Monthly Archives: December 2009

The Other Thanksgiving Football Game

BEACON FALLS — Thanksgiving football is one of those traditions that binds families together through generations. Like every year, there were plenty of games to choose from Wednesday night and…

Street departments brace for flakes

Old Man Winter is a-knockin’, and municipalities squeezed tight during dire economic times will be hard-put to clean up his mess this year. The cost of clearing the streets of…

Burgesses: no confidence in Tindall-Gibson

NAUGATUCK — Is there an echo in the borough? The Board of Mayor and Burgesses took a page from the Naugatuck Teachers League strategy book when it voted, 8-1, to…

Economic development groups remain intact

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls is about as far from a bustling metropolis as it gets, but the small town presently has three different groups working toward the same elusive…

Board of Ed. proposes $1.6m savings

NAUGATUCK — After spending more than two hours behind closed doors Monday night at City Hill Middle School, the Board of Education emerged with a cost-saving plan it hopes will make up all but $372,000 of a more-than-$2 million budget deficit and prevent layoffs during the current school year.

The problem is the Naugatuck Teachers’ League won’t entertain the proposal until the board puts to public vote a concession package approved by the NTL Nov. 24.