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Naugatuck announces kindergarten registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Public Schools is holding kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year. Children must turn 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2020 to be eligible for…

Outdoor fitness area eyed for Linden Park

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are looking to build an outdoor fitness area at Linden Park. Town Planner Lori Rotella unveiled a potential fitness court for the park, which is located…

Naugatuck Historical Society savors growth of annual event

NAUGATUCK — The atmosphere inside the banquet room of the Naugatuck Portuguese Club was loud and inviting during the eighth annual Savor CT event on Saturday. More than 250 people…

Vendors sought for Prospect Flea Market

PROSPECT — The Evening Women’s Association of Prospect Congregational Church is seeking vendors for its 43rd annual Flea Market. The market is March 23 at the Prospect Congregational Church, 25…

Police investigating report of suspicious man offering ride to teen

NAUGATUCK — Police are investigating a report of a suspicious man who asked a teenage girl to go for a ride with him. The incident played out Thursday afternoon around…

Board to hear assessment appeals

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Assessment Appeals will meet in March to hear appeals related to the 2018 grand list and the 2017 supplemental motor vehicle list. The meetings…

Grant to buy equipment for theater group

BEACON FALLS — The Katharine Matthies Foundation recently awarded the Beacon Falls Public Library a $5,000 grant to use for the Beacon Falls Youth Theater Group. “We are extremely thankful…

Naugatuck High looking to add CNA program

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School upperclassmen interested in pursuing a career in a medical field could get a head start as early as next school year. Naugatuck High administrators plan…

State’s financial issues weigh heavy as borough begins crafting budget

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have begun crafting the 2019-20 municipal budget amid ongoing concerns over what the state will do in the face of another projected deficit. “Our governor (Ned…

Audit shows slight surplus for school budget

PROSPECT — The 2017-18 Region 16 school budget finished with a year-end balance of $328,887, an audit showed. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees public schools in Beacon…