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

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

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

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”

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

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

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?

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

“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

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

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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