Posted on November 1, 2019 by admin
During a moving ceremony in Veteran’s Memorial Hall inside Waterbury City Hall Friday morning, the West Main Street bridge that spans the Naugatuck River was officially dedicated as the Samuel K. Beamon, Sr. Memorial Bridge.
Family, friends and local and state officials gathered to honor Samuel K. Beamon, Sr.’s years of dedication and service to our community, and share stories about how he always used his infectious, positive attitude to persuade people to do the right thing.
Sam’s many years with…
Posted on October 30, 2019 by admin
In honor of today being National Weatherization Day, I wanted to share information and tips on making your home more energy efficient.
Right now, people across Waterbury spend significant amounts of money to stay warm all winter and the state spends a lot of money on fuel assistance programs. Unfortunately, many of the homes with the greatest need are not weatherized, or don’t have enough insulation and weatherization to adequately protect against cold New England winters. Essentially, your hard-earned…
Posted on October 15, 2019 by admin
Another beautiful, mid-October day in the Brass City brought more than 50 Italian-Americans, their family, friends and others to City Hall for the annual mass and flag-raising ceremony honoring the 2019 Italian Mayor for the Day! This year, longtime resident, educator and local volunteer Maria Vigliotti was recognized for her never-ending commitment to the city.
Posted on October 14, 2019 by admin
Saturday, October 26th is National Drug Take Back Day. The Take Back Day is part of the DEA’s National Take Back Initiative to safely dispose of unwanted medications.
Collection sites are set up throughout the area, including:
Waterbury Police Department
255 East Main St., Waterbury, CT
Wolcott Police Department
225 Nichols Rd., Wolcott, CT
Naugatuck Police Department
211 Spring St., Naugatuck CT
Help prevent over-the-counter (cough medicine, pain relievers, etc.) and…
Posted on September 19, 2019 by admin
House and Senate Republicans are calling on Governor Lamont to bring the legislature into special session to fix a piece of legislation passed in the Democrat state budget that created new taxes on hundreds of grocery store foods, and also substantially increased taxes on prepared meals.
These new and increased taxes will negatively and disproportionately impact senior citizens and others on a fixed income, the underemployed and the middle class.
The House of Representatives need 76 members to…
Posted on September 5, 2019 by admin
In preparation for colder months ahead this is a good time of year to check your home’s energy efficiency.
Windows, doors and electrical outlets are all common areas for your cool/warm air to escape, causing air conditioner units and heaters to work harder and increase your energy usage. Weatherizing can help keep energy use down without sacrificing comfort.
Posted on August 28, 2019 by admin
The Waterbury Police Department is pleased to announce that they will be holding their Citizen’s Academy starting September 23rd.
The Citizen’s Academy will be held on Monday Evenings from 6-8 p.m. It will run 6 weeks and will educate the attendees on the Police Department, its divisions and investigations. Attendees will get to interact with many Waterbury Police Officers throughout the academy.
If you are interested in attending the upcoming academy, please contact the Waterbury Police Department…
Posted on August 22, 2019 by admin
The following message comes from the State Department of Transportation and contains information that could impact your travels.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing concerning the proposed I-84 Interchange 17 Improvements, construction of Chase Parkway extension, and operational improvements on Route 63, Route 64, and SR 845 on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at Crosby High School, 300 Pierpont Road, Waterbury, CT 06705.
An open forum for individual discussions…
Posted on August 19, 2019 by admin
Posted on August 19, 2019 by admin
State Representative Tony D’Amelio (R-71) was recently recognized by Connecticut’s largest business organization for his perfect voting score on key bills impacting Connecticut’s economic growth and business climate during the 2019 legislative session.
The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) ranked all state lawmakers based on their support for the business community’s positions on 10 important policies. The bills all affect job creation, small business growth and economic stability…