Category Archives: News

Appliance fire spreads through apartment

BEACON FALLS — A fire that started after a vacuum cleaner ignited quickly spread through an apartment on North Main Street late Monday night. Firefighters responded to a report of…

Renovations give library fresh look

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Public Library underwent a few cosmetic renovations last week. The library, which is on the third floor of Town Hall on Maple Avenue, was…

No shaving for borough officers

NAUGATUCK — Male borough police officers are hairier than normal this time of the year, and it’s for a very good cause. Naugatuck is one of 40 police departments in…

Obituary: Lois Jean Peck

SEYMOUR — Lois Jean Peck, 65, of Seymour, the beloved wife of 42 years of Richard T. Peck, entered into eternal rest peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Saturday,…

Obituary: Rita P. Laraway

NAUGATUCK — Rita P. Laraway, 96, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 at her home. She was the wife of the late Harold A. Laraway. Mrs. Laraway was born March…

Police ID dead assailant, accomplice still at large

PROSPECT — State police have identified the assailant shot and killed during an attempted robbery Friday night at Route 69 Auto Sales and Services, as Torrance Battle, 44, of Waterbury….

One suspect dead, another at large after robbery attempt  

PROSPECT — One suspect is reportedly dead and state police are searching for another after an attempted robbery at Route 69 Auto Sales on Friday. Around 6:50 p.m., two suspects…

Obituary: Frederick Valiante

NAUGATUCK — Frederick “Fred” Valiante, passed peacefully on Nov. 29, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by members of his family. Fred was first and foremost a dedicated family man, a…

Library announces December exhibit

PROSPECT — The Prospect Public Library will feature an exhibit by watercolor artist Peggy Angelicola in December. Angelicola’s paintings are landscapes, florals or semi-abstracts, a press release stated, and many…

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following students made the honor roll at Woodland Regional High School for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. High honors Grade 12 Nia Allen Zachary Arisian Hana…