Tag Archives: BOE

Board of Education candidate Debra Brackett introduces herself at a forum Monday night at City Hill Middle School.
Important

Forum gives BOE hopefuls the floor

NAUGATUCK – Candidates for the Board of Education share a common goal—deliver the best possible education to students with the least cost to taxpayers. The candidates discussed just how they…

Union voices displeasure with BOE’s hiring practices

NAUGATUCK — Union members expressed their disappointment with the way the Board of Education has handled recent position openings during last week’s board meeting. Sarah Poynton, president of American Federation…

Important

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,…

Board of Ed. presents budget

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/joint-boards-package.mp3″ text=”Redistricting, state mandates and ‘scare tactics’”] NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last Thursday presented its 2010-11 budget request—which represents an $899,000, or 1.6 percent, increase over the…

Borough expects $1.2m decline in revenue

NAUGATUCK — Mayor Bob Mezzo learned of a projected $1.2 million revenue loss for the 2010-11 fiscal year shortly before the Board of Education met Monday night to pare its…

Parents worry about class sizes

NAUGATUCK — Even though enrollment in the borough’s public school system is at a low ebb—it has dwindled by about 15 percent since 2001—the closure of Salem school, which has…

BOE votes to keep Salem open, for now

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/BOE-package-042210.mp3″ text=”Board rescinds Salem vote, approves budget request”] NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education voted, 4-3, Monday to overturn its March 30 vote to close Salem School, but members…

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.

Important

Some support tax hike to fund education

NAUGATUCK — “More taxes, please.” That was the plea of several borough residents who spoke at the Board of Education’s 2010-11 budget hearing last Thursday; they said they’d rather see…

Save Salem School petition circulating

NAUGATUCK — The first organized effort to save the historic Salem Elementary School is under way. The two top members of the school’s Parent School Association are organizing a petition…