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Business as usual at Long River

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School has reopened completely, a month after the school was forced to close due to asbestos exposure. As of Aug. 11, it was business as…


Charging up

Towns eye grant for stations Naugatuck and Beacon Falls are looking into a state grant program to bring electric vehicle chargers to the towns. According to the Department of Energy…


Nardello qualifies for grant

HARTFORD — Democrat Vickie Nardello has qualified for the Citizens’ Election Program for the 2014 general election. The program is a voluntary program, which allows qualifying candidates for General Assembly…


Board, new school chief agree to terms

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has reached a contract agreement to officially make Michael Yamin Region 16’s next superintendent of schools. The contract, which runs through June 30,…


Republican candidates to be chosen in primary

A Republican primary for candidates seeking state office is Aug. 12. Republican voters will choose who will lead their ticket for several top state offices. Candidates to run for governor…


Work begins on safety improvements

REGION 16 — A series of security improvements in Region 16 schools is under way. Work to install tamper-resistant glass at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls has started….


Historic collaboration

Librarian, professor come together to write about Irish history PROSPECT — A local Irish historian and a college professor have teamed up to write a book documenting Waterbury’s Irish history….


Board OKs changes to evaluation plan

REGION 16 — After seeing a new teacher evaluation plan in practice, Region 16 officials have revised the process for the coming school year. Evaluating teachers is nothing new in…


Facilities head resigns

REGION 16 — The number of administrative positions that need to be filled in the Region 16 district office rose to three last week after the resignation of Supervisor of…


School board picks next superintendent

REGION 16 — The Board of Education reached into the Waterbury school system to find Region 16’s next superintendent of schools. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and…