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School board appoints Mariano dean of students at NHS

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education didn’t have to look far to find a new dean of students for Naugatuck High School. The school board this month appointed Brian Mariano…

Naugatuck partners with Waterbury to form regional development agency

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials approved partnering with Waterbury on a new development agency that will focus on regional economic development projects. “Working together is the way of the future and…

Contract phases in Naugatuck’s next assessor

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials and Wallingford Assessor Shelby Jackson have reached an agreement for Jackson to take on the same role in Naugatuck, but not until 2021. The borough and…

Familiar face to serve as interim Andrew Avenue principal

NAUGATUCK — As the search for the next principal of Andrew Avenue Elementary School continues, officials have turned to a familiar face to lead the school in the interim. Former…

Board gives Rubber Avenue roundabout the green light

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses has given its blessing to move forward with a modern roundabout as part of a Rubber Avenue reconstruction project. The board voted…

Beacon Falls Pharmacy to close

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Falls Pharmacy announced Monday afternoon it will close its doors permanently on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Robert and Marion Bradley, who founded the five-person, independent pharmacy in…

Council supports sidewalk project

PROSPECT — Most of the 70 or so people who filled the council chambers at Town Hall Aug. 8 for a hearing on a Route 69 sidewalk project urged the…

CNA course ready for inaugural year

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School will launch its inaugural certified nursing assistant course in the upcoming school year. Naugatuck High School Associate Principal Kristina Wallace said the course, which will…

Prospect town employees search for owner of rings

PROSPECT — Public works employees made a rare discovery Thursday during a lunch break on the side of Route 69. “We were just sitting and relaxing and eating lunch,” employee…

Officials look to take next step with schoolhouse project

BEACON FALLS — Town officials are ready for the next step in a project to preserve an historic schoolhouse. In July, state lawmakers approved a bill that transfers a 0.125-acre,…