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Slideshow: Memorial Day

Naugatuck, Beacon Falls and Prospect observed Memorial Day with parades and ceremonies. Naugatuck and Prospect held their annual Memorial Day parades on May 28. On May 27, American Legion Post…

Beacon Falls budget heading to another vote

BEACON FALLS — More than a month after voters rejected the town’s first budget proposal, officials have sent another proposal to a vote — one that spends nearly $25,000 less…

Youth theater group to present musical

BEACON FALLS — The Beacon Falls Youth Theater Group will present its rendition of Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka Kids” this weekend. The musical is based on the book “Charlie and…

Mural preaches kindness

PROSPECT — Long River Middle School students unveiled the school’s “Be Kind” mural during a brief ceremony May 25. Students in the school’s “Kindness Krew” built the mural, which was…

‘Helping Hands’ event back for encore

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School’s DECA chapter organized its first “Helping Hands” event last year as way to help a local family and assist the fledgling club to…

Events to commemorate Memorial Day

Flyovers, parades and ceremonies are in store for the three-day weekend as Beacon Falls, Naugatuck and Prospect observe Memorial Day. Naugatuck’s annual Memorial Day parade steps off, rain or shine,…

Graduation ceremonies set for NHS, WRHS

A storm that ripped through the area last week has pushed back the last day of school in Naugatuck and Region 16, though the graduation ceremony for Naugatuck High School…

Second time the charm for school budget

  PROSPECT — Voters overwhelmingly approved Region 16’s 2018-19 school budget the second time around. The roughly $40.73 million budget passed by 664 votes, 926 to 262, at a referendum…

No fare hikes, rail cuts in state budget

WATERBURY — The $20.8 billion budget Gov. Dannel Malloy signed last week eliminates the need for cuts to train service and public transit fare hikes scheduled to begin July 1,…

Grant funds day trips for seniors

BEACON FALLS — The Connecticut Community Foundation recently awarded a $4,613 grant to the Beacon Falls Senior Center for additional programs. The center is running day trips with its minibus…