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Holiday weekend promises full slate of events

Naugatuck This year’s Memorial Day parade may prove a bittersweet occasion for those to whom the memory of the late Franklin E. Johnson is still sharp. And though Johnson planned…

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Textbook funding on a “maintenance budget”

The Region 16 school district will spend about three times as much as Naugatuck Public Schools, per pupil, on textbooks in 2010-11. Region 16, which serves 2,584 Beacon Falls and…

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Drums for Troops: Students’ efforts lauded

BEACON FALLS — Capping a week of owning up to one’s activities—or lack thereof—during the Vietnam conflict, Woodland Regional High School Principal Dr. Arnold Frank marched to the podium in…

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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,…

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…

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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…

CN Headlines 4-16-10

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/CN-Headlines-4-16-10.mp3″ text=”CN Headlines April 16″] State Rep. Theresa Conroy (D-15th District) announces her reelection bid, and the Naugatuck Board of Education budget situation continues to intensify.

Prospect budget increase climbs to 5.13%

PROSPECT — The Town Council has adopted a 2010-2011 budget that tacks another $9,500 onto Mayor Bob Chatfield’s original, recommended $327,000 increase, bringing the town’s overall budget increase from 2009-2010…

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Local officials advocate census participation

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/census-package.mp3″ text=”Mail It Back”] Two days after census forms were due, many local residents still had not returned them, though response rates in all three towns met or exceeded…

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Long River roof project passes with 82%

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/roof-referendum.mp3″ text=”Middle School Gets its Roof”] PROSPECT — On yet another day when merciless rain seeped through Long River Middle School’s porous roof, the building got a reprieve that…