Category Archives: News

Business association offering scholarship

PROSPECT — The Prospect Business Association, through the Prospect Scholarship Foundation, Inc., is offering three $1,000 college scholarships to Prospect residents. The foundation will award two scholarships to graduating high…

Officials to close off entrance to Andrew Avenue School parking lot

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials plan to close off an entrance to Andrew Avenue School on the south side of Spencer Street to prevent traffic from passing through school grounds. The…

Naugatuck’s grand list sees small increase

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck’s 2019 net grand list increased less than 1% as the total net assessment of real estate, which makes up the bulk of the grand list, stayed basically…

Board OKs policy that bans sex offenders from school grounds

NAUGATUCK — After further legal review, the Board of Education this month unanimously approved a policy that bans sex offenders from school grounds, with a few exceptions. Under the policy,…

Officials to present case for Waterbury rail line in Hartford  

WATERBURY — The message local officials have for the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee is simple — the millions of dollars the state is spending right now to improve the Waterbury…

School board names new associate principal for NHS

NAUGATUCK — A familiar face will step into a new leadership role at Naugatuck High School in July. The Board of Education appointed Hillside Intermediate School Principal Johnna Hunt the…

School officials to try new plan to curb vaping 

PROSPECT — Region 16 officials are trying a new tactic to curb the use of vaping products and e-cigarettes by students. At the recommendation of the Region 16 Community Prevention…

Longtime guard provides security with a smile

BEACON FALLS — Each morning, the smiling face of Fred Smith greets students as they get off school buses in front of Woodland Regional High School. Rain, snow or shine,…

New ladder truck coming for Naugatuck department

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Fire Department will get a new firetruck this year as officials begin the process of replacing aging vehicles in the department’s fleet. The borough is buying…

Board puts off action on changes to non-resident student policy

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education has tabled action, for now, on proposed changes to a policy that would allow students that don’t live in Beacon Falls or…