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105th District race: Conroy vs. Greene, Jr.

BEACON FALLS — Republican Leonard Greene, Jr. will seek the 105th District seat his father held for 12 years by challenging Democratic incumbent Rep. Theresa Conroy this November. After several…

Local non-profit a Guardian of those in need

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/guardian-package.mp3″ text=”Keeping it local”] NAUGATUCK — A local non-profit agency is expanding its services and, thanks to a recent $1,300 grant from the Naugatuck Savings Bank, has taken under…

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Region 16 budget squeaks by at referendum

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/R16-Referendum.mp3″ text=”Split Decision”] PROSPECT — The support of Prospect voters was enough to counteract Beacon Falls’ rejection, and a $36.6 million Region 16 school budget passed at referendum Tuesday,…

Borough to scale back school board’s request

NAUGATUCK — The joint boards of mayor and burgesses and finance are poised to award the school board a $300,000, or .5 percent, increase for the 2010-11 fiscal year. The…

Prospect budget passes referendum

PROSPECT — A 2010-11 town budget representing a $337,000, or 5.1 percent, increase over the current year narrowly passed a public referendum last Wednesday, 347-331. Mayor Bob Chatfield acknowledged the…

HomeFront event benefits borough woman

NAUGATUCK — About 30 volunteers from Saint Michael Roman Catholic Church in Beacon Falls helped a borough woman improve her home Saturday. The workers were organized as part of the…

Volunteers, preparing for race, clean up river

BEACON FALLS — Volunteers pulled about 20 shopping carts from the Naugatuck River during a cleanup Saturday to prepare for the Naugatuck River Race. The volunteers, organized by the Beacon…

Borough side faces its own budget problems

NAUGATUCK — While most public attention has been focused on the troubled school budget, new problems are emerging on the municipal side of local finances. The education budget, which funds…

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Region 16 budget set for May 4 referendum

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education will learn next week whether it has satisfied taxpayers’ desire to keep spending under control when a $36.6 million school budget goes…

Board of Ed. presents budget

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/joint-boards-package.mp3″ text=”Redistricting, state mandates and ‘scare tactics’”] NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last Thursday presented its 2010-11 budget request—which represents an $899,000, or 1.6 percent, increase over the…