Challengers eye mayor’s office in Prospect

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By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — Two challengers have eyes for Prospect’s top political seat. Town Council member Kevin O’Leary, a 31-year-old Democrat, and Taryn Finley,...

Relief funds cover admission to state attractions

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD — Children under 18, plus an accompanying adult, are eligible for free admission to 90 Connecticut attractions this summer, including...

Food pantry switches to drive-up service this month

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NAUGATUCK — The distribution of food at Naugatuck’s monthly mobile food pantry will be handled differently this month due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The food...

More than 1 million state residents fully vaccinated

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By Paul Hughes, Republican-American Connecticut has now fully vaccinated more than 1 million of its nearly 3.6 million people against COVID-19 in another pandemic milestone...

Man dies in crash on Waterbury Road

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By Andrew Larson, Republican-American PROSPECT — Police say a 46-year-old Waterbury man was killed in a crash on Waterbury Road near the Summit Road intersection...

Region 16 closing Long River after students test positive for COVID-19

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By Elio Gugliotti, Editor PROSPECT — Region 16 officials have closed Long River Middle School until Oct. 21 after two students tested positive for COVID-19. Superintendent...

Lamont says COVID-19 hits peak in Fairfield County; NVHD reports first coronavirus-related death of...

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By Paul Hughes and Elio Gugliotti, Staff As the state pointed to signs that the coronavirus outbreak has peaked in hard-hit Fairfield County, the Naugatuck...

Woman sentenced to 8 years for arson

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WATERBURY — A former stripper from Naugatuck was sentenced to eight years in prison on Thursday for lighting a fire that consumed two businesses...

State reverses course on barbershops, salons

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By Andreas Yilma and Paul Hughes, Staff TJ Palmieri was all set to reopen the doors at New Era Barbershop on Church Street in Naugatuck...

Naugatuck, Region 16 schools to stay with hybrid models for now

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By Andreas Yilma and Elio Gugliotti, Citizen’s News Emphasizing the importance of in-person classes for students, Naugatuck and Region 16 school officials plan to stick...

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