Naugatuck schools close due to coronavirus

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Spread of COVID-19 impacts local towns Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer From disinfecting door knobs to closing schools, the threat of COVID-19 is making its presence felt...

Ceremony shines light on Women of Woodland

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By Madison Lisowski, Citizen’s News BEACON FALLS — In recognition of International Women’s Month, Woodland Worldwide is celebrating seven women who demonstrate “The Woodland Way.” Woodland...

Borough BOE delves into budget proposal

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NAUGATUCK — The starting point for the Board of Education’s 2020-21 budget is $65 million, which would increase the borough’s allocation for education by...

Transfer leaves no surplus in Region 16’s 2018-19 budget

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PROSPECT — A projected surplus in Region 16’s 2018-19 budget never came to fruition, and now Beacon Falls officials may have to go back...

Officials to close off entrance to Andrew Avenue School parking lot

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NAUGATUCK — Borough officials plan to close off an entrance to Andrew Avenue School on the south side of Spencer Street to prevent traffic...

Board OKs policy that bans sex offenders from school grounds

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NAUGATUCK — After further legal review, the Board of Education this month unanimously approved a policy that bans sex offenders from school grounds, with...

School board names new associate principal for NHS

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NAUGATUCK — A familiar face will step into a new leadership role at Naugatuck High School in July. The Board of Education appointed Hillside Intermediate...

School officials to try new plan to curb vaping 

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PROSPECT — Region 16 officials are trying a new tactic to curb the use of vaping products and e-cigarettes by students. At the recommendation of...

Longtime guard provides security with a smile

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BEACON FALLS — Each morning, the smiling face of Fred Smith greets students as they get off school buses in front of Woodland Regional...

Board puts off action on changes to non-resident student policy

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PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education has tabled action, for now, on proposed changes to a policy that would allow students that...