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Naugatuck Valley Savings and Loan is collecting school supplies for children in need through Aug. 31. Donations, like the ones pictured above, can be dropped off at any of the bank’s locations. –CONTRIBUTED

NVSL collecting school supplies for children in need

Naugatuck Valley Savings and Loan is organizing a back to school collection through Aug. 31 to provide students in need with school supplies. Bank employees and customers are working to…

Senol Music, 11, right, and Nick McCusker, 11, check out their lockers during an Aug. 18 orientation for incoming Long River Middle School sixth-graders. The first day of school for Region 16 and Naugatuck is next week. - LARAINE WESCHLER

School bells will soon be ringing

Summer is drawing to an end and it’s time to start sharpening pencils, complete summer reading assignments, and dig out that old book bag from under the bed. Area students…

Kaylee Walsh, 10, said she plans to participate in drama club and band when she enters sixth grade at Long River Middle School this year. She said she already knows a lot about the school since her older brother is in eighth grade. Walsh said she is finishing her summer reading and buying school supplies. 'This school does look exciting, so I'm looking forward to it,' Walsh said.