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BOE seeks compromise on easement

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 Board of Education has granted the town of Beacon Falls a conditional easement at Woodland Regional High School for local equestrians. The board, which…

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Markley, Robertson vie for 16th District

PROSPECT — Following endorsements earlier this year it looked as if state Sen. Joseph Markley (R-16) would be unopposed in his bid for re-election. That will not be the case…

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Prospect hosting fall festival

PROSPECT — The town’s annual autumnal festival returns this weekend with pumpkins, hay bales and a parade. The 11th annual Prospect Pumpkin Festival is Saturday in the Green from 4…

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Public speaks on spending plan

NAUGATUCK — About three dozen residents turned out for a public hearing Tuesday night on the borough’s third budget proposal. The current proposal is $112.9 million, an increase of roughly…

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Ball field becomes classroom

NAUGATUCK — Rooftops on baseball dugouts served as desks, and a baseball diamond acted as a classroom Monday for students in the construction class at Naugatuck High School. Eight students…

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Officials propose third budget

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials went back to the budget drawing board last week after the 2014-15 spending plan was rejected at a referendum for a second time. After hours of…

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Theater alumni return to lead play

NAUGATUCK — Two childhood friends and Naugatuck natives have returned to the stage where they fell in love with theater. James Goggin, Jr., and Jean-Marie McGrath, both 22, have known…

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Region 16 expands technology

REGION 16 — Region 16 wants to reinforce and expand its students’ technological skills by integrating new media tools, both inside and outside the classroom. This school year, Region 16,…

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Architect brings artistic vision

NAUGATUCK — Joseph Migani is no stranger to downtown redevelopment. Migani, an architect and owner of the Seymour-based O’Riodan Migani Architects, played a large role in the redevelopment of downtown…

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Parents air concerns at forum

PROSPECT — Parents spoke out last week on the loss of flex time at Long River Middle School and the impact the change has had on their children. A new…