Category Archives: News

Nonresident students not just Norwalk’s problem

Enrolling a child in public school isn’t as simple as driving up to a school, handing over a lunch box and sending the child on his or her way. Parents…

Borough street sweeping continues

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Public Works Department is continuing with its street sweeping program. Crews will be working in routes 12, 11, 10, and 9. Street areas are as follows:…

Police out in force for Click It or Ticket

The Naugatuck, Middlebury, and Watertown police departments are teaming up to conduct seat belt and child safety seat checkpoints as part of the statewide Click it or Ticket campaign. Today…

Region 16 challenging state over magnet school tuition

BEACON FALLS — Legislation requiring school districts, not parents, pay tuition for part-time magnet school programs has Region 16 officials looking to confront the state. “I want to fight the…

Mike DeCerbo, left, asks his group, including Ryan Shemanaski, right, what it means to be a leader. The group discussed the importance of confidence in leadership.
Co-chairs of the Blight Committee Linda Ramos and Elizabeth Forlenzo have raised concerns over how Naugatuck is fighting blight like this dilapidated property on School Street. Funds for a part-time blight officer position were cut from the borough budget.
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Borough blight center of budget debate

NAUGATUCK — The new blight bylaw that went into effect in November hasn’t been enforced, according to Linda Ramos and Elizabeth Forlenzo, co-chairs of the Blight Committee that wrote the…

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Beacon Falls budget barely passes

BEACON FALLS — On its second go-around, the Beacon Fall’s town budget passed by the slimmest of margins in a referendum Tuesday. Voters approved a $5.85 million municipal budget, 305…

CN staff earns journalism awards

We are proud to announce that the Citizen’s News sports staff received four awards from the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists recently. Sports writer Kyle Brennan won first place in…

Borough youths facing vandalism charges

NAUGATUCK — Police charged a pair of Naugatuck boys with vandalizing the Union City Little League complex. Shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Monday, police responded to the little league on…

Borough youths arrested after fake gun shown

NAUGATUCK — Two 13-year-old borough boys were arrested Sunday night after an argument escalated into shooting threats. According to police, the two boys were arguing Sunday night at the home…