Category Archives: News

Naugatuck VNA celebrates 90th anniversary

NAUGATUCK — At 94, Marie Tortora still relishes her independence. When doctors at Yale-New Haven Hospital said she ought to live with her daughter, she acquiesced for all of two…

Walmart rewards borough teachers

NAUGATUCK — It won’t solve the borough’s education budget crisis, but a new Walmart program will help 10 teachers at Central Avenue School provide classroom supplies to their students. Last…

Controller to manage BOE budget

NAUGATUCK — The borough will have one business manager to oversee both the school and town budgets, at least temporarily. The Board of Education on Tuesday voted unanimously to rescind…

Cable, Krenesky vie for votes

BEACON FALLS — Come Election Day on Nov. 3, voters will face a choice between the time-tested leadership of Democratic incumbent Sue Cable and the varied, colorful experience of Town…

Beacon Falls to hold 11th Riverfest Saturday

BEACON FALLS — Lions Club member, Merchant’s Association founder and local business owner Bob Bradley can recall the state of the Naugatuck River as he was growing up—it was a…

CN Headlines 9-25-09

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/PODCAST9251.mp3″ text=”CN Podcast 9-25-09″] Check out the all-new CN Podcast from staff writer Brendan Cox. It’s like a condensed, audio version of the current week’s newspaper. Click play to…

Gunmen rob Union City KFC

NAUGATUCK — Just as last week’s Union City Revitalization Committee public forum was coming to a close, the KFC on Bridge Street, barely a half-mile from the school where the…

Borough reaps benefits of CRRA program

NAUGATUCK — Residents who want to help ease the borough’s financial woes can start small—by recycling more of their household waste. The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority (CRRA) pays to each…

BOE still quagmired on budget

NAUGATUCK — As many as 14 positions could be eliminated from borough schools’ teaching and support force due to budgetary constraints. Superintendant of Schools Dr. John Tindall-Gibson presented to the…

Senior Center welcomes fall with block party

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NAUGATUCK — More than 100 people bustled about the senior center Thursday morning, meeting representatives of 30-some-odd businesses and organizations in the borough and surrounding area.