Tag Archives: Board of Education

School board transfers funds to absorb cuts

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week transferred $939,279 to contingency to cover cuts in state education funding. A prolonged state budget stalemate came to an…

School board re-elects Neth-Kunin as chair

NAUGATUCK — Republican Dorothy Neth-Kunin was re-elected as chairwoman of the Board of Education last week. Neth-Kunin chaired the board the last two years after serving as vice chair for…

Inspection of school’s sprinkler pipes underway  

REGION 16 — School officials will soon know the extent of an issue with sprinkler pipes rusting at Woodland Regional High School. Between June 6 and Oct. 9, seven different…

Candidate profiles: Region 16 Board of Education (Prospect)

The Citizen’s News asked candidates running for Board of Education in Prospect in the Nov. 7 municipal election four questions. There are four candidates running for two seats on the…

Candidate profiles: Naugatuck Board of Education

The Citizen’s News asked candidates running for Board of Education in Naugatuck in the Nov. 7 municipal election four questions. There are eight candidates running for eight seats on the…

Board debates how to handle rusting sprinkler pipes

REGION 16 — Region 16 officials are determining the next step to take to deal with sprinkler system pipes that are rusting and rotting at Woodland Regional High School. Superintendent…

Region 16 defers towns’ payments  

REGION 16 — In the absence of a state budget, the Region 16 Board of Education has revised the state education aid payment schedule for Beacon Falls and Prospect. “We…

Borough school chief gets good grade

NAUGATUCK — Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke earned high marks on her evaluation for the 2016-17 school year. The Board of Education gave Locke an overall score of 4.14 out…

Board hires new director of facilities

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week unanimously voted to hire Stephen Martoni as the district’s new director of facilities. Martoni has been the acting director…

Aid in flux as budget stalemate drags on

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education will have a decision to make if a state budget isn’t adopted soon. Beacon Falls and Prospect, the two towns that…