Category Archives: News

Update: Woman reported missing found safe

NAUGATUCK — A 30-year-old Naugatuck woman has been found safe a week after her family reported her missing, according to police. Zandra Ghiroli was reported missing by her family on…

Obituary: Joseph R. Bellemare

NAUGATUCK — Joseph R. Bellemare, “Rich,” 84, of Naugatuck, the beloved husband of Claire (Kozich) Bellemare for 64 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by four generations on Tuesday, Feb. 5,…

Honor roll: Naugatuck High School

The following students made the honor roll at Naugatuck High School for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year: High honor Grade 12 Brian Andrade Peter Michael Bigica Hannah…

Grant to pay for pedestrian-friendly improvements  

NAUGATUCK — The borough is planning to make downtown more pedestrian-friendly with the help of a state grant. The Connecticut Department of Transportation awarded Naugatuck a $399,735 grant through the…

Selectmen appoint fire marshal, deputy

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week appointed Beacon Hose Company No. 1 Chief Brian DeGeorge and Capt. Cal Brennan as the town’s fire marshal and deputy fire…

Library announces exhibit

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Library is featuring the artwork of Costa Rican artist Maritza Chacon Bermudez this month. Bermudez was born in San Jose, Costa Rica, and relocated to Isla…

Committee seeks alternate member

BEACON FALLS — The Community Center Media Center Building Committee is looking to fill an open alternate seat. The committee meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7…

Man pleads guilty to charges from gun-related incident at bar

WATERBURY — A former bank robber pleaded guilty Friday to two felonies stemming from an alcohol-fueled argument in a Naugatuck bar that led him to pull a revolver and fire…

Early-morning fire damages borough home

NAUGATUCK — An early morning fire Monday caused significant damage to a home on Park Avenue. Firefighters responded to a fire at 88 Park Ave. at about 5:30 a.m., Capt….

Man facing charges for attempted purse-snatching

NAUGATUCK — Police charged a 24-year-old Naugatuck man on Saturday in connection with a failed purse-snatching in December. Police arrested Gregg L. Wallace on a warrant, charging him with criminal…