Category Archives: Top Stories

A first for festivals in Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police officers are looking to fill some bellies while raising money for a good cause this weekend. The Naugatuck Police Union is hosting its first Food Truck…

Beacon Falls nonprofit gets assist from Patriots

BEACON FALLS — Ryan Matthews, the founder of The Susie Foundation and a Beacon Falls native, used to feel the same way about the New England Patriots as just about…

Budget passes on 2nd try

Recount needed to confirm results of vote BEACON FALLS — The town’s $6.75 million municipal budget for 2017-18 passed by a razor-thin margin at a referendum on Tuesday. Voters approved…

Florist closes shop after 4 decades

NAUGATUCK — All that remained of Flowers Plus, the business Terry Raimo ran for more than 40 years, was a line of three blue tents in a parking lot on…

DEEP implements changes at shooting range

NAUGATUCK — The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is making changes to the High Rock Shooting Association range since a hiker found spent ammunition near a trail. The…

No clear answers for sprinkler system mishap

BEACON FALLS — With no firm answers, Aquarion Water Company took full responsibility for the missteps that led up to the sprinkler system at Laurel Ledge Elementary School not being…

Borough bundling properties

NAUGATUCK — Officials are considering a “buy one, get one” sale on certain borough-owned properties. The catch is the property the purchaser “gets” is one the borough hasn’t been able…

Planning Commission opposes new Parcel C plan

NAUGATUCK — The Planning Commission no longer supports the plan for developing Parcel C following changes to the proposal. “The Planning Commission, recognizing that the Parcel C development project will…

Changing of the guard at Catholic school

NAUGATUCK — Come the end of the month, St. Francis-St. Hedwig School Principal John Salatto will hand off the reins. Salatto, 67, will retire this month after more than four…

Slideshow: Firemen’s Carnival

Beacon Hose Company No. 1 hosted its 54th annual Firemen’s Carnival and Parade June 8-10 at the firehouse in Beacon Falls. –PHOTOS BY ELIO GUGLIOTTI