Board Chairwoman Kathleen Donovan, left, and Vice Chairwoman Barabara Lewis said a subcommittee may have found a way to close the school board's budget gap without closing a school.

Subcommittee says Salem School not at risk

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NAUGATUCK — It appears Salem Elementary School will be saved from the chopping block along with several teaching positions in next year's...

Getting the lead out: grant funds renovations

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NAUGATUCK — Edith Gotlibowski had 52 windows in her three-family home replaced, along with some doors and flooring. Overall, the work was valued at...

Holiday weekend promises full slate of events

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Naugatuck This year’s Memorial Day parade may prove a bittersweet occasion for those to whom the memory of the late Franklin E. Johnson is still...

Textbook funding on a “maintenance budget”

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The Region 16 school district will spend about three times as much as Naugatuck Public Schools, per pupil, on textbooks in 2010-11. Region 16, which...

Drums for Troops: Students’ efforts lauded

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BEACON FALLS — Capping a week of owning up to one’s activities—or lack thereof—during the Vietnam conflict, Woodland Regional High School Principal Dr. Arnold...

Naugatuck budget to yield half-mill hike

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NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have approved a 2010-11 budget representing a $758,340, or .74 percent, overall increase, which hinges upon a 1.6 percent, half-mill...
The Naugatuck VNA moved into its Rubber Avenue building in July 2008 and celebrated its 90th anniversary last September, but the organization’s future is up for debate among members of a health and welfare committee.

Borough health budget up; VNA, HRD to fold?

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NAUGATUCK — The borough’s overall health and welfare budget will receive an approximately $32,000 bump in funding over the current year in the 2010-11...

VFTM: Wearing excitement under my sleeve

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“Fifteen more minutes,” Al Pistarelli assures me as he passes for the fourth time in 10 minutes. He’s been huffing back and forth between...

CLISE: Jurzynski to swim channel again

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He’s at it again. Peter Jurzynski this summer will once more attempt to swim across the English Channel. The borough man, who turns 59...

Borough salon, open 1 year, charred by fire

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NAUGATUCK — On March 11, Sherri Cole celebrated the one-year anniversary of her salon’s opening. “This is all from scratch,” she said, pointing out amenities...

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