The local newspaper in Waterbury, Connecticut is the Republican-American. It is published six mornings a week. The headquarters are in the city's old Union Station.
The Republican-American in Waterbury, Connecticut covers over 36 communities in the surrounding region. It has sections for news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle and opinion. It also has classifieds and obituaries. There is an online edition in addition to the paper edition.
The Republican-American is the combination of two separate newspapers, the Waterbury American and the Waterbury Republican. The current publisher as of 2016 is William J. Pape II, whose family purchased the second of the two original newspapers in 1922. The paper takes a fiscally and socially conservative editorial stance.