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Annual River Race returns to Beacon Falls

It’s spring. And in Beacon Falls, that means it’s time for the 4th Annual Naugatuck Valley River Race and Festival. In the four years since its inception, the race has…

Money talks at candidate panel discussion

NAUGATUCK—Borough finances dominated the discussion during a forum for candidates seeking municipal office. “At this time … no one can afford an increase in taxes,” said Catherine Ernsky, a Republican…

James Scully

Candidate profile: James Scully

James M. Scully Democrat Board of Education candidate Why are you running for this position? “To provide a safe and healthy school environment.” Have you held public office in the…

Scott Slauson

Candidate profile: Scott Slauson

Scott Slauson Republican Board of Education candidate Why are you running for this position? “I want to serve my community as my wife and I have two children in the…

Dorothy Neth-Kunin

Candidate profile: Dorothy Neth-Kunin

Dorothy Neth-Kunin Republican BOE candidate Why are you running for this position? “I am running for the Board of Education to aid in the creation of an atmosphere that fosters…

Patrick Scully

Candidate profile: Patrick Scully Sr.

Patrick Scully Sr. Democrat Burgess candidate Why are you running for this position? “As a resident of Naugatuck, a lifelong Democrat and a member of the Naugatuck Democratic Town Committee,…

Laurie Jackson

Candidate profile: Laurie Taf Jackson

Laurie Taf Jackson Democrat Burgess candidate Why are you running for this position? “I was raised in a family which believes that giving back to the community is a duty,…

Ron San Angelo

Candidate profile: Ron San Angelo

Ronald San Angelo Republican Burgess candidate Why are you running for this position? “The simple answer is that I love my hometown. I have served Naugatuck for most of my…

Tamath Rossi

Candidate profile: Tamath Rossi

Tamath Rossi Republican Burgess candidate Why are you running for this position? “In this very uncertain economic climate, my desire is to continue to fight for the interest of the…

From left, Board of Education candidate Dorothy Neth-Kunin, Mayor Robert Mezzo, and Board of Finance Member Diane Scinto discuss the Board of Education Budget Monday night.
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Naugatuck BOE requests $57.9 million budget

Spending up 2.6 percent NAUGATUCK – The school board is hoping for a 2.6 percent bump in its budget next fiscal year. The Board of Education presented a $57.9 million…