Monthly Archives: August 2010

Borough posting employee contracts online

NAUGATUCK — The borough is taking giant steps in cyberspace in an attempt to create a more transparent government. Local officials, who recently allocated $19,900 to build a new website,…

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Bus company’s safety record questioned

NAUGATUCK — Borough students may not be getting the bus safety training required by state statute. Potential negligence on the part of Student Transportation of America, the bus company contracted…

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Business owners speak out in support of bill

Cameras like politicians; politicians like cameras. If you can get in the middle of the love affair, you may just get noticed. At least that’s what some local business owners…

VFTM: Speaking of education …

View From the Middle is Editor Brendan Cox’s semi-regular news column. It contains pertinent state and national news in additional to local news, the occasional glimpse into the reporting process,…

Region 16 cuts back on unhealthy foods

Local students will have to go outside of their schools if they hope to satisfy their junk food fixes. Region 16, along with the state of Connecticut, is cracking down…

Borough also subject to blight bylaw

NAUGATUCK — One of the most visible owners of blighted property in Naugatuck turns out to be — Naugatuck. Last week, a citizen-led committee charged with beautifying the community showed…

Owner of schoolhouse ponders future

BEACON FALLS — One of the oldest buildings in town has a new owner, and town officials say he may want to donate or sell it to the town. Nadeem…

Police investigate armed robbery

PROSPECT — Two employees of the Sunoco gas station on Waterbury Road (Route 69) were robbed and tied up as they tried to close up shop around 10 p.m. Monday…

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Woodland football alumni club making strides

BEACON FALLS — It wasn’t long ago that the Woodland Hawks were crowned kings of the Naugatuck Valley League on the gridiron, putting together a torrid, 24-1 record while capturing…

Hackers in search of fourth straight title

NAUGATUCK — The Connecticut Hackers could make a little history this Sunday in West Haven. The Hackers, a Naugatuck-based National Adult Baseball Association team, will play in the Southern Connecticut…