Category Archives: Schools


Running to make a change

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Worldwide’s signature event is ready for another super run. The Superhero(ine) Run for a Revolution, which includes a 5K and a 2 mile walk, is Oct….


Signs reignite easement dispute

BEACON FALLS — Equestrians in town are up in arms over the latest action taken by school officials in an ongoing saga over an easement at Woodland Regional High School….


Road work to alter school drop-off 

BEACON FALLS — The reconstruction of Highland Avenue will also mean a slight facelift for the newly-renovated Laurel Ledge Elementary School. The town is planning a complete overhaul of Highland…


NHS band to bring the thunder

NAUGATUCK — Thunder will roll into the Valley this weekend. The Naugatuck High School marching band is hosting its annual Thunder in the Valley competition Saturday at 6 p.m. at the…


Academy offers new beginning

NAUGATUCK — For Naugatuck High School sophomore Jason Vazquez, a typical school classroom was a difficult place to attain academic success. With upwards of 30 students per class, Vazquez wasn’t…


Student charged after bringing BB gun to school

NAUGATUCK — A City Hill Middle School student was arrested Sept. 25 after police said he brought a BB gun to school. An officer responded to the school shortly after…


Hearts and thoughts with borough girl

NAUGATUCK — Western Elementary School second-grader Gracie Hossein walked up to a table in the hallway of the school last Friday morning and dumped a bag of loose change into…


Health care change yields savings

PROSPECT — Jumping into Region 16’s health care pool has proven to be fruitful. Town employees joined Region 16’s health care plan at the beginning of this month — a…


History in the making

Woodland educator named Region 16 Teacher of the Year REGION 16 — When Chris Tomlin found out he had been named Region 16’s 2016 Teacher of the Year, the scene…


Towns, school district line up appraisals

PROSPECT — As the Region 16 school district prepares to sell Community School, all three parties with a vested interest have gotten an appraisal. Though only two have made their…