Category Archives: Schools


Student government hosting Mr. Woodland

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Student Government will crown the school’s second ever Mr. Woodland in a couple weeks. The student government is hosting the second annual…


DECA taking hold at Woodland

BEACON FALLS — Some Woodland Regional High School students are finding out first-hand exactly what it takes to get a business up and running. The school’s fledgling DECA chapter began…


Road race running solo

NAUGATUCK — For the first time since its inception, the sixth annual Ion Bank St. Patrick’s Day Road Race will be the only game in town on race day. Every…


Program eyed for gifted students

REGION 16 — In an effort to ensure all students are given an opportunity to reach their full potential, Region 16 is moving toward the implementation of a talented and…


Hearing held on FOI complaint

Officials argued their cases Monday related to a Freedom of Information complaint filed by Beacon Falls First Selectman Chris Bielik against the Region 16 Board of Education. The complaint centers…


Council to showcase what borough has to offer

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Parent School Council is hoping to showcase some of the borough’s best attributes. The council will host its first Naugatuck Community Showcase from 10 a.m. to…


‘Building subs’ proposed for classroom stability

NAUGATUCK — Principals in local public schools want more stability with substitute teachers who visit their classrooms. To help in that effort, the Board of Education wants to assign building…


Almost showtime for drama club

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School drama club will christen the stage in the school’s new auditorium with stories of love and loss. The club’s production of “Almost, Maine” opens…


Region 16, teachers union agree to contract

REGION 16 — Teachers in Region 16 have a new three-year contract. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved the contract with…


Petition asks borough to put leash on park

NAUGATUCK — Well before it is scheduled to be discussed by the Board of Mayor and Burgesses, a plan to build a dog park in Naugatuck stirred up some controversy….