Category Archives: Top Stories

Borough planning Whittemore memorial

NAUGATUCK — With the Whittemore Bridge reconstruction project nearly complete, borough officials are contemplating building a monument to honor John Howard Whittemore, the bridge’s namesake. Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess…

Grant to fund reconstruction of a section of Rubber Avenue

NAUGATUCK — The borough is planning to reconstruct of section of Rubber Avenue with the help of state funding. Officials want to completely reconstruct Rubber Avenue between Old Firehouse Road…

Nardello comes out ahead in tight primary race

PROSPECT — Political veteran Vickie Orsini Nardello won Tuesday’s Democratic primary in the 16th Senatorial District, securing the nomination for November’s election. Nardello won a tight race against political newcomer…

Cabrera wins primary in 17th District

HAMDEN — A former legislative aide has won a three-way primary to run for the seat in 17th Senatorial District. According to data from the Secretary of the State’s Office,…

Community rallying around teen, family after accident

NAUGATUCK — Avery Moore should be starting his sophomore year at Naugatuck High School with his two brothers in a couple of weeks, but instead a daunting fight lies ahead…

Debris cleanup progressing in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — The town is seeing the light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to cleaning up debris from the tornado in May. Supreme Industries Inc.,…

Billboard to promote Beacon Falls to businesses

BEACON FALLS — The town is hoping business owners are looking for a sign that it is time to grow. As part of the Economic Development Commission’s marketing strategy, the…

Primary pits newcomer versus veteran

A political newcomer and an experienced politician are vying to be the Democratic candidate in the 16th Senatorial District come November. Dagmara Scalise received the Democratic endorsement to run in…

Slideshow: Race4Chase

Children in the Naugatuck YMCA’s Race4Chase Kid’s Triathlon program trained for a mini-triathlon Aug. 1 at Naugatuck High School. The mini-triathlon was part of a six-week Race4Chase program, which concluded…

Tablets add to fire department’s arsenal

PROSPECT — Tablets have become a standard piece of equipment at the Volunteer Fire Department of Prospect. Five of the departments’ response vehicles have iPads mounted in them by the…