Category Archives: News

Obituary: Edward S. Medvecky

Edward S. Medvecky, 68, left this world on Feb. 10, 2018 at Hospice By the Sea, Boca Raton, Fla. Ed was born on June 27, 1949 in Bridgeport, Conn., a…

Town seeks transfer for plant upgrades

BEACON FALLS — The town will ask voters to approve a transfer of funds to begin the first step of a $10 million upgrade to the wastewater treatment plant. A…

Honor roll: Naugatuck High School

The following students were named to the honor roll at Naugatuck High School for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year:  High honor  Grade 12 Vanessa Elizabeth Archacki Austin…

Transfers to be voted on at town meeting

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen will seek voter approval at a town meeting to make two transfers from the town’s unassigned fund balance. The town meeting is Feb….

Board OKs change to public comment policy

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has declared employees and students off limits for public discussion. The board last week approved a change to the public comment policy that prohibits…

Borough looking to stream meetings 

NAUGATUCK — Borough residents may soon be able to watch their government in action from the comfort of their own homes. IT Director Jim Kallipolites told the Board of Mayor…

Borough ponders changes to elderly tax program

NAUGATUCK — Lucy Wysokinski sat in the lobby of Town Hall on Monday morning greeting people who came into the building. Wysokinski is one of 18 senior citizens who work…

Program designed to help struggling freshmen

NAUGATUCK — About 25 percent of Naugatuck High School freshmen failed at least one course during the first semester this school year, and officials are hoping a new program will…

Selectmen eye incentives to lure businesses 

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is considering instituting a tax incentive policy to attract new businesses to town. A draft policy, which was modeled after policies used by…

Letter: Able-bodied people should think before using services for disabled

To the editor, The editorial, “Lack of strict guidelines leaves door open for people to take advantage” (Citizen’s News, Feb. 9, 2018), about the lack of strict guidelines concerning the…