Category Archives: Top Stories

NHS rolls out one-to-one program

NAUGATUCK — The number of Chromebooks available to borough students has been growing over the past several years. It got to the point last year where administrators at Naugatuck High…

Veteran politicians seek Senate seat in 16th District

Two veteran politicians will go head-to-head in the 16th Senatorial District in November. Republican Rob Sampson and Democrat Vickie Nardello are vying to represent the district that includes Waterbury, Wolcott,…

Loans available to aid those affected by May storms

Loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to assist homeowners, small businesses and nonprofits in the aftermath of the May 15 tornadoes and severe storms that hit Connecticut….

Space at a premium at Naugatuck Town Hall

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Town Hall is quickly running out of an important commodity — space. “It has been apparent to me for quite a number of years and more recently…

Forum brings candidates, students together

BEACON FALLS — Politicians and students came together last Thursday at Woodland Regional High School to share ideas and debate important issues. Woodland hosted an information forum for gubernatorial and…

Study needed to move forward with development

WATERBURY — Waterbury and Naugatuck leaders are hoping to put a huge commercial or industrial development on a roughly 160-acre site straddling the border of the two municipalities. But first,…

Bridge work coming to an end in borough

NAUGATUCK — After more than two years, work on the Route 68 bridge is wrapping up. James Zaharevich, a project engineer with the state Department of Transportation, said in an…

Naugatuck River rebounding year after spill

WATERBURY — After a massive sewage spill last October, Naugatuck River Revival Group founder Kevin Zak and his wife pulled on wading boots and headed into the river. The river…

Vacant buildings offer unique training opportunity

NAUGATUCK — Firefighters battled blazes on Prospect Street last week that left two vacant buildings burned to the ground. The fires were different than ones the Naugatuck Fire Department has…

Finance board rejects company’s second attempt at incentive

BEACON FALLS — A company’s second attempt at applying for a tax incentive didn’t get off the ground. The Board of Finance last week unanimously voted to deny an application…