Category Archives: Top Stories

Ion Bank names Naugatuck native president

NAUGATUCK — David Rotatori was a teenager when he took his first job with the former Naugatuck Savings Bank, now Ion Bank. He was 18 and worked in data entry….

Assessments under further review

BEACON FALLS — The town has hired an independent revaluation company to review the assessments of homes in Chatfield Farms. Residents of Chatfield Farms, a community for people 55 and…

Restoring history on wheels

PROSPECT — In 1905, a brand new Packard automobile rolled out of the factory in Detroit, Mich. and was delivered to William T. Hunter, founder of the Pennsylvania-based Devon Horse…

Republicans tap George for first selectman run 

BEACON FALLS — Two years ago, Republicans headed into the municipal election without a first selectman candidate to lead the ticket on the ballot. That won’t be the case this…

Advocate fights for fellow female veterans

NAUGATUCK — U.S. Army veteran Mary Harris has a message she wants fellow female veterans to understand: You are a veteran and you deserve access to all the veteran resources….

Town employees unionize in Prospect

PROSPECT — At this time last year, there was only one town employee union, now there’s four. In addition to the long-standing union that represents public works employees, police officers,…

Tax collector under fire for altering check

NAUGATUCK — Tax Collector Jim Goggin is facing potential discipline from the borough after altering a woman’s check she wrote out to pay her car taxes. Erika Crabe wrote a…

Focus on math pays off

NAUGATUCK — Three years after implementing a strategic plan for borough schools that put a focus on improving math scores, the data shows it’s working. The percentage of borough students…

New plans for Parcel C building

NAUGATUCK — Developers hoping to build on Parcel C downtown have submitted new plans for a building on the site at the corner of Maple and Water streets. The new…

Setting boundaries for commissions

Borough board to decide who oversees what parks NAUGATUCK — When it comes to the Gunntown Passive Park and Nature Preserve, the Park Commission and Conservation Commission are two boards…