Category Archives: Top Stories

Post 17 honors ‘unsung heroes’

NAUGATUCK — American Legion Post 17 presented spouses of deceased Vietnam veterans Saturday with Certificates of Honor and lapel pins to recognize and thank the spouses, who Post members described…

A matter of when, not if for port project

NAUGATUCK — The borough is primed to shift gears and move full speed ahead on the port of Naugatuck project. That was the message Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess had…

Effort continues to reach compromise on shooting range hours

PROSPECT — Three hours. That’s what separates Prospect Gun Club members and residents that live near the shooting range from reaching a compromise on extended shooting hours. Now, officials have…

Archaeological study needed to get grant for development 

WATERBURY — The city is hoping for a clean archaeological report next month on a 167.2-acre property it’s trying to develop on its border with Naugatuck. An archaeological study, overseen…

State panel likely to reject water company merger

WATERBURY — The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is poised to deny a proposed merger between Connecticut Water and San Jose Water Group. On Monday, PURA released its preliminary decision…

NEDC president talks ebb and flow of businesses 

NAUGATUCK — The ebb and flow of businesses in the borough continued this year. Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Ronald Pugliese told the crowd gathered in the Neary…

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…

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…

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….