BOE votes to keep Salem open, for now

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NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education voted, 4-3, Monday to overturn its March 30 vote to close Salem School, but members acknowledged the decision...

Diver honored at PJF opening ceremony

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NAUGATUCK — The sky above Peter J. Foley Little League Stadium alternated between sunshine and cloudiness Sunday afternoon, a sort of organic reflection of the sentiments shared by the venerable building’s several hundred patrons. The opening ceremony of the league’s 61st season showcased both ends of the emotional spectrum: Joy in the baby-toothed smiles of ballplayers bounding across the diamond for the first time this spring, and sorrow in the wistful tears of almost everyone who knew Dustin Diver, the former borough baseball standout, who died unexpectedly in December, at age 31.

CN Headlines 4-16-10

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State Rep. Theresa Conroy (D-15th District) announces her reelection bid, and the Naugatuck Board of Education budget situation continues to intensify.

Some support tax hike to fund education

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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;...

Lieberman backs Renaissance Place

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NAUGATUCK — Those who envision a day when the now-dreary downtown business district is booming again received a major boost from a high-ranking government...

School chief will retire in 2012

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NAUGATUCK — Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Tindall-Gibson, who has long been blamed, at least partially, by the public, borough officials and even subordinate...

Board to consider shortening school year

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NAUGATUCK — The school board will consider increasing student activity fees by 50 percent and lopping two days off the school year—cutting its length...

Taxpayers, students decry school closure

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NAUGATUCK — Borough taxpayers and their children turned out in force at the Board of Education’s regular meeting last Thursday to voice their objections...

Save Salem School petition circulating

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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...

Parks Department’s Gunntown plan approved

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NAUGATUCK — Back in September, Parks and Recreation Department head Pat Wagner and environmental activist Len Yannielli struck a historic compromise on the long-controversial...

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