Category Archives: News

Dean’s list

Nazareth College ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Prospect residents Cassandra Dupre and Sarah Dupre and Matthew Corona of Naugatuck were named to the fall 2018 dean’s list at Nazareth College. Paul Smith’s…

YMCA planning campaign kickoff

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck YMCA will kick off its annual campaign with a team-building event April 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the YMCA, 284 Church St. The event…

Failure of solar panels means replacing school roof

NAUGATUCK — A catastrophic failure of the solar panels built into Naugatuck High School’s roof has the borough looking at a costly, emergency project to replace the roof just nine…

Towns dealing with shift in recycling industry

In 2018, Naugatuck received $16 a ton for recyclables. This year, the borough won’t receive any money or pay any money to dispose of recyclables. Naugatuck is one of the…

Naugatuck High accepting applications for scholarship

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is accepting applications for the Chip Aldrich Memorial Scholarship. Aldrich, who died in 2016, was a special education teacher in the Naugatuck school district from…

Superintendent presents options to add world language at elementary schools

PROSPECT — As the Region 16 Board of Education puts the finishing touches on its 2019-20 budget proposal, officials are weighing a couple of options to introduce world language at…

Falling tree takes down wires, sparks brush fire

PROSPECT — Downed power lines sparked a brush fire along Cheshire Road on Wednesday afternoon. Firefighter Ed Malaspina, who is the public information officer for the Volunteer Fire Department of…

Downed wire knocked out power to thousands

NAUGATUCK — A downed wire in Naugatuck caused about 5,600 people to lose power Wednesday afternoon. The issue affected a circuit that runs through Naugatuck, Waterbury and Prospect, causing outages…

Police offer parking lots for transactions

PROSPECT — Residents can use the two parking lots next to the Prospect Police Department as a safe place to meet with someone to sell or buy items, police announced….

Residents can dump brush, leaves at town garage

BEACON FALLS — Starting this week, residents can dump brush and leaves in a dumpster at the town garage on Fridays. The dumpster will be available to residents at the…