Category Archives: News

Historical society turns focus to creating museum

NAUGATUCK — After a couple of unexpected setbacks over recent years, the Naugatuck Historical Society is settling in at the Tuttle house and focused on turning its new home into…

Longtime Beacon Falls assistant tax collector retires

BEACON FALLS — Linda Holt retired Dec. 31 after 26 years as the town’s assistant tax collector. Holt celebrated her retirement with town officials and employees at a small party…

Honor roll: Woodland Regional High School

The following students made the honor roll at Woodland Regional High School for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year: High honor Grade 12 Nora Ameti Kelly Arnold Kyle…

Officials eye end of January for launch of regional development agency

WATERBURY — A new regional development agency pairing Waterbury, Naugatuck and potentially other communities will launch around the end of January, according to Waterbury Mayor Neil M. O’Leary. The long-stalled…

Officials to seek developers for land that straddles Naugatuck-Waterbury border

WATERBURY — Sometime within the next two months, the city will officially begin seeking developers for a roughly 160-acre parcel straddling its border with Naugatuck. Mackenzie Demac, chief of staff…

Region 16 announces kindergarten registration

PROSPECT — Prospect Elementary School and Laurel Ledge Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from Jan. 27 through Jan. 31. On these dates, parents can pick up a packet of…

Borough schools serving more meals

All students can get free breakfast, lunch for first time NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck schools have served considerably more meals so far this school year, which happens to be the first…

Beyond the walls of Woodland

State honor affords Hatch-Geary opportunity to have broader impact on education BEACON FALLS — Since being named Connecticut Teacher of the Year in November, Meghan Hatch-Geary’s life has changed both…

Woman cashes forged check in Prospect

PROSPECT — Police are investigating a report of a forged check that was cashed at the Ion Bank on Waterbury Road. Police said a woman cashed a forged check for…

NEDC, solar energy company partner for program

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Economic Development Corp. and a local solar energy company have partnered for a program designed to help the agency, company and local businesses. The NEDC is…