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Category Archives: Top Stories

Site work begins for new store

NAUGATUCK — Truck after truck carried mounds of dirt Friday out of a lot on New Haven Road. Site work has begun on a 19,097-square-foot Tractor Supply Company store at…

Borough hires new deputy fire chief

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department’s new deputy chief is a familiar face in the halls of the headquarters downtown. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week approved a…

A day for the boys

NHS students reach out to younger generation NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School students partnered with Naugatuck Youth Services last week to help young borough boys build confidence. About 60 boys…

Award distinguishes student leader

BEACON FALLS — There have been times when Woodland Regional High School Student Government President Noelle Guerrera questioned whether she’s the type of leader the student body needed. As far…

Woodland roof project put on hold    

REGION 16 — A building committee formed to oversee a roof project at Woodland Regional High School was dissolved nearly two months after it was appointed. The Region 16 Board…

Changes made to courses offered at NHS

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last week approved changes to the program of studies at Naugatuck High School for the 2017-18 school year. Students will have eight new courses…

Chamber celebrates at annual meeting

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce’s annual Duck Day and Race in June raised over $18,000 for nonprofit organizations. That was just one of the highlights from the past…

Four charged in plot to steal marijuana

NAUGATUCK — Four borough men were arrested Tuesday after police say they conspired to rob a 16-year-old of marijuana. Police said the victim drove with a friend to the Southwood…

School board, union agree on new deal

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education and the union that represents non-certified staff have agreed to a new, three-year contract. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon…

Fuel cells to power plant

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s wastewater treatment plant will soon get its energy from a green source. The Board of Mayors and Burgesses last week unanimously approved an easement to allow…