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Naugatuck news

Police seek new leads in missing teen case

NAUGATUCK — Police are hoping to develop new leads on the whereabouts of a 16-year-old who was first reported missing over two months ago. Christine Carrero was last seen on…

Scholarships

League of Women Voters offering scholarship  PROSPECT — The Cheshire Wallingford League of Women Voters is offering a scholarship to women who are going back to school after taking a…

Grants go beyond the classroom

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School teachers John Forish and Beth Lancaster wanted to start a fishing club at the school. For Forish, a graphic arts teacher, the club is a…

Naugatuck High going to block scheduling

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School will make the change to block scheduling in the 2018-19 school year. Under the new schedule, there will be eight, 81-minute periods. Students will have…

Finance board moves budget proposal forward

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s proposed 2018-19 budget is ready for the next step. The Board of Finance last week approved a $121.8 million spending plan to move forward to the…

Borough to honor Earth Day Mayor for the Day

NAUGATUCK — Corrie Folsom-O’Keefe will be honored Saturday as Naugatuck’s Earth Day Mayor for the Day. Folsom-O’Keefe, an ornithologist, is the bird conservation programs manager for Audubon Connecticut, the state…

State police investigating road rage incident on Route 8

NAUGATUCK — State police are seeking information on a reported road rage incident Tuesday on Route 8 involving someone shooting at another car. State police said the incident played out…

Men pass counterfeit cash at Walmart

NAUGATUCK — Counterfeit cash has turned up again in Naugatuck, this time more than $1,300’s worth. Police said two men used $1,340’s worth of counterfeit $20 bills at Walmart on…

Money for settlement among transfers

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses on Monday night approved over $900,000 in budget transfers, including moving funds to pay off a settlement with the…

School board names new principals

NAUGATUCK — Two familiar faces will step into new leadership roles in the Naugatuck School District come July. The Board of Education last week hired John Harris as the new…