Category Archives: Schools


Forum to discuss talented, gifted program

PROSPECT — Officials will hold an open forum on the new talented and gifted program at Long River Middle School. The program was introduced at Long River this school year….


Association to honor NHS alumni

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Alumni Association will honor six alumni next weekend with the Robert L. Genovese Patriotism Award. The award is given to Naugatuck High alumni for…


Woodland team takes to timber

BEACON FALLS — Each Tuesday, a group of students gather behind Woodland Regional High School to throw axes and cut things up. It’s not vandalism, it’s the school’s newest club:…


School chief gets new contract

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Board of Education last week approved a new three-year contract for Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke. The contract runs from July 1, 2017 through June 30,…


Update: Missing teen found safe 

NAUGATUCK — A 17-year-old Naugatuck High School student with autism who left the school this morning has been found, police said. Matthew Costa, who is designated as special needs, left…


NHS back in session after report of gas odor

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School was evacuated for about an hour Thursday morning following a report of a gas odor coming from the culinary department. Police and firefighters responded to…


Tickets on sale for Hall of Fame banquet

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Hall of Fame will hold its first induction ceremony banquet Nov. 22 at the Aria in Prospect. This year’s inductees include Arnold…


Student charged after altercation with staff 

NAUGATUCK — Police arrested a student at City Hill Middle School last week after he allegedly screamed and swore at staff. The student kicked a window, but didn’t cause any…


Board makes Tuesday late bus permanent

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education decided last week to make a late bus on Tuesdays at Long River Middle School a permanent option for students. The school,…


Long River hosting bullying program

PROSECT — Long River Middle School is hosting a program next week designed to give parents first-hand knowledge into the issue of bullying. The program, “If I Could Have A…