Category Archives: News

Partnership to help student transition

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is partnering with the Rise Network, a non-profit organization, to help make the transition from middle school to high school easier for students. Under the…

Hunt completes ascension to police chief

NAUGATUCK — As a child attending the former St. Francis School on Church Street, Steven Hunt would often walk down to the police department on the bottom level of Naugatuck…

Borough schools show growth on state accountability index

NAUGATUCK — Student performance improved at seven of the borough’s nine schools under the state’s latest assessment. The state Department of Education’s grading program, the Next Generation Accountability System, was…

Road closed to repair utility pole

NAUGATUCK — Police are advising drivers to steer clear of a section of Route 63 near Middlebury after a tractor-trailer snagged utility wires and pulled down a utility pole. Police…

Prospect announces street sweeping

PROSPECT — The town will begin street sweeping next week. Starting on Monday, Mayor Robert Chatfield said there will be three crews sweeping streets throughout the town and, weather permitting,…

Program to introduce people to town office

NAUGATUCK — The Prospect Democratic Town Committee will present a nonpartisan program next week designed to introduce citizens to the elected and appointed offices in the town’s government. The program…

NHS Class of ’59 seeking classmates

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 1959 is preparing for its 60th reunion and seeking help to locate several classmates. The reunion is planned for Sept. 15 at…

Audit shows surplus, fund balance growth for Prospect

PROSPECT — The town ended the 2017-18 fiscal year on a positive financial note. An audit of the town’s finances, completed by the Waterbury-based certified public accountant firm Charles Heaven…

Pretto to receive Community Caring Award

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck & Beacon Falls will honor Stephen Pretto with the organization’s Mary H. Connolly Community Caring Award. The award recognizes an individual or individuals who…

School board OKs solar plan

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has approved a plan to place solar panels on the roof of Maple Hill Elementary School. The board voted, 7 to 2, March 14…