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School board to present spending plan

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education will present a $41.2 million budget proposal for the 2017-18 fiscal year at a public hearing on Wednesday. The spending plan…

City Hill robotics team maneuvers to national event

NAUGATUCK — A trio of City Hill Middle School students hope to make it to Georgia Tech in Atlanta this May. By designing a winning remotely-operated vehicle that successfully maneuvered…

Funds for more help drive increase in budget request

NAUGATUCK — Public Works Director Jim Stewart is seeking to take a step closer to having a full complement of workers in the department. Stewart presented a $5.25 million budget…

School officials see need to increase cultural awareness

BEACON FALLS — School officials are planning workshops in an effort to increase cultural awareness among students at Laurel Ledge Elementary School in response to culturally-insensitive incidents. “We want to…

Prospect woman battling syndromes

Dinner, crowdfunding site to help raise funds for medical expenses PROSPECT — When Jeanne Moscariello was pregnant with her second child in 1998, doctors noticed her protein levels were high….

A record day for NHS DECA

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School DECA chapter will have a record number of students at the international DECA competition next month. Twenty out of the chapter’s 32 students who…

Police looking for skimming suspects

NAUGATUCK — Police are seeking information on two suspects in connection with a credit card skimming incident. Credit card skimming involves thieves using a device that steals information stored on…

A new ‘mayor’ at school

PROSPECT — As part of World Down Syndrome Awareness Day on Tuesday, more than 500 students gathered in the gym at Prospect Elementary School to watch as Mayor Robert Chatfield…

Irish ‘mayors’ get their day

On a day when everybody is Irish, it’s only fitting that the “mayors” in Naugatuck and Prospect would be as well. Naugatuck and Prospect honored residents of Irish descent as…

Waiting on development

Events planned to turn downtown into a destination NAUGATUCK — If you build it, they will come. If you host events before it is built, they will still come. At…