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Naugatuck school news

Plan brewing for new private school

NAUGATUCK — A group of parents is hoping to pick up where the borough’s only Catholic school is leaving off. St. Francis-St. Hedwig School will close its doors at the…

Public makes plea for school funds

NAUGATUCK — School funding dominated the discussion Monday night as parents, residents and school officials implored the Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses to restore a requested increase…

Drama club to take audiences to the land of Oz

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School drama club wants to take audiences somewhere over the rainbow next weekend with its production of “The Wizard of Oz.” The show…

Planning Commission OKs land purchase

NAUGATUCK — The Planning Commission has given a positive referral to the borough’s proposal to buy land off Country Hollow Road. The borough is planning to buy about 30 acres…

School board sets NHS graduation date

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has set the graduation date for Naugatuck High School’s Class of 2018. The graduation ceremony is scheduled for June 19 on the turf field…

School officials decry move to flat fund budget

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education’s budget may remain flat once again in the coming fiscal year. The Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses last week approved a $121.4…

Much more than T-shirts

Show of support for longtime coach ends with donation to St. Jude’s NAUGATUCK — What started out as a show of unity and support culminated last week with a $4,000…

Author tells students tale of perseverance

NAUGATUCK — Students at City Hill Middle School learned about the importance of perseverance from a published author who spoke about her latest novel to eighth-graders last week. Chandra Prasad…

NHS Grad Nite Committee seeks donations

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Grad Nite Committee is seeking donations for the annual post-graduation celebration. The committee sponsors an all-night celebration for Naugatuck High School graduates. This year,…

Hale named Foley Award recipient

NAUGATUCK — In 2006, Doug Hale saw an advertisement that would not only change his life but have a positive impact on the community. The ad, which was on the…