Category Archives: News

Duck Day celebrants will quack on

NAUGATUCK — The 2.2-acre tract known as Parcel C, which is situated at the intersection of Maple and Water Streets, is, for the time being, chock full of heavy construction…

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Borough honors war dead, veterans

NAUGATUCK — Thousands braved the sweltering heat Monday to attend the borough’s 2010 Memorial Day parade, where they enjoyed appearances by local veterans and military divisions as well as representatives…

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Street dedicated to Johnson’s memory

NAUGATUCK — Franklin Johnson Sr. lived his 85 years serving God, family and country, said Naugatuck Veterans’ Council Vice Chairman W. Francis Dambowsky. Dambowsiy told a crowd of more than…

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 school budget. The finance subcommittee of the Board…

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 $32,600. Chris Mancini had his single-family,…

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 sharp. And though Johnson planned…

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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 serves 2,584 Beacon Falls and…

Beacon Falls veterans honored

ANSONIA — About 400 Naugatuck Valley veterans last week accepted Wartime Service Medals during a ceremony at the State Armory in Ansonia. Those honored ranged from WWII military men all…

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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 Frank marched to the podium in…

Local Iraq veteran returns to students’ cheers

Children at Laurel Ledge Elementary School greeted U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Gregg Baluha of Beacon Falls as he arrived home Wednesday from his tour of duty in Iraq. Hundreds…