Monthly Archives: July 2010

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Top fire officials announce retirements

NAUGATUCK — Fire Chief Charles Doback Jr. decided Wednesday to retire rather than accept the terms of a new contract proposed by Mayor Robert A. Mezzo. His decision came just…

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Training school will impact local tax rolls

BEACON FALLS — The Valley Regional Fire Training School, which has been without a permanent home for the better part of a decade, will eventually build a new facility on…

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State mandates new graduation standards

Sweeping new state legislation intended to reform public education could cause big headaches for local students and administrators when it comes to graduation requirements. Public Act No. 10-111, which Gov….

Woodland updates evaluation model

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School administrators have developed a new teacher evaluation model in hopes of better assessing the competency and performance of the district’s teachers. The model…

School board won’t fund waterline project

The Region 16 school board last week rejected Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield’s request for a $40,000 payment to help defray the cost of installing a new waterline, which will abut…

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Housatonic Valley drops regional final

STAMFORD — If you keep the door open long enough, eventually someone is going to get in. The Housatonic Valley Senior Babe Ruth team learned that lesson the hard way…

NEON, school board offer free lunches

The Naugatuck Ecumenical Outreach Network (NEON) and Naugatuck Board of Education are each sponsoring a separate free lunch program for children this summer. NEON sponsored a pilot program last summer,…

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Angel Food offers reduced-price groceries

“We have to let people know being humble is okay, being in trouble is okay…it’s about making people feel good about themselves,” said Mark Rees at the most recent Naugatuck…

Union City falls in sectional final

SEYMOUR — With a trip to the state championship round on the line, Union City came up just short in the Little League Junior Softball sectional final game on Tuesday…

Naugatuck Dogs drop opener to Danbury

NAUGATUCK – The Naugatuck Dogs wasted a strong team pitching effort by plating just one run in Tuesday night’s Stan Musial state-tournament-opening, 4-1 loss to the Danbury Outlaws at Rotary…