Category Archives: News

Stakes high in Woodland’s CAPT testing

BEACON FALLS — Standardized test-taking season is approaching for students across the state, and this year the pressure is on for students at Woodland Regional High School. “If we fail…

School closing among cost-savings options

NAUGATUCK — Prospect Street Elementary School could be shut down under a new school reconfiguration plan being considered by the Board of Education. The board’s facilities planning committee met last…

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Rossi announces bid for State Senate

NAUGATUCK — For the second straight election cycle, Deputy Mayor Tamath K. Rossi will seek the 17th District Senate seat, and this time she won’t have to throw together a…

Local bakery helps Troop 102 raise funds

NAUGATUCK — The Boy Scouts of America will celebrate its 100-year anniversary this summer. Troop 102 of Naugatuck is only a little bit younger than the entire organization. It will…

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Borough not stimulated by federal dollars

NAUGATUCK — “Stimulus” is a word we see thrown about quite often these days. We hear about stimulus packages, stimulus spending, and stimulus bills aimed at rebuilding and repairing infrastructure,…

Naugatuck receives HEARTSafe award

NAUGATUCK — The borough received a commendation Tuesday evening from the Connecticut Department of Public Health for its efforts to achieve HEARTSafe designation. Gary St. Amand, a health program associate…

Borough approves bid for automated trucks

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses voted, 8-2, Tuesday evening to approve a $496,209 bid for two automatic refuse and recycling trucks. The purchase had been approved previously…

Columbo Ladies Auxiliary bids farewell

NAUGATUCK — The Cristoforo Columbo Ladies Auxiliary has dissolved after 45 years of helping local Italian-Americans and preserving their native culture—but it did go out with a bang. The balance…

Turf fundraising ready to begin

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s campaign to raise some $500,000 in private monies to offset the cost of installing synthetic turn at the high school’s main athletic field is officially underway….

Region 16 teachers reject contract offer

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education and the Region 16 Teachers’ Association are heading to arbitration to settle a new three-year teachers’ contract. The teachers’ union last Thursday…