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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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….

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…