Category Archives: News

Orloski earns teacher of year honors

ANSONIA — Out of the 17 technical high schools in the state, Steven Orloski took the top honor as the 2019 Connecticut Technical Education and Career System teacher of the…

Historical society selling bricks

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Historical Society is selling commemorative bricks to mark the town’s 150th anniversary. The 150th anniversary is June 30, 2021. The funds raised from selling…

School board OKs additional teacher

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education unanimously voted Sept. 12 to hire an additional third grade teacher to alleviate large class sizes at Maple Hill Elementary School. There are four…

Police say trio opened fake phone accounts 

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking help to identify three people suspected of setting up fraudulent mobile phone accounts. Police said the suspects opened numerous fake accounts using several different identities…

Democrats endorse Marenghi to fill vacancy

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Democratic Town Committee has endorsed Charles P. Marenghi to run for burgess to fill a vacancy on the party’s ticket created when longtime Burgess Robert J….

Contract reflects shift in recycling industry

PROSPECT — In the wake of a shift in the recycling industry, the town is now paying to dispose of recyclable materials collected from households. Voters approved a contract between…

Registrars announce registration session

PROSPECT — The registrars of voters will hold a session to register voters and complete the preliminary registration list Oct. 1. The session is from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m….

Prospect receives safety equipment

PROSPECT — The town received a work zone safety equipment package and safety training for free through a state program. The Training and Technical Assistance Center at the University of…

Police investigating damage to political sign

BEACON FALLS — A first selectman candidate filed a complaint with police last week after finding one of his campaign signs damaged. The roughly 4-foot-by-8-foot sign at the corner of…

Municipal leaders make push to free up infrastructure grants

HARTFORD — Town and city leaders urged a quick resolution to the impasse on the overdue state bonding package and the immediate release of local infrastructure grants once a two-year…