to get grant for development 

WATERBURY — The city is hoping for a clean archaeological report next month on a 167.2-acre property it’s trying to develop on its border with Naugatuck. An archaeological study, overseen…

State panel likely to reject water company merger

WATERBURY — The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is poised to deny a proposed merger between Connecticut Water and San Jose Water Group. On Monday, PURA released its preliminary decision…

Borough accepting letters to Santa

NAUGATUCK — The Park and Recreation Department is accepting letters to Santa Claus through Dec. 18. Letters can be dropped off in the mailbox in the entrance of the Public…

Church seeking donations for coat giveaway

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck United Methodist Church is accepting donations of gently-used winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves for men, women and children. Donations can be dropped off at the…

NEDC president talks ebb and flow of businesses 

NAUGATUCK — The ebb and flow of businesses in the borough continued this year. Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Ronald Pugliese told the crowd gathered in the Neary…

Obituary: Catherine Nolloth

NAUGATUCK — Catherine Nolloth, 85, passed away peacefully at VITAS Health care in St. Mary’s Hospital on Dec. 1, 2018. Catherine was born in New York City, N.Y. on June…

Police seek to ID shoplifter

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man that stole items from a liquor store on Rubber Avenue. Police said the shoplifting incident occurred on Nov….

Lockdown lifted after ‘knife’ determined to be vape pen

NAUGATUCK — Administrators placed Naugatuck High School into a partial lockdown Monday afternoon after a student reported seeing another student with what looked like a kitchen knife in a stairwell….