Monthly Archives: February 2014


GOP petitions for hearings on bills

Proposals target teacher evaluations, Common Core curriculum HARTFORD — House Republican lawmakers filed a petition this week to force the Education Committee to hold a public hearing on bills related…


Police charge woman with sexual assault

NAUGATUCK — A 24-year-old Bristol woman with a history of prostitution was charged Thursday after police say she performed oral sex on a 15-year-old boy. Sarah Ciccio, of 19 Earl…


A living lesson

Holocaust survivor tells his tale to students PROSPECT — Long River Middle School students received a lesson on the Holocaust last week from a man who lived through it. Endre…


State police out to stop tailgating

State police are initiating a ‘Stop Tailgating, You’re Too Close!” project during the month of March. The enforcement project will focus on limited access highways in the greater Hartford, New…


Data shows retention rate, struggling students

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education had its first look at a report of how many students are failing in each grade and the rate of retention in borough schools….


Tourney time

Up-and-down year leads to postseason for Greyhounds NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck girls basketball team celebrated a very special senior night last Thursday, honoring eight players who took their home court…


Field applications available

BEACON FALLS — The deadline for local and travel sports leagues to book field time this spring is approaching. Facilities applications for this year are due to Parks and Recreation…


Administrative accolade

Hillside principal earns state honor NAUGATUCK — Ever since Johnna Hunt was a child, she knew she wanted to be a teacher. That passion is part of what lead Hunt,…


Hawks finish strong

  BEACON FALLS — If a strong ending of one season can be a springboard into the next, then the Woodland girls basketball team will be in good shape next…


Calendar remains as is

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is hoping the winter weather will not force it to make any more decisions. The school board decided to leave the school calendar as…