Tag Archives: BOE

School board settles with former maintenance chief

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education approved a settlement Wednesday with Harris Clark, the school system’s longtime supervisor of maintenance and grounds who was laid off in 2005 during a…

Noujaim named to Region 16 school board

PROSPECT — Nazih Noujaim has been appointed to fill the seat of former Region 16 Board of Education Chair Lisa DeGoes. DeGoes resigned from the board July 1 to join…


School board approves Maple Hill roof project

NAUGATUCK — Maple Hill School may be getting a new roof. The Board of Education voted June 9 to replace of the current roof, which is 22 years old and…

The Naugatuck Education Foundation board

Foundation aims to give schools financial boost

With school finances stretched thin, a group of Naugatuck citizens has come together to help make the ends meet. Incorporated in March, the newly-formed Naugatuck Education Foundation (NEF) hopes to…


Mezzo: collaboration

The Citizen’s News recently sat down with the mayor to discuss his plans for the next two years. Over the coming weeks, we will be posting portions of his interview online. In this segment, Mayor Robert Mezzo talks about collaboration between the Board of Education and municipal government.


BOF backs $106M borough budget

NAUGATUCK—The Board of Finance recommended a $105.98 million budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. The budget, which was recommended during a May 9 budget workshop, would increase spending by $2.2…

From left, Stephanie Savoy, Helen Borbos, and Barbara Caron sort the ballots from the Naugatuck municipal election Tuesday morning. Poll workers had to recount the votes after Scott Slauson beat out Deanna Krzykowski for a seat on the Board of Education by only seven votes. “Every vote counts,” Slauson said as he watched the poll workers tally up the numbers Tuesday morning. “This is democracy in action.” Slauson's vote tally remained the same at 1,301, but losing candidate Deanna Krzykowski, a Democrat, lost a vote after some ballots were hand-counted, Democratic Registrar of Voters Louise Sheedy said. After the recount, Krzykowski trailed Slauson by just eight votes. The state mandates a recount if any two candidates are within 20 votes of each other. The Board of Education has nine members, including Mayor Robert A. Mezzo, and will meet Thursday to elect officers.

Money talks at candidate panel discussion

NAUGATUCK—Borough finances dominated the discussion during a forum for candidates seeking municipal office. “At this time … no one can afford an increase in taxes,” said Catherine Ernsky, a Republican…

James Scully

Candidate profile: James Scully

James M. Scully Democrat Board of Education candidate Why are you running for this position? “To provide a safe and healthy school environment.” Have you held public office in the…

Scott Slauson

Candidate profile: Scott Slauson

Scott Slauson Republican Board of Education candidate Why are you running for this position? “I want to serve my community as my wife and I have two children in the…