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Obituary: Regina Mary Czajkowski Blizman

BEACON FALLS — Regina Mary Czajkowski Blizman, 72, of Beacon Falls, the beloved wife of Michael F. Blizman of 52 years, entered into eternal rest unexpectedly on Saturday, April 8,…

Fire destroys detached garage in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — A blaze destroyed a detached garage on Blackberry Hill Road early Sunday morning, but firefighters were able to save a nearby house from the same fate. Beacon…

Jane Doe No More celebrates 10 years

NAUGATUCK — Nearly 25 years later, the raw brutality of that night has scarcely dimmed. Nor has the outrage over her treatment by law enforcement. Donna Palomba, a former Waterbury…

NHS Grad Nite Committee seeks donations

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Grad Nite Committee is seeking donations for the annual post-graduation celebration. The committee has sponsored an all-night, lock-in celebration for Naugatuck High School graduates…

Nominations sought for Mother of the Year

NAUGATUCK — The Fraternal Order of Eagles #640 is seeking nominations of Naugatuck, Prospect and Beacon Falls mothers for its Mother of the Year award. Nomination letters should state the…

Capstone project replaces oration

REGION 16 — The days when students would conclude their time at Long River Middle School with an oration are over. School officials implemented capstone projects this year for eighth-graders….

School board presents $41.2 million budget

REGION 16 — Although Region 16’s proposed budget for 2017-18 would increase school spending by 1.68 percent, the net education costs for Beacon Falls and Prospect are projected to go…

Borough closes on sale of Parcel C

NAUGATUCK — After years of waiting, the borough last week closed on the sale of Parcel C to developers John Lombard and Robert Oris. According to Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation…

Reunion committees looking for information

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School classes of 1962 and 1977 are looking for updated contact information on classmates. The class of 1962 is planning its 55th reunion for September….