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Never too old for a degree

84-year-old Naugatuck woman graduates from Post University   NAUGATUCK — More than six decades after she originally thought about going to college, Charlotte Butler donned a black cap and gown…

Beacon Falls budget heading to hearing

BEACON FALLS — Officials will present a $6.82 million town budget at a public hearing next week. The Board of Finance last week approved the 2017-18 municipal budget proposal, which…

Legends grace high school lobby

NAUGATUCK — Legends from Naugatuck High School were immortalized last week as they gathered to share their stories with friends, family and students at their former stomping grounds. Naugatuck High…

Board hires new associate principal for NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School has a new associate principal, much to the chagrin of some students. The Board of Education voted unanimously to hire John Harris to fill the…

Students give manufacturing skills a jolt

BEACON FALLS — With only three days to go before the Connecticut Electrathon, the Hawks Fabrication and Design team was hard at work Tuesday morning getting its cars ready to…

Position to oversee health, athletics in schools

NAUGATUCK — Athletics, physical education, health and more in borough schools will soon fall under the purview of a new position. The Board of Education last week approved a job…

Borough gearing up for downtown festival

NAUGATUCK — Borough planners are revving up for the town’s first Spring Festival next weekend. The festival is May 20 from 2 to 10 p.m. on Church Street and Old…

Board amends reserve fund policy

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have given themselves some more leeway when it comes to using money from the reserve fund. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week approved an…

Resolutions will reallocate bonded funds

BEACON FALLS — Officials want to use money left over from a 2016 bond to buy a police car and a Ford F-550. The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved…

Slideshow: Duck Race and Riverfest

The Beacon Falls Lions Club hosted the 19th annual Duck Race and Riverfest on May 7. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI