Monthly Archives: December 2009

Finance board talks trucks

NAUGATUCK — Borough residents waking up to a winter wonderland full of ice scrapers, snow shovels and damp loafers may soon see a new sight on their slippery morning commutes—a…

Impact of BOE situation far-reaching

NAUGATUCK — The common perception among teachers, parents and other taxpayers seems to be that the Board of Education’s projected $2 million budget deficit affects only school system itself. But…

Tindall-Gibson explains budget process

NAUGATUCK — In a continuation of the Board of Education’s recent efforts to improve communication with the public, Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Tindall-Gibson explained in his own words the…

CN Headlines 12-04-09

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/podcast1204.mp3″ text=”CN Headlines 12-04-09″] The BOE and the Naugatuck Teacher’s League face an impasse over cost-savings proposals, the borough side votes no confidence in school chief, and winter snow…

Governor’s cuts could hurt borough schools

NAUGATUCK — The prospect of $84 million worth of mid-year cuts to municipal aid from the state has alarmed cash-strapped cities and towns across Connecticut, but it’s unclear yet whether…

Closing a school one possible savings move

NAUGATUCK — The turnout didn’t indicate it, but a public forum about the borough’s use of its 11 public school buildings, held Thursday night at Hop Brook Intermediate School, may…

Former NHS star Kinne up for national POY

ST. LOUIS — Former Naugatuck High School soccer star Ryan Kinne, now a junior midfielder at Monmouth University, is among 15 semifinalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, the…

Volleyball alums still got game, humor

BEACON FALLS — It’s “the legacy that keeps on returning,” as Woodland volleyball coach Jim Amato says—the seemingly-instinctual migration of the Hawks’ volleyball alumnae to compete in an annual tournament…

Fall all-CN selections announced

Citizen’s News Sports presents its fall all-CN selections, 10 standout athletes from each of our two high schools. Woodland Football Jack DeBiase: The junior running back led the Naugatuck Valley…

Youth soccer team feeds varsity success

NAUGATUCK — Every year there are high school soccer programs that have to pick up the pieces and try to replace their graduating senior classes, as the rebuilding processes begin….