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Beacon Hose reports January calls

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 responded to 56 emergency medical calls and 25 fire calls in January, the company reported. The company conducted training in bloodborne/airborne pathogens,…

Development, improved train service go hand in hand

NAUGATUCK — Reliable and frequent train service would lead to an economic boon for the borough and other Valley towns. That was Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess’ message to the…

Feeling the budget pinch

Malloy’s plan hurts Beacon Falls and Prospect, helps Naugatuck Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed state budget has the majority of municipal leaders concerned about the future of their state aid. “If…

Police investigating reported robbery

BEACON FALLS — A 24-year-old man reported he was robbed of his cell phone and money while trying to buy marijuana Sunday night, police said. Police reported the victim was…

Teen found safe after running from school  

BEACON FALLS — An altercation between two students at Woodland Regional High School preceded one of the students running off and a multi-town search to locate him Thursday afternoon, according…

Police charge man in crash that killed teen

Indianapolis truck driver held on $1 million bond WATERBURY — A semi-truck driver was allegedly talking on his cellphone before a collision that caused a fiery, chain-reaction crash on Interstate-84…

One-to-one initiative topic of forum

REGION 16 — Before Region 16 rolls out the one-to-one device initiative in the district, officials will host a community forum on the plan. The new initiative will provide all…

Clubs offering scholarships

BEACON FALLS — The Lions and Lioness clubs are accepting scholarship applications. Eligible candidates must reside in Beacon Falls and be attending a two- or four-year college in September. The…

Selectmen hear another option for plant

BEACON FALLS — The town’s ongoing discussions on how to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant continued this week with a new method laid out for officials. Engineer David Prickett, of…

More students participating in breakfast program

REGION 16 — The number of students taking advantage of breakfast offered at Long River Middle School has drastically jumped so far this school year. Statistics provided last week to…